Fort Valley, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 9,096 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.6%
Males: 3,972  (43.7%)
Females: 5,124  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  22.6 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31030.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,470 (it was $19,646 in 2000)
Fort Valley:

$23,470
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,453 (it was $10,815 in 2000)

Fort Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,510 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Fort Valley:

$66,510
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,544; Detached houses: $113,646; Townhouses or other attached units: $23,325; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,925; Mobile homes: $32,460

Median gross rent in 2012: $602.

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  • Black alone - 7,963 (81.1%)
  • White alone - 1,116 (11.4%)
  • Hispanic - 570 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 114 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 24 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Valley: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.3%), German (3.5%), Subsaharan African (2.4%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 523 feet

Land area: 5.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,727 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Valley,GA real estate house value index trend

Fort Valley, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Valley:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 20.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Valley city:

  • Never married: 55.4%
  • Now married: 27.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

270 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America).

This city:  2.7%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Fort Valley, Georgia as of June 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Valley to the number of sex offenders is 256 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,034 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $785 (1.1%)

Fort Valley satellite photo by USGS

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: +3,082 (+31.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,750 (49.9%)

Area code: 478

Fort Valley household income distribution Fort Valley home values distribution

Crime rates in Fort Valley by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10000241000
per 100,000 12.20.00.00.00.024.749.212.20.00.00.0
Rapes 64260004241
per 100,000 73.247.824.770.90.00.00.048.925.740.210.0
Robberies 222519122413189141913
per 100,000 268.4298.7235.1141.8283.7160.4221.3110.1179.8191.1130.5
Assaults 7576796611913188759593102
per 100,000 914.9908.0977.6780.01406.61615.91082.0917.11220.3935.21024.2
Burglaries 163151128173131101113169147196126
per 100,000 1988.31804.11584.02044.71548.51245.81389.42066.51888.21971.01265.2
Thefts 279243184272373371306400342456348
per 100,000 3403.32903.22276.93214.84409.04576.33762.44891.24393.14585.73494.3
Auto thefts 4012281713191471386
per 100,000 487.9143.4346.5200.9153.7234.4172.185.6167.080.560.2
Arson 2000N/AN/AN/A0000
per 100,000 24.40.00.00.0N/AN/AN/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 651.2555.1508.0535.2653.8699.3633.4618.1630.5595.6478.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fort Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -503 (-5.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Fort Valley, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 122.1 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 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 the city 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
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 224.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

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).

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Valley:

  • PEACH COUNTY HOSPITAL (601 N CAMELLIA BLVD)
  • DAVITA FORT VALLEY (557 BLUEBIRD BLVD)
  • FMC OF FORT VALLEY (135 AVERA DRIVE)
  • 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)

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:

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)

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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 USHighway 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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.1. This is about average.

City:

62.1
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00238. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00238
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 44.5%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.0% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)
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

Fort Valley compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Valley, Georgia:

  • Valley Inn, 204 Commercial HTS, Fort Valley, GA 31030 , Phone: (478) 822-9090, Fax: (478) 822-9095
  • Days Inn & Suites, 300 Commercial HGHTS, Fort Valley, GA 31030 , Phone: (478) 825-3600
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Valley, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fort Valley travel time to work - commute Fort Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.78%
Here: 22.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchBaha'i
Adherents53.4%26.9%4.1%3.8%2.8%
Congregations20.0%12.0%4.0%8.0%8.0%
NameChurches of ChristChristian and Missionary AlliancePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.4%1.7%1.5%1.4%2.0%
Congregations8.0%4.0%4.0%4.0%28.0%
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: 5
Peach 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.
State:

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

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Peach County:

30.3%
Georgia:

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

13.8%
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 1$8,396$100,7520$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,895$55,5800$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,036$36,4320$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$117,273$42,6450$0
Police - Other 5$10,306$24,7340$0
Firefighters 15$43,313$34,6500$0
Fire - Other 1$2,389$28,6680$0
Streets and Highways 7$15,211$26,0760$0
Solid Waste Management 13$27,415$25,3060$0
Parks and Recreation 9$23,099$30,7990$0
Totals for Government 88$264,333$36,0450$0

Fort Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $690,000 ($75.86)
    Water Utilities: $421,000 ($46.28)
    General: $417,000 ($45.84)
    Electric Utilities: $54,000 ($5.94)
    Gas Utilities: $28,000 ($3.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,975,000 ($876.76)
    Gas Utilities: $5,312,000 ($583.99)
    Water Utilities: $1,653,000 ($181.73)
    Police Protection: $1,524,000 ($167.55)
    Sewerage: $1,102,000 ($121.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $829,000 ($91.14)
    Fire Protection: $516,000 ($56.73)
    Central Staff Services: $411,000 ($45.18)
    Regular Highways: $392,000 ($43.10)
    General - Other: $319,000 ($35.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $233,000 ($25.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $220,000 ($24.19)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($6.60)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($5.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000 ($5.17)
    Welfare - Other: $6,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($0.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $6,000 ($0.66)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $50,000 ($5.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $192,000 ($21.11)
    Water Utilities: $184,000 ($20.23)
    Electric Utilities: $155,000 ($17.04)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($13.52)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($5.28)
    Gas Utilities: $30,000 ($3.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($3.19)
    Central Staff: $22,000 ($2.42)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,001,000 ($219.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $148,000 ($16.27)

Fort Valley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,187,000 ($130.50)
    Sewerage: $1,045,000 ($114.89)
    All Other: $34,000 ($3.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($3.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,078,000 ($118.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $321,000 ($35.29)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($14.07)
    Rents: $37,000 ($4.07)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,086,000 ($888.96)
    Gas Utilities: $5,168,000 ($568.16)
    Water Utilities: $1,568,000 ($172.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $26,000 ($2.86)
    All Other: $19,000 ($2.09)
  • Tax - Property: $989,000 ($108.73)
    Public Utilities: $788,000 ($86.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $386,000 ($42.44)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $162,000 ($17.81)
    NEC: $79,000 ($8.69)

Fort Valley government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,462,000 ($270.67)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $158,000 ($17.37)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $568,000 ($62.45)
    Other NEC: $155,000 ($17.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,934,000 ($322.56)
    Other, NEC: $120,000 ($13.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $194,000 ($21.33)
    Water Utilities: $96,000 ($10.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,220,000 ($683.82)

9.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.49%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($470 average AGI)
Peach County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houston County, GA  3.57% ($31,762 average AGI)
from Bibb County, GA  1.23% ($36,097)
from Crawford County, GA  0.25% ($32,043)


9.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
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 Houston County, GA  4.08% ($27,551 average AGI)
to Bibb County, GA  1.16% ($33,785)
to Crawford County, GA  0.28% ($29,808)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Fort Valley, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 65
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Fort Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,080
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 12,120
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Valley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fort Valley, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (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: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Valley)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 39
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Fort Valley

See full 2006 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
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

Fort Valley on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 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+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 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+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 (31030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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