Jacksonville, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 137 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.1%
Males: 60  (43.9%)
Females: 77  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip code: 31544

Estimated median household income in 2012: $17,534 (it was $17,045 in 2000)
Jacksonville:

$17,534
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,445 (it was $9,829 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,204 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
Jacksonville:

$26,204
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $54,951; Detached houses: $58,876; Townhouses or other attached units: $43,089; Mobile homes: $47,573
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  • White alone - 74 (52.9%)
  • Black alone - 65 (46.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jacksonville: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (22.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 123 people per square mile   (very low).

Jacksonville, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Jacksonville:

  • High school or higher: 55.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jacksonville town:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 22.9%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

56 residents are foreign born

This town:  24.9%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Jacksonville, Georgia as of May 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jacksonville to the number of sex offenders is 27 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $367 (1.3%)

Jacksonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (71.9 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (129.4 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (715.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Broxton, GA (3.7 miles ), Milan, GA (3.9 miles ), Ambrose, GA (3.9 miles ), Holt, GA (4.0 miles ), Denton, GA (4.2 miles ), Fitzgerald, GA (4.2 miles ), Rhine, GA (4.2 miles ), McRae, GA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 31.81 N, Longitude: 82.98 W

Area code: 229

Jacksonville household income distribution Jacksonville home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.62
Georgia average:

2.62
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

15.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-7.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (64%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Public administration (67%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Customer service representatives (11%)
  • Plant and system operators (11%)
  • Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (11%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (23%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)

Average climate in Jacksonville, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Jacksonville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Jacksonville town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 tornado 31.5 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jacksonville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% 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 145.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Jacksonville 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 240.8 miles away from the city 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 257.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 443.7 miles away from Jacksonville 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 182.7 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 Telfair County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksonville:

  • South Georgia State College (about 24 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 40 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 65 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • East Georgia State College (about 67 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 68 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 70 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Albany State University (about 71 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)

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

Church in Jacksonville: Jacksonville United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Jacksonville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00138. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00138
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 62.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Jacksonville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jacksonville town (based on Telfair County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.30%
Here: 43.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents52.8%26.7%9.5%5.4%2.0%
Congregations38.6%31.8%13.6%2.3%2.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God of ProphecyChurches of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents1.5%1.0%0.5%0.3%0.3%
Congregations2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%
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: 4
Telfair County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Telfair County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Telfair County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Telfair County:

29.5%
Georgia:

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

16.3%
State:

14.6%
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 0$0 6$285
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$150
Water Supply 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 0$0 8$835

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

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $186,000 ($1357.66)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($328.47)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($270.07)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($182.48)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($116.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($43.80)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($29.20)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($14.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $6,000 ($43.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $23,000 ($167.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $151,000 ($1102.19)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,000 ($14.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($116.79)
    All Other: $4,000 ($29.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($291.97)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($116.79)
    Rents: $1,000 ($7.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($21.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $184,000 ($1343.07)
    All Other: $12,000 ($87.59)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $9,000 ($65.69)
    NEC: $1,000 ($7.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $311,000 ($2270.07)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
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  0.88% ($20,276 average AGI)
from Dodge County, GA  0.73% ($22,958)
from Wheeler County, GA  0.57% ($21,842)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
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 Dodge County, GA  1.16% ($21,769 average AGI)
to Jeff Davis County, GA  0.95% ($14,875)
to Coffee County, GA  0.50% ($20,294)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jacksonville:

  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jacksonville:

  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WULS (103.7 FM; BROXTON, GA; Owner: ROUNDTREE-CARVER ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRDO (96.9 FM; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WYSC (102.7 FM; MCRAE, GA; Owner: CINECOM BROASCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMOC (88.7 FM; LUMBER CITY, GA; Owner: FULL GOSPEL CHURCH OF GOD WRITTEN)

TV broadcast stations around Jacksonville:

  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)

Jacksonville fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 1993 00:56 AM, 128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 25, 1980 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,960
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,940

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jacksonville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 117 1 Mi E (Lat: 31.810194 Lon: -82.974028), Call Sign: KBX205
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz, 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 03/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2008
    Registrant: Receiver For J. E. Dopson & Sons, Inc., Alamo, GA 30411, Phone: (912) 568-7183, Fax: (912) 568-1942, Email:
  • Lat: 31.812778 Lon: -82.978333, Call Sign: WPSM687
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021, Certifier: Terry Neal
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JACKSONVILLE, 1 Mi W Of Hwy 441 & 400 Ft N Of Cr63 (Lat: 31.860167 Lon: -82.991528), Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WMT426
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2002
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive, B2f02-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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