Fort Valley, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 8,962 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.0%
Males: 4,369  (48.8%)
Females: 4,593  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

26.4 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31030.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $23,877 (it was $19,646 in 2000)
Fort Valley:

$23,877
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,781 (it was $10,815 in 2000)

Fort Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,621 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Fort Valley:

$92,621
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $106,301; detached houses: $108,594; mobile homes: $16,020

Median gross rent in 2019: $648.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Valley: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 41.5%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.1% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Fort Valley, GA (2019)
    • 7,11379.7%Black alone
    • 1,36315.3%White alone
    • 4414.9%Hispanic
    • 420.5%Asian alone
    • 240.3%Two or more races
    • 80.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Fort Valley, Georgia as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Valley is 208 to 1.


Crime rates in Fort Valley by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.7)
4
(49.2)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.9)
2
(25.7)
4
(40.2)
1
(10.0)
3
(31.0)
2
(22.4)
7
(80.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.4)
1
(11.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(283.7)
13
(160.4)
18
(221.3)
9
(110.1)
14
(179.8)
19
(191.1)
13
(130.5)
10
(103.2)
9
(100.8)
12
(137.1)
12
(143.3)
15
(177.2)
11
(126.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
119
(1,407)
131
(1,616)
88
(1,082)
75
(917.1)
95
(1,220)
93
(935.2)
102
(1,024)
90
(929.0)
97
(1,087)
76
(868.6)
84
(1,003)
68
(803.3)
80
(922.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
131
(1,548)
101
(1,246)
113
(1,389)
169
(2,067)
147
(1,888)
196
(1,971)
126
(1,265)
123
(1,270)
132
(1,479)
88
(1,006)
86
(1,027)
86
(1,016)
53
(611.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
373
(4,409)
371
(4,576)
306
(3,762)
400
(4,891)
342
(4,393)
456
(4,586)
348
(3,494)
300
(3,097)
225
(2,521)
242
(2,766)
228
(2,723)
218
(2,575)
193
(2,225)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(153.7)
19
(234.4)
14
(172.1)
7
(85.6)
13
(167.0)
8
(80.5)
6
(60.2)
13
(134.2)
9
(100.8)
8
(91.4)
17
(203.0)
14
(165.4)
16
(184.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index663.5709.6642.7627.2639.8604.4485.2485.7500.4490.1440.6429.5401.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fort Valley, GA

Crime rate in Fort Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 29 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (24.3%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 523 feet

Land area: 5.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,701 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Valley, Georgia map

238 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.7%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,461 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $926 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (23.9 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (88.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (675.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Marshallville, GA (2.7 miles ),
Zenith, GA (2.9 miles ),
Byron, GA (3.2 miles ),
Perry, GA (3.4 miles ),
Reynolds, GA (3.5 miles ),
Knoxville, GA (3.7 miles),
Centerville, GA (3.7 miles ),
Roberta, GA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 32.55 N, Longitude: 83.89 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Peach Capital of Georgia

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,470 (+27.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,123 (43.5%)

Area code: 478

Distribution of median household income in Fort Valley, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fort Valley, GA in 2019
Fort Valley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in Fort Valley, GA
Historical housing units in Fort Valley, GA
Most common industries in Fort Valley, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.7%)
  • Public administration (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Fort Valley, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Fort Valley, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.9. This is about average.

City:

68.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00234. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00234
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Fort Valley-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Fort Valley city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 9% greater 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 122.1 miles away from Fort Valley center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 167.5 miles away from Fort Valley 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 221.9 miles away from the city 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 203.9 miles away from Fort Valley center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 167.5 miles away from Fort Valley center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from Fort Valley 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 Peach County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Valley:

  • PEACH COUNTY HOSPITAL (601 N CAMELLIA BLVD)
  • CENTRAL GEORGIA REHAB AT FORT VALLEY (601 N CAMELLIA BLVD)
  • FORT VALLEY HEALTH AND REHAB (604 BLUEBIRD BOULEVARD)
  • FORT VALLEY NURSING CENTER (PO BOX 1237 N CAMELLIA BLVD)
  • DAVITA FORT VALLEY (557 BLUEBIRD BLVD)
  • FMC OF FORT VALLEY (135 AVERA DRIVE)

Airports located in Fort Valley:

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College/University in Fort Valley:

  • Fort Valley State University (Full-time enrollment: 3,200; Location: 1005 State University Dr; Public; Website: www.fvsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fort Valley:

  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 14 miles; Warner Robins, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,829)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 21 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Mercer University (about 24 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Gordon State College (about 38 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 40 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 53 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 54 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)

Public high school in Fort Valley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Valley:

Private elementary/middle school in Fort Valley:

  • LEARNING TREE CTR OF GA (Students: 21, Location: 104 PEACHTREE ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Fort Valley

Library in Fort Valley:

  • PEACH COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES SYSTEM (Operating income: $471,369; Location: 315 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DRIVE; 66,263 books; 854 audio materials; 1,881 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Valley: Fort Valley Fire Department Station 1 (A), Fort Valley Fire Department Station 2 (B), Thomas Public Library (C), Peach County Jail (D), Peach County Courthouse (E), Fort Valley City Hall (F), Peach County Fire Department Station 6 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Valley include: First Baptist Church of Fort Valley (A), First Methodist Church (B), Mount Olive Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (D), Trinity Baptist Church (E), Union Baptist Church (F), Saint Juliana Church (G), Chamlee Church (H), Union Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Georgia State Government - Fort Valley State State University- Farm & Community Life Ce (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Fort Valley State Coll).

Hotels: Fort Valley Days Inn And Suites (300 Commercial Hts), Budget Inn Motel (5627 US Highway 341), Days Inn (300 Commercial Hts).

Courts: Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority (205 West Church Street), Peach County - Probate Court (205 West Church Street), Peach County - Probate Court- Public Works (410 Old Macon Road), Peach County - Fire Dept- Magistrate Court (700 Spruce Street), Peach County - Schools- Superior Court Clerk (205 West Church Street).

Birthplace of: Antone Davis - College football player, Harold Houser - US Admiral and 35th Governor of Samoa, Jacquez Green - College football player, Marcus Robinson (American football) - Football player, Al Beard - Basketball player, Harold McLinton - Football player, Schuyler Thomas - College basketball player (Oral Roberts Golden Eagles).

Peach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Valley in 2010:

  • 1,797 people in college/university student housing
  • 147 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
95 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
86 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Arena or stadium:
  • Health and Physical Education Complex. Fort Valley State University.

Banks with branches in Fort Valley (2011 data):

  • Sunmark Community Bank: Fort Valley Branch at 205 South Camellia Boulevard, branch established on 2001/11/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $200.4 mil, Deposits: $170.6 mil, headquarters in Hawkinsville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Sunmark Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fort Valley Main Branch at 110 North Camellia Boulevard, branch established on 1924/10/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Synovus Bank: The Citizens Bank Branch at 302 Vineville Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Fort Valley:

Marital status in Fort Valley, GA
  • Never married: 61.5%
  • Now married: 19.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Valley:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 20.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fort Valley
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Valley, GA (based on Peach County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,99623
Black Protestant2,58810
Mainline Protestant1,3889
Catholic7301
Other4714
None14,522-
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: 5
This county:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Peach County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Peach County:

8.78 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Peach County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
Georgia:

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

13.8%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Valley:

47.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Valley:

44.6%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Fort Valley:

29.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.2%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fort Valley:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Valley:

82.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Valley, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 28$163,129$69,9123$3,049
Police Protection - Officers 26$84,369$38,9400$0
Firefighters 14$66,699$57,1714$5,354
Financial Administration 13$35,898$33,1373$2,759
Water Supply 12$56,013$56,0130$0
Solid Waste Management 10$20,420$24,5040$0
Parks and Recreation 8$14,783$22,1752$2,338
Other Government Administration 6$3,600$7,2000$0
Electric Power 5$27,309$65,5420$0
Gas Supply 4$19,036$57,1080$0
Police - Other 4$8,636$25,9080$0
Sewerage 2$4,420$26,5200$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,428$41,1360$0
Totals for Government 133$507,738$45,81112$13,501

Fort Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $829,000 ($92.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $537,000 ($59.92)
    Regular Highways: $165,000 ($18.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $94,000 ($10.49)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($0.67)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $24,668,000 ($2752.51)
    Gas Utilities: $6,859,000 ($765.34)
    Water Utilities: $5,486,000 ($612.14)
    Sewerage: $4,555,000 ($508.26)
    Police Protection: $2,243,000 ($250.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,141,000 ($127.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,036,000 ($115.60)
    Regular Highways: $768,000 ($85.70)
    Financial Administration: $517,000 ($57.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $474,000 ($52.89)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $359,000 ($40.06)
    Central Staff Services: $241,000 ($26.89)
    General - Other: $199,000 ($22.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $138,000 ($15.40)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($6.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($13.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $198,000 ($22.09)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($0.89)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000 ($0.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,376,000 ($488.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $121,000 ($13.50)

Fort Valley government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,591,000 ($623.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,215,000 ($135.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $435,000 ($48.54)
    Other: $96,000 ($10.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,054,000 ($117.61)
    Other: $713,000 ($79.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,981,000 ($221.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $356,000 ($39.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $303,000 ($33.81)
    Interest Earnings: $134,000 ($14.95)
    Rents: $18,000 ($2.01)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $24,811,000 ($2768.47)
    Gas Utilities: $7,794,000 ($869.67)
    Water Utilities: $4,358,000 ($486.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000 ($15.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $123,000 ($13.72)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($1.34)
  • Tax - Property: $1,621,000 ($180.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,203,000 ($134.23)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $613,000 ($68.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $150,000 ($16.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $92,000 ($10.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000 ($3.01)
    Other: $25,000 ($2.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $20,000 ($2.23)

Fort Valley government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,575,000 ($733.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,153,000 ($686.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $941,000 ($105.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $519,000 ($57.91)

Fort Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,300,000 ($1818.79)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,999,000 ($1338.88)

9.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Houston County, GA  3.80% ($38,473 average AGI)
from Bibb County, GA  1.18% ($34,198)
from Crawford County, GA  0.49% ($33,043)


9.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($26,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Houston County, GA  4.28% ($36,774 average AGI)
to Bibb County, GA  1.16% ($37,798)
to Crawford County, GA  0.50% ($34,872)
Businesses in Fort Valley, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx2
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
AutoZone1KFC1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Days Inn1UPS2
Domino's Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Valley:

  • WXKO (1150 AM; 1 kW; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Valley:

  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WMGB (95.1 FM; MONTEZUMA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W202BA (88.3 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WELV-FM (102.5 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRBV (101.7 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCOP-FM (99.9 FM; UNADILLA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WMKS (92.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSY (103.9 FM; HAWKINSVILLE, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVN-LP (97.1 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL HEARTLAND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Valley:

  • 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)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Fort Valley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Fort Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.8mTotal length
  • $13,170,000Total costs
  • 582,230Total average daily traffic
  • 7,461Total average daily truck traffic
  • 102,345Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Valley, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Valley, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Valley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Valley, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Valley)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 56. The highest number of fires - 137 took place in 2008, and the least - 22 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Valley, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.5%), and Outside Fires (39.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Valley, GA
    • 32441.5%Structure Fires
    • 30939.6%Outside Fires
    • 13817.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 91.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Valley, GA
Most common first names in Fort Valley, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13770.3 years
Willie12269.3 years
Mary11678.4 years
John10368.9 years
William9973.6 years
Annie8776.3 years
Robert6167.2 years
George4675.1 years
Charlie4670.5 years
Mattie4378.2 years
Most common last names in Fort Valley, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7670.7 years
Williams7568.4 years
Harris6668.7 years
Jones6570.9 years
Brown6472.3 years
Jackson5768.6 years
Thomas5369.9 years
Davis5370.2 years
Johnson5174.8 years
Rumph4866.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Valley, GA
  • 61.9%Utility gas
  • 36.3%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Valley, GA
  • 75.4%Electricity
  • 22.1%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Fort Valley compared to Georgia state average:

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

Fort Valley on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 (31030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Leonard Allen Massey, Jr. (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.