St. George, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 2,358.
Males: 1,205  (51.1%)
Females: 1,153  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31646

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,441 (it was $29,231 in 2000)
St. George:

$39,441
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,639 (it was $13,493 in 2000)

St. George CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,343 (it was $54,900 in 2000)
St. George:

$74,343
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $87,950; Detached houses: $124,520; Townhouses or other attached units: $29,666; Mobile homes: $54,369; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,996
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St. George races chart
  • White alone - 2,159 (94.4%)
  • Black alone - 51 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. George: 131.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 77 feet

Land area: 303.1 square miles.

Population density: 7.8 people per square mile   (very low).

St. George, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in St. George:

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. George CCD:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

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

St. George CCD:  1.5% ($807)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
St. George satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (31.5 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (759.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hilliard, FL (3.4 miles ), Callahan, FL (3.9 miles ), Folkston, GA (4.2 miles ), Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL (4.2 miles ), Homeland, GA (4.4 miles ), Baldwin, FL (4.6 miles ), Macclenny, FL (4.6 miles ), Glen St. Mary, FL (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 30.59 N, Longitude: 82.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 904

St. George household income distribution St. George home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Paper (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in St. George: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. George, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. George-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/2007, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the St. George place center .

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. George-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 95% 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 228.3 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 407.9 miles away from St. George center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 196.4 miles away from the city 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 178.4 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 205.8 miles away from St. George center
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) earthquake occurred 310.1 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 Charlton County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. George:

  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 31 miles; Jacksonville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 21,810)
  • Jacksonville University (about 34 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 41 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • University of North Florida (about 41 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 52 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Santa Fe College (about 67 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 67 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,644)
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Notable locations in St. George: Camp Cornelia (A), Moody Landing (B), Davis Boat Landing (C), Charlton County Fire Department Station 2 (D), Charlton County Fire Department Station 4 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. George include: Emmaus Church (A), Traders Hill Church (B), Pine Grove Church (C), New Life Church (D), Moniac Church (E), Philadelphia Church (F), Prospect Church (G), Sardis Church (H), Boone Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint George Cemetery (1), Traders Hill Cemetery (2), Moniac Cemetery (3), Boones Creek Cemetery (4), Cornhouse Creek Cemetery (5), Emmaus Cemetery (6), Prospect Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Stump Lake (A), Seagrove Lake (B), Bee Gum Lake (C), Trout Lake (D), Worley Lake (E), Coward Lake (F), Shaw Lake (G), Gowen Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thomas Branch (A), River Styx (B), Joaquin Creek (C), Starland Branch (D), Stanley Branch (E), Spring Branch (F), School Branch (G), Saucer Branch (H), Harris Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. George include: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (1), Suwannee Canal Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Charlton 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 2012 was 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

16.6%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

3.6%
Whole state:

6.1%

St. George compared to Georgia state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. George CCD (based on Charlton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.93%
Here: 46.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents72.4%16.5%4.5%2.1%4.5%
Congregations37.5%25.0%12.5%4.2%20.8%
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
Charlton County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Charlton County:

29.9%
Georgia:

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

15.0%
State:

14.6%

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
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 Duval County, FL  1.22% ($28,167 average AGI)
from Camden County, GA  1.16% ($23,882)
from Nassau County, FL  0.68% ($35,000)


7.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
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 Camden County, GA  1.41% ($21,143 average AGI)
to Nassau County, FL  0.98% ($21,966)
to Duval County, FL  0.74% ($18,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. George:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WROS (1050 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THE ROSE OF JACKSONVILLE)
  • WEWC (1160 AM; 5 kW; CALLAHAN, FL; Owner: CIRCLE BROADCASTING OF AMERICA, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WSVE (1280 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WILLIS & SONS, INC.)
  • WZNZ (1460 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. George:

  • WHJX (105.7 FM; BALDWIN, FL; Owner: TAMA GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKF (92.5 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WATY (91.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: OKEFENOKEE ED FOUNDATION INC)
  • WJXR (92.1 FM; MACCLENNY, FL; Owner: WJXR, INC.)
  • WJFR (88.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W232AY (94.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W270AK (101.9 FM; CAMBON, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. George:

  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W09CF (Channel 9; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WPXJ-LP (Channel 41; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W50CO (Channel 50; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54CS (Channel 54; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWRJ-LP (Channel 27; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W10CM (Channel 10; HILLIARD, FL; Owner: NASSAU CTY. BD. OF PUB. INSTRUCTION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Route 1 (Lat: 30.517722 Lon: -82.119000), Structure height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN962
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Route 1 (Lat: 30.517722 Lon: -82.119000), Structure height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN962
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

St. George on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
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