Pelham, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 3,466 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.0%
 
Males: 1,425  (41.1%)
Females: 2,041  (58.9%)
Median resident age:

31.1 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31779.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,915 (it was $20,040 in 2000)
Pelham:

$32,915
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,908 (it was $10,703 in 2000)

Pelham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,142 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Pelham:

$85,142
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $141,550; detached houses: $144,939; mobile homes: $98,797

Median gross rent in 2019: $601.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pelham: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.8%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Pelham, GA (2019)
    • 2,25562.3%Black alone
    • 1,27935.3%White alone
    • 722.0%Hispanic
    • 140.4%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Pelham, Georgia as of October 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pelham is 53 to 1.


Crime rates in Pelham by year

Type

2007

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(85.4)
1
(28.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(76.9)
3
(76.0)
1
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(153.8)
3
(76.0)
5
(127.1)
1
(26.0)
3
(77.0)
3
(78.5)
2
(54.5)
3
(83.2)
5
(142.4)
4
(115.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(794.5)
12
(303.9)
9
(228.7)
4
(103.8)
7
(179.6)
7
(183.1)
3
(81.8)
6
(166.3)
23
(655.1)
14
(403.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(999.5)
33
(835.7)
29
(737.0)
19
(493.1)
33
(846.8)
33
(863.2)
15
(408.8)
23
(637.6)
50
(1,424)
24
(690.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
168
(4,305)
186
(4,710)
137
(3,482)
141
(3,659)
89
(2,284)
90
(2,354)
62
(1,690)
33
(914.9)
62
(1,766)
116
(3,339)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(51.3)
5
(126.6)
9
(228.7)
4
(103.8)
2
(51.3)
9
(235.4)
4
(109.0)
9
(249.5)
7
(199.4)
10
(287.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(86.4)
City-Data.com crime index564.1401.4313.3217.8234.3233.6192.2159.4530.9400.7

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Crime rate in Pelham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: Irish (8.7%), American (6.4%), English (3.7%), Welsh (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 365 feet

Land area: 4.05 square miles.

Population density: 856 people per square mile   (low).

Pelham, Georgia map

42 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,553 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,178 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Dougherty, GA (31.3 miles , pop. 59,680).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (151.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (676.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Meigs, GA (2.3 miles ),
Spence, GA (2.6 miles ),
Camilla, GA (2.8 miles ),
Ochlocknee, GA (3.5 miles ),
Sale City, GA (3.5 miles ),
Lime Sink, GA (3.6 miles ),
Branchville, GA (3.7 miles ),
Newton, GA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 31.13 N, Longitude: 84.15 W

Area code: 229

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

Pelham satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Pelham, GA residents
Average permit cost in Pelham, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in Pelham, GA
Historical housing units in Pelham, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +187 (+4.7%).
Most common industries in Pelham, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.9%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Food (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Food (14.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Apparel (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Pelham, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)

Average climate in Pelham, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pelham-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Pelham city center killed 11 people and injured 175 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 3/20/2003, a category F3 tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 200 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pelham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 20% smaller 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 184.7 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 213.3 miles away from Pelham center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 248.2 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 240.3 miles away from Pelham center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 265.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 248.2 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 Mitchell County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pelham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pelham:

  • PELHAM PARKWAY NH (608 DOGWOOD DR NE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pelham:

  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CAMILLA, GA)
  • MITCHELL COUNTY NURSING HOMES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CAMILLA, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pelham:

  • Bainbridge State College (about 28 miles; Bainbridge, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,308)
  • Albany Technical College (about 30 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 31 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Darton State College (about 32 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 45 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Florida State University (about 49 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 49 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

Public high school in Pelham:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pelham:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pelham: Pelham Fire Department (A), Pelham City Hall (B), Carnegie Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pelham include: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Church of God Holiness (B), East Pelham Missionary Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Primitive Baptist Church (E), Hand Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church South (F), Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church (G), Mothers Memorial Presbyterian Church (H), Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Donnie Cochran - Solider, Don Griffin - Football player.

Mitchell 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:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Pelham in 2010:

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Pelham in 2000:

  • 139 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Pelham (2011 data):

  • Pelham Banking Company: at 180 Mathewson Ave, branch established on 1910/01/01; Drive-In Facility at 518 Church Street, branch established on 1979/05/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.9 mil, Deposits: $51.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Pbc Bancshares, Inc.
  • Family Bank: at 134 Hand Avenue, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $87.4 mil, Deposits: $79.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Bank of Camilla: Pelham Branch at 127 West Railroad Street, branch established on 2001/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.5 mil, Deposits: $89.1 mil, headquarters in Camilla, GA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Camilla Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pelham:

Marital status in Pelham, GA
  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Pelham:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pelham
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pelham, GA (based on Mitchell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91132
Black Protestant1,92810
Mainline Protestant1,1729
Catholic2591
Other41
None11,224-
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: 13
Mitchell County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Mitchell County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Mitchell County:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Mitchell County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.7%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Mitchell County:

33.3%
Georgia:

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

12.7%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.6%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Pelham:

29.4
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.1%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pelham:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Pelham:

34.7%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Pelham:

49.1%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Pelham:

77.9%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pelham, 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
Police Protection - Officers 13$38,808$35,8232$2,050
Firefighters 7$33,515$57,4542$618
Financial Administration 6$12,639$25,2780$0
Water Supply 5$13,379$32,1101$1,227
Streets and Highways 3$7,413$29,6525$4,274
Other and Unallocable 2$6,049$36,2941$1,160
Gas Supply 2$3,627$21,7620$0
Police - Other 2$4,207$25,2421$1,116
Solid Waste Management 2$3,990$23,9400$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,754$76,5247$3,321
Sewerage 1$3,175$38,1001$1,457
Totals for Government 45$139,558$37,21520$15,223

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,185,000 ($341.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,011,000 ($291.69)
    Financial Administration: $888,000 ($256.20)
    Water Utilities: $469,000 ($135.31)
    Sewerage: $419,000 ($120.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $323,000 ($93.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000 ($76.46)
    Central Staff Services: $208,000 ($60.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($11.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000 ($46.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $287,000 ($82.80)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $884,000 ($255.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $499,000 ($143.97)
    Other: $30,000 ($8.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $667,000 ($192.44)
    Sale of Property: $222,000 ($64.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $76,000 ($21.93)
    Rents: $74,000 ($21.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($4.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $410,000 ($118.29)
    Gas Utilities: $362,000 ($104.44)
    Electric Utilities: $3,000 ($0.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $249,000 ($71.84)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($1.15)
  • Tax - Property: $876,000 ($252.74)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $243,000 ($70.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $202,000 ($58.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $104,000 ($30.01)
    Other: $54,000 ($15.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000 ($7.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $25,000 ($7.21)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.31)

Pelham government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,053,000 ($1169.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,643,000 ($1051.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000 ($118.29)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $659,000 ($190.13)
    Beginning: $659,000 ($190.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $804,000 ($231.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000 ($1.15)

5.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($29,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dougherty County, GA  1.13% ($29,077 average AGI)
from Grady County, GA  0.55% ($33,395)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.54% ($21,243)


6.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($25,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dougherty County, GA  1.29% ($23,090 average AGI)
to Thomas County, GA  0.59% ($29,537)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.56% ($23,487)
Businesses in Pelham, GA
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Rite Aid1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pelham:

  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRA (790 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, GA; Owner: LOVETT BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pelham:

  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQVE (105.5 FM; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pelham:

  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W02CE (Channel 2; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: MITCHELL COUNTY TELEVISION)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W02CI (Channel 2; CAIRO/THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CEE, INC.)
Pelham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Pelham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • $2,397,000Total costs
  • 6,120Total average daily traffic
  • 166Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,180Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of reported fires - 88 took place in 2010, and the least - 17 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pelham, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.3%), and Structure Fires (41.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pelham, GA
    • 34742.3%Outside Fires
    • 33841.2%Structure Fires
    • 10813.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 273.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pelham, GA
Most common first names in Pelham, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8072.9 years
John7273.6 years
William6874.1 years
Mary5581.3 years
Willie5572.7 years
Annie4081.5 years
Robert3572.3 years
Ruby2581.0 years
Henry2271.0 years
Charlie2274.5 years
Most common last names in Pelham, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis5673.4 years
Williams5672.0 years
Palmer4476.4 years
Smith4178.1 years
Jones3873.3 years
Godwin3778.2 years
Johnson3472.7 years
Thomas3271.2 years
Humphries3074.2 years
Pollock2974.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pelham, GA
  • 81.5%Electricity
  • 14.7%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pelham, GA
  • 70.3%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Pelham compared to Georgia state average:

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

Pelham on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
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