For population 25 years and over in Lumber City:
For population 15 years and over in Lumber City city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $254 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (84.3 miles , pop. 97,255).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (126.8 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (699.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Hazlehurst, GA (2.6 miles ), Scotland, GA (3.4 miles ), Graham, GA (3.5 miles ), Uvalda, GA (3.6 miles ), Denton, GA (3.8 miles ), McRae, GA (4.0 miles ), Alston, GA (4.0 miles) , Alamo, GA (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 31.93 N, Longitude: 82.68 W
Area code: 912
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Crime in Lumber City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -181 (-12.7%).
Work and jobs in Lumber City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lumber City, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lumber City-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Lumber City city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 29.0 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Lumber City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.2 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) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Lumber City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Telfair County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 44.6%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
78 people in nursing homes
Lumber City compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Lumber City (based on Telfair County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Lumber City government finances in 2002:
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,568 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,723 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Lumber City fatal accident list:
Jul 17, 2002 11:20 AM, Sr-117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1994 07:25 AM, Sr19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1990 04:50 PM, Sr27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
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