Sale City, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 360 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.9%
Males: 196  (54.5%)
Females: 164  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  28.6 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 31784.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,098 (it was $33,542 in 2000)
Sale City:

$48,098
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,770 (it was $16,971 in 2000)

Sale City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,171 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Sale City:

$91,171
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $129,545; Detached houses: $111,452; Mobile homes: $185,809

Median gross rent in 2016: $714.

  • Races in Sale City, GA (2010)

    Sale City races chart
    • 27672.6%White alone
    • 5414.2%Black alone
    • 4010.5%Hispanic
    • 51.3%Asian alone
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sale City: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (23.5%), Irish (3.1%), English (2.1%), European (2.1%), German (1.7%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 377 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 197 people per square mile   (very low).

Sale City,GA real estate house value index trend

Sale City, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Sale City:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sale City town:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

16 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

3.2%
Georgia:

9.8%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sale City, Georgia as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Sale City to the number of sex offenders is 165 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,066 (1.2%)

Sale City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (23.7 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (152.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (684.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Doerun, GA (2.7 miles ), Funston, GA (3.1 miles ), Bridgeboro, GA (3.2 miles ), Camilla, GA (3.4 miles ), Baconton, GA (3.4 miles ), Pelham, GA (3.5 miles ), Meigs, GA (3.7 miles ), Riverside, GA (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $32,000

Latitude: 31.26 N, Longitude: 84.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Sale City household income distribution Sale City home values distribution

Crime rates in Sale City (2016):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (285.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 11.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 236.5)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (1%)

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

Average climate in Sale City, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sale City-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Sale City town center killed 11 people and injured 175 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 tornado 8.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sale City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 381.0 miles away from Sale City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 201.4 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 242.2 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 240.1 miles away from Sale City center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sale City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sale City:

  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CAMILLA, GA)
  • MITCHELL COUNTY NURSING HOMES (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CAMILLA, GA)
  • PELHAM PARKWAY NH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PELHAM, GA)
  • SOUTHERNCARE MOULTRIE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sale City:

  • Albany Technical College (about 23 miles; Albany, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 23 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Darton State College (about 25 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 33 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 40 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 48 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 52 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)

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

Cemetery: Sale City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Mitchell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.8%
(34.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Georgia average:

12.5

Sale City travel time to work - commute Sale City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Sale City town (based on Mitchell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91132
Black Protestant1,92810
Mainline Protestant1,1729
Catholic2591
Other41
None11,224-
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: 13
Mitchell County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Mitchell County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Mitchell County:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Mitchell County:

33.3%
Georgia:

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

12.7%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sale City:

45.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sale City:

40.0%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sale City:

19.2%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sale City:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Sale City:

33.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Sale City:

52.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sale City:

76.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sale City, 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 0$0 1$250
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$480
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$500
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$2,000
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,600
Water Supply 1$4,128$49,5360$0
Local Libraries 1$2,720$32,6400$0
Totals for Government 2$6,848$41,0889$5,830

Sale City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($100.00)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($61.11)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($50.00)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($33.33)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($22.22)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($19.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($16.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($5.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($8.33)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($5.56)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $57,000 ($158.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($5.56)

Sale City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($36.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($27.78)
    All Other: $3,000 ($8.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($36.11)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($8.33)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($55.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($13.89)
  • Tax - Property: $38,000 ($105.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($33.33)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($25.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($22.22)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.56)

Sale City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($108.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($105.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($5.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $122,000 ($338.89)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($27.78)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dougherty County, GA  1.37% ($22,990 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.67% ($31,021)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.39% ($25,464)


6.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dougherty County, GA  1.33% ($19,969 average AGI)
to Grady County, GA  0.47% ($21,824)
to Thomas County, GA  0.43% ($34,226)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sale City:

  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBS (1400 AM; 1 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: CHRIST IN YOU THE HOPE OF GLORY CHURCH, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sale City:

  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQVE (105.5 FM; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WRXZ (106.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJAD (103.5 FM; LEESBURG, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZBN (102.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJIZ-FM (96.3 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sale City:

  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W02CE (Channel 2; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: MITCHELL COUNTY TELEVISION)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W34CZ (Channel 34; ALBANY, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Sale City fatal accident list:

Nov 9, 2010 03:59 PM, Sr-37, Sr-93, Lat: 31.23194, Lon: -84.03274, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K8NSS, Licensee ID: L00281841, Grant Date: 06/10/2013, Expiration Date: 08/31/2023, Certifier: Lawerance J Wood, Registrant: Lawerance J Wood, 375 N Gregory St, Sale City, GA 31784-3838
  • Call Sign: KB4LMX, Grant Date: 06/04/1991, Expiration Date: 06/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/05/2003, Registrant: Mae M Wyatt, 536 N Barnes St, Sale City, GA 31784

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Sale City, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1269.6 years
John1074.6 years
William771.6 years
Mary680.9 years
George475.2 years
Julia368.3 years
Joyce371.3 years
Thomas376.4 years
Emmett271.5 years
Betty279.0 years
Most common last names in Sale City, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shiver875.1 years
Crosby676.3 years
Eubanks678.0 years
Thompson678.5 years
Brown577.8 years
Barnes483.0 years
Branch472.7 years
Burnett487.5 years
Marchant464.8 years
Mccook470.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Sale City compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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