Montrose, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 213 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.3%
Males: 110  (51.7%)
Females: 103  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 31065

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,912 (it was $46,563 in 2000)
Montrose:

$45,912
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,124 (it was $14,504 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $56,147 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Montrose:

$56,147
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $80,249; Detached houses: $141,109; Mobile homes: $42,980

Median gross rent in 2016: $806.

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    • 13864.2%White alone
    • 6932.1%Black alone
    • 83.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montrose: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (11.2%), English (3.7%), Norwegian (3.7%), Irish (2.1%), German (1.1%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 388 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 132 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Montrose:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montrose town:

  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 9.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Georgia:

9.8%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Montrose, Georgia as of March 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Montrose to the number of sex offenders is 16 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $537 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $411 (0.7%)

Montrose satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (34.8 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (110.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (680.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Dudley, GA (2.2 miles ), Allentown, GA (2.2 miles ), Danville, GA (2.5 miles ), Dexter, GA (3.2 miles ), Chester, GA (3.4 miles ), Dublin, GA (3.7 miles ), Jeffersonville, GA (3.7 miles ), Rentz, GA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.56 N, Longitude: 83.15 W

Area code: 478

Montrose household income distribution Montrose home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+20.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (19%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)

Average climate in Montrose, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montrose-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Montrose town center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montrose-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 98.7 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 195.7 miles away from Montrose center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 176.6 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 261.6 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 245.1 miles away from Montrose center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 228.9 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 Laurens County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montrose topographic map

Birthplace of: Willie Hall (American football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Montrose:

  • FAIRVIEW PARK HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DUBLIN, GA)
  • DUBLINAIR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DUBLIN, GA)
  • DUBLIN VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 13 miles away; DUBLIN, GA)
  • LAURENS COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; DUBLIN, GA)
  • BRIAN CTR NURSING CARE/JEFFERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA)
  • JEFFERSONVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE CARE LLC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; DUBLIN, GA)

airports located in Montrose:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montrose:

  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 31 miles; Warner Robins, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,829)
  • Mercer University (about 35 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 37 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 37 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 39 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 44 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • East Georgia State College (about 50 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)

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Notable location: Laurens County Fire Department Station 1 Montrose (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Montrose: Bay Spring Primitive Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Laurens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 40.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.85
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.9%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Georgia average:

12.5

Montrose travel time to work - commute Montrose mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Montrose town (based on Laurens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,19286
Mainline Protestant4,20524
Black Protestant2,16413
Catholic7391
Other4232
None19,711-
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: 7
Laurens County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Laurens County:

8.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Laurens County:

31.2%
Georgia:

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

17.8%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Montrose:

53.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Montrose:

6.9
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Montrose:

58.7%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Montrose:

80.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montrose, GA Residents
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 0$0 2$366
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$488
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$488
Water Supply 0$0 4$1,403
Totals for Government 0$0 12$2,745

Montrose government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($112.68)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($42.25)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($28.17)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($9.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($9.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($4.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.69)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($18.78)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($9.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($28.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($32.86)

Montrose government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,000 ($46.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($18.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($70.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($18.78)
    Rents: $1,000 ($4.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($70.42)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($32.86)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($18.78)
    NEC: $3,000 ($14.08)
    Property: $1,000 ($4.69)

Montrose government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $134,000 ($629.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $133,000 ($624.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($9.39)

Montrose government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $235,000 ($1103.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($46.95)

4.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dodge County, GA  0.26% ($20,628 average AGI)
from Johnson County, GA  0.23% ($24,632)
from Bibb County, GA  0.17% ($21,821)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, GA  0.28% ($24,936 average AGI)
to Bibb County, GA  0.24% ($13,325)
to Fulton County, GA  0.21% ($25,114)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montrose:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montrose:

  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WMCG (104.9 FM; MILAN, GA; Owner: TEL-DODGE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • WKKZ (92.7 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: KIRBY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVMG-FM (96.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQIL (101.3 FM; CHAUNCEY, GA; Owner: GSW, INC.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUFF-FM (97.5 FM; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WVKX (103.7 FM; IRWINTON, GA; Owner: WILKINSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUR (88.9 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAWH (88.3 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Montrose:

  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • W35BB (Channel 35; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: WDIG, LLC)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Montrose fatal accident list:

May 26, 2012 11:26 PM, Sr-19, Lat: 32.59058, Lon: -83.22751, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 2003 02:13 PM, Us-80 (Sr 26), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 2002 02:45 AM, Us-80 (Sr 19), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 1989 06:35 PM, Sr19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 23, 1985 03:38 PM, 19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Feb 4, 1980 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Montrose)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAUREN LAURE, 4712 Hwy 80 (Lat: 32.569972 Lon: -83.189500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WQUC385
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2014, Expiration Date: 06/03/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD4MNK, Licensee ID: L00524262, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/07/2022, Certifier: Alan G Van Ness, Registrant: Alan G Van Ness, Montrose, GA 31065
  • Call Sign: WA4PXJ, Grant Date: 02/10/1999, Expiration Date: 09/02/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2010, Registrant: David L Green Jr, 1319 Chappell Mill Rd, Montrose, GA 31065-3224

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 598MC , Serial Number: 18280206, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 55, Montrose, GA 31065

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Service Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Montrose compared to Georgia state average:

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