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Population in 2012: 450 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 

Males: 230  (51.2%)
Females: 220  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31768.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,097 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Funston:

$39,097
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,757

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,071 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Funston:

$85,071
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,180; Detached houses: $113,343; Mobile homes: $29,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $782.

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  • White alone - 278 (61.9%)
  • Black alone - 107 (23.8%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (14.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Funston: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (30.0%), Irish (8.0%), German (6.8%), English (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 346 feet

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 386 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Funston:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Funston town:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

83 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America).

This town:  10.8%
Georgia:  9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $650 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $460 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (31.7 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (144.9 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (692.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Riverside, GA (2.1 miles) , Moultrie, GA (2.4 miles ), Doerun, GA (3.0 miles ), Sale City, GA (3.1 miles ), Norman Park, GA (3.5 miles ), Coolidge, GA (3.6 miles ), Bridgeboro, GA (3.6 miles) , Meigs, GA (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $47,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $49,800
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $25,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 31.20 N, Longitude: 83.87 W

Area code: 229

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +158 (+59.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Funston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Funston town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 tornado 12.4 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Colquitt County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Anthony Maddox - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Nov 22, 1978).


Hospitals/medical centers near Funston:

  • SOUTHERNCARE MOULTRIE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)
  • MOULTRIE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE AT SUNRISE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Funston, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Funston:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 29 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • Albany State University (about 31 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Albany Technical College (about 31 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Darton College (about 34 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Valdosta State University (about 43 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Florida State University (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 33,687)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,978)

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Notable location: Colquitt County Volunteer Firefighters Association Station 81 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Funston include: Funston Methodist Church (A), Funston Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 45.3%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.6% for Black residents, 88.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Funston, GA

Funston compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Funston travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Funston town (based on Colquitt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.80%
Here54.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents74.9%9.2%3.2%2.8%2.6%
Congregations50.6%13.3%4.8%1.2%7.2%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.0%1.5%1.0%0.9%1.9%
Congregations1.2%3.6%1.2%1.2%15.7%
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: 16
Colquitt County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Colquitt County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Colquitt County:

30.3%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$450
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$85
Water Supply 0$0 2$180
Totals for Government 0$0 4$715

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($22.22)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($11.11)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($6.67)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($48.89)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($37.78)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($28.89)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($24.44)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($20.00)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($8.89)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($6.67)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($4.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($37.78)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($26.67)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($26.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($13.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($24.44)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($55.56)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($22.22)
    All Other: $8,000 ($17.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($17.78)
    Rents: $6,000 ($13.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($33.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($44.44)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($33.33)
    Public Utilities: $14,000 ($31.11)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $266,000 ($591.11)

5.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,259 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Georgia average:

10.98%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Thomas County, GA  0.52% ($34,552 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  0.44% ($22,857)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.25% ($22,531)


5.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tift County, GA  0.45% ($26,561 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.39% ($23,680)
to Thomas County, GA  0.30% ($16,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Funston:

  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WHBS (1400 AM; 1 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: CHRIST IN YOU THE HOPE OF GLORY CHURCH, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Funston:

  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WRXZ (106.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZBN (102.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQVE (105.5 FM; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Funston:

  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W02CE (Channel 2; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: MITCHELL COUNTY TELEVISION)

Funston fatal accident list:

Dec 3, 1989 00:45 AM, 493, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 3, 1985 00:40 AM, Churchst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB4DEB, Licensee ID: L00532480
    Grant Date: 10/11/2007, Expiration Date: 10/11/2017
    Registrant: Robert H Manning Jr, 221 Funston - Sale City Rd Nw, Funston, GA 31753-0087
  • Call Sign: KK4HXX, Licensee ID: L01697149
    Grant Date: 03/19/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Certifier: Matthew D Thompson
    Registrant: Matthew D Thompson, 149 South West Academy, Funston, GA 31753


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1


Funston on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
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