For population 25 years and over in Lavonia:
For population 15 years and over in Lavonia city:
47 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.5% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $971 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (36.8 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (87.8 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (569.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gumlog, GA (2.1 miles ), Bowersville, GA (2.2 miles ), Martin, GA (2.4 miles ), Canon, GA (2.5 miles ), Avalon, GA (2.6 miles ), Carnesville, GA (2.9 miles ), Oakway, SC (3.1 miles ), Rock Creek, GA (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.44 N, Longitude: 83.11 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,674 (+134.4%)
Area code: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Lavonia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -48 (-2.6%).
Work and jobs in Lavonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lavonia, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lavonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.3 miles away from the Lavonia city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lavonia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 93% 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 52.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from Lavonia center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/18/2006 at 08:34:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Lavonia center
On 6/16/2006 at 00:57:27, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Kyle Myers - Internet personality, Omer Clyde Aderhold - President of the University of Georgia.
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 38.8%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.6% for Black residents, 53.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 56.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Lavonia (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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Lavonia government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,283 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,619 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Lavonia fatal accident list:
Oct 22, 2008 02:09 PM, Augusta St, Lat: 34.434319, Lon: -83.107592, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1993 04:46 PM, I85, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1990 12:00 PM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 10, 1984 06:25 PM, 77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jul 24, 1979 01:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 7, 1979 07:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 1978 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lavonia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lavonia, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lavonia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lavonia)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.