Graham, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 300 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 168  (56.0%)
Females: 132  (44.0%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 31513.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,566 (it was $28,438 in 2000)
Graham:

$38,566
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,308 (it was $14,270 in 2000)

Graham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,724 (it was $38,900 in 2000)
Graham:

$54,724
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,439; Detached houses: $66,668; Mobile homes: $43,674

Median gross rent in 2016: $249.

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  • Races in Graham, GA (2010)

    Graham races chart
    • 16456.4%White alone
    • 11037.8%Black alone
    • 175.8%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Graham: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.8%), German (5.8%), American (5.3%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 172 people per square mile   (very low).

Graham,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Graham:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Graham city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $438 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $407 (1.0%)

Graham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (83.5 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (116.0 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (698.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Satilla, GA (2.2 miles ), Hazlehurst, GA (2.5 miles ), Baxley, GA (3.2 miles ), Satilla Creek, GA (3.4 miles ), Lumber City, GA (3.5 miles ), Denton, GA (3.7 miles ), Uvalda, GA (3.8 miles ), Altamaha River, GA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 31.83 N, Longitude: 82.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Graham household income distribution Graham home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+41.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Graham, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Graham-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Graham city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 34.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Graham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 141.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from Graham 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 155.5 miles away from the city 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 162.8 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 258.1 miles away from Graham 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 285.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Appling County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Graham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Graham:

  • JEFF DAVIS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HAZLEHURST, GA)
  • APPLING HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • APPLING NURSING AND REHABILITATION PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • BAXLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • ALTAMAHA HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Graham:

  • 11 miles: Edwin I. Hatch 1 and 2 in Baxley, GA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Graham:

  • South Georgia State College (about 31 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • East Georgia State College (about 54 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 59 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 66 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 77 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 80 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 83 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)

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Notable location: Graham Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Graham include: Graham Baptist Church (A), Graham United Methodist Church (B), Morgan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (C), Maedonia Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Appling 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 2016: 16.9%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Georgia average:

12.5

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

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Religion statistics for Graham city (based on Appling County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,10946
Mainline Protestant1,47210
Black Protestant7515
Catholic7421
Other11
None3,161-
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: 2
Appling County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Appling County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Appling County:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Appling County:

30.2%
Georgia:

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

11.2%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Graham:

46.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.0%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Graham:

30.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Graham:

19.5%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Graham:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Graham:

51.6%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Graham, GA Residents
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,594$19,1285$1,400
Totals for Government 1$1,594$19,1285$1,400

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($193.33)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($86.67)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($83.33)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($60.00)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($20.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.33)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($6.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $43,000 ($143.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($46.67)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($46.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $45,000 ($150.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $21,000 ($70.00)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($73.33)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($36.67)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($20.00)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.33)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $266,000 ($886.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $263,000 ($876.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($10.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($153.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($40.00)

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Georgia average:

9.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jeff Davis County, GA  0.87% ($22,000 average AGI)
from Wayne County, GA  0.30% ($21,588)
from Pierce County, GA  0.27% ($22,333)


5.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Jeff Davis County, GA  0.66% ($22,946 average AGI)
to Bacon County, GA  0.36% ($17,700)
to Toombs County, GA  0.21% ($21,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Graham:

  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVOH (920 AM; 1 kW; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Graham:

  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMOC (88.7 FM; LUMBER CITY, GA; Owner: FULL GOSPEL CHURCH OF GOD WRITTEN)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLYU (100.9 FM; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING INC)
  • WYUM (101.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTCQ (97.7 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Graham:

  • W56DU (Channel 56; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPHJ-CA (Channel 46; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)

Graham fatal accident list:

Jun 12, 2006 11:18 PM, Sr-27, Graham Zoar Rd, Lat: 31.83194, Lon: -82.50224, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1998 10:44 PM, Us-Sr27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 1978 10:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $11,000Total costs
  • 75Total average daily traffic
  • 30Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 372 Graham Methodist, Lat: 31.837333 Lon: -82.500917, Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQPC819
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 04/10/2022, Certifier: Daniel McnealRegistrant: Mcneal Consulting, Inc., 166 Hammond Powell Road, Hazlehurst, GA 31539, Phone: (912) 375-9667, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Graham compared to Georgia state average:

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

Graham on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
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