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Population in 2012: 10,268 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.7%
 

Males: 6,050  (58.9%)
Females: 4,218  (41.1%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31545, 31546.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,292 (it was $28,833 in 2000)
Jesup:

$31,292
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,632

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,341 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Jesup:

$82,341
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $120,416; Detached houses: $127,094; Townhouses or other attached units: $37,370; In 2-unit structures: $85,048; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,048; Mobile homes: $56,239

Median gross rent in 2012: $548.

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  • White alone - 5,203 (50.7%)
  • Black alone - 4,003 (39.0%)
  • Hispanic - 812 (7.9%)
  • Two or more races - 218 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jesup: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (10.3%), English (9.7%), United States (8.7%), German (4.7%), Subsaharan African (3.3%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 102 feet

Land area: 16.5 square miles.

Population density: 621 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jesup:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jesup city:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

670 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America).

This city:  6.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Jesup, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jesup to the number of sex offenders is 156 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $962 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $747 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (55.4 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (89.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (692.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Odum, GA (3.1 miles ), Ludowici, GA (3.3 miles ), Screven, GA (3.3 miles ), Surrency-Thornton, GA (4.4 miles) , Offerman, GA (4.4 miles ), Walthourville, GA (4.4 miles ), Gumbranch, GA (4.5 miles ), Surrency, GA (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,600

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.60 N, Longitude: 81.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,717 (+36.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,885 (62.3%)

Area code: 912

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Crime rates in Jesup by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0003
per 100,000 0.00.00.028.9
Rapes 1650
per 100,000 9.459.048.30.0
Robberies 16221017
per 100,000 150.9216.296.6163.7
Assaults 14344251
per 100,000 132.1334.2405.9491.0
Burglaries 151127114110
per 100,000 1424.51248.21101.71058.9
Thefts 409510597666
per 100,000 3858.55012.35769.26411.2
Auto thefts 1736299
per 100,000 160.4353.8280.286.6
Arson 0100
per 100,000 0.09.80.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 340.8487.4471.8534.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Georgia average:

2.77

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.0%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +55 (+0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Jesup-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Jesup city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: David Larson - College swimmer, Ed Bacon (episcopal priest) - Episcopal priest, Lindsay Scott - Football player, David Hendrix - Football player, Donny Green - Football player, Eric Carter (Canadian football) - Football player, Ken Edenfield - Baseball player, Len Hauss - Football player, Ray Ogden - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Jesup:

  • JESUP DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 301 PEACHTREE ST)
  • HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 261 WEST PLUM STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTH GEORGIA, INC (Hospital, 117 DRENNON DRIVE)
  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC- JESUP (Hospital, 264 W PLUM STREET PLAZA)
  • WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 865 SOUTH FIRST STREET)
  • ALTAMAHA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1311 WEST CHERRY STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - JESUP (Nursing Home, 1090 W ORANGE ST)
  • JESUP HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 3100 SAVANNAH HIGHWAY)

Political contributions by individuals in Jesup, GA

Airports located in Jesup:

Amtrak station:

JESUP (176 N.W. BROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

College/University in Jesup:

  • Altamaha Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 641; Location: 1777 W Cherry St; Public; Website: www.altamahatech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jesup:

  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 50 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,929)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 53 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • South University-Savannah (about 54 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,933)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 54 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 57 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 8,605)
  • Savannah State University (about 57 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,255)
  • East Georgia College (about 74 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,157)

Public high school in Jesup:

Public elementary/middle schools in Jesup:

Private elementary/middle school in Jesup:

  • LAKE GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 5393 ODM SCREVEN DR; Grades: 1 - 11)
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Notable locations in Jesup: Jesup Water Pollution Control Plant (A), Jesup Fire Department (B), Jesup Fire Department Station 2 (C), Wayne County Public Library (D), Jesup Federal Correctional Institute (E), Jesup First United Methodist Church School of Discovery (F), Wayne County Jail (G), Wayne County Courthouse (H), Jesup City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: McMillen Market Square Shopping Center (1), Whaley Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jesup include: Bennett Union Baptist Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C), First Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Mount Moriah Methodist Church (F), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (G), New Life Ministries Church (H), Epworth United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coleman Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Jesup include: Hal Richardson Recreation Center (1), Bill Morris Recreation Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: A-One Motel & Apartments (Savannah Highway North), Days Inn Jesup GA (384 US Highway 301 South), Best Western Jesup Inn (1096 Express Lane), Budget Inn (USHighway 301 South), Economy Lodge (3191 Savannah Highway).

Courts: Wayne County - Government and Services- Clerk of Court (341 East Walnut Street), Upson County - Clerk Of Superior Court (Courthouse Annex), Upson County - Courts- Magistrate Court (304 Maine), Upson County - Courts- Magistrate Court- Chief Magistrate Office (304 Maine), Wayne County - Government and Services- Probate Court (174 North Brunswick Street).

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

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

JAYCEE FAIRGROUNDS & MARINA (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CHEROKEE LAKES S/D #1, INC. (Population served: 143, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002), State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-11-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
COLONIAL ESTATES #2 (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2003)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2000), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and APR-15-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-15-1997), St Intentional no-action (AUG-29-2001)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PINE FOREST COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
JESUP MOTEL (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LAKE GRACE REC. AREA NO 2 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2005)
BON AIR APARTMENT (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-06-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2000 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from AUG-29-2001 to AUG-29-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-29-2001 to AUG-29-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and NOV-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jesup that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE GRACE RECREATION AREA #1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.8%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 87.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.9% for other race residents, 28.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jesup, GA

People in group quarters in Jesup in 2010:

  • 1,943 people in federal prisons
  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Jesup in 2000:

  • 1,691 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Jesup compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Jesup (2011 data):

  • The Heritage Bank: Jesup Branch at 292 South Macon Street, branch established on 1990/06/27; Northside Branch at 1100 North First Street, branch established on 1998/09/16. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $792.7 mil, headquarters in Hinesville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Shares, Inc.
  • The Patterson Bank: Wayne County Branch at 927 South First Street, branch established on 1998/05/15. Info updated 2009/10/26: Bank assets: $123.6 mil, Deposits: $113.4 mil, headquarters in Patterson, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Patterson Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Jesup Branch at 204 Cherry Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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
  • PrimeSouth Bank: Primesouth Branch - Jesup at 375 W. Cherry Street, branch established on 2002/01/07. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $365.8 mil, Deposits: $328.5 mil, headquarters in Blackshear, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Jones Bancshares, L.P.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Jesup Main Branch at 818 South First Street, branch established on 1990/09/26. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Jesup Branch at 175 South Macon Street, branch established on 1954/01/16. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jesup, Georgia:

  • Jameson Inn Jesup, 205 N Hwy301, Jesup, GA 31545 , Phone: (912) 427-6800
  • Western Motel, 194 S US Hwy 301, Jesup, GA 31546 , Phone: (912) 427-7600
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1100 Expy Ln, Jesup, GA 31545 , Phone: (912) 427-7760, Fax: (912) 427-3549
  • Days Inn, 1096 Expy Ln, Jesup, GA 31545 , Phone: (912) 427-2980
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jesup, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jesup travel time to work - commute


Jesup mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jesup city (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.20%
Here63.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents53.7%17.7%9.9%5.4%5.2%
Congregations34.4%19.7%9.8%1.6%3.3%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsProgressive Primitive BaptistsEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.8%1.8%0.8%0.8%2.9%
Congregations4.9%3.3%1.6%1.6%19.7%
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: 2
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wayne County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Wayne County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Wayne County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
Georgia:

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

13.2%
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
Financial Administration 1$4,207$50,4840$0
Other Government Administration 3$22,140$88,5607$1,550
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,771
Police Protection - Officers 32$88,560$33,2100$0
Firefighters 14$37,638$32,2610$0
Streets and Highways 13$24,354$22,4810$0
Solid Waste Management 13$28,782$26,5680$0
Sewerage 5$13,284$31,8820$0
Parks and Recreation 4$6,642$19,9260$0
Water Supply 8$22,140$33,2100$0
Other and Unallocable 3$15,498$61,9920$0
Totals for Government 96$263,245$32,9068$3,321

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($8.96)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($5.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,398,000 ($136.15)
    Regular Highways: $820,000 ($79.86)
    Water Utilities: $634,000 ($61.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $529,000 ($51.52)
    Fire Protection: $510,000 ($49.67)
    General - Other: $466,000 ($45.38)
    Sewerage: $423,000 ($41.20)
    Central Staff Services: $292,000 ($28.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $180,000 ($17.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $87,000 ($8.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000 ($5.84)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($1.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($0.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $273,000 ($26.59)
    Police Protection: $171,000 ($16.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000 ($8.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $32,000 ($3.12)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($1.85)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($1.75)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($1.27)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.39)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,676,000 ($260.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $187,000 ($18.21)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $738,000 ($71.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $447,000 ($43.53)
    All Other: $48,000 ($4.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($2.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,399,000 ($136.25)
    All Other: $124,000 ($12.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $323,000 ($31.46)
    Interest Earnings: $139,000 ($13.54)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,106,000 ($107.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $259,000 ($25.22)
    Housing & Community Development: $37,000 ($3.60)
    Highways: $13,000 ($1.27)
  • Tax - Property: $692,000 ($67.39)
    Public Utilities: $481,000 ($46.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $413,000 ($40.22)
    NEC: $264,000 ($25.71)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $148,000 ($14.41)

Jesup government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,461,000 ($337.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,151,000 ($306.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $311,000 ($30.29)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $210,000 ($20.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,013,000 ($488.22)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $739,000 ($71.97)

6.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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 Glynn County, GA  0.75% ($28,460 average AGI)
from Liberty County, GA  0.57% ($27,042)
from Long County, GA  0.37% ($28,065)


5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Glynn County, GA  0.72% ($39,433 average AGI)
to Chatham County, GA  0.28% ($25,304)
to Liberty County, GA  0.25% ($25,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jesup:

  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGIG (1440 AM; 5 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WSFN (790 AM; 3 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jesup:

  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WIFO-FM (105.5 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGCO (98.3 FM; MIDWAY, GA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSGA (104.7 FM; HINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKX (92.3 FM; HINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WCGN (106.3 FM; GLENNVILLE, GA; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Jesup:

  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W39BV (Channel 39; HINESVILLE-RICHMOND, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Jesup, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 49
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 74
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 51
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 111
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 132 meters (433ft)
Total costs: $180,000
Total average daily traffic: 167,582
Total average daily truck traffic: 654

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jesup, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jesup)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 128 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jesup, 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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jesup)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jesup)


Most common first names in Jesup, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17068.5 years
John13169.8 years
William12770.7 years
Mary11274.6 years
Robert8869.5 years
Willie8772.2 years
George6873.7 years
Annie5679.4 years
Thomas4974.0 years
Joseph4867.2 years
Most common last names in Jesup, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10571.5 years
Williams7074.8 years
Johnson6069.6 years
Strickland5670.1 years
Jones5472.2 years
Bennett5475.3 years
Westberry5376.7 years
Jackson5069.5 years
Davis4870.5 years
Tyre4676.0 years
Businesses in Jesup, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Ramada1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1

Jesup on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 (31546) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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