Porterdale, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 1,465 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 
Males: 645  (44.1%)
Females: 820  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  32.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30070.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,887 (it was $23,967 in 2000)
Porterdale:

$32,887
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,846 (it was $10,812 in 2000)

Porterdale town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,753 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Porterdale:

$62,753
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $938.

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  • Races in Porterdale, GA (2010)

    Porterdale races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Porterdale: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.4%), German (12.1%), English (7.4%), United States (7.0%), Danish (1.9%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,420 people per square mile   (low).

Porterdale,GA real estate house value index trend

Porterdale, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Porterdale:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Porterdale town:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

50 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.0% Africa, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

3.2%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Porterdale, Georgia as of July 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Porterdale to the number of sex offenders is 361 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $911 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $570 (1.2%)

Porterdale satellite photo by USGS

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

Porterdale household income distribution Porterdale home values distribution

Crime rates in Porterdale by Year
Type 2005 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01001N/A3
per 100,000 0.052.40.00.068.6N/A205.8
Robberies 1100100
per 100,000 64.252.40.00.068.60.00.0
Assaults 86418322416
per 100,000 513.5314.3218.01,243.12,196.31,659.81,097.4
Burglaries 1530222531138
per 100,000 962.81,571.51,198.91,726.52,127.7899.0548.7
Thefts 5282884684523
per 100,000 3,337.6419.11,525.95,801.14,667.13,112.01,577.5
Auto thefts 4247461
per 100,000 256.7104.8218.0483.4274.5414.968.6
Arson 101N/A0N/AN/A
per 100,000 64.20.054.5N/A0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.4) 357.4266.1214.4666.4908.0632.7511.2

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Crime rate in Porterdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.80
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (26%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Porterdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Porterdale, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 83.8 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 118.0 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 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 194.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 222.0 miles away from Porterdale 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 259.8 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 Newton County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Porterdale topographic map

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

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.7. This is worse than average.

City:

92.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.70
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.328. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.328
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 64.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Georgia average:

12.6

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

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 Porterdale town (based on Newton County data)

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
Newton County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

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

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

32.2%
Georgia:

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

12.4%
State:

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,490$41,8800$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,111$61,3320$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,644$31,7281$2,644
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,593$37,4231$691
Streets and Highways 2$4,070$24,4200$0
Water Supply 1$3,831$45,9721$1,328
Totals for Government 11$34,739$37,8973$4,663

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $227,000 ($154.95)
    Police Protection: $174,000 ($118.77)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($88.05)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($58.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000 ($56.66)
    Regular Highways: $65,000 ($44.37)
    Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($3.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($8.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $335,000 ($228.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($59.39)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $142,000 ($96.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($49.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($2.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $195,000 ($133.11)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $79,000 ($53.92)
    Rents: $4,000 ($2.73)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($146.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - Property: $127,000 ($86.69)
    Public Utilities: $70,000 ($47.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $47,000 ($32.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($5.46)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.05)

Porterdale government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,821,000 ($1243.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,726,000 ($1178.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($64.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $334,000 ($227.99)

9.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($92 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rockdale County, GA  1.97% ($28,556 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  1.32% ($28,412)
from Walton County, GA  0.64% ($27,411)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rockdale County, GA  1.71% ($28,679 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  1.22% ($26,000)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.58% ($30,374)

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:

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $1,829,000Total costs
  • 8,850Total average daily traffic
  • 88Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,275Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2013, Expiration Date: 08/11/2023Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/12/1995, Expiration Date: 02/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Michael BullarsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/2009, Expiration Date: 06/22/2019Registrant: City Of Covington, 2194 Emory St, Covington, GA 30014, Phone: (770) 385-2000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • 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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Porterdale

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Porterdale, GA
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Porterdale compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above 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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