Payne, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 215 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.8%
Males: 106  (49.3%)
Females: 109  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  27.7 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 31204

Estimated median household income in 2013: $11,367 (it was $20,313 in 2000)
Payne:

$11,367
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,379 (it was $15,109 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,000 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Payne:

$83,000
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $73,254; Detached houses: $74,005

Median gross rent in 2013: $557.

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  • Races in Payne, GA (2010)

    Payne races chart
    • 14265.1%Black alone
    • 7032.1%White alone
    • 31.4%Two or more races
    • 31.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Payne: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (7.8%), English (5.2%), Irish (4.6%), Subsaharan African (3.9%), Scottish (1.3%), West Indian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.04 square miles.

Population density: 5,499 people per square mile   (average).

Payne, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Payne:

  • High school or higher: 67.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Payne city:

  • Never married: 54.0%
  • Now married: 9.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 19.6%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $328 (1.4%)

Payne satellite photo by USGS

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

Payne household income distribution Payne home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (29%)
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Payne, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 159.7 miles away from Payne 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 the city 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 Payne center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from the city 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.7. This is about average.

City:

81.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.17
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00284. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00284
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 70.9%
(55.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Payne compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Georgia average:

12.6

Payne travel time to work - commute Payne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (48%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Payne city (based on Bibb County data)

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
Bibb County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Bibb County:

30.8%
Georgia:

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

12.1%
State:

14.6%
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 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($18.60)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($13.95)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($83.72)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($69.77)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($55.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($51.16)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($23.26)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($18.60)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($18.60)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($9.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($9.30)

Payne government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($32.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($23.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($69.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.65)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($51.16)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($51.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($27.91)
    NEC: $6,000 ($27.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($23.26)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($23.26)

Payne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,000 ($111.63)

6.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
Bibb County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houston County, GA  0.90% ($30,954 average AGI)
from Jones County, GA  0.56% ($27,016)
from Fulton County, GA  0.30% ($28,280)


7.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($106 average AGI)
Bibb County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houston County, GA  0.95% ($31,685 average AGI)
to Jones County, GA  0.55% ($29,427)
to Monroe County, GA  0.39% ($44,831)

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)
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