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Meriwether County

Population in 2012: 89 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.4%
 

Males: 40  (45.7%)
Females: 49  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  48.5 years
Georgia median age:  40.0 years

Zip code: 30230

Estimated median household income in 2011: $35,845 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Lone Oak:

$35,845
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $14,464

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $72,448 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Lone Oak:

$72,448
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,312; Detached houses: $109,520; Mobile homes: $13,173

Median gross rent in 2011: $641.

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  • White alone - 65 (70.7%)
  • Black alone - 24 (26.1%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (3.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lone Oak: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (11.5%), Irish (11.5%), German (7.1%), United States (6.4%), English (2.9%), Polish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 855 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lone Oak:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lone Oak town:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 15.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Georgia:  9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $567 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $729 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (47.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (619.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grantville, GA (2.1 miles ), Luthersville, GA (2.2 miles ), Hogansville, GA (2.3 miles ), Corinth, GA (2.8 miles ), Moreland, GA (2.9 miles ), Greenville, GA (3.4 miles ), East Newnan, GA (3.5 miles ), Hillcrest, GA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 33.17 N, Longitude: 84.82 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.2%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-35.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (44%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Lone Oak-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/5/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Lone Oak town center injured 23 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1970, a category F3 tornado 11.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lone Oak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Meriwether County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Lone Oak:

  • "PIEDMONT NEWNAN HOSPITAL, INC" (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; NEWNAN, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lone Oak:

  • Griffin Technical College (about 32 miles; Griffin, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,546)
  • University of West Georgia (about 33 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Gordon College (about 40 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,278)
  • Clayton State University (about 41 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 3,755)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 42 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 17,928)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 44 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)

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Notable location: Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lone Oak include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Allen-Lee Memorial Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Meriwether County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.8%
(48.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lone Oak compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lone Oak (based on Meriwether County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.26%
Here45.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneUnited Church of Christ
Adherents65.1%23.5%1.8%1.6%1.5%
Congregations37.7%34.0%3.8%3.8%1.9%
NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents1.5%1.4%1.1%0.6%1.9%
Congregations1.9%1.9%3.8%1.9%9.4%
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: 8
This county:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Meriwether County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Meriwether County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Georgia:

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

11.6%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,750
Water Supply 1$6,178$74,1360$0
Totals for Government 1$6,178$74,1367$1,750

Lone Oak government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($393.26)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($269.66)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($123.60)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($33.71)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($337.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($33.71)

Lone Oak government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,000 ($224.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($78.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($337.08)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($44.94)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($33.71)
    Property: $3,000 ($33.71)
    NEC: $1,000 ($11.24)

Lone Oak government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($730.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($696.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($33.71)

Lone Oak government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($134.83)

7.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
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 Coweta County, GA  1.68% ($31,338 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  0.93% ($23,347)
from Fayette County, GA  0.49% ($38,211)


7.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
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 Coweta County, GA  1.39% ($28,869 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  1.20% ($29,272)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.42% ($32,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lone Oak:

  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lone Oak:

  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Lone Oak:

  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Lone Oak fatal accident list:

Jun 6, 1993 06:00 AM, 54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 1984 04:15 PM, 54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


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