For population 25 years and over in Oconee:
For population 15 years and over in Oconee city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (40.6 miles , pop. 97,255).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (104.5 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (657.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Toomsboro, GA (2.8 miles ), Tennille, GA (3.2 miles ), Deepstep, GA (3.4 miles) , Sandersville, GA (3.5 miles ), Irwinton, GA (3.6 miles ), Harrison, GA (3.7 miles ), Balls Ferry, GA (3.8 miles) , McIntyre, GA (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 32.86 N, Longitude: 82.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 478
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Oconee (2001):
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+19.1%).
Work and jobs in Oconee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oconee, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oconee-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Oconee city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/30/1953, a category F4 tornado 41.5 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oconee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% 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 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from Oconee center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 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) earthquake occurred 57.7 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 80.5 miles away from Oconee center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 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 Washington County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers in Oconee:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Oconee:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oconee:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.3%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
50 people in other group homes in 2000
Oconee compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oconee city (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oconee government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Oconee government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Oconee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,502 average adjusted gross income)
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:
4.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,814 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Oconee fatal accident list:
Jul 6, 1993 04:17 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 1984 01:48 PM, Oldfitzger, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 1979 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $356,000
Total average daily traffic: 610
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 915
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
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