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Population in 2012: 1,826 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.7%
Males: 1,488  (81.5%)
Females: 338  (18.5%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 39866.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,287 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Morgan:

$28,287
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,271

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,216 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Morgan:

$41,216
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,056; Detached houses: $77,356; Mobile homes: $83,529

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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  • Black alone - 1,532 (62.2%)
  • White alone - 617 (25.0%)
  • Hispanic - 227 (9.2%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morgan: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (7.3%), Irish (5.6%), German (1.8%), Scottish (1.7%), West Indian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,389 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Morgan:

  • High school or higher: 56.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morgan city:

  • Never married: 68.2%
  • Now married: 18.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

200 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia).

This city:  8.1%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Morgan, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Morgan to the number of sex offenders is 45 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $325 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $520 (1.2%)

Morgan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (25.8 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (113.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (652.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Leary, GA (2.5 miles ), Edison, GA (2.9 miles ), Arlington, GA (3.2 miles ), Shellman, GA (3.9 miles ), Bluffton, GA (4.0 miles) , Milford, GA (4.2 miles) , Damascus, GA (4.2 miles ), Dawson, GA (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 31.54 N, Longitude: 84.60 W

Area code: 229

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.3%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,200 (+454.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (44%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Morgan-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Morgan city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F3 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused $111 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tom Cheney (baseball) - Baseball player, Billy Bryan (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Morgan:

  • CALHOUN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EDISON, GA)
  • ENGLEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC. (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ARLINGTON, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Morgan, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morgan:

  • Darton College (about 24 miles; Albany, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,874)
  • Albany Technical College (about 26 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Albany State University (about 28 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 43 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 54 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 2,692)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 64 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Columbus State University (about 70 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 5,341)

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Notable locations in Morgan: Morgan Volunteer Fire Department (A), Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency Fire and Rescue Headquarters (B), Calhoun County Courthouse (C), Calhoun State Prison Fire Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Morgan: Morgan Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Court: Calhoun County Offices - Magistrate Court (Courthouse).

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 48.2%
(42.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.7% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 39.7% for other race residents, 56.5% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Morgan, GA

People in group quarters in Morgan in 2010:

  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in state prisons
1,223 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000

Morgan compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Morgan travel time to work - commute


Morgan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Morgan city (based on Calhoun County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.72%
Here34.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents66.2%23.2%4.4%1.9%4.3%
Congregations33.3%26.7%6.7%-33.3%
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: 2
Calhoun County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Calhoun County:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

13.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.3%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
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 1$1,989$23,8685$275
Water Supply 2$4,061$24,3660$0
Totals for Government 3$6,050$24,2005$275

Morgan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($43.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($38.34)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($33.41)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($28.48)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($15.33)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($15.33)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($6.02)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($4.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.55)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($3.29)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.64)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($1.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $64,000 ($35.05)

Morgan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $79,000 ($43.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($40.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($9.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,000 ($2.19)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $118,000 ($64.62)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $53,000 ($29.03)
    Public Utilities: $23,000 ($12.60)
    Property: $14,000 ($7.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $7,000 ($3.83)
    NEC: $4,000 ($2.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $166,000 ($90.91)

5.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
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 Dougherty County, GA  0.87% ($20,467 average AGI)
from Early County, GA  0.75% ($14,462)


7.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
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 Dougherty County, GA  1.98% ($20,371 average AGI)
to Early County, GA  0.85% ($17,067)
to Randolph County, GA  0.62% ($20,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morgan:

  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morgan:

  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWXC (90.7 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LAMAD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGC (107.7 FM; SASSER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJAD (103.5 FM; LEESBURG, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZIQ (106.5 FM; SMITHVILLE, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WBBK-FM (93.1 FM; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS OF SW GA)
  • WJIZ-FM (96.3 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W207AW (89.3 FM; CUTHBERT, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Morgan:

  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W08DM (Channel 8; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CZ (Channel 34; ALBANY, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BL (Channel 45; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CQ (Channel 51; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKL-LP (Channel 35; ALBANY, GA; Owner: GWENDOLYN BOONE)

Morgan fatal accident list:

Jul 18, 2004 03:50 AM, 78, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morgan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Dickey Rd At Cheney Community (Lat: 31.612111 Lon: -84.647417), Call Sign: KNGK236, Licensee ID: L00669596
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2003, Expiration Date: 04/19/2013
    Registrant: Jimmy Cheney, Rt 1 Box 87, Edison, GA 31746
  • 3 Mi W Of Hwy 41 On County Rd (Lat: 31.597389 Lon: -84.645194), Call Sign: KNHS265, Licensee ID: L00765780
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2004, Expiration Date: 12/02/2013
    Registrant: Waylan Cheney, 1847 Haynes Rd, Edison, GA 39846, Phone: (770) 835-2390

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GE MORGAN, Georgia Highway 45 (Lat: 31.535861 Lon: -84.627861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPZ561
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/27/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • MORGAN, Georgia Highway 45 (Lat: 31.535861 Lon: -84.627861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQW246
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 03/13/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Morgan, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James773.6 years
William772.2 years
John675.5 years
Annie678.3 years
Lucy488.2 years
Fannie479.0 years
Mamie489.5 years
Charlie476.8 years
Willie473.5 years
Helen375.4 years
Most common last names in Morgan, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1072.5 years
Brown973.9 years
Riley882.1 years
Kendrick773.1 years
Morris779.7 years
Clements684.0 years
Aycock571.2 years
Frost563.6 years
Paul577.0 years
Jones579.6 years

Morgan on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
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