Jakin, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 151 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 60  (40.3%)
Females: 91  (59.7%)
Median resident age:  26.2 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 31761

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,471 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Jakin:

$36,471
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,612 (it was $18,863 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,192 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Jakin:

$70,192
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $560.

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    • 10165.2%White alone
    • 4931.6%Black alone
    • 31.9%American Indian alone
    • 21.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jakin: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (5.3%), Subsaharan African (3.7%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 148 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (very low).

Jakin, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Jakin:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jakin city:

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.4%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Jakin, Georgia as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jakin to the number of sex offenders is 22 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $816 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,114 (1.5%)

Jakin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (26.8 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (116.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (626.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Donalsonville, GA (2.7 miles ), Cedar Springs, GA (2.7 miles) , Gordon, AL (2.8 miles ), Steam Mill, GA (3.4 miles ), Iron City, GA (3.4 miles ), Mayhaw, GA (3.4 miles ), Bascom, FL (3.7 miles) , Malone, FL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 31.09 N, Longitude: 84.98 W

Area code: 229

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

8.7%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (42%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Sales and related occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)

Average climate in Jakin, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jakin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Jakin city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 tornado 28.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jakin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.6 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 349.4 miles away from Jakin center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 208.0 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 238.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 241.2 miles away from Jakin center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.1 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 Early County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jakin topographic map

Birthplace of: Isabelle Daniels - Sprinter.

Hospitals and medical centers near Jakin:

  • SEMINOLE MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DONALSONVILLE, GA)
  • SEMINOLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DONALSONVILLE, GA)
  • MILLER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COLQUITT, GA)
  • MILLER COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; COLQUITT, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jakin:

  • Bainbridge State College (about 30 miles; Bainbridge, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,308)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 33 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 53 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Darton State College (about 57 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 58 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Albany State University (about 60 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)

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Notable locations in Jakin: Early County Fire Department Jakin Station (A), Jakin Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jakin include: Jakin United Methodist Church (A), Jakin Church of God (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Early 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 2013: 29.3%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Jakin compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Georgia average:

12.6

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jakin city (based on Early County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,08629
Black Protestant2,57116
Mainline Protestant9928
Catholic1351
Other71
None2,217-
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: 6
Early County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Early County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

9.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Early County:

30.3%
Georgia:

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

10.3%
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 1$600
Health 0$0 1$69
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$35
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$120
Water Supply 0$0 1$350
Local Libraries 0$0 1$225
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,399

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $226,000 ($1496.69)
    Sewerage: $150,000 ($993.38)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($19.87)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($112.58)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($52.98)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($33.11)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($13.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($13.25)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($13.25)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($6.62)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.62)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($6.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($46.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,000 ($26.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $89,000 ($589.40)
    General Support: $14,000 ($92.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($33.11)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($26.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($39.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $293,000 ($1940.40)
    All Other: $94,000 ($622.52)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($39.74)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($33.11)
    NEC: $2,000 ($13.25)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $171,000 ($1132.45)

4.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
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 Seminole County, GA  0.52% ($15,444 average AGI)
from Houston County, AL  0.46% ($30,563)
from Dougherty County, GA  0.35% ($25,000)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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 Houston County, AL  0.77% ($27,556 average AGI)
to Seminole County, GA  0.63% ($23,773)
to Miller County, GA  0.40% ($17,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jakin:

  • WSEM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: SEMINOLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBK (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jakin:

  • WGMK (106.3 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING CO)
  • WWGF (107.5 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBK-FM (93.1 FM; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS OF SW GA)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WJNF (91.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Jakin:

  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08DM (Channel 8; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W45BL (Channel 45; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CQ (Channel 51; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BO (Channel 30; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W47BX (Channel 47; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Jakin fatal accident list:

Apr 17, 2003 01:07 PM, Us-84 (Sr 38), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1993 06:26 PM, Sr38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 6

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 31.090639 Lon: -84.980083, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWW559
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.190 MHz, 158.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 01/29/2023, Certifier: Kenneth Holt
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Tower20 JAKIN WT, 120 Bryant Street (Lat: 31.091000 Lon: -84.978472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQOD535
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/19/2021, Certifier: Dustin A Springman
    Registrant: South Georgia Regional Information Technology Authority, 17432 South Highland Ave, Arlington, GA 39813, Phone: (229) 726-9103, Fax: (229) 725-6140, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BENSEN B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1139 , Serial Number: K-1137, Year manufactured: 1967
    Registrant (Individual): Glen C Jones, Route 1, Jakin, GA 31761
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6693Q , Serial Number: 212B, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Custom Ag And Air Inc, Rr 1 Box 260, Jakin, GA 31761
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8960H , Serial Number: 1595, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Johnny Ray Shirley, Rt 1 Box 260, Jakin, GA 31761

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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