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Population in 2012: 1,442 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 

Males: 595  (41.3%)
Females: 847  (58.7%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30070.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,220 (it was $23,967 in 2000)
Porterdale:

$30,220
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,059

Porterdale town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,818 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Porterdale:

$63,818
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $110,068; Detached houses: $111,118; Townhouses or other attached units: $92,308; Mobile homes: $71,006

Median gross rent in 2012: $876.

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Porterdale races chart
  • White alone - 928 (64.9%)
  • Black alone - 393 (27.5%)
  • Hispanic - 60 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (2.3%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Porterdale: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), United States (16.5%), German (8.2%), English (5.9%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,397 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Porterdale:

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Porterdale town:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

54 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  3.2%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Porterdale, Georgia as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Porterdale to the number of sex offenders is 288 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $750 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $292 (0.5%)

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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

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Crime rates in Porterdale by Year
Type 2001 2005 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001001
per 100,000 0.00.052.40.00.068.6
Robberies 011001
per 100,000 0.064.252.40.00.068.6
Assaults 298641832
per 100,000 2210.4513.5314.3218.01243.12196.3
Burglaries 411530222531
per 100,000 3125.0962.81571.51198.91726.52127.7
Thefts 14528288468
per 100,000 1067.13337.6419.11525.95801.14667.1
Auto thefts 142474
per 100,000 76.2256.7104.8218.0483.4274.5
Arson 0101N/A0
per 100,000 0.064.20.054.5N/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.4) 738.6357.4266.1214.4666.4908.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.12
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Porterdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 101% 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 below Georgia state average. It is 96% 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 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Porterdale center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

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, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 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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Birthplace of: Raymond Moody - Psychologist, Tiny Osborne - Baseball player.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Porterdale, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Porterdale:

  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 24 miles; Decatur, GA; Full-time enrollment: 11,522)
  • Clayton State University (about 26 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 3,755)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 28 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 2,230)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 29 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,066)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 29 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,051)
  • Emory University (about 30 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 30 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 17,928)

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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
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.8. This is about average.
City:

36.8
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.61. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.61
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 44.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Porterdale, GA

Porterdale compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Porterdale travel time to work - commute


Porterdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Porterdale town (based on Newton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.43%
Here41.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents42.1%30.7%6.6%3.9%3.9%
Congregations27.4%34.2%2.7%2.7%4.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.5%2.7%1.5%1.0%4.2%
Congregations8.2%1.4%1.4%1.4%16.4%
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 grocery stores: 15
This county:

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.
State:

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
Newton County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.2%
Georgia:

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

12.4%
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
Other Government Administration 4$16,418$49,2546$310
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,213$38,4261$1,382
Solid Waste Management 3$6,564$26,2560$0
Water Supply 3$8,194$32,7760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,878$22,5360$0
Totals for Government 17$52,267$36,8947$1,692

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $227,000 ($157.42)
    Police Protection: $174,000 ($120.67)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($89.46)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($59.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000 ($57.56)
    Regular Highways: $65,000 ($45.08)
    Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($3.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($8.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $335,000 ($232.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($60.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $142,000 ($98.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($49.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($2.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $195,000 ($135.23)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $79,000 ($54.79)
    Rents: $4,000 ($2.77)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($148.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Tax - Property: $127,000 ($88.07)
    Public Utilities: $70,000 ($48.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $47,000 ($32.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($5.55)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,821,000 ($1262.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,726,000 ($1196.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($65.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $334,000 ($231.62)

13.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.41%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Rockdale County, GA  2.81% ($39,508 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  2.67% ($35,326)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.80% ($33,975)


9.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,841 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.46%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($87 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rockdale County, GA  1.90% ($32,345 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.92% ($29,342)
to Walton County, GA  0.66% ($43,613)

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, 1975 11:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,950
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 13,425


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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2003, Expiration Date: 08/11/2013
    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, Licensee ID: L01633826
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Michael Bullars
    Registrant: Syc Veyance Technologies, 1 Osmunda St, Porterdale, GA 30070, Phone: (770) 786-2610, Fax: (770) 784-2885, 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
    Registrant: City Of Covington, 2194 Emory St, Covington, GA 30014, Phone: (770) 385-2000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • 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


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

Porterdale on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households)"
  • #69 (30070) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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