Jesup, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 9,754 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 5,309  (54.4%)
Females: 4,445  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31545, 31546.

Jesup Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,714 (it was $28,833 in 2000)
Jesup:

$33,714
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,391 (it was $15,144 in 2000)

Jesup city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,849 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Jesup:

$128,849
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,161; detached houses: $138,230; mobile homes: $41,625

Median gross rent in 2017: $595.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jesup: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.8%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 54.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 62.8% for other race residents, 57.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jesup, GA (2017)
    • 4,39443.4%Black alone
    • 4,17641.3%White alone
    • 1,20311.9%Hispanic
    • 2612.6%Two or more races
    • 971.0%Asian alone
    • 200.2%American Indian alone

Races in Jesup detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 108 registered sex offenders living in Jesup, Georgia as of January 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jesup is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Jesup by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
3
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.4)
6
(59.0)
5
(48.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
8
(77.5)
2
(19.4)
5
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(150.9)
22
(216.2)
10
(96.6)
17
(163.7)
19
(184.7)
13
(125.9)
6
(58.2)
9
(94.5)
9
(88.5)
7
(72.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(132.1)
34
(334.2)
42
(405.9)
51
(491.0)
33
(320.7)
56
(542.5)
30
(291.2)
36
(378.0)
27
(265.5)
28
(288.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
151
(1,425)
127
(1,248)
114
(1,102)
110
(1,059)
117
(1,137)
98
(949.3)
108
(1,048)
82
(860.9)
100
(983.3)
81
(835.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
409
(3,858)
510
(5,012)
597
(5,769)
666
(6,411)
694
(6,745)
673
(6,519)
521
(5,057)
540
(5,669)
519
(5,103)
409
(4,217)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(160.4)
36
(353.8)
29
(280.2)
9
(86.6)
15
(145.8)
11
(106.6)
16
(155.3)
18
(189.0)
32
(314.7)
34
(350.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)346.1495.0479.1542.5488.4544.0398.8511.1377.8342.9

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City-data.com crime index in Jesup, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (12.0%), English (5.6%), Irish (4.7%), German (2.7%), African (1.2%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 102 feet

Land area: 16.5 square miles.

Population density: 590 people per square mile   (low).

Jesup, Georgia map

566 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This city:

5.6%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,358 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,033 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.60 N, Longitude: 81.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,237 (+41.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,971 (71.5%)

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Jesup, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jesup, GA in 2017
Jesup satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $239,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Jesup, GA residents
Average permit cost in Jesup, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Jesup, GA
Historical housing units in Jesup, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +55 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in Jesup, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Paper (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Paper (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Health care (3.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Jesup, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in Jesup, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jesup-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 31% smaller 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 slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% 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 160.9 miles away from Jesup center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from the city 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 127.1 miles away from Jesup center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.0 miles away from Jesup 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 295.1 miles away from Jesup center
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), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jesup topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jesup:

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

Airports and heliports located in Jesup:

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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: 1,112; Location: 1777 W Cherry St; Public; Website: www.altamahatech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jesup:

  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 40 miles; Brunswick, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,447)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 50 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 54 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 54 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Savannah State University (about 57 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 57 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • South Georgia State College (about 58 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)

Public high school in Jesup:

Private high school in Jesup:

  • LAKE GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 16, Location: 5393 ODUM SCREVEN RD, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jesup:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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:

COLONIAL ESTATES #2 (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-15-1997), St Intentional no-action (AUG-29-2001)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
DEERWOOD MANOR MOBILE HOME (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2006), St BCA signed (JAN-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2006), St BCA signed (JAN-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2006), St BCA signed (JAN-26-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-1997), St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-1998), St Intentional no-action (AUG-29-2001)
CHEROKEE LAKES INC. (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
BON AIR APARTMENT (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2013)
BENNETT ESTATES (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Jesup:

Marital status in Jesup, GA
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Jesup:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jesup
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jesup, GA (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,95061
Mainline Protestant1,5949
Other4921
Catholic4581
Black Protestant4343
None10,171-
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: 2
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

30.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jesup:

43.2%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jesup:

21.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jesup:

10.9%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.6%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.0%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jesup, GA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 30$84,763$33,9050$0
Firefighters 13$34,968$32,2780$0
Water Supply 9$18,905$25,2070$0
Streets and Highways 8$20,415$30,6230$0
Sewerage 6$16,959$33,9180$0
Solid Waste Management 6$15,775$31,5500$0
Financial Administration 5$11,615$27,8761$684
Other Government Administration 2$10,902$65,4127$59
Parks and Recreation 1$2,274$27,2881$239
Other and Unallocable 1$4,158$49,8962$5,411
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 81$220,734$32,70111$6,393

Jesup government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,040,000 ($106.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $386,000 ($39.57)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($36.50)
    Sewerage: $237,000 ($24.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,111,000 ($216.42)
    Water Utilities: $1,005,000 ($103.03)
    Regular Highways: $999,000 ($102.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $830,000 ($85.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000 ($76.17)
    Sewerage: $670,000 ($68.69)
    Central Staff Services: $485,000 ($49.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $180,000 ($18.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $165,000 ($16.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $102,000 ($10.46)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($6.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($2.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $166,000 ($17.02)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($9.02)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($2.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($2.87)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($2.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($2.36)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($1.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,137,000 ($219.09)

Jesup government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,011,000 ($103.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $644,000 ($66.02)
    Other: $40,000 ($4.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($1.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,060,000 ($108.67)
    Highways: $1,015,000 ($104.06)
    Other: $45,000 ($4.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,688,000 ($173.06)
    Other: $507,000 ($51.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $221,000 ($22.66)
    Special Assessments: $101,000 ($10.35)
    Royalties: $49,000 ($5.02)
    General Revenue - Other: $27,000 ($2.77)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($1.95)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,517,000 ($155.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($1.44)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Tax - Property: $1,107,000 ($113.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $761,000 ($78.02)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $479,000 ($49.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $403,000 ($41.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $212,000 ($21.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $180,000 ($18.45)
    Other License: $23,000 ($2.36)

Jesup government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($4.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($3.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($0.72)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,000 ($0.72)
    Beginning: $7,000 ($0.72)

Jesup government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,941,000 ($609.08)

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Glynn County, GA  0.61% ($31,019 average AGI)
from Liberty County, GA  0.37% ($45,515)
from Long County, GA  0.29% ($23,077)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Glynn County, GA  0.66% ($45,724 average AGI)
to Liberty County, GA  0.42% ($25,811)
to Appling County, GA  0.28% ($43,200)
Businesses in Jesup, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Cricket Wireless1Rue211
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1

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)
Jesup fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jesup fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 764ft / 233mTotal length
  • $911,000Total costs
  • 167,030Total average daily traffic
  • 12,029Total average daily truck traffic
  • 238,005Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jesup, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
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: 223 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jesup, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (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: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jesup)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jesup, Georgia:

  • Jameson Inn Jesup, 205 N Hwy301, Jesup, Georgia 31545 , Phone: (912) 427-6800
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Jesup, 1100 Expy Ln, Jesup, Georgia 31545 , Phone: (912) 427-7760, Fax: (912) 427-3671
  • Days Inn, 1096 Expy Ln, Jesup, Georgia 31545 , Phone: (912) 427-2980
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jesup, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jesup, GA
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 21.1%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jesup, GA
  • 76.8%Electricity
  • 21.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Jesup compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Jesup on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
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