Porterdale, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 1,478 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 
Males: 663  (44.9%)
Females: 815  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30070.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $27,921 (it was $23,967 in 2000)
Porterdale:

$27,921
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,969 (it was $10,812 in 2000)

Porterdale town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $78,419 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Porterdale:

$78,419
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $94,038; detached houses: $93,663

Median gross rent in 2019: $855.

March 2019 cost of living index in Porterdale: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.8%
(29.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents, 53.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Porterdale, GA (2010)
    • 92864.9%White alone
    • 39327.5%Black alone
    • 604.2%Hispanic
    • 332.3%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Other race alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Porterdale, Georgia as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Porterdale is 208 to 1.


Crime rates in Porterdale by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(205.8)
1
(67.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.9)
4
(265.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(314.3)
4
(218.0)
18
(1,243)
32
(2,196)
24
(1,660)
16
(1,097)
13
(882.0)
13
(870.1)
1
(66.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(1,572)
22
(1,199)
25
(1,727)
31
(2,128)
13
(899.0)
8
(548.7)
21
(1,425)
10
(669.3)
7
(464.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(419.1)
28
(1,526)
84
(5,801)
68
(4,667)
45
(3,112)
23
(1,578)
45
(3,053)
45
(3,012)
7
(464.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(104.8)
4
(218.0)
7
(483.4)
4
(274.5)
6
(414.9)
1
(68.6)
3
(203.5)
4
(267.7)
5
(332.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.5)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index255.6206.0640.2872.3552.6491.1468.8382.9170.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Porterdale, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (26.0%), English (9.9%), Irish (4.2%), Dutch (3.2%), European (1.5%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,432 people per square mile   (low).

Porterdale, Georgia map

33 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $949 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $760 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (31.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (608.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Covington, GA (1.7 miles ),
Oxford, GA (2.0 miles ),
Yellow River, GA (3.0 miles ),
South Rockdale, GA (3.0 miles ),
Conyers, GA (3.0 miles ),
Mansfield, GA (3.2 miles ),
North Rockdale, GA (3.3 miles ),
Jersey, GA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 33.57 N, Longitude: 83.90 W

Distribution of median household income in Porterdale, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Porterdale, GA in 2019
Porterdale satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Porterdale, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (33.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Porterdale, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Construction laborers (7.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.9%)
  • Carpenters (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Porterdale, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Porterdale, Georgia average temperatures Porterdale, Georgia average precipitation Porterdale, Georgia humidity Porterdale, Georgia wind speed Porterdale, Georgia snowfall Porterdale, Georgia sunshine Porterdale, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.1. This is about average.

City:

75.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.67
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Porterdale-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Porterdale town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.4 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Porterdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 34% greater 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 83.8 miles away from Porterdale center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 118.0 miles away from Porterdale center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from Porterdale center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from Porterdale 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 194.0 miles away from Porterdale center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from Porterdale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Porterdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Porterdale:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF NEWTON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; COVINGTON, GA)
  • COVINGTON MANOR ICF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, GA)
  • COVINGTON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, GA)
  • RIVERSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; COVINGTON, GA)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL OF COVINGTON (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; COVINGTON, GA)
  • SUNCREST HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; COVINGTON, GA)
  • DSI COVINGTON RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; COVINGTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Porterdale:

  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 24 miles; Decatur, GA; Full-time enrollment: 17,138)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 25 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Clayton State University (about 25 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 28 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 4,157)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 29 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 29 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Emory University (about 30 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 14,382)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Porterdale Volunteer Fire Department Station 11 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Porterdale include: Porterdale Presbyterian Church (A), Porterdale Baptist Church (B), Julia A Porter United Methodist Church (C), Gospel Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Beaverdam Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Raymond Moody - Psychologist, Tiny Osborne - Baseball player.

Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Porterdale:

Marital status in Porterdale, GA
  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Porterdale:

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Porterdale, GA (based on Newton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,73165
Mainline Protestant6,93831
Catholic3,1701
Black Protestant1,2295
Other7162
None65,174-
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: 15
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Newton County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.0%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

32.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Porterdale:

21.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Porterdale:

32.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Porterdale:

55.9%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Porterdale:

78.3%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Porterdale, 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 5$18,661$44,7861$984
Streets and Highways 2$4,871$29,2260$0
Financial Administration 1$4,177$50,1240$0
Water Supply 1$4,585$55,0201$1,893
Other Government Administration 1$6,117$73,4040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,164$37,9681$3,766
Totals for Government 11$41,575$45,3553$6,643

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($15.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($10.83)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $555,000 ($375.51)
    Police Protection: $509,000 ($344.38)
    Central Staff Services: $278,000 ($188.09)
    Water Utilities: $248,000 ($167.79)
    Sewerage: $192,000 ($129.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($75.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($47.36)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($43.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($3.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($56.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,000 ($2.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000 ($16.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($18.94)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $411,000 ($278.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($95.40)
    Other: $20,000 ($13.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($17.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $445,000 ($301.08)
    General Local Government Support: $219,000 ($148.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $216,000 ($146.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($20.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($13.53)
    Rents: $17,000 ($11.50)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($10.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $210,000 ($142.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($16.24)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - Property: $365,000 ($246.96)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $89,000 ($60.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $82,000 ($55.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $27,000 ($18.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($7.44)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000 ($6.09)
    Other License: $6,000 ($4.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,278,000 ($864.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,046,000 ($707.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $232,000 ($156.97)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $345,000 ($233.42)
    End of Fiscal Year: $244,000 ($165.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $247,000 ($167.12)

10.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.13%
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 Rockdale County, GA  1.91% ($36,013 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  1.30% ($32,644)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.62% ($36,403)


8.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.67%
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 Rockdale County, GA  1.45% ($30,250 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.90% ($31,179)
to Walton County, GA  0.69% ($47,702)

Strongest AM radio stations in Porterdale:

  • WGFS (1430 AM; 5 kW; COVINGTON, GA; Owner: IPS, INC.)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Porterdale:

  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJGA-FM (92.1 FM; JACKSON, GA; Owner: EARNHART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Porterdale:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Porterdale fatal accident list:

Feb 27, 2018 05:34 PM, Birch Street, Laurel Street, Lat: 33.576367, Lon: -83.900333, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 25, 1976 11:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 25, 1975 11:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.4mTotal length
  • $14,759,000Total costs
  • 203,210Total average daily traffic
  • 7,616Total average daily truck traffic
  • 211,665Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Porterdale, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Porterdale, GA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 33.542889 Lon: -83.905472), Call Sign: KIF416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.360 MHz, 159.390 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2013, Expiration Date: 08/11/2023, Registrant: Gta Gfc Newton Unit, Macon, GA 31202-0819, Phone: (478) 751-3500, Email:
  • Water Tank On Forest Tower Rd (Lat: 33.546222 Lon: -83.912417), Call Sign: WNFA789,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.125 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/1995, Expiration Date: 02/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2001, Registrant: Newton General Hospital, 5126 Hospital Dr, Covington, GA 30209, Phone: (404) 786-7053
  • Lat: 33.577222 Lon: -83.898139, Call Sign: WQNV355,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.762 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Michael Bullars, Registrant: Arent Fox LLP, 1717 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 33.600111 Lon: -83.966556), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOU256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.068 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2009, Expiration Date: 06/22/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2019, Registrant: City Of Covington, 2194 Emory St, Covington, GA 30014, Phone: (770) 385-2000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA4ZVP, Grant Date: 07/25/1997, Expiration Date: 07/25/2007, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2009, Registrant: Jimmie S Gose, Porterdale, GA 30270
  • Call Sign: N2WEK, Licensee ID: L00780831, Grant Date: 11/26/2013, Expiration Date: 12/16/2023, Registrant: Hector M Montalvo, 388 Crowell Rd, Porterdale, GA 30014
  • Call Sign: KJ4HPS, Licensee ID: L01442890, Grant Date: 02/10/2020, Expiration Date: 11/04/2029, Certifier: Keith H Mainor, Registrant: Keith H Mainor, 11 Jackson Rd, Porterdale, GA 30014

Most common first names in Porterdale, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1071.4 years
James773.1 years
Charles754.0 years
William774.9 years
John662.7 years
Thomas669.6 years
Robert572.4 years
David471.8 years
Willie360.7 years
Hattie384.3 years
Most common last names in Porterdale, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith764.6 years
Brown565.8 years
Hadaway373.0 years
Allen367.3 years
Hewell361.3 years
Knight377.7 years
Daprano370.3 years
Hodges363.7 years
Bowen378.0 years
Powell377.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Porterdale, GA
  • 60.5%Electricity
  • 39.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Porterdale, GA
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 30.0%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Porterdale 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Porterdale on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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