Locust Grove, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 8,243 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +255.0%
Males: 3,917  (47.5%)
Females: 4,326  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30248.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,452 (it was $42,188 in 2000)
Locust Grove:

$57,452
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,532 (it was $16,120 in 2000)

Locust Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,595 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Locust Grove:

$167,595
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $168,770; detached houses: $187,117; mobile homes: $35,775

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,187.

March 2019 cost of living index in Locust Grove: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.0%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Locust Grove, GA (2019)
    • 3,25145.8%Black alone
    • 3,02242.6%White alone
    • 73410.3%Hispanic
    • 781.1%Two or more races
    • 180.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Locust Grove, Georgia as of May 22, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Locust Grove is 154 to 1.


Crime rates in Locust Grove by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.9)
2
(36.5)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.1)
1
(17.3)
2
(34.1)
3
(49.8)
3
(43.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(207.0)
4
(77.7)
5
(97.4)
3
(54.8)
1
(18.0)
4
(69.8)
1
(17.5)
1
(17.3)
4
(68.2)
3
(49.8)
2
(29.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(289.7)
3
(58.2)
3
(58.4)
15
(274.1)
13
(234.1)
6
(104.6)
15
(263.0)
3
(52.0)
2
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(87.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(931.3)
44
(854.2)
47
(915.1)
35
(639.5)
58
(1,044)
37
(645.3)
32
(561.0)
36
(623.7)
27
(460.6)
47
(779.7)
31
(452.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
230
(4,760)
248
(4,815)
199
(3,875)
247
(4,513)
274
(4,934)
286
(4,988)
321
(5,628)
343
(5,942)
351
(5,988)
357
(5,922)
360
(5,254)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(165.6)
11
(213.6)
12
(233.6)
8
(146.2)
12
(216.1)
10
(174.4)
8
(140.3)
8
(138.6)
14
(238.8)
14
(232.2)
14
(204.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index405.4304.4309.8337.5354.4300.5361.5321.9379.6364.8377.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Locust Grove, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 28 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.37
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (35.4%), English (8.4%), German (6.7%), African (2.0%), Irish (1.6%), Haitian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 847 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 3,868 people per square mile   (average).

Locust Grove, Georgia map

509 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

7.0%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,766 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (33.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (619.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Jenkinsburg, GA (2.1 miles ),
Heron Bay, GA (2.2 miles ),
Blacksville, GA (2.4 miles),
McDonough, GA (2.7 miles ),
Jackson, GA (3.0 miles ),
East Griffin, GA (3.2 miles ),
Sunny Side, GA (3.3 miles),
Hampton, GA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.35 N, Longitude: 84.10 W

Distribution of median household income in Locust Grove, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Locust Grove, GA in 2019
Locust Grove satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 149 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2005: 195 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2006: 200 buildings, average cost: $62,900
  • 2007: 135 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $268,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $91,700
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2015: 53 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2016: 96 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2017: 181 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2018: 393 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2019: 304 buildings, average cost: $198,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Locust Grove, GA residents
Average permit cost in Locust Grove, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Locust Grove, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Truck transportation (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Paper (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Locust Grove, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)

Average climate in Locust Grove, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.90
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Locust Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Locust Grove city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Locust Grove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 34% greater 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 100.0 miles away from Locust Grove center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 118.2 miles away from Locust Grove center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 118.2 miles away from Locust Grove center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 182.0 miles away from Locust Grove center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 169.9 miles away from Locust Grove center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.7 miles away from Locust Grove 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 Henry County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Locust Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Locust Grove:

  • STARCREST OF MCDONOUGH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MCDONOUGH, GA)
  • WESTBURY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CTR - MCDONOUGH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MCDONOUGH, GA)
  • MCDONOUGH DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MCDONOUGH, GA)
  • SYLVAN GROVE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; JACKSON, GA)
  • WESTBURY MEDICAL CARE HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JACKSON, GA)
  • DAVITA GROVEPARK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; JACKSON, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF GRIFFIN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)

Airports located in Locust Grove:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Locust Grove:

  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 13 miles; Griffin, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,168)
  • Gordon State College (about 21 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Clayton State University (about 22 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 26 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 17,138)
  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College (about 31 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 31 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,217)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 32 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)

Public high schools in Locust Grove:

  • LUELLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,093, Location: 603 WALKER DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • LOCUST GROVE HIGH (Location: 3275 S OLA RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Locust Grove:

  • STRONG ROCK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 718, Location: 4200 STRONG ROCK PKWY, Grades: PK-12)
  • HERITAGE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 134, Location: 1843 PEEKSVILLE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Locust Grove:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Locust Grove: Locust Grove City Hall (A), Henry County Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Skyland Lake (A), Southern States Lake (B), Hetrick Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center (Recreation Areas; 712 L G Griffin Road).

Hotels: Econo Lodge (4829 Bill Gardner Parkway), Econo Lodge Locust Grove (4829 Bill Gardner Parkway).

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Locust Grove (2011 data):

  • Hamilton State Bank: Locust Grove Branch Office at 3796 Highway 42, branch established on 2000/05/01; Locust Grove Branch at 4979 Bill Gardner Pkwy., branch established on 1994/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/23: Bank assets: $909.1 mil, Deposits: $727.5 mil, headquarters in Hoschton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.
  • United Community Bank: Locust Grove Branch at 4970 Bill Gardner Parkway, branch established on 2004/07/30. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Griffin: Heron Bay Branch at 3470 Highway 155s, branch established on 2008/09/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $236.8 mil, Deposits: $217.5 mil, headquarters in Griffin, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • United Bank: Locust Grove Ingles Branch at 4908 Bill Gardner Parkway, branch established on 2003/02/15. Info updated 2010/10/25: Bank assets: $1,047.3 mil, Deposits: $939.3 mil, headquarters in Zebulon, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: United Bank Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Locust Grove Branch at 2754 Highway 155 South, branch established on 2006/08/28. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Locust Grove:

Marital status in Locust Grove, GA
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

For population 25 years and over in Locust Grove:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Locust Grove
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Religion statistics for Locust Grove, GA (based on Henry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant51,021117
Mainline Protestant12,82831
Catholic3,7661
Black Protestant7836
Other7553
None134,769-
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: 26
Henry County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 112
This county:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

30.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Locust Grove:

42.3%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Locust Grove:

28.9
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Locust Grove:

21.7%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Locust Grove:

54.7%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.5%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Locust Grove, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$86,424$41,4840$0
Other Government Administration 17$46,591$32,8882$1,749
Streets and Highways 13$35,360$32,6400$0
Sewerage 4$10,482$31,4460$0
Water Supply 3$12,958$51,8320$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,892$35,5680$0
Police - Other 2$5,810$34,8600$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,017$48,2040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,820$45,8400$0
Totals for Government 69$214,354$37,2792$1,749

Locust Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,580,000 ($191.68)
    Financial Administration: $1,296,000 ($157.22)
    Water Utilities: $976,000 ($118.40)
    Sewerage: $763,000 ($92.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $454,000 ($55.08)
    Regular Highways: $439,000 ($53.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $298,000 ($36.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000 ($30.81)
    General - Other: $220,000 ($26.69)
    Central Staff Services: $127,000 ($15.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($16.13)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($1.94)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($1.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,230,000 ($270.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $355,000 ($43.07)

Locust Grove government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,108,000 ($134.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $413,000 ($50.10)
    Other: $341,000 ($41.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,605,000 ($194.71)
    Other: $744,000 ($90.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $396,000 ($48.04)
    Sale of Property: $219,000 ($26.57)
    Special Assessments: $115,000 ($13.95)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($3.76)
    Royalties: $18,000 ($2.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,092,000 ($132.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $134,000 ($16.26)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.36)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $470,000 ($57.02)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $365,000 ($44.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $199,000 ($24.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $153,000 ($18.56)
    Other License: $88,000 ($10.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $65,000 ($7.89)
    Property: $13,000 ($1.58)

Locust Grove government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,526,000 ($1034.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,106,000 ($983.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $420,000 ($50.95)

Locust Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000 ($32.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,086,000 ($617.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000 ($0.24)

10.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.51%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($154 average AGI)
Henry County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clayton County, GA  2.37% ($36,094 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.93% ($38,210)
from Fulton County, GA  0.78% ($41,370)


9.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.62%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,093 average AGI)
Henry County:

0.67%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clayton County, GA  1.64% ($29,789 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.77% ($58,832)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.61% ($39,630)
Businesses in Locust Grove, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
Aeropostale1KFC1
Ann Taylor1La Quinta1
Banana Republic1Lane Bryant1
Bath & Body Works1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Burger King1McDonald's2
Charlotte Russe1Nike3
Chico's1Old Navy1
Clarks1Pac Sun1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Publix Super Markets1
Dennys1Quiznos1
DressBarn1Ramada1
Dressbarn1Red Roof Inn1
Eddie Bauer1Rue211
Famous Footwear1Skechers USA1
FedEx2Subway2
GNC1Super 81
Gap1Taco Bell1
Gymboree1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS3
J.Crew1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Locust Grove:

  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKKP (1410 AM; 3 kW; MCDONOUGH, GA; Owner: HENRY COUNTY RADIO CO., INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHIE (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: CHAPPELL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Locust Grove:

  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WJGA-FM (92.1 FM; JACKSON, GA; Owner: EARNHART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • W290AG (105.9 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Locust Grove:

  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
Locust Grove fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Locust Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 417ft / 127mTotal length
  • $31,173,000Total costs
  • 682,820Total average daily traffic
  • 8,779Total average daily truck traffic
  • 546,385Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Locust Grove, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Locust Grove, GA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$118,6992$176,47012$164,0611$40,4502$113,115
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$191,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$199,9901$83,5808$169,8991$33,2301$63,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$150,9100$05$161,4600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$218,5100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0704.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$154,0201$189,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,9301$151,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0704.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Locust Grove, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Locust Grove, GA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 78. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 120 took place in 2011, and the least - 13 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Locust Grove, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.6%), and Structure Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Locust Grove, GA
    • 68051.6%Outside Fires
    • 32024.3%Structure Fires
    • 28421.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 342.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Locust Grove, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Locust Grove, Georgia:

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 4832 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248 , Phone: (678) 583-8088, Fax: (678) 583-0760
  • Econo Lodge, 4829 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248 , Phone: (770) 957-2601, Fax: (770) 957-7014
  • Red Roof Inn, 4840 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248 , Phone: (678) 583-0004, Fax: (678) 583-0760
  • Ramada Limited, 197 Stanley K Tanger Blvd, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248 , Phone: (770) 898-1216, Fax: (770) 898-0227
  • Comfort Suites Hotel, 4699 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248 , Phone: (678) 827-7700, Fax: (678) 827-7800
  • Super 8 Locust Grove, 4605 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248 , Phone: (770) 957-2936, Fax: (770) 957-7993
  • Holiday Inn Express Locust Grove, 4832 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust grove, Georgia 30248 , Phone: (678) 583-8088
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Locust Grove, Georgia
Most common first names in Locust Grove, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5369.4 years
William4173.5 years
John3668.6 years
Robert2472.1 years
Mary2371.7 years
Charles2370.2 years
Willie1969.1 years
Henry1977.7 years
Thomas1774.5 years
George1674.9 years
Most common last names in Locust Grove, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2676.4 years
Smith2074.6 years
Johnson1872.7 years
Sims1678.8 years
Walker1374.6 years
Tingle1377.9 years
Wilson1177.9 years
Davis1078.7 years
Cleveland1074.7 years
Henderson1058.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Locust Grove, GA
  • 52.2%Electricity
  • 42.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Locust Grove, GA
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 17.3%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Locust Grove compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Locust Grove on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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