Sandersville, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 5,571 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 2,507  (45.0%)
Females: 3,064  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31082.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,292 (it was $27,201 in 2000)
Sandersville:

$32,292
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,670 (it was $18,226 in 2000)

Sandersville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,184 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Sandersville:

$95,184
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,096; detached houses: $153,768; mobile homes: $35,508

Median gross rent in 2017: $694.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sandersville: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.5%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sandersville, GA (2010)
    • 3,57360.4%Black alone
    • 2,13936.2%White alone
    • 841.4%Hispanic
    • 581.0%Two or more races
    • 440.7%Asian alone
    • 100.2%Other race alone
    • 40.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Sandersville, Georgia as of January 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sandersville is 164 to 1.


Crime rates in Sandersville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(96.4)
4
(65.2)
5
(81.0)
1
(16.1)
3
(50.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
2
(34.4)
4
(68.7)
1
(17.4)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(144.6)
19
(309.7)
13
(210.6)
14
(224.9)
8
(135.8)
10
(166.9)
8
(134.4)
15
(258.3)
12
(206.1)
8
(139.1)
5
(87.4)
12
(211.7)
4
(72.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(433.7)
23
(375.0)
25
(405.1)
8
(128.5)
18
(305.6)
13
(217.0)
10
(168.0)
11
(189.4)
22
(377.9)
17
(295.7)
22
(384.3)
14
(247.0)
15
(271.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(1,398)
97
(1,581)
118
(1,912)
111
(1,783)
99
(1,681)
75
(1,252)
59
(991.3)
51
(878.3)
39
(669.9)
49
(852.2)
92
(1,607)
27
(476.3)
24
(434.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
345
(5,542)
352
(5,739)
257
(4,164)
213
(3,422)
214
(3,633)
231
(3,856)
200
(3,360)
232
(3,995)
255
(4,380)
254
(4,417)
175
(3,057)
183
(3,228)
197
(3,564)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(305.2)
21
(342.4)
21
(340.2)
20
(321.3)
9
(152.8)
4
(66.8)
5
(84.0)
6
(103.3)
9
(154.6)
14
(243.5)
9
(157.2)
6
(105.8)
3
(54.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.1)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)551.2620.3536.6393.5417.8340.7297.9406.9426.8405.4399.4283.8267.8

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City-data.com crime index in Sandersville, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.26
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (11.7%), English (5.1%), Irish (1.8%), European (1.1%), Scottish (1.1%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 446 feet

Land area: 9.14 square miles.

Population density: 609 people per square mile   (low).

Sandersville, Georgia map

28 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,227 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $857 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (49.9 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (106.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (645.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Tennille, GA (1.7 miles ),
Deepstep, GA (3.1 miles),
Riddleville, GA (3.1 miles),
Warthen, GA (3.2 miles ),
Davisboro, GA (3.4 miles ),
Harrison, GA (3.4 miles ),
Oconee, GA (3.5 miles ),
Edge Hill, GA (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 32.98 N, Longitude: 82.81 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Kaolin Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,390 (+58.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,786 (75.8%)

Area code: 478

Distribution of median household income in Sandersville, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sandersville, GA in 2017
Sandersville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2005: 77 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $53,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $345,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Sandersville, GA residents
Average permit cost in Sandersville, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Sandersville, GA
Historical housing units in Sandersville, GA
Most common industries in Sandersville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.8%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Utilities (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.8%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Sandersville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Extraction workers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)

Average climate in Sandersville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sandersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Sandersville city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sandersville-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 64.3 miles away from Sandersville 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 193.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 154.8 miles away from Sandersville center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 205.6 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 156.3 miles away from Sandersville center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Sandersville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Sandersville:

  • COMFORT CARE (524 SPARTA ROAD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 610 SPARTA ROAD)
  • HERITAGE INN OF SANDERSVILLE HEALTH AND REHAB (652 FERNCREST DRIVE)
  • RAWLINGS NH (111 BROOKINS AVE)
  • SMITH MEDICAL NURSING CARE CTR (501 EAST MCCARTY ST)
  • WASHINGTON CO ECF (610 SPARTA RD)
  • WASHINGTON CO EXTENDED CARE FA (610 SPARTA ROAD)
  • RAI SANDERSVILLE INC (614 S HARRIS STREET STE F)

Airports and heliports located in Sandersville:

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College/University in Sandersville:

  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,408; Location: 1189 Deepstep Rd; Public; Website: www.oftc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandersville:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 25 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 26 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • East Georgia State College (about 40 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Mercer University (about 50 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 54 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 55 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 59 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)

Public high schools in Sandersville:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,069, Location: 420 RIDDLEVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SANDERSVILLE REGIONAL YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Location: 423 INDUSTRIAL DR, Grades: 6-9)

Private high school in Sandersville:

  • BRENTWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 361, Location: 725 LINTON RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sandersville:

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Notable locations in Sandersville: Sandersville Fire Department (A), Washington County Jail (B), Washington County Courthouse (C), Sandersville City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Twin Cities Plaza Shopping Center (1), Kaolin Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sandersville include: First Baptist Church (A), First Christian Church of Sandersville (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Grace Episcopal Church (D), Saint Pauls African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Saint Williams Roman Catholic Church (F), Sandersville United Methodist Church (G), Springfield Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brownwood Cemetery (1), Sandersville City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Harrison Pond (A), Gilmore Lake Number Three (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sandersville include: North Harris Street Historic District (1), Church-Smith-Harris Streets Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Washington County - Juvenile Court Judge (132 West Haynes Street).

Birthplace of: Marvin Lane - Baseball player, Takeo Spikes - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Dec 17, 1976), Doris Duke (soul singer) - Musician, Elijah Muhammad - (died 1975), Black Muslim leader, Art Collins (basketball) - Basketball player, Herbert Jefferson, Jr. - Actor, Rienzi Melville Johnston - Politician, Terry Jones (defensive tackle) - Football player.

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 city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Sandersville in 2010:

  • 168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Sandersville in 2000:

  • 108 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in other group homes
  • 33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Banks with branches in Sandersville (2011 data):

  • The Geo. D. Warthen Bank: Limited Service Facility at 603 South Harris Street, branch established on 1979/06/18; at 216 North Harris Street, branch established on 1871/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $167.0 mil, Deposits: $148.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citizens Bank of Washington County: Southside Branch at 818 South Harris Street, branch established on 1972/03/30; Citizens Bank Of Washington County at 132 South Harris Street, branch established on 1965/05/03. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $228.8 mil, Deposits: $191.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company: Sandersville Branch at 202 N. Harris Street, branch established on 1996/01/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $875.3 mil, Deposits: $744.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Queensborough Company, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sandersville at 219 South Harris Street, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Sandersville:

Marital status in Sandersville, GA
  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sandersville:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sandersville
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Religion statistics for Sandersville, 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
Washington County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

31.9%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sandersville:

44.5%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sandersville:

19.2%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sandersville:

13.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Sandersville:

35.9%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Sandersville:

52.9%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sandersville:

80.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sandersville, 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
Police Protection - Officers 19$72,210$45,6060$0
Streets and Highways 14$36,651$31,4150$0
Water Supply 10$23,650$28,3800$0
Electric Power 10$37,242$44,6900$0
Other Government Administration 9$29,189$38,9191$531
Firefighters 7$26,262$45,0211$173
Parks and Recreation 5$7,477$17,9450$0
Financial Administration 4$14,185$42,5550$0
Sewerage 3$7,696$30,7840$0
Health 3$7,211$28,8440$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,059$30,3540$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,490$26,9400$0
Police - Other 2$5,756$34,5360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Totals for Government 91$279,735$36,8882$704

Sandersville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $279,000 ($50.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,965,000 ($1609.23)
    Police Protection: $1,442,000 ($258.84)
    Regular Highways: $1,096,000 ($196.73)
    Central Staff Services: $1,054,000 ($189.19)
    Water Utilities: $969,000 ($173.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $825,000 ($148.09)
    Sewerage: $646,000 ($115.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $550,000 ($98.73)
    General - Other: $440,000 ($78.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $328,000 ($58.88)
    Health - Other: $142,000 ($25.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000 ($21.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $108,000 ($19.39)
    Public Welfare - Other: $46,000 ($8.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $314,000 ($56.36)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($10.23)
    Other - Air Transportation: $50,000 ($8.98)
    Other - Libraries: $47,000 ($8.44)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($8.26)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $15,000 ($2.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $238,000 ($42.72)
    Regular Highways: $233,000 ($41.82)
    Police Protection: $146,000 ($26.21)
    Electric Utilities: $55,000 ($9.87)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($8.62)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($8.62)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($5.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,223,000 ($578.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($21.54)

Sandersville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $732,000 ($131.39)
    Sewerage: $694,000 ($124.57)
    Other: $231,000 ($41.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($1.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,140,000 ($204.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $844,000 ($151.50)
    Highways: $295,000 ($52.95)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,032,000 ($185.25)
    Other: $672,000 ($120.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $154,000 ($27.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $154,000 ($27.64)
    Sale of Property: $20,000 ($3.59)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,630,000 ($1728.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,042,000 ($187.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $26,000 ($4.67)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.90)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $1,061,000 ($190.45)
    Property: $708,000 ($127.09)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $277,000 ($49.72)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $132,000 ($23.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000 ($16.69)
    Other License: $45,000 ($8.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000 ($6.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($5.03)

Sandersville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,886,000 ($697.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,833,000 ($688.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($39.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000 ($30.34)

Sandersville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,312,000 ($3466.52)

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)
Businesses in Sandersville, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Baymont Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
KFC1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandersville:

  • WSNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO WNST, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandersville:

  • WSNT-FM (99.9 FM; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO STATION WSNT, INC.)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDBN (107.5 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA; Owner: D/B/A DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKX (103.7 FM; IRWINTON, GA; Owner: WILKINSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUR (88.9 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W201BN (88.1 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sandersville:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Sandersville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sandersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.3mTotal length
  • $3,787,000Total costs
  • 10,300Total average daily traffic
  • 433Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,450Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sandersville, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sandersville, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sandersville, Georgia:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites Sandersville, 508 S Harris St, Sandersville, Georgia 31082 , Phone: (478) 553-1414, Fax: (478) 552-6917
  • Days Inn Sandersville, 128 Commerce St, Sandersville, Georgia 31082 , Phone: (478) 553-0393, Fax: (478) 240-9795
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sandersville, Georgia
Most common first names in Sandersville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10977.9 years
Willie10468.2 years
James8169.6 years
Annie7780.1 years
William7571.8 years
John6070.8 years
Robert5967.3 years
Mattie4280.1 years
George3871.6 years
Thomas3268.1 years
Most common last names in Sandersville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8673.8 years
Brown7572.5 years
Johnson6474.3 years
Jordan5973.8 years
Jackson5774.5 years
Tanner4678.1 years
Jones4074.8 years
Hall3970.3 years
Swint3469.5 years
Williams3374.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sandersville, GA
  • 55.5%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sandersville, GA
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 14.9%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Sandersville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Sandersville on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
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