Satilla Creek, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 3,785.
Males: 1,896  (50.1%)
Females: 1,889  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  34.2 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31513

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,894 (it was $31,818 in 2000)
Satilla Creek:

$35,894
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,709 (it was $14,895 in 2000)

Satilla Creek CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,193 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Satilla Creek:

$77,193
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,660; Detached houses: $128,155; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $18,131; Mobile homes: $54,154
Satilla Creek races chart
  • White alone - 3,230 (87.8%)
  • Black alone - 245 (6.7%)
  • Hispanic - 180 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Satilla Creek: 125.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 144.4 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Satilla Creek, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Satilla Creek:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Satilla Creek CCD:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Satilla Creek CCD:  1.0% ($508)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Satilla Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (79.4 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (104.9 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (702.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Baxley, GA (2.4 miles ), Rockingham, GA (3.0 miles ), Graham, GA (3.4 miles ), Surrency, GA (3.4 miles ), Surrency-Thornton, GA (3.4 miles ), Alma, GA (3.4 miles ), Satilla, GA (3.5 miles ), Altamaha River, GA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 31.70 N, Longitude: 82.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Satilla Creek household income distribution Satilla Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Satilla Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Satilla Creek, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Satilla Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Satilla Creek place center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 1/6/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Satilla Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 150.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 155.3 miles away from Satilla Creek 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 151.9 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 162.4 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 269.3 miles away from Satilla Creek 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 455.9 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 Appling County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Satilla Creek:

  • APPLING HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • APPLING NURSING AND REHABILITATION PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • BAXLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • ALTAMAHA HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • BACON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ALMA, GA)
  • DIALYSIS FACILITY OF ALMA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ALMA, GA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Satilla Creek:

  • 6 miles: Edwin I. Hatch 1 and 2 in Baxley, GA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Satilla Creek:

  • South Georgia State College (about 31 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 62 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • East Georgia State College (about 63 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 66 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 69 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 75 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 79 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)

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Notable locations in Satilla Creek: Appling Country Club (A), Red Oak Volunteer Fire Department (B), Appling County Fire Department County Farm Station (C), Graham Fire Department (D), Odum Childrens Home (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Satilla Creek include: Graham Baptist Church (A), Graham United Methodist Church (B), Zoar United Methodist Church (C), Cook Chapel (D), Ebenezer Church (E), Sand Hill Creek Freewill Baptist Church (F), Morgan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (G), Zion Church of God (H), Hopewell United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Altman Cemetery (1), Beckworth Cemetery (2), Lynn Cemetery (3), Campground Cemetery (4), Carter Cemetery (5), Corinth Cemetery (6), Moody Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Mayers (A), Bishop Creek Structure Number Six Lake (B), Bishop Creek Structure Number Seven Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Bishop Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Appling 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)

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00138. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00138
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.9%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.2%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

People in group quarters in Satilla Creek in 2000:

  • 71 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in nursing homes

Satilla Creek compared to Georgia state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Satilla Creek CCD (based on Appling County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.62%
Here: 78.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents58.2%13.8%13.7%7.2%3.7%
Congregations38.2%18.2%10.9%10.9%9.1%
NameProgressive Primitive BaptistsSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents0.9%0.9%0.8%0.4%0.4%
Congregations1.8%1.8%3.6%1.8%3.6%
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: 2
Appling County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Appling County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Appling County:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Appling County:

30.2%
Georgia:

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

11.2%
State:

14.6%

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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 Jeff Davis County, GA  0.87% ($22,000 average AGI)
from Wayne County, GA  0.30% ($21,588)
from Pierce County, GA  0.27% ($22,333)


5.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Jeff Davis County, GA  0.66% ($22,946 average AGI)
to Bacon County, GA  0.36% ($17,700)
to Toombs County, GA  0.21% ($21,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Satilla Creek:

  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJQ (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WVOH (920 AM; 1 kW; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Satilla Creek:

  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Satilla Creek:

  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W56DU (Channel 56; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
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