Offerman, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 440 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 232  (53.0%)
Females: 208  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31556, 31557.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,630 (it was $26,429 in 2000)
Offerman:

$44,630
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,650 (it was $11,393 in 2000)

Offerman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $66,234 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Offerman:

$66,234
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,869; detached houses: $107,401; mobile homes: $25,352

Median gross rent in 2017: $585.

March 2019 cost of living index in Offerman: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.3% for Black residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 14.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Offerman, GA (2010)
    • 33776.4%White alone
    • 5011.3%Black alone
    • 439.8%Hispanic
    • 61.4%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Asian alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: English (11.5%), American (8.3%), Irish (7.6%), European (4.0%), Italian (2.5%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 105 feet

Land area: 3.14 square miles.

Population density: 140 people per square mile   (very low).

Offerman, Georgia map

33 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This city:

6.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $862 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (74.1 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (79.9 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (710.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Patterson, GA (1.5 miles ),
Screven, GA (2.8 miles ),
Bristol, GA (2.8 miles ),
Blackshear, GA (3.3 miles ),
Hoboken, GA (4.0 miles ),
Nahunta, GA (4.0 miles ),
Surrency-Thornton, GA (4.1 miles ),
Sunnyside, GA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 31.41 N, Longitude: 82.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $365,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Offerman, GA residents
Average permit cost in Offerman, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in Offerman, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (26.7%)
  • Wood products (10.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (39.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Wood products (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Wood products (22.4%)
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.3%)
  • Apparel (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Offerman, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (11.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.9%)
  • Construction laborers (7.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (16.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (10.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Child care workers (6.1%)

Average climate in Offerman, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Offerman-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the Offerman city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Offerman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% 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 171.8 miles away from Offerman center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 154.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 145.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.9 miles away from Offerman center
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 449.6 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 295.3 miles away from Offerman 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 Pierce County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Offerman:

  • PIERCE CO NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BLACKSHEAR, GA)

Amtrak station near Offerman:

  • 20 miles: JESUP (176 N.W. BROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Offerman:

  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 42 miles; Brunswick, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,447)
  • South Georgia State College (about 44 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 69 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 72 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 73 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 74 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • Savannah State University (about 76 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Offerman - Big Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Offerman include: Offerman Baptist Church (A), Offerman Church of God (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Pierce 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:

2.8 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Offerman:

Marital status in Offerman, GA
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Offerman:

  • High school or higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Offerman, GA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,06532
Mainline Protestant9177
Black Protestant1262
Other--
None7,650-
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: 4
Pierce County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pierce County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Pierce County:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

30.2%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pierce County:

9.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Offerman:

43.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Offerman:

37.2%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Offerman:

25.2%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Offerman:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

49.6%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Offerman, 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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,116
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,416

Offerman government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $38,000 ($86.36)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($43.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($29.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($27.27)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($15.91)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($9.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $21,000 ($47.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,000 ($38.64)

Offerman government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000 ($127.27)
    General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($127.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($6.82)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $28,000 ($63.64)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $21,000 ($47.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($9.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($4.55)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.27)

Offerman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $358,000 ($813.64)

Strongest AM radio stations in Offerman:

  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGIG (1440 AM; 5 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WSFN (790 AM; 3 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Offerman:

  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKUB (105.1 FM; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWUF (97.7 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFO-FM (105.5 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Offerman:

  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W54CW (Channel 54; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Offerman fatal accident list:

Jun 21, 2004 05:25 AM, Us-84 (Sr 38), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 1997 07:17 PM, 38, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 1995 10:14 AM, Sr38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 1991 01:45 PM, Sr38, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.6mTotal length
  • $190,000Total costs
  • 4,310Total average daily traffic
  • 43Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,465Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Offerman)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Substation On Tyre Bridge Rd 2.6 Mi W Of Patterson (Lat: 32.423500 Lon: -82.145111), Call Sign: KZH797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/1999, Expiration Date: 07/27/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2002, Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8281, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • OFFERMAN, Substation On Tyre Bridge Rd 2.6 Mi N Patterson Ga (Lat: 31.422694 Lon: -82.144278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WNTZ501,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+23 more), Grant Date: 06/25/2010, Expiration Date: 09/06/2020, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • OFFERMAN, 7118 Hwy 84 (Ga11622-S) (Lat: 31.405528 Lon: -82.118472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125.6 m, Call Sign: WQZB508,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/28/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • STATION, Substation On Tyre Bridge Rd 2.6 Mi W Patterson Ga (Lat: 31.422694 Lon: -82.144278), Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WLQ95,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2141.20 MHz, 1955.00 MHz, 1915.00 MHz, 1935.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/1996, Expiration Date: 07/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/16/1997, Phone: (404) 526-3808

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Offerman, GA
  • 95.7%Electricity
  • 3.1%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Offerman, GA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Offerman compared to Georgia state average:

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