Parrott, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 136 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.8%
 
Males: 69  (51.1%)
Females: 67  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

63.7 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip code: 39877

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,636 (it was $24,167 in 2000)
Parrott:

$35,636
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,238 (it was $16,170 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $56,148 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Parrott:

$56,148
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $60,581; detached houses: $70,504; mobile homes: $31,740
March 2019 cost of living index in Parrott: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.5%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Parrott, GA (2010)
    • 9157.6%White alone
    • 6641.8%Black alone
    • 10.6%Hispanic



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Parrott, Georgia as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Parrott is 45 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (33.3%), English (11.9%), Dutch (3.6%), European (2.4%), Irish (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 469 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 174 people per square mile   (very low).

Parrott, Georgia map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Parrott town:

0.7% ($319)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Dougherty, GA (28.6 miles , pop. 59,680).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (108.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (662.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Weston, GA (2.9 miles),
Dawson, GA (3.0 miles ),
Bronwood, GA (3.1 miles ),
Shellman, GA (3.3 miles ),
Preston, GA (3.4 miles ),
Plains, GA (3.4 miles ),
Benevolence, GA (3.7 miles ),
Smithville, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 31.89 N, Longitude: 84.51 W

Area code: 229

Distribution of median household income in Parrott, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Parrott, GA in 2019

Parrott satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.1%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Parrott, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Food (16.0%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (9.3%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (30.8%)
  • Public administration (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.3%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (27.8%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (19.4%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Paper (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Parrott, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (19.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.3%)
  • Bus drivers (8.3%)

Average climate in Parrott, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Parrott-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Parrott town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F3 tornado 2.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused $111 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parrott-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 180.3 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) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from Parrott 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 190.9 miles away from Parrott center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 264.3 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 Terrell County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parrott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Parrott:

  • TERRELL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DAWSON, GA)
  • LILLIAN G CARTER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PLAINS, GA)
  • LILLIAN G CARTER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PLAINS, GA)
  • FOUR COUNTY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RICHLAND, GA)
  • STEWART WEBSTER HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; RICHLAND, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parrott:

  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 21 miles; Americus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Darton State College (about 28 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 31 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 32 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Columbus State University (about 49 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 51 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 58 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Parrott Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Parrott: Macedonia Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Parrott:

Marital status in Parrott, GA
  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Parrott:

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Parrott, GA (based on Terrell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,80516
Black Protestant1,1249
Mainline Protestant7159
Other252-
Catholic--
None4,419-
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
This county:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Terrell County:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Terrell County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

14.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.8%
Georgia:

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

12.8%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Parrott:

40.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Parrott:

31.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Parrott:

21.5%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Parrott:

16.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Parrott:

41.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

46.3%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Parrott, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,019
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,019

Parrott government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($7.35)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($176.47)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($132.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($80.88)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($51.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($44.12)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($22.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($22.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($7.35)

Parrott government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($95.59)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($95.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($95.59)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($80.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($7.35)
    Rents: $1,000 ($7.35)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($147.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($36.76)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $10,000 ($73.53)
    Property: $9,000 ($66.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($58.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($29.41)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($14.71)

Parrott government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $206,000 ($1514.71)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parrott:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parrott:

  • WDEC-FM (94.7 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: SUMTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZIQ (106.5 FM; SMITHVILLE, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWXC (90.7 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LAMAD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJIZ-FM (96.3 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAD (103.5 FM; LEESBURG, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGC (107.7 FM; SASSER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISK-FM (98.7 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: SUMTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W207AW (89.3 FM; CUTHBERT, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Parrott:

  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34CZ (Channel 34; ALBANY, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBKL-LP (Channel 35; ALBANY, GA; Owner: GWENDOLYN BOONE)

Parrott fatal accident list:

Jan 18, 2019 08:39 PM, Sr-520, Mill Road, Lat: 31.894347, Lon: -84.513469, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 2017 12:45 AM, Sr-520, Lat: 31.893269, Lon: -84.512567, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 2010 03:45 AM, Jones Rd, Busby Rd, Lat: 31.843381, Lon: -84.488308, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 26, 1998 00:55 AM, Sr-520, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 13, 1981 00:35 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.1mTotal length
  • $550,000Total costs
  • 490Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 735Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Parrott)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi N Of (Lat: 31.937639 Lon: -84.554083), Overall height: 310.9 m, Call Sign: WMG377, Licensee ID: L00016022,
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.875 MHz, 946.125 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2004, Registrant: Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission, 260 14th St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30318-5360

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI4HLO, Licensee ID: L00932616, Grant Date: 10/25/2004, Expiration Date: 10/25/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2016, Certifier: Rick L Dooling, Registrant: Rick L Dooling, 450 Kirksey Rd, Parrott, GA 39877

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CHALLENGER CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 453G , Serial Number: CH2-0988-W-0361, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2012
    Registrant (Individual): John D Martin, Po Box 36, Parrott, GA 39877
  • Aircraft: TERRY CLARENCE HARRELL RAF2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8999 , Serial Number: H2-04-15-610, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Terry C Harrell, 541 Harrell Rd, Parrott, GA 39877



Parrott compared to Georgia state average:

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