Moultrie, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 14,160 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 6,824  (48.2%)
Females: 7,336  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31771.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,636 (it was $22,193 in 2000)
Moultrie:

$25,636
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,506 (it was $13,657 in 2000)

Moultrie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,398 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Moultrie:

$87,398
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Moultrie: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.0%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.9% for Black residents, 47.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.3% for other race residents, 72.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Moultrie, GA (2017)
    • 7,07148.6%Black alone
    • 4,81233.1%White alone
    • 2,30015.8%Hispanic
    • 2121.5%Asian alone
    • 1401.0%Two or more races
    • 550.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 118 registered sex offenders living in Moultrie, Georgia as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moultrie is 125 to 1.


Crime rates in Moultrie by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(19.7)
6
(39.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.4)
4
(26.5)
1
(6.9)
2
(14.0)
2
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(27.5)
3
(20.9)
2
(13.9)
2
(14.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(39.5)
6
(39.0)
6
(39.2)
7
(45.1)
8
(53.0)
6
(41.5)
8
(55.9)
6
(41.2)
5
(34.0)
2
(13.7)
6
(41.7)
4
(27.8)
8
(56.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
69
(454.0)
51
(331.7)
58
(379.2)
54
(348.1)
44
(291.5)
40
(276.7)
39
(272.5)
33
(226.7)
29
(197.4)
35
(240.6)
40
(278.1)
34
(236.7)
24
(169.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
98
(644.8)
70
(455.3)
70
(457.7)
64
(412.5)
58
(384.3)
43
(297.5)
35
(244.6)
51
(350.4)
39
(265.5)
40
(275.0)
31
(215.5)
32
(222.8)
39
(275.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
326
(2,145)
261
(1,698)
215
(1,406)
320
(2,063)
322
(2,133)
338
(2,338)
237
(1,656)
238
(1,635)
165
(1,123)
145
(996.7)
191
(1,328)
133
(925.9)
88
(622.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
944
(6,211)
912
(5,932)
865
(5,656)
970
(6,252)
925
(6,129)
845
(5,845)
763
(5,332)
736
(5,057)
806
(5,486)
804
(5,527)
789
(5,485)
669
(4,657)
585
(4,138)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(572.4)
47
(305.7)
26
(170.0)
33
(212.7)
64
(424.0)
32
(221.4)
32
(223.6)
27
(185.5)
26
(177.0)
21
(144.3)
30
(208.6)
28
(194.9)
34
(240.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(26.3)
17
(110.6)
8
(52.3)
8
(51.6)
3
(19.9)
4
(27.7)
9
(62.9)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)780.6680.4588.0647.4688.1604.7550.4530.2451.8495.5530.7432.4408.0

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City-data.com crime index in Moultrie, GA

Crime rate in Moultrie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (15.9%), English (2.9%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles.

Population density: 997 people per square mile   (low).

Moultrie, Georgia map

1,509 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America).

This city:

10.4%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,249 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $860 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (36.3 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (139.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (698.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Riverside, GA (1.2 miles),
Funston, GA (2.4 miles ),
Norman Park, GA (3.0 miles ),
Ellenton, GA (3.4 miles ),
Berlin, GA (3.4 miles ),
Coolidge, GA (3.5 miles ),
Doerun, GA (3.6 miles ),
Pavo, GA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.17 N, Longitude: 83.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,443 (+44.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,478 (66.5%)

Area code: 229

Distribution of median household income in Moultrie, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Moultrie, GA in 2017
Moultrie satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $189,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Moultrie, GA residents
Average permit cost in Moultrie, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Moultrie, GA
Historical housing units in Moultrie, GA
Most common industries in Moultrie, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Apparel (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Apparel (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Moultrie, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)

Average climate in Moultrie, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Moultrie-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Moultrie city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moultrie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 381.6 miles away from Moultrie center
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 201.6 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 206.5 miles away from Moultrie 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 253.7 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 255.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Colquitt County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moultrie topographic map

Main business address for: SOUTHWEST GEORGIA FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), ABC BANCORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Moultrie:

  • COLQUITT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 3131 THOMASVILLE HWY BOX 40)
  • SOUTHERNCARE MOULTRIE (412 1ST STREET SE)
  • TURNING POINT CARE CENTER (319 BYPASS PO BOX 1177)
  • TURNING POINT HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 3015 VETERANS PARKWAY)

Nursing Homes in Moultrie:

  • AGAPE HEALTH AND REHAB OF MOULTRIE, LLC (101 COBBLESTONE TRACE, SE)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE AT SUNRISE (2709 S MAIN STREET)
  • MOULTRIE REST AWHILE NH INC (2015 1ST AV SE BOX 1823)
  • SUNRISE NH OF GA INC (2709 S MAIN ST)
  • UNIHEALTH MAGNOLIA MANOR SOUTH (3003 VETERANS PARKWAY S)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - MOULTRIE (233 SUNSET CIRCLE)

Dialysis Facilities in Moultrie:

  • COLQUITT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER DIALYSIS (449 31ST AVENUE SE)
  • MOULTRIE DIALYSIS CENTER (2419 S MAIN STREET)

Home Health Centers in Moultrie:

  • COLQUITT REGIONAL HOME CARE (2516 5TH AVE SE)

Airports located in Moultrie:

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College/University in Moultrie:

  • Moultrie Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,493; Location: 800 Veterans Parkway North; Public; Website: www.moultrietech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moultrie:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 27 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 33 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Albany State University (about 35 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 36 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Valdosta State University (about 37 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Darton State College (about 39 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 49 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)

Public high schools in Moultrie:

Private high school in Moultrie:

  • LIBERTY FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 634 COOK RD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Moultrie:

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Library in Moultrie:

  • MOULTRIE-COLQUITT COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $788,991; Location: 204 5TH STREET SE; 125,259 books; 1,455 audio materials; 1,324 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Moultrie: Colquitt County Volunteer Firefighters Association Station 91 (A), Moultrie Fire Department Station 1 (B), Withers Auditorium (C), Moultrie-Colquitt County Library (D), Moultrie City Hall (E), Moultrie Arts Center (F), Colquitt County Jail (G), Colquitt County Health Center (H), Colquitt County Courthouse (I), Carnegie Library of Moultrie (J), Moultrie Fire Department Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Moultrie Plaza Shopping Center (1), Sunset Plaza Shopping Center (2), The Market Place Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Moultrie include: SOUTHWEST GEORGIA FINANCIAL CORP (A), ABC BANCORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Moultrie include: First Church of the Nazarene (A), First Baptist Church (B), Eastside Baptist Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Church of God (E), Church of Christ (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), Assembly of God Tabernacle (H), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Strong Cemetery (1), West View Cemetery (2), Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: ODOM Ellen Payne LIBR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 204 5th Street Southeast) (1), Museum of Colquitt CTNY History (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 500 4th Avenue Southeast) (2), Kissel Rides & Shows (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1211 1st Street Northeast) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Barber Tucker House (704 3rd Street Southwest) (1), Country Hearth Inn & Suites (1713 1st Avenue Southeast) (2), Best Western Expo Inn (1300 Veterans Boulevard) (3), Hampton Inn Moultrie- GA (441 East Bypass Northeast) (4), Hampton Inn Moultrie (441 E Bypass NE) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Georgia State Government - Clerk Of Superior Court (Courthouse) (1), Colquitt County - Magistrate Court (Courthouse Annex) (2), Georgia State Government - Judge Of Superior Court (Courthouse Annex) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ray Goff - Football coach, Anthony Maddox - Player of and football, Antonio Edwards - Football player, Bill Hall (catcher) - Baseball player, Dennis Powell - Baseball player, Freddie Burdette - Baseball player, J. T. Turner - Football player, John Glenn (1960s outfielder) - Baseball player, Nate Lewis - Football player, R. C. Stevens - Baseball player.

Colquitt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Moultrie in 2010:

  • 266 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 217 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 189 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Moultrie in 2000:

  • 198 people in state prisons
  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 37 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 35 people in other group homes
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Moultrie (2011 data):

  • Ameris Bank: Messenger Service, at 225 South Main Street, Sunset Branch, Quitman Highway Branch. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • Southwest Georgia Bank: at 201 First Street S. E., branch established on 1928/01/03; Federal Branch at 25 Second Avenue, S.W., branch established on 1990/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $305.0 mil, Deposits: $249.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Moultrie Branch at 300 South Main Street, branch established on 1896/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Colony Bank: Moultrie Branch at 621 East By-Pass N.E., branch established on 2000/08/01. Info updated 2011/04/20: Bank assets: $1,192.8 mil, Deposits: $1,001.0 mil, headquarters in Fitzgerald, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Colony Bankcorp, Inc.
  • Commercial Banking Company: Moultrie Branch at 419 B. South Main Street, branch established on 2005/11/07. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $199.0 mil, Deposits: $152.9 mil, headquarters in Valdosta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Moultrie Wal-Mart Branch at 641 Veterans Parkway South, branch established on 1997/11/08. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • The Trust Bank: Moultrie Branch at 2424 Tallokas Drive, branch established on 2000/11/06. Info updated 2010/01/05: Bank assets: $30.0 mil, Deposits: $26.9 mil, headquarters in Lenox, GA, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Trust Holding Company, Inc.
  • South Georgia Banking Company: Moultrie Branch at 410 Lane Street, branch established on 2000/04/01. Info updated 2007/01/09: Bank assets: $346.7 mil, Deposits: $301.6 mil, headquarters in Omega, GA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: South Georgia Bank Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Moultrie:

Marital status in Moultrie, GA
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

For population 25 years and over in Moultrie:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Moultrie
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moultrie, GA (based on Colquitt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,87073
Mainline Protestant1,70312
Catholic1,3001
Black Protestant8947
Other5262
None19,205-
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: 16
Colquitt County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Colquitt County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Colquitt County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Moultrie:

29.4
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Moultrie:

51.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moultrie, 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
Firefighters 43$124,726$34,8070$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$135,951$42,9320$0
Financial Administration 31$83,917$32,4840$0
Electric Power 22$78,539$42,8390$0
Solid Waste Management 18$46,175$30,7830$0
Sewerage 16$36,022$27,0170$0
Other and Unallocable 15$53,756$43,0052$1,798
Streets and Highways 12$29,555$29,5550$0
Other Government Administration 9$35,183$46,9117$3,550
Water Supply 8$17,006$25,5090$0
Gas Supply 6$16,820$33,6400$0
Parks and Recreation 6$20,754$41,5084$1,300
Police - Other 5$11,318$27,1630$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,636$27,8163$4,717
Fire - Other 1$2,458$29,4960$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,573$42,8760$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 233$700,389$36,07216$11,365

Moultrie government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $1,083,000 ($76.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $889,000 ($62.78)
    Air Transportation: $335,000 ($23.66)
    General - Other: $167,000 ($11.79)
    Gas Utilities: $52,000 ($3.67)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($1.13)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($0.78)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $18,816,000 ($1328.81)
    General - Other: $4,315,000 ($304.73)
    Police Protection: $2,956,000 ($208.76)
    Gas Utilities: $2,773,000 ($195.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,673,000 ($188.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,229,000 ($157.42)
    Regular Highways: $2,033,000 ($143.57)
    Water Utilities: $2,017,000 ($142.44)
    Sewerage: $1,345,000 ($94.99)
    Central Staff Services: $1,215,000 ($85.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $866,000 ($61.16)
    Financial Administration: $514,000 ($36.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $448,000 ($31.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $331,000 ($23.38)
    General Public Buildings: $274,000 ($19.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $249,000 ($17.58)
    Air Transportation: $209,000 ($14.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $585,000 ($41.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $163,000 ($11.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($23.31)
    Regular Highways: $329,000 ($23.23)
    Police Protection: $240,000 ($16.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($2.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($1.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000 ($1.69)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($0.92)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($0.56)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.56)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($0.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,996,000 ($635.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($11.94)

Moultrie government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,812,000 ($410.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,766,000 ($195.34)
    Sewerage: $2,155,000 ($152.19)
    Air Transportation: $518,000 ($36.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($11.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $282,000 ($19.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,049,000 ($144.70)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($1.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $528,000 ($37.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $286,000 ($20.20)
    Sale of Property: $113,000 ($7.98)
    Royalties: $5,000 ($0.35)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.28)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $23,233,000 ($1640.75)
    Water Utilities: $3,233,000 ($228.32)
    Gas Utilities: $2,241,000 ($158.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,117,000 ($78.88)
    Highways: $101,000 ($7.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000 ($5.01)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - Property: $3,142,000 ($221.89)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $668,000 ($47.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $540,000 ($38.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $538,000 ($37.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $425,000 ($30.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $185,000 ($13.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $67,000 ($4.73)
    Other License: $58,000 ($4.10)

Moultrie government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,368,000 ($1367.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,272,000 ($1219.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,096,000 ($148.02)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $934,000 ($65.96)
    Beginning: $810,000 ($57.20)

Moultrie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,468,000 ($174.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,333,000 ($2354.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $582,000 ($41.10)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($29,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Thomas County, GA  0.54% ($25,882 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  0.53% ($30,867)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.34% ($35,979)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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 Thomas County, GA  0.45% ($30,047 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  0.44% ($26,730)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.35% ($28,408)
Businesses in Moultrie, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS7
Hardee's1Vans1
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Moultrie:

  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHBS (1400 AM; 1 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: CHRIST IN YOU THE HOPE OF GLORY CHURCH, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moultrie:

  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; ADEL, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRXZ (106.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WZBN (102.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Moultrie:

  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Moultrie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 463ft / 141mTotal length
  • $24,212,000Total costs
  • 135,640Total average daily traffic
  • 3,266Total average daily truck traffic
  • 203,460Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Moultrie, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Moultrie, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Moultrie)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 187 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Moultrie, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moultrie)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Moultrie)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 223. The highest number of reported fires - 400 took place in 2011, and the least - 128 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Moultrie, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.5%), and Structure Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Moultrie, GA
    • 1,95151.5%Outside Fires
    • 1,17731.0%Structure Fires
    • 61716.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 471.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moultrie, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Moultrie, Georgia:

  • Econo Lodge, 1300 Veterans Pkwy, Moultrie, Georgia 31788 , Phone: (229) 890-8652, Fax: (229) 891-2314
  • Hampton Inn, 441 Hampton Wayne, Moultrie, Georgia 31788 , Phone: (229) 616-7777, Fax: (229) 616-7778
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Moultrie, 850 Veterans Parkway N, Moultrie, Georgia 31788 , Phone: (229) 890-9900, Fax: (229) 890-9995
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moultrie, Georgia
Most common first names in Moultrie, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28971.8 years
John23273.8 years
Mary20677.2 years
William19773.4 years
Willie15571.4 years
Robert11469.2 years
Annie11077.1 years
George9773.0 years
Charles7071.8 years
Thomas6871.2 years
Most common last names in Moultrie, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams12874.2 years
Smith11173.9 years
Johnson10672.7 years
Jones8475.5 years
Murphy7878.4 years
Davis7174.1 years
Tucker6575.5 years
Taylor6576.3 years
Brown6375.0 years
Wilson6171.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moultrie, GA
  • 77.9%Electricity
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moultrie, GA
  • 91.8%Electricity
  • 7.5%Utility gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Moultrie compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Moultrie on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
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