Locust Grove, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 5,648 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +143.2%
Males: 2,779  (49.2%)
Females: 2,869  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30248.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,022 (it was $42,188 in 2000)
Locust Grove:

$51,022
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,785 (it was $16,120 in 2000)

Locust Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,535 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Locust Grove:

$89,535
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $115,669; Detached houses: $134,219; Mobile homes: $53,856

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,015.

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Locust Grove races chart
  • White alone - 2,891 (53.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,998 (37.0%)
  • Hispanic - 284 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 115 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 91 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Locust Grove: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.8%), Irish (10.9%), English (10.3%), Subsaharan African (9.5%), German (8.3%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 847 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,650 people per square mile   (average).

Locust Grove,GA real estate house value index trend

Locust Grove, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Locust Grove:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Locust Grove city:

  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

153 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America).

This city:  2.8%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Locust Grove, Georgia as of July 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Locust Grove to the number of sex offenders is 283 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,244 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $396 (0.4%)

Locust Grove satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.35 N, Longitude: 84.10 W

Locust Grove household income distribution Locust Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in Locust Grove (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (123.6 per 100,000)
  • 8 assaults (329.5 per 100,000)
  • 17 burglaries (700.2 per 100,000)
  • 107 thefts (4406.9 per 100,000)
  • 14 auto thefts (576.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 389.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime rates in Locust Grove (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (38.3 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 assaults (191.6 per 100,000)
  • 17 burglaries (651.3 per 100,000)
  • 151 thefts (5785.4 per 100,000)
  • 12 auto thefts (459.8 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 398.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

Work and jobs in Locust Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Locust Grove, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 100.0 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 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 the city 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 the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.7 miles away from Locust Grove center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 231.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 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 school in Locust Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Locust Grove:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 95.7. This is worse than average.

City:

95.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.21
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.2%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 19.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Locust Grove compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

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

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

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 4832 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, GA 30248 , Phone: (678) 583-8088, Fax: (678) 583-0760
  • Econo Lodge, 4829 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, GA 30248 , Phone: (770) 957-2601, Fax: (770) 957-7014
  • Red Roof Inn, 4840 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, GA 30248 , Phone: (678) 583-0004, Fax: (678) 583-0760
  • Ramada Limited, 197 Stanley K Tanger Blvd, Locust Grove, GA 30248 , Phone: (770) 898-1216, Fax: (770) 898-0227
  • Comfort Suites Hotel, 4699 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, GA 30248 , Phone: (678) 827-7700, Fax: (678) 827-7800
  • Super 8 Locust Grove, 4605 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove, GA 30248 , Phone: (770) 957-2936, Fax: (770) 957-7993
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Locust Grove, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Locust Grove travel time to work - commute Locust Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Locust Grove city (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.24%
Here: 40.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents44.2%15.7%10.4%6.7%5.5%
Congregations31.3%19.8%1.0%1.0%4.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.7%3.4%3.0%1.7%4.6%
Congregations6.3%5.2%3.1%5.2%22.9%
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: 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
Henry County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.6%
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
Financial Administration 4$17,763$53,2890$0
Other Government Administration 7$33,874$58,0700$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,330$31,9800$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$70,306$49,6280$0
Police - Other 1$3,051$36,6120$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,416$29,6640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,585$43,0200$0
Sewerage 5$16,928$40,6270$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$9,289$37,1560$0
Water Supply 3$10,761$43,0440$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,087$33,2610$0
Totals for Government 50$189,390$45,4540$0

Locust Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $557,000 ($98.62)
    Central Staff Services: $314,000 ($55.59)
    Regular Highways: $295,000 ($52.23)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($42.85)
    Sewerage: $161,000 ($28.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000 ($19.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($14.52)
    Housing & Community Development: $38,000 ($6.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($3.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,000 ($4.43)
    Corrections: $20,000 ($3.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $174,000 ($30.81)
    Sewerage: $116,000 ($20.54)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($10.98)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($10.45)
    Central Staff: $17,000 ($3.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $721,000 ($127.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($22.84)

Locust Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $318,000 ($56.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000 ($19.12)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $992,000 ($175.64)
    All Other: $33,000 ($5.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $292,000 ($51.70)
    Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($15.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $477,000 ($84.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($6.55)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $179,000 ($31.69)
    Public Utilities: $136,000 ($24.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $104,000 ($18.41)
    NEC: $72,000 ($12.75)

Locust Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,445,000 ($432.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,347,000 ($415.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $99,000 ($17.53)

Locust Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,365,000 ($418.73)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $183,000 ($32.40)

9.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.89%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Henry County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clayton County, GA  2.24% ($30,523 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  0.85% ($32,377)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.80% ($35,400)


9.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.66%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($313 average AGI)
Henry County:

0.08%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clayton County, GA  1.80% ($24,981 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.98% ($28,721)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.71% ($31,509)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Locust Grove, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Locust Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 105,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 159

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Locust Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

103 (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 Locust Grove, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SITE 12, 1201 Old Jackson Rd (Lat: 33.403722 Lon: -84.070472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.4 m, Call Sign: WQBI551
    Assigned Frequencies: 6781.25 MHz, 6786.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Certifier: Don Ash
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • LOCUST GROVE, Lat: 33.352222 Lon: -84.113694, Call Sign: WQHY668
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2007, Expiration Date: 12/03/2017, Certifier: Rick Jeffares
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Jackson, Rte 1 England Chapel Rd (Lat: 33.290111 Lon: -84.042111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 90.2 m, Call Sign: WQIY846
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 06/24/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • HENRY CNT, 1601 Lester Mill Road (Lat: 33.332278 Lon: -84.141306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQL901
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.118 MHz, 928.118 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 01/23/2023, Certifier: David Burnham
    Registrant: Henry County Water & Sewerage Authority, 1695 Highway 20 West, Mcdonough, GA 30253, Phone: (678) 583-3639, Email:
  • JACKSON, Rt 1 England Chapel Rd (Lat: 33.290111 Lon: -84.042111), Overall height: 90.2 m, Call Sign: WLU657, Licensee ID: L00129894
    Assigned Frequencies: 6130.51 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2006, Certifier: Brian D Kidney
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless (Vaw) LLC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Locust Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

67 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Locust Grove)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 98
  • Hazardous Condition: 39
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Locust Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Locust Grove, GA
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
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

Locust Grove on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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