Kite, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 231 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 105  (45.6%)
Females: 126  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

32.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31049.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,859 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Kite:

$48,859
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,939 (it was $16,261 in 2000)

Kite town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $63,602 (it was $42,400 in 2000)
Kite:

$63,602
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $56,509; detached houses: $55,708

Median gross rent in 2017: $514.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kite: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
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  • Races in Kite, GA (2010)
    • 21087.1%White alone
    • 177.1%Hispanic
    • 104.1%Black alone
    • 20.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Kite, Georgia as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kite is 84 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (20.4%), European (14.3%), Italian (8.2%), German (6.1%), American (5.6%), English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 256 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 287 people per square mile   (very low).

Kite, Georgia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,227 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $739 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (58.7 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (131.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (650.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Adrian, GA (3.4 miles ),
Wrightsville, GA (3.5 miles ),
Swainsboro, GA (3.6 miles ),
Norristown, GA (3.6 miles),
Bartow, GA (3.7 miles ),
Wadley, GA (3.7 miles ),
Summertown, GA (3.8 miles),
Harrison, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 32.69 N, Longitude: 82.52 W

Area code: 478

Distribution of median household income in Kite, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kite, GA in 2017
Kite satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Kite, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (19.0%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Apparel (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (23.8%)
  • Construction (19.0%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.1%)
  • Wood products (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (23.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.3%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Food (9.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9.5%)
Most common occupations in Kite, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (26.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (23.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (19.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14.3%)
  • Registered nurses (9.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (9.5%)
  • Cashiers (9.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (9.5%)

Average climate in Kite, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kite-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Kite town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 24.6 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Kite-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 138.6 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 218.4 miles away from Kite 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 141.6 miles away from Kite 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 151.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kite topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kite:

  • EMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SWAINSBORO, GA)
  • EMANUEL COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SWAINSBORO, GA)
  • SCOTT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ADRIAN, GA)
  • WRIGHTSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA)
  • WRIGHTSVILLE MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA)
  • WRIGHTSVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC- SWAINSBORO (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SWAINSBORO, GA)

Airports located in Kite:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kite:

  • East Georgia State College (about 14 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 47 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 50 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 50 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 58 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 62 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Mercer University (about 67 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)

Points of interest:

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

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Kite:

Marital status in Kite, GA
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 23.5%

For population 25 years and over in Kite:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kite, GA (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,39926
Black Protestant6596
Mainline Protestant3698
Catholic--
None5,553-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Johnson County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.2%
Georgia:

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

13.3%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Kite:

28.2
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kite:

15.7%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kite:

14.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Kite:

28.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.6%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kite, 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
Water Supply 0$0 1$886
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$531
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$1,072
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$133
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,622

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($320.35)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($47.62)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($34.63)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($30.30)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($8.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,000 ($134.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($60.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($103.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $38,000 ($164.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($95.24)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($38.96)
    Property: $7,000 ($30.30)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($8.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($4.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,000 ($354.98)

5.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($30,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Laurens County, GA  2.47% ($24,267 average AGI)
to Emanuel County, GA  0.95% ($35,783)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kite:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJAT (800 AM; 1 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRS (1590 AM; 3 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kite:

  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRS-FM (100.5 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBN (107.5 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA; Owner: D/B/A DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WKKZ (92.7 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: KIRBY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKTM (106.1 FM; SOPERTON, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Kite:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Kite fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 2015 08:10 AM, Sr-57, Lat: 32.692169, Lon: -82.508250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 2010 09:43 AM, Sr-78, Cr-113, Lat: 32.800117, Lon: -82.532600, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 1985 09:30 AM, 57, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.8mTotal length
  • $56,050,000Total costs
  • 4,574Total average daily traffic
  • 44Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,861Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kite)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KITE, Off Fortner Pond Road (Lat: 32.699583 Lon: -82.522972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQZV585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 08/15/2017, Expiration Date: 08/15/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K4ICW, Licensee ID: L01169643, Grant Date: 07/07/2006, Expiration Date: 07/15/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2018, Registrant: Glenn Watkins, Kite, GA 31049
  • Call Sign: KD4GCQ, Licensee ID: L00366011, Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/22/2021, Registrant: Michael L Tanner, 11 Faith Tabernacle Rd, Kite, GA 31049
  • Call Sign: WB4GFF, Licensee ID: L01165201, Grant Date: 06/21/2006, Expiration Date: 09/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2018, Certifier: William M Hawkins, Registrant: William M Hawkins, Route 1, Kite, GA 31049
  • Call Sign: KM4CQJ, Licensee ID: L01876349, Grant Date: 06/25/2014, Expiration Date: 06/25/2024, Certifier: Mixon G William Jr, Registrant: Mixon G William Jr, 1116 Cow Ford B Rd, Kite, GA 31049

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SER 250HP (250 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 2274W , Serial Number: 479, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Rowland Aviation Services LLC, 45 Rabbit Run, Kite, GA 31049
  • Aircraft: HOWELL FRANK RED BALL FLYER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 599RB , Serial Number: 001, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Frank E Howell, 1126 Ol Kight Rd, Kite, GA 31049
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8029L , Serial Number: 17256229, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/1981
    Registrant (Individual): William G Mixon, 1090 Cow Ford Bridge Rd, Kite, GA 31049
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 827JE , Serial Number: 0153, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Rowland Air Chem LLC, 51 Rabbit Run, Kite, GA 31049

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 33 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kite, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.5%), and Structure Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kite, GA
    • 8551.5%Outside Fires
    • 5734.5%Structure Fires
    • 2012.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kite, GA
Most common first names in Kite, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2273.4 years
William1274.1 years
Willie1170.7 years
John869.5 years
George779.0 years
Thomas776.4 years
Johnnie574.0 years
Mary583.8 years
Henry576.2 years
Elizabeth484.7 years
Most common last names in Kite, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Powell2676.4 years
Meeks1966.7 years
Price1876.5 years
Williams1675.6 years
Claxton1578.3 years
Flanders1481.1 years
Anderson1378.1 years
Wheeler1374.4 years
Brantley1279.2 years
Colston1272.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kite, GA
  • 78.8%Electricity
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kite, GA
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kite compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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