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Population in 2012: 2,553 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 

Males: 1,251  (49.0%)
Females: 1,302  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30662.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,124 (it was $22,024 in 2000)
Royston:

$27,124
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,581

Royston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,442 (it was $65,200 in 2000)
Royston:

$94,442
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,444; Detached houses: $147,534; Mobile homes: $47,222

Median gross rent in 2012: $511.

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  • White alone - 1,842 (71.3%)
  • Black alone - 581 (22.5%)
  • Hispanic - 82 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 42 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 24 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Royston: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (14.9%), English (7.8%), Scottish (6.9%), Irish (3.1%), German (1.6%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 898 feet

Land area: 3.42 square miles.

Population density: 746 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Royston:

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Royston city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

63 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.4%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Royston, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Royston to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $675 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (27.7 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (82.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (578.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Franklin Springs, GA (1.4 miles ), Canon, GA (2.0 miles ), Broad River, GA (2.2 miles) , Eagle Grove, GA (2.4 miles) , Bowersville, GA (2.5 miles ), Bowman, GA (2.7 miles ), Carnesville, GA (3.0 miles ), Sandy Cross, GA (3.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 83.11 W

Area code: 706

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Crime rates in Royston by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000000
per 100,000 39.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 100000000
per 100,000 39.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1059110100
per 100,000 391.7191.8338.036.636.50.037.90.00.0
Burglaries 1393200000
per 100,000 509.2345.2112.773.30.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 877971827045567273
per 100,000 3407.83030.32666.23003.72552.91629.32121.22752.32814.2
Auto thefts 344100000
per 100,000 117.5153.4150.236.60.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 364.1204.0202.1141.1113.967.896.2114.6117.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.55
Georgia average:

2.77

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Royston, Georgia accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.1%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -83 (-3.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Royston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Royston city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Royston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% 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 45.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from Royston center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 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 43.8 miles away from Royston center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 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 Hart County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 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: Gary Walker - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Feb 28, 1973), Terry Kay - Best papa ever, Tony Jones (offensive tackle) - Football player, Tinsley Ginn - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Royston:

  • DCA OF ROYSTON (Dialysis Facility, 611 COOK STREET)
  • TY COBB HEALTHCARE SYSTEM LONG (Nursing Home, 545 COOK STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Royston:

  • TY COBB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, LLC (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; LAVONIA, GA)
  • HART COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)
  • HERITAGE INN OF HARTWELL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Royston, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royston:

  • Athens Technical College (about 24 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,099)
  • University of Georgia (about 29 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 31 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Clemson University (about 32 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 36 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Gainesville State College (about 44 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • North Georgia College & State University (about 53 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 4,201)

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

Churches in Royston include: Church of God (A), Royston Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Royston: Royston Commercial Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Franklin Inn (1234 East Main Street).

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.6%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.8% for Black residents, 47.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 43.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Royston, GA

140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Royston in 2000:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Royston compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Royston (2011 data):

  • Pinnacle Bank: Royston Branch at 861 Church Street, branch established on 1935/08/05. Info updated 2008/11/07: Bank assets: $576.6 mil, Deposits: $509.5 mil, headquarters in Elberton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Financial Corporation
  • Northeast Georgia Bank: Royston Branch at 155 Franklin Springs Street, branch established on 1978/06/05. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $417.3 mil, Deposits: $375.1 mil, headquarters in Lavonia, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Royston travel time to work - commute


Royston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Royston city (based on Hart County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.41%
Here54.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents70.7%14.9%4.4%3.0%1.4%
Congregations44.7%21.3%2.1%6.4%2.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents1.2%1.0%0.8%0.6%2.0%
Congregations4.3%2.1%2.1%2.1%12.8%
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: 5
Hart County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hart County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hart County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hart County:

27.8%
Georgia:

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

13.4%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,314$25,8840$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,715$46,2900$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$37,283$34,4153$2,728
Police - Other 4$9,491$28,4731$983
Firefighters 0$0 2$700
Streets and Highways 6$11,604$23,2080$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,201$24,8041$868
Sewerage 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,556$30,6720$0
Water Supply 7$18,394$31,5330$0
Gas Supply 8$21,179$31,7690$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,105$37,2600$0
Totals for Government 48$124,322$31,0817$5,279

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

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $72,000 ($28.20)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($26.24)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($20.76)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($13.32)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($9.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($3.53)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,532,000 ($600.08)
    Police Protection: $672,000 ($263.22)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($139.44)
    Central Staff Services: $282,000 ($110.46)
    Regular Highways: $246,000 ($96.36)
    Sewerage: $237,000 ($92.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($74.42)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($32.12)
    General - Other: $77,000 ($30.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($18.80)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($17.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($10.18)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($6.27)
    Corrections - Other: $8,000 ($3.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($25.07)
    General: $23,000 ($9.01)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($2.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $239,000 ($93.62)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($33.69)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($14.88)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($7.83)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($5.09)
    Central Staff: $12,000 ($4.70)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($1.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.78)
    Gas Utilities: $1,000 ($0.39)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $273,000 ($106.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($24.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $246,000 ($96.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $219,000 ($85.78)
    All Other: $10,000 ($3.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($3.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $436,000 ($170.78)
    All Other: $128,000 ($50.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $86,000 ($33.69)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($12.14)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.96)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,088,000 ($817.86)
    Water Utilities: $369,000 ($144.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,000 ($9.01)
  • Tax - Property: $432,000 ($169.21)
    Public Utilities: $151,000 ($59.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($36.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $60,000 ($23.50)
    NEC: $54,000 ($21.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,025,000 ($401.49)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $500,000 ($195.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $477,000 ($186.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $965,000 ($377.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($23.50)
    Other, NEC: $23,000 ($9.01)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $488,000 ($191.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,031,000 ($403.84)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $241,000 ($94.40)

6.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Georgia average:

10.98%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Franklin County, GA  1.25% ($25,245 average AGI)
from Elbert County, GA  0.69% ($19,625)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.48% ($91,821)


5.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, GA  0.99% ($29,075 average AGI)
to Elbert County, GA  0.68% ($26,636)
to Anderson County, SC  0.33% ($24,148)

Strongest AM radio stations in Royston:

  • WBIC (810 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: DIANE E. HAWKINS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKLY (980 AM; 1 kW; HARTWELL, GA; Owner: JAMES E. HICKS & BILLIE F. HICKS, PARTNERS)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Royston:

  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WWRK-FM (92.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ELBERTON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Royston:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52AA (Channel 52; CARNESVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Royston, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Royston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Royston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Royston, GA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • RSA ROY, Oak St (Lat: 34.270917 Lon: -83.130139), Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WPNH394
    Assigned Frequencies: 6590.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2001
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N. Street Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037-1128, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851
  • ROYSTON, 8742 Royston Hwy (029330 / Royston) (Lat: 34.289083 Lon: -83.053917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.5 m, Call Sign: WQQG523
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 0.6 Km Off Hwy 281 South & 4.8 Km South Of (Lat: 34.250361 Lon: -83.123194), Overall height: 110 m, Call Sign: KNKO447
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 3 Miles South Of (Lat: 34.250361 Lon: -83.123194), Overall height: 110 m, Call Sign: KNKS227
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/1997, Expiration Date: 02/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005
    Registrant: O\'Connor And Hannan, L.L.P., 1919 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20006-3483, Phone: (202) 887-1431

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Royston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Royston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15

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

Most common first names in Royston, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8771.6 years
William6774.7 years
Mary5878.6 years
John5472.5 years
Annie3778.6 years
Robert3769.0 years
Charles2970.6 years
George2970.2 years
Willie2772.9 years
Ruby2383.0 years
Most common last names in Royston, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7873.1 years
Phillips7677.7 years
Brown5473.3 years
Hart4276.5 years
Dove3676.6 years
Royston3171.2 years
Fowler3074.0 years
Strickland2974.1 years
Bryant2879.5 years
Roach2572.6 years
Businesses in Royston, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike1

Royston on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents"
  • #60 (30662) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bermudan first ancestries"
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