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Population in 2012: 151 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 

Males: 65  (43.7%)
Females: 86  (56.3%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip code: 31761

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,460 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Jakin:

$32,460
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,288

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,602 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Jakin:

$67,602
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,464; Detached houses: $92,931; Mobile homes: $60,887

Median gross rent in 2012: $490.

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  • White alone - 101 (65.2%)
  • Black alone - 49 (31.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jakin: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (7.2%), Subsaharan African (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 148 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jakin:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jakin city:

  • Never married: 48.6%
  • Now married: 30.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.2%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Jakin, Georgia as of September 20, 2014.
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 2012: $900 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $575 (0.8%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+8.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (39%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Top executives (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Other financial specialists (9%)
  • Plant and system operators (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Printing workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)


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Tornado activity:

Jakin-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 121% 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.

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, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Isabelle Daniels - Sprinter.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Jakin, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jakin:

  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 33 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,692)
  • Darton College (about 58 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Albany Technical College (about 58 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 7,553)
  • Albany State University (about 60 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Florida State University (about 61 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 33,687)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 62 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,978)

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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 2012: 37.3%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jakin, GA

Jakin compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jakin travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.13%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents61.0%20.2%7.5%2.5%2.3%
Congregations31.3%18.8%12.5%9.4%9.4%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.2%1.7%1.0%1.0%0.6%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%6.3%
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: 6
Early County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

9.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Early County:

30.3%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$600
Water Supply 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,200

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)

5.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Houston County, AL  0.53% ($17,000 average AGI)
from Seminole County, GA  0.50% ($25,263)
from Calhoun County, GA  0.39% ($17,067)


5.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Houston County, AL  0.73% ($23,393 average AGI)
to Seminole County, GA  0.57% ($27,091)
to Miller County, GA  0.47% ($30,111)

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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