Riddleville, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 88 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -29.0%
Males: 47  (54.1%)
Females: 41  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

55.2 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip code: 31035

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,043 (it was $39,167 in 2000)
Riddleville:

$61,043
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,640 (it was $15,012 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,574 (it was $88,000 in 2000)
Riddleville:

$149,574
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $106,094; detached houses: $128,552; mobile homes: $58,628

Median gross rent in 2019: $580.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riddleville: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.3%

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  • Races in Riddleville, GA (2019)
    • 4573.8%White alone
    • 1016.4%Black alone
    • 58.2%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (32.5%), Irish (17.5%), English (15.0%), European (10.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 114 people per square mile   (very low).

Riddleville, Georgia map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Georgia:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,189 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (52.1 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (116.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (644.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Davisboro, GA (2.5 miles ),
Harrison, GA (2.6 miles ),
Tennille, GA (3.0 miles ),
Sandersville, GA (3.1 miles ),
Bartow, GA (3.4 miles ),
Wrightsville, GA (3.6 miles ),
Wadley, GA (3.9 miles ),
Balls Ferry, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 32.91 N, Longitude: 82.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 478

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

Riddleville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+96.8%).
Most common industries in Riddleville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.7%)
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.0%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (9.0%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (9.0%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.5%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (13.2%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (13.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.5%)
  • Wood products (3.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (28.0%)
  • Educational services (28.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (12.0%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Riddleville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.4%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (20.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (20.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (12.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (12.0%)
  • Extraction workers (12.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)

Average climate in Riddleville, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Riddleville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Riddleville town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.3 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:

Riddleville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 10% 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 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 146.3 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) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from Riddleville 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 262.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riddleville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riddleville:

  • RAI SANDERSVILLE INC (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • SMITH MEDICAL NURSING CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • RAWLINGS NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON CO ECF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON CO EXTENDED CARE FA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • HERITAGE INN OF SANDERSVILLE HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riddleville:

  • East Georgia State College (about 30 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 35 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 36 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 51 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 56 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Mercer University (about 58 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 62 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Riddleville: Ammie S Page Memorial Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.0%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Riddleville:

Marital status in Riddleville, GA
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Riddleville:

  • High school or higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.4
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riddleville, GA (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,56245
Black Protestant2,12815
Mainline Protestant1,69013
Catholic981
Other422
None9,667-
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: 3
This county:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

31.9%
Georgia:

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

16.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.6%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Riddleville:

37.5%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Riddleville:

29.9
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

28.3%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riddleville:

13.3%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Riddleville:

34.1%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Riddleville:

49.2%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riddleville, 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
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($45.45)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($193.18)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($68.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($56.82)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($68.18)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,000 ($90.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($56.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($147.73)
    Other: $9,000 ($102.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,000 ($45.45)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($11.36)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($125.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($45.45)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $6,000 ($68.18)
    Property: $3,000 ($34.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($11.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $175,000 ($1988.64)

2.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.88%
Georgia average:

9.49%

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

3.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
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 Baldwin County, GA  0.52% ($33,086 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riddleville:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO WNST, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riddleville:

  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDBN (107.5 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA; Owner: D/B/A DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WSNT-FM (99.9 FM; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO STATION WSNT, INC.)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)

TV broadcast stations around Riddleville:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • $352,000Total costs
  • 150Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 225Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Ray Houston, 13001 Adams Rd (Lat: 32.879750 Lon: -82.618250), Type: 60.8, Structure height: 13303 m, Overall height: 0.1 m, Registrant: Automated Control Systems,LLC, Rhouston@macworks.Tv, , Louis-ville, Phone: (478) 625-7900

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RIDDLEVILLE, Bratow Rd. (Lat: 32.905167 Lon: -82.664111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WRCF966,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2018, Expiration Date: 09/21/2028, Certifier: Tyler Cobb, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riddleville, GA
  • 79.2%Electricity
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riddleville, GA
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 28.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Riddleville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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