Maxeys, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 223 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 107  (48.1%)
Females: 116  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30667.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,850 (it was $53,125 in 2000)
Maxeys:

$71,850
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,242 (it was $16,227 in 2000)

Maxeys town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,572 (it was $78,600 in 2000)
Maxeys:

$166,572
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $182,921; detached houses: $180,415

Median gross rent in 2017: $697.

March 2019 cost of living index in Maxeys: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Maxeys, GA (2010)
    • 20892.9%White alone
    • 135.8%Black alone
    • 31.3%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (33.7%), Scotch-Irish (10.0%), English (7.4%), Irish (4.7%), Scottish (3.2%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 753 feet

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (very low).

Maxeys, Georgia map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,418 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $971 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens, GA (17.7 miles , pop. 76,500).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (70.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (610.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Woodville, GA (2.6 miles ),
Lexington, GA (2.9 miles ),
Crawford, GA (3.0 miles ),
Elder, GA (3.1 miles ),
Arnoldsville, GA (3.2 miles ),
Greshamville, GA (3.3 miles ),
Union Point, GA (3.4 miles ),
Greensboro, GA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 83.17 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Maxeys, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Maxeys, GA in 2017

Maxeys satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in Maxeys, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.0%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Utilities (6.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Utilities (10.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.6%)
  • Public administration (27.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Maxeys, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Therapists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.3%)
  • Top executives (8.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Carpenters (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Legal support workers (11.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (11.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Registered nurses (8.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)

Average climate in Maxeys, Georgia

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.8. This is about average.

City:

63.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Maxeys-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Maxeys town center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Maxeys-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% 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 40.2 miles away from Maxeys 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 149.5 miles away from Maxeys center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 148.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 184.8 miles away from the city 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 236.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 310.6 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 Oglethorpe County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Maxeys:

  • QUIET OAKS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CRAWFORD, GA)
  • GREENE POINT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; UNION POINT, GA)
  • GREENSBORO DAVITA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; GREENSBORO, GA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; GREENSBORO, GA)
  • BOSWELL-PARKER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GREENSBORO, GA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ATHENS (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES ( ATHENS ) (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ATHENS, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maxeys:

  • University of Georgia (about 18 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 19 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 47 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 48 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 50 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 52 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Brenau University (about 53 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • In addition to Harmonia Baptist Church we also have Maxeys Christian Church on the same road but closer to the center of town. It was established in 1891.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Maxeys Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Maxeys: Harmonia Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Oglethorpe 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 town:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Maxeys:

Marital status in Maxeys, GA
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Maxeys:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Maxeys, GA (based on Oglethorpe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,85521
Black Protestant2442
Mainline Protestant2146
Other34-
None11,552-
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: 1
Here:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
State:

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

15.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Maxeys:

47.7%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.2%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Maxeys:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Maxeys:

30.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Maxeys:

82.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Maxeys, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
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 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Maxeys government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($170.40)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($156.95)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($139.01)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($116.59)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($112.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($67.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($17.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($8.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($4.48)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($22.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,000 ($264.57)

Maxeys government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($174.89)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($94.17)
    Other: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($183.86)
    General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($71.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($40.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($8.97)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($139.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($8.97)
  • Tax - Property: $31,000 ($139.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($49.33)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $10,000 ($44.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($8.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($4.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($4.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($4.48)

Maxeys government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($58.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($35.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($22.42)

Maxeys government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $119,000 ($533.63)

7.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clarke County, GA  2.43% ($31,718 average AGI)
from Madison County, GA  1.12% ($34,481)
from Oconee County, GA  0.66% ($65,125)


7.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clarke County, GA  2.78% ($38,496 average AGI)
to Madison County, GA  1.09% ($30,673)

Strongest AM radio stations in Maxeys:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maxeys:

  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WUGA (91.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDK (103.9 FM; GREENSBORO, GA; Owner: BRIARPATCH RADIO INC.)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WWRK-FM (92.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ELBERTON, INC.)
  • W250AC (97.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUOG (90.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA)

TV broadcast stations around Maxeys:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)

Maxeys fatal accident list:

Apr 1, 1987 08:15 AM, 77, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.0mTotal length
  • $516,000Total costs
  • 240Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 360Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KK4YUA, Licensee ID: L01846717, Grant Date: 03/03/2014, Expiration Date: 03/03/2024, Certifier: Robert T Andrews, Registrant: Robert T Andrews, 291 Cherry St, Maxeys, GA 30671

Most common first names in Maxeys, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William476.2 years
John373.0 years
James273.0 years
Robert273.5 years
Most common last names in Maxeys, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Aycock380.0 years
Moore374.7 years
Henslee280.5 years
Arnold277.0 years
Colclough274.5 years
Bell275.5 years
Dellinger267.5 years
Durham275.5 years
George284.5 years
Hurt293.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Maxeys, GA
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Maxeys, GA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Maxeys compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Maxeys on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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