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Population in 2012: 23,389 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 11,268  (48.2%)
Females: 12,121  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  33.8 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30223.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,237 (it was $30,088 in 2000)
Griffin:

$30,237
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,179

Griffin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,632 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Griffin:

$103,632
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,250; Detached houses: $167,616; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,758; In 2-unit structures: $101,236; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,200; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $18,111; Mobile homes: $72,179

Median gross rent in 2012: $767.

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  • Black alone - 12,172 (51.6%)
  • White alone - 9,477 (40.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,333 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 352 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 241 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Griffin: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (14.5%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.5%), German (3.3%), French (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 977 feet

Land area: 14.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,611 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Griffin:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 16.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Griffin city:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

1,115 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia).

This city:  4.7%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 193 registered sex offenders living in Griffin, Georgia as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Griffin to the number of sex offenders is 121 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,760 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,148 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (36.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (622.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Experiment, GA (1.4 miles ), East Griffin, GA (1.5 miles ), Orchard Hill, GA (2.3 miles ), Sunny Side, GA (2.6 miles) , Williamson, GA (2.7 miles ), Heron Bay, GA (2.8 miles ), Rover, GA (2.8 miles) , Hampton, GA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 1999: 88 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2000: 132 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2001: 174 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2002: 118 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2003: 158 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2004: 110 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2005: 94 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2006: 104 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.25 N, Longitude: 84.27 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Iris City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,741 (+28.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,857 (46.5%)

Area codes: 770, 678

Griffin household income distribution Griffin home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Griffin by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 314411121612
per 100,000 13.24.216.317.04.24.24.38.54.225.94.28.4
Rapes 95413114101214757
per 100,000 39.720.816.355.246.116.642.650.958.830.220.929.3
Robberies 516546454462646764484753
per 100,000 225.1270.6187.6191.0184.5257.9272.6284.4269.0207.0196.2221.9
Assaults 216221122128131121957810291102140
per 100,000 953.6920.2497.5543.2549.2503.3404.6331.1428.7392.5425.8586.3
Burglaries 420356247212258410298328248285304303
per 100,000 1854.11482.31007.3899.71081.71705.41269.31392.11042.21229.21269.11268.8
Thefts 1,7241,5711,2328579719531,3561,2421,1551,2851,1831,335
per 100,000 7610.86541.25024.13636.94071.13964.15775.65271.44854.05542.14938.65590.5
Auto thefts 16119112211399825410141624438
per 100,000 710.8795.3497.5479.5415.1341.1230.0428.7172.3267.4183.7159.1
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A8693
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A33.625.937.612.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 800.2712.6508.0486.3477.8500.2538.6546.8498.2540.6465.8544.2

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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 Griffin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 108 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.98
Georgia average:

2.77

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Griffin, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.7%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,614 (+7.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Griffin-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Griffin city center injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center injured 23 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Griffin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Griffin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spalding County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chris Clemons - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Oct 30, 1981), Doc Holliday - (died 1887), dentist, gunfighter, Edward Andrews - Actor, John James Flynt, Jr. - Politician, Johnathan Sullivan - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jan 21, 1981), Randy McMichael - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Jun 28, 1979), Rayfield Wright - Football player, Tim Beckham - Baseball player, William J. Nicks - Football player and coach, Willie Gault - Hurdler.


Hospitals/medical centers in Griffin:

  • DAVITA INC GRIFFIN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 731 SOUTH 8TH STREET)
  • IRIS CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 521 NORTH EXPRESSWAY)
  • SPALDING COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1570 WILLIAMSON ROAD)
  • AMEDISYS NORTHWEST LLC D/B/A AMEDISY HH OF GRIFFIN (Home Health Center, 244 ODELL ROAD, UNIT 1)
  • HEALTHFIELD HOME HEALTH OF GRIFFIN (Home Health Center, 246 O'DELL ROAD, UNIT 5)
  • UNITED HOME CARE OF GRIFFIN (Home Health Center, 147 WEST ELLIS ROAD, SUITE B&C)
  • BRIGHTMOOR HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 3223 NEWNAN ROAD)
  • CAREMASTER HOSPICE (Hospital, 1428 19-41 BYPASS SOUTH)
  • CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES (Hospital, 623 CARVER ROAD)
  • SPALDING REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 601 SOUTH 8TH STREET)
  • BRIGHTMOOR HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, 3235 NEWMAN ROAD)
  • BRIGHTMOOR MEDICAL CARE HOME INC (Nursing Home, 3223 NEWNAN ROAD)
  • GRIFFIN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 415 AIRPORT RD)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF GRIFFIN (Nursing Home, 619 NORTHSIDE DRIVE)
  • RENAISSANCE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 415 AIRPORT ROAD)
  • SPALDING CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 615 NORTHSIDE DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Griffin, GA

Airports located in Griffin:


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Local government website: www.cityofgriffin.com./welcome.cfm

College/University in Griffin:

  • Griffin Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,546; Location: 501 Varsity Rd; Public; Website: www.griffintech.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Griffin:

  • Gordon College (about 15 miles; Barnesville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,278)
  • Clayton State University (about 25 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 3,755)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 30 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 17,928)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 31 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 11,522)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 34 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Spelman College (about 36 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Morehouse College (about 36 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,512)

Public high schools in Griffin:

Private high schools in Griffin:

  • GRACE ACADEMY (Students: 65; Location: 100 HUDSON RD; Grades: 5 - 12)
  • GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN (Students: 28; Location: 1450 MACON RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Griffin:

Private elementary/middle school in Griffin:

  • GRIFFIN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 311; Location: 2000 W MCINTOSH RD; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Griffin:

  • FLINT RIVER REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $4,362,788; Location: 800 MEMORIAL DRIVE; 477,458 books; 22,034 audio materials; 14,420 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 722 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Jesse Tuggle nfl player for falcons lived in Griffin.
  • Chappel Communications now owns WKEU as well as WHIE

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Notable locations in Griffin: Griffin Country Club (A), Griffin Fire and Rescue Station 1 (B), Griffin Fire and Rescue Station 2 (C), Spalding County Jail (D), Spalding County Courthouse (E), Hawkes Library (F), Griffin City Hall (G), Griffin Fire and Rescue Station 3 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: College Hill Shopping Center (1), Dovedown Shopping Center (2), Ellis Crossing Shopping Center (3), Expressway Village Shopping Center (4), Market Square of Griffin Shopping Center (5), North Griffin Square Shopping Center (6), Northgate Shopping Center (7), Oxford Village Shopping Center (8), Spalding Square Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Griffin include: Zion Temple Holiness Church (A), Will of God Apostolic Church (B), West Griffin Holiness Church (C), Wesleyan Methodist Church (D), Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Sharon Baptist Church (F), Second Baptist Church (G), Saint Phillip African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Saint George Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), New Oak Cemetery (2), Stonewall Cemetery (3), Oak Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Shoal Creek Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Griffin: Griffin Commerical Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Griffin Spalding Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 633 Meriwether Street) (1), Allstar Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 535 North 15th Street) (2), Megamaze (1532 Williamson Road) (3), Griffin Suzuki Kawasaki (Tours & Charters; 3336 North Expressway) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western North Plaza Inn (1616 North Expressway) (1), Best Western Hair Salon (418 Adams Street) (2), Griffin-Days Inn (1719 N Expressway) (3), Griffin Ramada Limited Suites (1900 N Expressway) (4), Hampton Inn Griffin (2007 N Expressway) (5), Harbor Hospitality (344 Hudson Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Spalding County - Magistrate Court (Courthouse) (1), Spalding County - Judge Superior Court (Courthouse) (2), Spalding County - Court Reporter (Courthouse Annex) (3), Spalding County - State Court Judge (Courthouse) (4), Georgia State Government - Judicial Council of Georgia Administrative Offi (126 North Hill Street) (5), Spalding County - Clerk of Superior Court (Court House) (6), Upson County - Courts- Judge Andrew Whalen- Griffin Judicial Circuit (Griffin Judicial Circle) (7), Upson County - Superior Court Judges Of The Griffin- Judicial Circuit (Po Box 1527) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Spalding 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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 21.9. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

25.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Griffin and their reported violations in the past:

CARLISLE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-24-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-13-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and JUN-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-1998), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-20-2001)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 39.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 37.7% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Griffin, GA

People in group quarters in Griffin in 2010:

  • 380 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Griffin in 2000:

  • 280 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in state prisons
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Griffin compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Griffin (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Griffin: Griffin Crossings Annex, Griffin Loans Inc. Branch, Northside Branch, First National Bank Of Griffin, Southside Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $236.8 mil, Deposits: $217.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • United Bank: West Taylor Street Branch, Northside Branch, 505 South Hill Street Branch, Ingles Branch. Info updated 2010/10/25: Bank assets: $1,047.3 mil, Deposits: $939.3 mil, headquarters in Zebulon, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: United Bank Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Griffin Rdt Branch at 327 West Taylor Street, branch established on 2009/07/01; Griffin Branch at 327 West Taylor Street, branch established on 1960/11/25. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Griffin Branch at 433 West Taylor Street, branch established on 1968/08/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Griffin Main Branch at 201 West Taylor Street, branch established on 1986/12/05. 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
  • Georgia Banking Company: Griffin Branch at 1624 North Expressway, branch established on 2006/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $290.5 mil, Deposits: $243.8 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Georgia Banking Company, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Griffin Pavilion at 1506 Georgia Hwy 16 W, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Griffin, Georgia:

  • Best Western North Plaza Inn, 1616 N Expwy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 227-8400
  • Hampton Inn Griffin, 2007 N Expy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 229-9900
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2014 N Expy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 229-6001, Fax: (770) 233-9391
  • Holiday Inn-griffin, 1690 N Expy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 227-1516, Fax: (770) 227-2411
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1900 N Expy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 228-9799, Fax: (770) 467-0366
  • Days Inn Griffin, 1719 N Expy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 229-9797, Fax: (770) 229-9797
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1906 North Expy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 233-4747, Fax: (770) 233-4701
  • Bhasha Inc Dba Super 8 Motel, 2010 North Expy, Griffin, GA 30223 , Phone: (770) 228-1393, Fax: (770) 228-1393
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Griffin, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Griffin travel time to work - commute


Griffin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Griffin city (based on Spalding County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.03%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents50.0%12.8%10.6%5.2%4.1%
Congregations36.5%23.0%5.4%4.1%2.7%
NameMuslim EstimateCatholic ChurchEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.7%2.4%1.9%1.9%7.4%
Congregations1.4%1.4%1.4%1.4%23.0%
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: 16
Here:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Spalding County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
This county:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Spalding County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.7%
State:

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

11.4%
Georgia:

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
Financial Administration 33$98,284$35,7400$0
Other Government Administration 21$57,984$33,1340$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,950$35,4000$0
Police Protection - Officers 109$344,417$37,9170$0
Police - Other 11$26,091$28,4630$0
Firefighters 62$158,390$30,6560$0
Fire - Other 1$2,622$31,4640$0
Streets and Highways 32$82,893$31,0850$0
Airports 5$15,648$37,5550$0
Health 2$5,089$30,5340$0
Solid Waste Management 61$152,902$30,0790$0
Sewerage 34$95,835$33,8240$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,286$36,8580$0
Water Supply 55$152,916$33,3630$0
Electric Power 36$132,121$44,0400$0
Other and Unallocable 27$77,392$34,3960$0
Totals for Government 494$1,417,820$34,4410$0

Griffin government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $29,893,000 ($1278.08)
    Police Protection: $7,806,000 ($333.75)
    Water Utilities: $6,239,000 ($266.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,312,000 ($227.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,589,000 ($196.20)
    Sewerage: $4,159,000 ($177.82)
    Regular Highways: $2,679,000 ($114.54)
    Financial Administration: $2,332,000 ($99.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,845,000 ($78.88)
    General - Other: $1,591,000 ($68.02)
    Air Transportation: $1,017,000 ($43.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $776,000 ($33.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $491,000 ($20.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $480,000 ($20.52)
    General Public Buildings: $392,000 ($16.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $148,000 ($6.33)
    Health - Other: $148,000 ($6.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,000 ($6.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $294,000 ($12.57)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($12.44)
    Regular Highways: $270,000 ($11.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $125,000 ($5.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $120,000 ($5.13)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($1.97)
    General Public Building: $18,000 ($0.77)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,596,000 ($666.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,749,000 ($160.29)

Griffin government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $6,658,000 ($284.66)
    Sewerage: $5,820,000 ($248.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,734,000 ($202.40)
    Air Transportation: $537,000 ($22.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $134,000 ($5.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $141,000 ($6.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,715,000 ($158.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,178,000 ($50.37)
    Interest Earnings: $1,062,000 ($45.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $691,000 ($29.54)
    Sale of Property: $155,000 ($6.63)
    Rents: $78,000 ($3.33)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $36,704,000 ($1569.28)
    Water Utilities: $8,729,000 ($373.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $221,000 ($9.45)
  • Tax - Property: $4,818,000 ($205.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,177,000 ($50.32)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $684,000 ($29.24)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $607,000 ($25.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $597,000 ($25.52)
    Other License: $357,000 ($15.26)
    Public Utility License: $84,000 ($3.59)

Griffin government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,951,000 ($3332.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,128,000 ($3297.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,571,000 ($451.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,748,000 ($416.78)

Griffin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,160,000 ($733.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,415,000 ($60.50)

8.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Spalding County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henry County, GA  1.51% ($36,606 average AGI)
from Clayton County, GA  1.18% ($32,229)
from Pike County, GA  0.61% ($38,968)


8.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
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 Henry County, GA  1.13% ($28,553 average AGI)
to Pike County, GA  0.73% ($41,544)
to Clayton County, GA  0.71% ($24,238)

Strongest AM radio stations in Griffin:

  • WHIE (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: CHAPPELL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKEU (1450 AM; 1 kW; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: WLT & ASSOCIATES)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Griffin:

  • W290AG (105.9 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEKS (92.5 FM; ZEBULON, GA; Owner: SPALDING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJGA-FM (92.1 FM; JACKSON, GA; Owner: EARNHART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Griffin:

  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Griffin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 206 meters (676ft)
Total costs: $4,882,000
Total average daily traffic: 653,970
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,291

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 4
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 16
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Griffin, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Griffin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 229 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Griffin, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Griffin)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 147 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Griffin)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$109,79132$83,238176$127,1785$28,17865$86,1982$32,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$45,9707$105,4770$01$66,7800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$79,4077$114,33749$122,1777$17,0635$76,6561$85,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$109,7522$198,34530$134,8762$51,9505$75,7461$54,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$105,5330$01$127,0600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1604.00 , 1605.00, 1607.00, 1608.00, 1609.00, 1611.00, 1612.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$135,9085$179,032
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$108,515
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$85,2803$169,993
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$38,3900$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1604.00 , 1605.00, 1607.00, 1608.00, 1609.00, 1611.00, 1612.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 153
  • Hazardous Condition: 93
  • Service Call: 64
  • Good Intent Call: 65

Incident types - Griffin


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Griffin, GA

Most common first names in Griffin, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James47271.1 years
Mary41276.7 years
John39571.9 years
William36171.4 years
Robert24770.5 years
Willie24670.1 years
Annie22378.9 years
George17072.2 years
Charles14067.1 years
Mattie12879.8 years
Most common last names in Griffin, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28973.2 years
Williams18071.4 years
Jones17971.3 years
Brown14772.4 years
Johnson14170.2 years
Harris9974.2 years
Martin9977.5 years
Davis9572.8 years
Moore9374.7 years
Evans8970.9 years
Businesses in Griffin, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike3
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A2Penske2
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid3
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1Ryan's Grill1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx7Sears1
GNC3Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Subway5
Goodwill3Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Hardee's1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul6
Home Depot1UPS10
Howard Johnson1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP1Waffle House3
KFC2Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Griffin, GA


Griffin on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Nader W. Ktami (4)
  • Richard Edward Botts (3)
  • S. Kristine Braman (3)
  • Dean N. Williams (3)
  • Timothy F. Hamilton (2)
  • Bryan N. Wilmoth (2)
  • Tom Randy Davidson (2)
  • John H. Lovell (2)
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  • Charles S. Dunn (2)

Total of 50 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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