Gracewood, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 34,147.
Males: 16,311  (47.8%)
Females: 17,836  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30906

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,877 (it was $39,835 in 2000)
Gracewood:

$48,877
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,166 (it was $14,794 in 2000)

Gracewood CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $151,622 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Gracewood:

$151,622
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $177,754; Detached houses: $199,415; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,110; In 2-unit structures: $152,695; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,116; Mobile homes: $75,902
Gracewood races chart
  • Black alone - 22,323 (64.6%)
  • White alone - 9,322 (27.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,258 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 687 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 662 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 101 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 93 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 107 (0.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gracewood: 165.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 31.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,083 people per square mile   (low).

Gracewood, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Gracewood:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gracewood CCD:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gracewood, Georgia as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gracewood to the number of sex offenders is 34,147 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Gracewood CCD:  1.0% ($728)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Gracewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (4.6 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (137.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (597.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (2.1 miles ), Hephzibah, GA (2.3 miles ), Fort Gordon, GA (2.4 miles ), Augusta, GA (2.5 miles ), Grovetown, GA (3.0 miles ), Blythe, GA (3.1 miles ), Martinez, GA (3.1 miles ), Evans, GA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.38 N, Longitude: 82.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Gracewood household income distribution Gracewood home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Gracewood, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gracewood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Gracewood place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 tornado 23.4 miles away from the place center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gracewood-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from Gracewood center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.9 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 218.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from Gracewood center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals and medical centers in Gracewood:

  • GRACEWOOD DEV CTR ICF-MR (100 MYRTLE BLVD)
  • GRACEWOOD STATE SCHOOL AND HOSP (provides emergency services, BUILDING 15 D-WING)
  • GRACEWOOD NSG FACILITY(UNIT 9) (100 MYRTLE BLVD., EAST CENTRAL REG HOSP)

Operable nuclear power plant near Gracewood:

  • 20 miles: Alvin W. Vogtle 1 in Waynesboro, GA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gracewood:

  • Augusta Technical College (about 4 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 8 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 17 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 22 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 55 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • East Georgia State College (about 56 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Lander University (about 58 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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Notable locations in Gracewood: Mutual Trust Industrial Park (A), Augusta Racetrack (B), Augusta Fire Department Station 18 (C), Augusta Fire Department Station 17 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gracewood include: Adams Grove Church (A), Butlers Creek Church (B), Friendship Church (C), Mount Lebanon Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brandon Cemetery (1), Clanton Cemetery (2), Steadman Cemetery (3), Twiggs Cemetery (4), Gracewood Cemetery (5), Rober Cemetery (6), Williams Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lombard Millpond (A), McDade Pond (B), Richmond Factory Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johnsons Branch (A), Spirit Creek (B), South Prong Creek (C), Horsepen Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Richmond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.45. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.45
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00377. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00377
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gracewood that have no violations reported:

  • EAST CENTRAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Population served: 1,300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

15.5%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

6.8%
Whole state:

6.1%

People in group quarters in Gracewood in 2010:

  • 312 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 209 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 86 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Gracewood in 2000:

  • 539 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Gracewood compared to Georgia 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gracewood CCD (based on Richmond County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.70%
Here: 45.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents40.0%12.6%12.3%4.3%4.2%
Congregations26.5%2.9%12.9%3.5%2.4%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.5%2.7%2.6%2.4%15.4%
Congregations2.4%4.7%2.4%1.2%41.2%
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: 37
Richmond County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Richmond County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Richmond County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

32.8%
Georgia:

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

9.5%
State:

14.6%

Strongest AM radio stations in Gracewood:

  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPCH (1380 AM; 4 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WKIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FREDDIE LEE HANDY)
  • WINZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKZK (1600 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: GOSPEL RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gracewood:

  • WGOR (93.9 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: WGOR LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WACG-FM (90.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WTHB-FM (100.9 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WYFA (107.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEG (92.3 FM; EVANS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRMK-LP (100.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THE GOOD NEWS CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Gracewood:

  • WAAU-LP (Channel 18; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THOMAS J. PIPER)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBEK-CA (Channel 16; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AVN, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gracewood)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Watertank Gracewood State School (Lat: 33.368472 Lon: -82.030667), Call Sign: KSL371
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2005, Expiration Date: 05/28/2015
    Registrant: State Of Gta / Dhr Central Regional Hospital Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 1st Flr, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (706) 790-2083, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • GRACEWOOD GA, Lat: 33.399750 Lon: -82.116639, Call Sign: WQGH459
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/18/2017, Certifier: Richard Riccardi
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. Seventeenth Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (202) 828-5700, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MTSO, 2202 Tobacco Road (Lat: 33.371528 Lon: -82.037056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 74.4 m, Overall height: 80.5 m, Call Sign: WLV615
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Gracewood on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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