Payne, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 199 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.8%
Males: 85  (43.1%)
Females: 114  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip code: 31204

Estimated median household income in 2017: $19,920 (it was $20,313 in 2000)
Payne:

$19,920
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,368 (it was $15,109 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $38,755 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Payne:

$38,755
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $33,474; detached houses: $33,560

Median gross rent in 2017: $536.

March 2019 cost of living index in Payne: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 53.6%
(31.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Payne, GA (2010)
    • 14265.1%Black alone
    • 7032.1%White alone
    • 31.4%Two or more races
    • 31.4%Hispanic
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.04 square miles.

Population density: 5,090 people per square mile   (average).

Payne, Georgia map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Georgia:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $325 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (2.0 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (75.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (659.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Macon, GA (1.4 miles ),
Lizella, GA (2.6 miles ),
Swift Creek, GA (2.7 miles ),
Rutland, GA (3.0 miles ),
Gray-Griswold, GA (3.4 miles ),
Gray, GA (3.7 miles ),
Byron, GA (3.8 miles ),
Culloden-Bolingbroke, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 32.85 N, Longitude: 83.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 478

Distribution of median household income in Payne, GA in 2017

Payne satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Payne, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (17.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (18.8%)
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (9.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.3%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Utilities (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (16.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (16.2%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.8%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.1%)
Most common occupations in Payne, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (21.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (16.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (10.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)

Average climate in Payne, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.4. This is about average.

City:

73.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.708. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.708
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00153
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Payne-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Payne city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Payne-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 98.6 miles away from Payne 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 159.7 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 210.6 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 242.3 miles away from Payne center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from Payne center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bibb County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Payne:

  • BEL ARBOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MACON, GA)
  • BEL ARBOR HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MACON, GA)
  • COLISEUM NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; MACON, GA)
  • MEDICAL MANAGEMENT HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MACON, GA)
  • MEMORIAL INTERMEDIATE CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MACON, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF MACON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MACON, GA)
  • HOSPICE CARE OPTIONS, INC. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MACON, GA)

Amtrak station near Payne:

  • 3 miles: MACON (GREYHOUND STA., 65 SPRING ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Payne:

  • Mercer University (about 3 miles; Macon, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,297)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 5 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 22 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 26 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 31 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Gordon State College (about 31 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 31 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)

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Bibb 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:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Payne:

Marital status in Payne, GA
  • Never married: 65.7%
  • Now married: 12.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Payne:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Payne, GA (based on Bibb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,855134
Black Protestant17,20952
Mainline Protestant16,43534
Catholic6,1533
Other3,00610
Orthodox2002
None61,689-
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: 39
Here:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Bibb County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Bibb County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Bibb County:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
This county:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Bibb County:

30.8%
Georgia:

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

12.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Payne:

43.4%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.9%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Payne:

30.4
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Payne:

54.2%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Payne:

85.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Payne, 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 Government Administration 0$0 1$496
Totals for Government 0$0 1$496

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($170.85)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($165.83)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($110.55)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($45.23)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($45.23)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($25.13)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($20.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,000 ($60.30)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,000 ($140.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($75.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($10.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($211.06)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($125.63)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $14,000 ($70.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($50.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($15.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($15.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($10.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,000 ($201.01)

6.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
Bibb County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Houston County, GA  0.84% ($35,841 average AGI)
from Jones County, GA  0.51% ($27,745)
from Monroe County, GA  0.35% ($53,906)


7.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Bibb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Houston County, GA  1.07% ($38,206 average AGI)
to Jones County, GA  0.53% ($34,374)
to Monroe County, GA  0.43% ($75,717)

Strongest AM radio stations in Payne:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNEX (1400 AM; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: RADIO PEACH, INC)
  • WDDO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WBML (900 AM; 2 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: WBML, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEN (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Payne:

  • W282AE (104.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMKS (92.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W203BH (88.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBV (101.7 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • W202BA (88.3 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMGB (95.1 FM; MONTEZUMA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Payne:

  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Payne, GA
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Payne, GA
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 44.2%Utility gas


Payne compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
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