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Population in 2012: 313 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 

Males: 135  (43.2%)
Females: 178  (56.8%)

Median resident age:  38.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31072.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,620 (it was $24,625 in 2000)
Pitts:

$15,620
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,403

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $30,662 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Pitts:

$30,662
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $46,173; Detached houses: $64,651; Mobile homes: $37,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $503.

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  • White alone - 241 (75.3%)
  • Black alone - 75 (23.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pitts: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.1%), English (5.8%), German (2.7%), Scottish (2.2%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 390 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pitts:

  • High school or higher: 39.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pitts city:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 21.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 26.0%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Pitts, Georgia as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pitts to the number of sex offenders is 78 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $300 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $344 (1.1%)

Pitts satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (44.5 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (135.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (718.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Seville, GA (1.9 miles ), Rochelle, GA (2.2 miles ), Rebecca, GA (3.2 miles ), Pineview, GA (3.4 miles ), Arabi, GA (3.7 miles ), Cordele, GA (3.7 miles ), Abbeville, GA (3.7 miles ), Finleyson, GA (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 31.95 N, Longitude: 83.54 W

Area code: 229

Pitts household income distribution Pitts home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.2%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-7.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (36%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Pitts-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Pitts city center injured 28 people and caused $10 million in damages.

On 4/23/1971, a category F3 tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pitts-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from Pitts center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilcox County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Pitts:

  • CROSSVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PINEVIEW, GA)
  • CORDELE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CORDELE, GA)
  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC.- CORDELE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CORDELE, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Pitts, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pitts:

  • Middle Georgia College (about 33 miles; Cochran, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,586)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 33 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 41 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 43 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Albany State University (about 44 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Albany Technical College (about 47 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 47 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)

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

 
Wilcox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 69.4%
(30.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 98.1% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pitts, GA

Pitts compared to Georgia state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Pitts (2011 data):

  • Colony Bank: Pitts Branch at 105 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1989/08/18. Info updated 2011/04/20: Bank assets: $1,192.8 mil, Deposits: $1,001.0 mil, headquarters in Fitzgerald, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Colony Bankcorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pitts city (based on Wilcox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.46%
Here54.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents82.4%9.4%5.1%2.1%1.0%
Congregations66.7%18.2%3.0%3.0%9.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Wilcox County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Wilcox County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.1%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.3%
State:

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

12.7%
Georgia:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$597
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$17
Totals for Government 0$0 8$614

Pitts government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($290.73)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($194.89)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($54.31)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($44.73)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($38.34)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($31.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($19.17)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($12.78)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($9.58)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($9.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $38,000 ($121.41)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($22.36)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($15.97)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($12.78)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($9.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($31.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($19.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($15.97)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($57.51)
    All Other: $3,000 ($9.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($92.65)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($28.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $93,000 ($297.12)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($35.14)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($28.75)
    NEC: $4,000 ($12.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $457,000 ($1460.06)

5.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Crisp County, GA  1.20% ($24,963 average AGI)


6.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ben Hill County, GA  0.89% ($26,600 average AGI)
to Crisp County, GA  0.84% ($24,526)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.44% ($13,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pitts:

  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pitts:

  • WQSY (103.9 FM; HAWKINSVILLE, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXZ (98.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: METRO COM CORP.)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFFM (105.7 FM; ASHBURN, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQIL (101.3 FM; CHAUNCEY, GA; Owner: GSW, INC.)
  • WRDO (96.9 FM; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WUFF-FM (97.5 FM; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)

TV broadcast stations around Pitts:

  • WSST-TV (Channel 55; CORDELE, GA; Owner: SUNBELT-SOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Pitts fatal accident list:

Jun 16, 2003 11:58 AM, Us-280 (Sr 30), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • On Hwy 28 1 Mi W (Lat: 31.955722 Lon: -83.566556), Call Sign: KTY287, Licensee ID: L00011685
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/1998, Expiration Date: 08/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2003
    Registrant: L O Peebles Jr, Rt 1, Pitts, GA 31072
  • 1 Mi W On Hwy 280 (Lat: 31.979333 Lon: -83.498500), Call Sign: WSZ656, Licensee ID: L00011685
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2000, Expiration Date: 04/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2002
    Registrant: L O Peebles Jr, Pitts, GA 31072, Phone: (912) 648-6621
  • Hwy 280 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 31.945722 Lon: -83.533222), Call Sign: WXU713, Licensee ID: L00011685
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/1998, Expiration Date: 08/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2002
    Registrant: L O Peebles Jr, Rt 1, Pitts, GA 31072

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-402 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 1529U , Serial Number: 402-0849, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Timmons, 161 7th Ave W, Pitts, GA 31072
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P206 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2662X , Serial Number: P206-0162, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Charles C Dba Timmons, 161 7th Ave W, Pitts, GA 31072, Other Owners: Dusters Co Aero
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR ACFT CORP OF TEXAS M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6810V , Serial Number: 21-0004, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene A Brown, 9055 Hwy 215, Pitts, GA 31072
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8511E , Serial Number: 7EC-700, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1959
    Registrant (Corporation): Aero Dusters Inc, 161 7th Ave W, Pitts, GA 31072
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8809P , Serial Number: 24-4265, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Jimie J Humphries, 536 Lois Rd, Pitts, GA 31072
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8961U , Serial Number: 15078031, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene A Brown, 9055 Hwy 215, Pitts, GA 31072



Most common first names in Pitts, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1681.5 years
James1573.3 years
John1273.7 years
William1174.0 years
Robert969.5 years
Willie859.5 years
Walter776.9 years
Annie778.9 years
Charles670.6 years
Emma581.4 years
Most common last names in Pitts, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Conner1176.6 years
Crenshaw1079.0 years
Jones1075.3 years
Wood983.3 years
Satterfield870.1 years
Watson875.9 years
Johnson773.1 years
Smith771.2 years
Mitchell782.9 years
Warren781.0 years

Pitts on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
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