Fitzgerald, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 9,074 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 4,276  (47.1%)
Females: 4,798  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31750.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,729 (it was $20,805 in 2000)
Fitzgerald:

$23,729
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,074 (it was $12,775 in 2000)

Fitzgerald city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,457 (it was $48,500 in 2000)
Fitzgerald:

$79,457
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Fitzgerald, GA (2010)

    Fitzgerald races chart
    • 4,63851.2%Black alone
    • 3,80742.1%White alone
    • 3884.3%Hispanic
    • 991.1%Two or more races
    • 790.9%Asian alone
    • 280.3%American Indian alone
    • 120.1%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Fitzgerald detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fitzgerald: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.5%), English (7.0%), Irish (6.8%), German (4.9%), Subsaharan African (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 338 feet

Land area: 7.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,252 people per square mile   (low).

Fitzgerald,GA real estate house value index trend

Fitzgerald, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Fitzgerald:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fitzgerald city:

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

116 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Fitzgerald, Georgia as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fitzgerald to the number of sex offenders is 109 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $762 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $766 (1.0%)

Fitzgerald satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (54.3 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (135.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (730.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Little House Creek, GA (2.6 miles ), Ocilla, GA (2.8 miles ), Irwinville, GA (3.2 miles ), Holt, GA (3.4 miles ), Rebecca, GA (3.9 miles ), Ambrose, GA (4.1 miles ), Jacksonville, GA (4.2 miles) , Brookfield, GA (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $47,300
  • 2003: 50 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $46,100
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.72 N, Longitude: 83.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,605 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,524 (61.7%)

Area code: 229

Fitzgerald household income distribution Fitzgerald home values distribution

Crime rates in Fitzgerald (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 12 rapes (130.8 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (98.1 per 100,000)
  • 42 assaults (457.9 per 100,000)
  • 145 burglaries (1,580.9 per 100,000)
  • 200 thefts (2,180.5 per 100,000)
  • 11 auto thefts (119.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 428.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.8)

Crime rates in Fitzgerald (2013):

  • 1 murder (11.1 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (66.4 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (143.9 per 100,000)
  • 32 assaults (354.2 per 100,000)
  • 189 burglaries (2,092.1 per 100,000)
  • 295 thefts (3,265.4 per 100,000)
  • 16 auto thefts (177.1 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 475.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 244.1)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -300 (-3.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Fitzgerald: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fitzgerald, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Fitzgerald-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Fitzgerald city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fitzgerald-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.3 miles away from Fitzgerald center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 199.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 429.5 miles away from Fitzgerald center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 260.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ben Hill County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fitzgerald topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray Davis (general) - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Morris Berthold Abram - Civil rights activist, Frances Mayes - Memoirist, Wayne Dowdy - Politician, Charlie Paulk - Basketball player, Joe Reliford - Baseball player, Mary Verner - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Fitzgerald: Raymond G. Davis.

Main business address for: COLONY BANKCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Fitzgerald:

  • BLUE-GRAY COMMUNITY HOSPICE (815 SOUTH MAIN ST)
  • DORMINY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 200 PERRY HOUSE ROAD, BOX 1447)
  • US RENAL CARE FITZGERALD DIALYSIS, LLC (402 SOUTH GRANT STREET)
  • FITZGERALD NH (185 BOWEN'S MILL HIGHWAY)
  • FITZGERALD NURSING HOME (185 BOWEN'S MILL HIGHWAY)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER (176 LINCOLN AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Fitzgerald:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fitzgerald:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 23 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • South Georgia State College (about 29 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Albany State University (about 54 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 56 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 58 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 58 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 60 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)

Public high school in Fitzgerald:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fitzgerald:

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Library in Fitzgerald:

  • FITZGERALD-BEN HILL COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $439,576; Location: 123 NORTH MAIN STREET; 56,776 books; 1,169 audio materials; 2,609 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fitzgerald: Fitzgerald Fire Department Station 2 (A), Ben Hill County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (B), Fitzgerald Fire Department (C), Ben Hill County Courthouse (D), Ben Hill County Jail (E), Fitzgerald City Hall (F), Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library (G), Ben Hill County Emergency Medical Services (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Colony Square Shopping Center (1), Hills Midtown Mall Shopping Center (2), Mann Shopping Center (3), Village Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Fitzgerald: COLONY BANKCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fitzgerald include: Zion Rest Primitive Baptist Church (A), Salem Baptist Church (B), Saint Mathews Episcopal Church (C), New Providence Baptist Church (D), Mount Olive Baptist Church (E), Holsee Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Holiness Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Fitzgerald City Lake (A), Fitzgerald West Lake (B), County Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fitzgerald include: Blue and Gray Park (1), American Legion Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Jeff Davis State Historic Site (Museums; 338 Jeff Davis Park Road).

Hotels: Colony Motel (716 North Grant Street), Country Hearth Inn - Fitzgerald (125 Stuart Way).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fitzgerald and their reported violations in the past:

BEN HILL CO-QUEENSLAND COMM. (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-1996), St Intentional no-action (JUL-15-2003)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 44.1%
(28.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.0% for Black residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fitzgerald in 2010:

  • 167 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
189 people in nursing homes in 2000
37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Fitzgerald compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Fitzgerald (2011 data):

  • Colony Bank: Southside Branch at U.S. Highway 129 And Roanoke Drive, branch established on 1977/12/01; at 302 South Main Street, branch established on 1976/04/15. Info updated 2011/04/20: Bank assets: $1,192.8 mil, Deposits: $1,001.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Colony Bankcorp, Inc.
  • Community Banking Company of Fitzgerald: South Main Street Branch at 220 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/01/05; Community Banking Company Of Fitzger at 102 West Roanoke Drive, branch established on 1996/04/19. Info updated 2009/02/27: Bank assets: $110.6 mil, Deposits: $96.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Cbc Holding Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fitzgerald Branch at 115 East Central Avenue, branch established on 1931/07/22; Central Avenue Drive-Thru at 215 West Central Avenue, branch established on 1964/04/28. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fitzgerald at 301 West Central Avenue, branch established on 1988/07/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PlantersFIRST: Fitzgerald Main Office Branch at 2212 East Central Ave, branch established on 2004/04/16. Info updated 2008/01/29: Bank assets: $288.5 mil, Deposits: $269.8 mil, headquarters in Cordele, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mid State Banks, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fitzgerald, Georgia:

  • Jameson Inn Fitzgerald, 111 Bull Run Rd, Fitzgerald, GA 31750 , Phone: (229) 424-9500
  • Inn At Fitzgerald, 235 Ocilla Hwy, Fitzgerald, GA 31750 , Phone: (229) 423-6661
  • Uptown Motel, 315 S Grant St, Fitzgerald, GA 31750 , Phone: (229) 423-4351
  • Country Hearth Inn Fitzgerald, 125 Stuart Way, Fitzgerald, GA 31750 , Phone: (229) 409-9911, Fax: (229) 409-4430
  • Quality Inn, 263 Ocilla Hwy, Fitzgerald, GA 31750 , Phone: (229) 423-5151, Fax: (229) 424-9262
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fitzgerald, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Georgia average:

12.6

Fitzgerald travel time to work - commute Fitzgerald mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fitzgerald city (based on Ben Hill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,22130
Mainline Protestant1,0595
Catholic5551
Black Protestant4423
Other31
Orthodox--
None5,354-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Ben Hill County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Ben Hill County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Ben Hill County:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Ben Hill County:

30.8%
Georgia:

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

16.2%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,304$42,9120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$16,705
Police Protection - Officers 25$71,909$34,5160$0
Police - Other 6$11,946$23,8922$1,636
Firefighters 22$65,871$35,9300$0
Correction 1$1,931$23,1720$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 15$25,999
Airports 1$3,189$38,2682$996
Health 4$7,017$21,0511$64
Solid Waste Management 21$40,183$22,9629$9,436
Sewerage 2$7,063$42,3780$0
Parks and Recreation 20$40,149$24,0896$2,922
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,914$47,4840$0
Water Supply 4$18,737$56,2111$1,993
Electric Power 18$61,804$41,2030$0
Gas Supply 9$25,082$33,4431$1,328
Other and Unallocable 40$123,323$36,99715$9,959
Totals for Government 179$500,422$33,54865$71,038

Fitzgerald government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $582,000 ($64.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $576,000 ($63.48)
    Air Transportation: $164,000 ($18.07)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($4.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($3.86)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,725,000 ($1622.77)
    Gas Utilities: $6,429,000 ($708.51)
    Police Protection: $1,354,000 ($149.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,180,000 ($130.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,073,000 ($118.25)
    Fire Protection: $742,000 ($81.77)
    Sewerage: $715,000 ($78.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $559,000 ($61.60)
    Regular Highways: $503,000 ($55.43)
    General - Other: $478,000 ($52.68)
    Central Staff Services: $404,000 ($44.52)
    Housing & Community Development: $174,000 ($19.18)
    Air Transportation: $116,000 ($12.78)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($11.24)
    Libraries: $97,000 ($10.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $52,000 ($5.73)
    General Public Buildings: $33,000 ($3.64)
    Corrections - Other: $29,000 ($3.20)
    Health Services - Other: $25,000 ($2.76)
    Welfare - Other: $7,000 ($0.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($0.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($4.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $341,000 ($37.58)
    Libraries: $96,000 ($10.58)
    Air Transportation: $29,000 ($3.20)
    Corrections: $29,000 ($3.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $387,000 ($42.65)
    Electric Utilities: $347,000 ($38.24)
    Regular Highways: $305,000 ($33.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($14.22)
    Police Protection: $120,000 ($13.22)
    Water Utilities: $89,000 ($9.81)
    Gas Utilities: $78,000 ($8.60)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($6.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($3.42)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($2.64)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($1.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,242,000 ($357.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($12.01)

Fitzgerald government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $326,000 ($35.93)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,935,000 ($213.25)
    All Other: $1,476,000 ($162.66)
    Sewerage: $860,000 ($94.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $109,000 ($12.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,090,000 ($120.12)
    All Other: $598,000 ($65.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,542,000 ($169.94)
    Interest Earnings: $468,000 ($51.58)
    Special Assessments: $28,000 ($3.09)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.66)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,453,000 ($1703.00)
    Gas Utilities: $6,543,000 ($721.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,290,000 ($142.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $76,000 ($8.38)
  • Tax - Property: $914,000 ($100.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $375,000 ($41.33)
    Public Utilities: $310,000 ($34.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $188,000 ($20.72)
    NEC: $134,000 ($14.77)

Fitzgerald government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,280,000 ($361.47)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $663,000 ($73.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,751,000 ($303.17)
    Other, NEC: $483,000 ($53.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $529,000 ($58.30)
    Other, NEC: $180,000 ($19.84)

Fitzgerald government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,885,000 ($758.76)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $555,000 ($61.16)

7.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Irwin County, GA  1.32% ($20,747 average AGI)
from Turner County, GA  0.81% ($16,804)
from Tift County, GA  0.56% ($26,938)


7.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Irwin County, GA  1.34% ($21,289 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  0.72% ($22,512)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.48% ($15,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fitzgerald:

  • WBHB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fitzgerald:

  • WRDO (96.9 FM; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKZZ (92.5 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WULS (103.7 FM; BROXTON, GA; Owner: ROUNDTREE-CARVER ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFFM (105.7 FM; ASHBURN, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fitzgerald:

  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fitzgerald fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fitzgerald fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 27,530Total average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fitzgerald, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fitzgerald)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fitzgerald, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fitzgerald)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fitzgerald)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Fitzgerald, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20071.1 years
Mary17279.0 years
John17074.1 years
William14973.0 years
Willie9571.0 years
Robert8667.6 years
Annie8481.2 years
George6874.9 years
Henry5476.3 years
Charlie4872.9 years
Most common last names in Fitzgerald, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17374.0 years
Brown8575.4 years
Walker7773.4 years
Taylor7573.4 years
Young7372.0 years
Davis6277.7 years
Williams5974.4 years
Jones5076.4 years
Johnson4970.6 years
Griffin4068.6 years
Businesses in Fitzgerald, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Fitzgerald on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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