For population 25 years and over in Sardis:
For population 15 years and over in Sardis town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $593 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (35.2 miles , pop. 195,182).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (162.1 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (608.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Girard, GA (2.3 miles ), Hiltonia, GA (2.9 miles ), Millhaven, GA (3.4 miles ), Greens Cut, GA (3.8 miles ), North Ogeechee, GA (3.9 miles ), Millen, GA (4.0 miles ), Millett, SC (4.0 miles ), Waynesboro, GA (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 32.97 N, Longitude: 81.76 W
Area code: 478
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Crime rate in Sardis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+4.6%).
Work and jobs in Sardis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sardis, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sardis-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Sardis town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sardis-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 91% 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 75.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from Sardis 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 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from Sardis center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Burke County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 53.2%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Sardis (based on Burke County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.28%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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5.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,921 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,010 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Sardis fatal accident list:
Feb 14, 1997 10:14 PM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 1988 06:20 PM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sardis)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
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