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Hancock County

Population in July 2007: 987.
Males: 413  (41.9%)
Females: 574  (58.1%)

Median resident age:  45.2 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $19,585 (it was $19,028 in 2000)
Mayfield:

$19,585
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $12,411

Mayfield CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $75,334 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Mayfield:

$75,334
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,434; Detached houses: $101,317; Mobile homes: $61,972

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Mayfield races chart
  • Black alone - 837 (81.1%)
  • White alone - 188 (18.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mayfield: 151.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 100.8 square miles.

Population density: 9.8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Mayfield:

  • High school or higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 18.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mayfield CCD:

  • Never married: 46.3%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Georgia:  9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mayfield CCD:  0.8% ($420)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Mayfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (48.0 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (94.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (627.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Norris, GA (2.5 miles ), Sparta, GA (2.9 miles ), Mitchell, GA (3.4 miles) , Warrenton, GA (3.4 miles ), Norwood, GA (3.5 miles ), Camak, GA (3.7 miles) , White Plains, GA (3.8 miles ), Warthen, GA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.34 N, Longitude: 82.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Mayfield household income distribution Mayfield home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

19.8%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Health care (44%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (11%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Mayfield-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Mayfield place center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mayfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 86% 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 42.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.5 miles away from Mayfield center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from Mayfield center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mayfield:

  • Georgia College & State University (about 29 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,505)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 47 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Augusta State University (about 49 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,766)
  • Medical College of Georgia (about 51 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Georgia (about 52 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Athens Technical College (about 54 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • Mercer University (about 59 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)

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Notable location: Fish Hatchery (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mayfield include: Culverton Church (A), Horeb Church (B), New Hope Church (C), Hickory Grove Church (D), Saint Louis Church (E), Thankful Church (F), Jewell Baptist Church (G), Powelton Baptist Church (H), Powelton Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Battle-Cato Cemetery (1), Burnley Cemetery (2), Culverton Cemetery (3), Dunns Cemetery (4), Hickory Grove Cemetery (5), Horeb Cemetery (6), Jewell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Aiken Pond (A), Hale Lake (B), Browns Lake (C), Reservoir Lake (D), Dixon Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Hunnon Branch (B), Beaverdam Creek (C), Battle Branch (D), Long Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mayfield include: Jewel Historic District (1), William Rabun Monument (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

31.9%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.4%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mayfield, GA

2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Mayfield compared to Georgia state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mayfield (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 17.47%
Here17.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents66.1%23.9%5.1%3.1%1.8%
Congregations50.0%33.3%8.3%4.2%4.2%
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: 1
Hancock County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hancock County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Hancock County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

34.7%
Georgia:

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

13.1%
State:

14.6%

5.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,550 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Baldwin County, GA  1.76% ($24,981 average AGI)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
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 Baldwin County, GA  2.41% ($27,583 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mayfield:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mayfield:

  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDS (88.7 FM; SPARTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE INC)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDK (103.9 FM; GREENSBORO, GA; Owner: BRIARPATCH RADIO INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mayfield:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)


Mayfield on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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