Graham, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 290 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 114  (39.3%)
Females: 176  (60.7%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31513.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,861 (it was $28,438 in 2000)
Graham:

$49,861
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,867 (it was $14,270 in 2000)

Graham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,761 (it was $38,900 in 2000)
Graham:

$83,761
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $72,204; detached houses: $82,215; mobile homes: $52,846

Median gross rent in 2019: $684.

March 2019 cost of living index in Graham: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.0%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Graham, GA (2019)
    • 16871.8%White alone
    • 5021.4%Black alone
    • 73.0%Two or more races
    • 62.6%Hispanic

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: English (22.0%), American (8.3%), Irish (8.3%), German (6.0%), British (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 166 people per square mile   (very low).

Graham, Georgia map

6 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $510 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $624 (0.8%)

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

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

3.7%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+41.8%).
Most common industries in Graham, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Wood products (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • U. S. Postal service (8.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (8.2%)
Most common occupations in Graham, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.3%)
  • Construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22.8%)
  • Construction laborers (15.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (10.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (10.2%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.1%)

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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 33% 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 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) 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 Graham center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from Graham 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Graham:

Marital status in Graham, GA
  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Graham:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Graham, GA (based on Appling County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Georgia:

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
This county:

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Appling County:

11.2%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Graham:

48.3%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Graham:

29.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Graham:

20.3%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Graham:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Graham:

54.6%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
State:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Graham, 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 2$7,528$45,1680$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,594$19,1285$600
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,170$26,0400$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$45
Totals for Government 4$11,292$33,8766$645

Graham government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $25,000 ($86.21)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($79.31)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($72.41)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($55.17)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($48.28)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($31.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($20.69)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($10.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($48.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($51.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($20.69)

Graham government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($162.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($275.86)
    Sewerage: $53,000 ($182.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $89,000 ($306.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($41.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($3.45)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.45)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($27.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($10.34)

Graham government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $193,000 ($665.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,000 ($641.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($24.14)

Graham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $94,000 ($324.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,000 ($79.31)

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
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 Jeff Davis County, GA  0.57% ($26,061 average AGI)
from Wayne County, GA  0.43% ($43,200)
from Bacon County, GA  0.35% ($17,900)


4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 Jeff Davis County, GA  0.74% ($37,209 average AGI)
to Bacon County, GA  0.41% ($23,875)

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: 31.831940, Lon: -82.502240, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1998 10:44 PM, Us-Sr27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 1992 12:50 AM, Sr27, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 1978 10:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • $817,000Total costs
  • 1,239Total average daily traffic
  • 41Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,846Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Mary Lou Boscardin, Golden Isles W (Lat: 31.830139 Lon: -82.499917), Type: 85.6, Structure height: 13001 m, Overall height: 79.6 m, Registrant: Parallel Infrastructure Iii, LLC, Marylou.Boscardin@pitowers.Com, Suite D-3, Charl-otte, Phone: (585) 330-0211

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • GRAHAM, 9659 Golden Isles West (Lat: 31.830667 Lon: -82.501722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.2 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQKF351,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.225 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/28/2029, Certifier: Dane Bruce, Registrant: Monroe Communications, 570 Pafford Road, Waycross, GA 31501, Phone: (912) 285-8491, Fax: (912) 285-0647, Email:

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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 04/10/2022, Certifier: Daniel Mcneal, Registrant: Mcneal Consulting, Inc., 166 Hammond Powell Road, Hazlehurst, GA 31539, Phone: (912) 375-9667, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Graham, GA
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 14.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Graham, GA
  • 78.9%Electricity
  • 21.1%Utility gas


Graham compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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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