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Median resident age:  37.4 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31071

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,967 (it was $38,646 in 2000)
Finleyson:

$39,967
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,237

Finleyson CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,677 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Finleyson:

$85,677
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,546; Detached houses: $155,611; Mobile homes: $55,500

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Finleyson races chart
  • White alone - 865 (69.1%)
  • Black alone - 356 (28.4%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Finleyson: 145.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Finleyson CCD:  0.6% ($536)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (46.5 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (121.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (707.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pineview, GA (2.1 miles ), Hawkinsville, GA (2.8 miles ), Hartford, GA (2.8 miles) , Unadilla, GA (3.9 miles ), Pinehurst, GA (3.9 miles ), Rochelle, GA (4.0 miles ), Seville, GA (4.0 miles ), Pitts, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.18 N, Longitude: 83.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Finleyson household income distribution Finleyson home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Personal and laundry services (10%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Finleyson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Finleyson place center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the place center injured 28 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Finleyson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from Finleyson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Finleyson:

  • CROSSVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PINEVIEW, GA)
  • PINEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HAWKINSVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Finleyson:

  • Middle Georgia College (about 17 miles; Cochran, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,586)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 28 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 35 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 44 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 46 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,913)
  • Macon State College (about 47 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,540)
  • Mercer University (about 47 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)

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Notable location: Pulaski High (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Finleyson include: Belleview Church (A), Lenwood Church (B), Mount Air Church (C), Mount Pleasant Church (D), New Hope Church (E), Richland Church (F), Saint Pauls Church (G), Sandridge Church (H), Cooks Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bluff Creek Cemetery (1), Friendship Cemetery (2), Slade Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Treisch Lake (A), Fountain Millpond (B), Dawson Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolf Creek (A), Tenmile Creek (B), Standley Creek (C), South Prong Creek (D), Reedy Creek (E), Double Branch Creek (F), Cedar Creek (G), Bluff Creek (H), Long Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.5%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Finleyson, GA

Finleyson compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Finleyson CCD (based on Pulaski County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.18%
Here61.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchBaha'iOther
Adherents86.2%9.9%1.2%1.1%1.7%
Congregations70.6%5.9%5.9%-17.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pulaski County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

9.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Pulaski County:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pulaski County:

12.4%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.6%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

6.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Houston County, GA  1.38% ($33,116 average AGI)
from Bleckley County, GA  0.61% ($32,842)
from Dodge County, GA  0.38% ($23,667)


6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Houston County, GA  1.80% ($27,589 average AGI)
to Bleckley County, GA  0.58% ($39,222)
to Dooly County, GA  0.35% ($32,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Finleyson:

  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEH (610 AM; 1 kW; HAWKINSVILLE, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Finleyson:

  • WQSY (103.9 FM; HAWKINSVILLE, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WQIL (101.3 FM; CHAUNCEY, GA; Owner: GSW, INC.)
  • WUFF-FM (97.5 FM; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WMCG (104.9 FM; MILAN, GA; Owner: TEL-DODGE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCOP-FM (99.9 FM; UNADILLA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WVMG-FM (96.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WQXZ (98.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: METRO COM CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Finleyson:

  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WSST-TV (Channel 55; CORDELE, GA; Owner: SUNBELT-SOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD)


Finleyson on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Personal and laundry services"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
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