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Median resident age:  43.0 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31024

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,747 (it was $41,379 in 2000)
Little River:

$42,747
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,004

Little River CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $161,379 (it was $92,100 in 2000)
Little River:

$161,379
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $208,111; Detached houses: $262,128; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,874; Mobile homes: $130,507

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  • White alone - 3,658 (83.4%)
  • Black alone - 621 (14.2%)
  • Hispanic - 43 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Little River: 148.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 420 feet




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Little River CCD:  0.8% ($695)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Little River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (30.3 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (69.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (641.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crooked Creek, GA (2.7 miles ), Eatonton, GA (2.8 miles ), Phoenix, GA (3.5 miles) , Milledgeville, GA (3.6 miles ), Devereux, GA (3.7 miles) , Hardwick, GA (3.8 miles ), Midway-Hardwick, GA (3.8 miles ), Round Oak, GA (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 33.21 N, Longitude: 83.39 W

Little River household income distribution Little River home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Little River-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Little River place center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 tornado 44.2 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Little River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% 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 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.5 miles away from Little River center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 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 73.6 miles away from Little River center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Little River:

  • ORMC/ HOSPICE OF THE OCONEE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • OCONEE REG MC SKILLED NSG UNIT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • OCONEE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little River:

  • Georgia College & State University (about 14 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,505)
  • Mercer University (about 31 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 33 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,913)
  • Macon State College (about 35 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,540)
  • Gordon College (about 46 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,278)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 49 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Georgia (about 51 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)

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Notable locations in Little River: Cedar Creek Check Station (A), Mathis Hunt Camp (B), Twin Bridges Hunt Camp (C), Murder Creek Falls Hunt Camp (D), Rock Creek Hunt Camp (E), Willard Hunt Camp (F), Murder Creek Research Natural Area (G), Oak Grove Hunt Camp (H), Culp Hunt Camp (I), Murder Creek Hunt Camp (J), Lazenberry Hunt Camp (K), Sinclair Lake Recreation Area (L), Twin Bridges Fire Department (M), Harllee Branch Power Plant (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Little River include: Pierces Chapel Church (A), Central Church (B), Pleasant Grove Church (C), Lake Shore Church (D), Raymouth Church (E), Reids Chapel (F), Friendship Church (G), Mount Ararat Church (H), Mount Calvin Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Key Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Creek (A), Potato Creek (B), Murder Creek (C), Cold Branch (D), Blue Branch (E), Hitchcock Branch (F), Bear Creek (G), Baker Branch (H), Big Cedar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Little River: Cedar Creek Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.2. This is worse than average.
City:

39.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.75
U.S.:

3.08
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00249
U.S.:

0.06353


Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Little River, GA

Little River compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Little River CCD (based on Putnam County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.83%
Here24.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents53.9%29.6%4.8%3.0%2.9%
Congregations28.6%32.1%7.1%3.6%3.6%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaChurch of God of ProphecyChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)International Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents2.6%1.1%0.6%0.6%0.9%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%3.6%10.7%
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: 3
Putnam County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Here:

9.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

29.1%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
Georgia:

14.6%

8.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
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 Baldwin County, GA  1.09% ($29,829 average AGI)
from Greene County, GA  0.50% ($61,229)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.42% ($53,966)


7.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
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 Baldwin County, GA  1.04% ($33,113 average AGI)
to Morgan County, GA  0.57% ($34,359)
to Jones County, GA  0.41% ($37,607)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little River:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WKVQ (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EATONTON, GA; Owner: CRAIG BAKER)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little River:

  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZR (102.3 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: WMVG, INC.)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDDK (103.9 FM; GREENSBORO, GA; Owner: BRIARPATCH RADIO INC.)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201BN (88.1 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WGUR (88.9 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Little River:

  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)


Little River on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists"
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