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Scotland: New Post Office Scotland: Scotland Methodist Church Scotland: Former Post Office Scotland: City Hall
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Population in 2012: 356 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.7%
Males: 171  (48.1%)
Females: 185  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31083.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,120 (it was $30,313 in 2000)
Scotland:

$32,120
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,489

Scotland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,482 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Scotland:

$33,482
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $44,714; Detached houses: $51,552; Mobile homes: $25,625

Median gross rent in 2012: $781.

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  • White alone - 240 (65.6%)
  • Black alone - 121 (33.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scotland: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (63.0%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 143 feet

Land area: 1.40 square miles.

Population density: 254 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Scotland:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scotland city:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Scotland, Georgia as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Scotland to the number of sex offenders is 356 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $617 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $381 (1.4%)

Scotland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (73.0 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (137.8 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (696.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: McRae, GA (2.2 miles ), Helena, GA (2.4 miles ), Alamo, GA (2.7 miles ), Lumber City, GA (3.4 miles ), Glenwood, GA (3.5 miles ), Milan, GA (3.8 miles ), Chauncey, GA (3.9 miles ), Mount Vernon, GA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $162,800
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.05 N, Longitude: 82.82 W

Scotland household income distribution Scotland home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.2%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+23.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Financial managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Scotland, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Scotland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Scotland city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Scotland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.1 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 69.3 miles away from Scotland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Telfair County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scotland topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Scotland:

  • MCRAE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MCRAE, GA)
  • GLENWOOD HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLENWOOD, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Scotland, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scotland:

  • Middle Georgia College (about 39 miles; Cochran, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,586)
  • East Georgia College (about 49 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 58 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 60 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 61 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 72 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Mercer University (about 73 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)

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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.1%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Scotland, GA

Scotland compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Scotland travel time to work - commute


Scotland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Scotland city (based on Telfair County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.30%
Here43.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents52.8%26.7%9.5%5.4%2.0%
Congregations38.6%31.8%13.6%2.3%2.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God of ProphecyChurches of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents1.5%1.0%0.5%0.3%0.3%
Congregations2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%
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: 4
Here:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Telfair County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Telfair County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.3%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Georgia:

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 1$6,378$76,5360$0
Other Government Administration 5$9,633$23,1190$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,669$68,0280$0
Totals for Government 7$21,680$37,1660$0

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($11.24)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($8.43)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($50.56)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($47.75)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($33.71)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($28.09)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($25.28)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($14.04)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($14.04)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($8.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($5.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($112.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,000 ($11.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($56.18)
    All Other: $7,000 ($19.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($140.45)
    Rents: $2,000 ($5.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($16.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,000 ($16.85)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($30.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($22.47)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($14.04)
    NEC: $4,000 ($11.24)
    Property: $2,000 ($5.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $978,000 ($2747.19)

6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Dodge County, GA  1.04% ($23,703 average AGI)
from Wheeler County, GA  0.87% ($16,613)
from Jeff Davis County, GA  0.59% ($15,000)


7.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
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 Dodge County, GA  1.00% ($26,167 average AGI)
to Jeff Davis County, GA  0.86% ($18,323)
to Wheeler County, GA  0.61% ($18,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scotland:

  • WYIS (1410 AM; 1 kW; MCRAE, GA; Owner: CINECOM BROASCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • 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.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scotland:

  • WYSC (102.7 FM; MCRAE, GA; Owner: CINECOM BROASCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMOC (88.7 FM; LUMBER CITY, GA; Owner: FULL GOSPEL CHURCH OF GOD WRITTEN)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WMCG (104.9 FM; MILAN, GA; Owner: TEL-DODGE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQIL (101.3 FM; CHAUNCEY, GA; Owner: GSW, INC.)
  • WYUM (101.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTCQ (97.7 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WUFF-FM (97.5 FM; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WLYU (100.9 FM; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Scotland:

  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPHJ-CA (Channel 46; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • W56DU (Channel 56; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 640
Total average daily truck traffic: 25
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 960


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Dale R Smith, Scotland 2ga60107 (Lat: 32.036556 Lon: -82.836194), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 84.4 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Dale R Smith, Scotland 2ga60107 (Lat: 32.036556 Lon: -82.836194), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 84.4 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Dale R Smith, Scotland 2ga60107 (Lat: 32.036556 Lon: -82.836194), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Dale R Smith, Scotland 2ga60107 (Lat: 32.036556 Lon: -82.836194), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Dale R Smith, Scotland 2ga60107 (Lat: 32.036556 Lon: -82.836194), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MOBILES L1, Lat: 32.059500 Lon: -82.864111, Call Sign: KIX325
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz, 160.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2004, Expiration Date: 04/05/2014
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF4VLF
    Grant Date: 01/14/1998, Expiration Date: 01/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2010
    Registrant: Larry R Walker, Scotland, GA 31083


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Scotland, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John581.8 years
William583.2 years
James465.2 years
Willie473.5 years
Charles365.3 years
Laura386.3 years
Robert371.3 years
Callie294.5 years
Arthur287.4 years
Elbert269.0 years
Most common last names in Scotland, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ashley870.5 years
Harris576.4 years
Pettigrew582.6 years
Moon470.0 years
Johnson377.3 years
Clegg372.0 years
Mcdonald381.4 years
Smith368.3 years
Cook283.5 years
Harbin284.5 years

Scotland on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents"
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