St. Marys, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 18,019 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.9%
Males: 9,256  (51.4%)
Females: 8,763  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

32.0 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31558.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,267 (it was $42,087 in 2000)
St. Marys:

$60,267
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,057 (it was $18,099 in 2000)

St. Marys city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $191,574 (it was $84,200 in 2000)
St. Marys:

$191,574
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,006.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Marys: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.4% for other race residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in St. Marys, GA (2017)
    • 13,25372.9%White alone
    • 2,74315.1%Black alone
    • 8774.8%Hispanic
    • 6263.4%Two or more races
    • 3491.9%Asian alone
    • 1710.9%American Indian alone
    • 580.3%Other race alone

Races in St. Marys detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in St. Marys, Georgia as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. Marys is 536 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in St. Marys by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(35.4)
7
(43.3)
5
(29.6)
1
(5.9)
2
(12.2)
3
(17.3)
3
(17.4)
3
(16.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(70.9)
9
(55.7)
19
(112.3)
12
(70.6)
9
(54.8)
9
(51.9)
10
(57.9)
6
(33.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(242.2)
N/A77
(455.2)
79
(464.8)
48
(292.3)
54
(311.3)
61
(353.0)
66
(372.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
129
(761.9)
102
(631.5)
92
(543.9)
115
(676.6)
133
(809.8)
137
(789.8)
152
(879.6)
103
(581.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
333
(1,967)
404
(2,501)
404
(2,388)
368
(2,165)
377
(2,295)
406
(2,341)
363
(2,101)
409
(2,311)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(118.1)
23
(142.4)
9
(53.2)
31
(182.4)
9
(54.8)
17
(98.0)
19
(109.9)
10
(56.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(17.7)
N/AN/A5
(29.4)
N/AN/A3
(17.4)
2
(11.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)239.5282.5286.2267.4237.5248.4279.4236.0

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City-data.com crime index in St. Marys, GA

Crime rate in St. Marys detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.72
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (24.4%), Irish (8.5%), German (6.6%), Scottish (3.7%), English (3.6%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 18.8 square miles.

Population density: 961 people per square mile   (low).

St. Marys, Georgia map

369 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

2.0%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,214 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,390 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (30.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (734.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Kings Bay Base, GA (1.7 miles ),
Kingsland, GA (2.6 miles ),
Yulee, FL (2.9 miles ),
Fernandina Beach, FL (3.1 miles ),
Woodbine, GA (4.1 miles ),
Black Hammock, FL (4.1 miles ),
Callahan, FL (4.5 miles ),
Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 30.76 N, Longitude: 81.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,375 (-7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,024 (36.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 904

Distribution of median household income in St. Marys, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Marys, GA in 2017
St. Marys satellite photo by USGS

St. Marys tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 277 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 1998: 297 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 1999: 301 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2000: 243 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 255 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2002: 278 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2003: 165 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2004: 163 buildings, average cost: $212,200
  • 2005: 133 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2006: 149 buildings, average cost: $243,400
  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $250,300
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $230,200
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $264,100
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $297,300
  • 2016: 58 buildings, average cost: $317,400
  • 2017: 120 buildings, average cost: $223,900
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Marys, GA residents
Average permit cost in St. Marys, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in St. Marys, GA
Historical housing units in St. Marys, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +5,351 (+63.6%).
Most common industries in St. Marys, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Paper (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (19.1%)
  • Paper (11.7%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.2%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in St. Marys, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in St. Marys, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.8. This is about average.

City:

64.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 27.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

St. Marys-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.7 miles away from the St. Marys city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 10/2/1994, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Marys-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from St. Marys center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 222.1 miles away from St. Marys 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 149.2 miles away from St. Marys 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 437.7 miles away from St. Marys 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 180.2 miles away from St. Marys 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 339.1 miles away from St. Marys 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 Camden County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Marys topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Marys:

  • SENIOR CARE CENTER - ST MARYS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SAINT MARYS, GA)
  • ST MARYS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SAINT MARYS, GA)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KINGSLAND, GA)
  • AMELIA ISLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL)
  • QUALITY HEALTH OF FERNANDINA BEACH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL)
  • AMELIA ISLAND CARE CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL)

Airports located in St. Marys:

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

  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 27 miles; Brunswick, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,447)
  • Jacksonville University (about 29 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 30 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • University of North Florida (about 34 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 62 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 72 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 77 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)

Private high schools in St. Marys:

  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74, Location: 234 8TH ST, Grades: PK-9)
  • ADVANCE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 32, Location: 925 KINGSBAY RD, Grades: T1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in St. Marys:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in St. Marys: Saint Marys Water Pollution Control Plant (A), Osprey Cove Golf and Country Club (B), Saint Marys Fire Department Station 2 (C), Saint Marys Fire Department Station 9 (D), Camden County Fire / Rescue Station 12 (E), Saint Marys City Hall (F), Saint Marys Public Library (G), Saint Marys Police Complex (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Kings Vay Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in St. Marys include: New Hope Church (A), Lakewood Baptist Church (B), Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church (C), First Baptist Church of Saint Marys (D), Victory Baptist Church (E), Saint Marys Church of God Prophecy (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Evangelical Temple Assembly of God Church (H), Coastal Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Cannon Swamp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sweetwater Branch (A), Dark Entry Creek (B), Burrells Creek (C), North River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in St. Marys: Saint Marys Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Camden 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:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in St. Marys in 2010:

  • 55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in St. Marys in 2000:

  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in St. Marys (2011 data):

  • Southeastern Bank: St. Marys Branch at 2512 Osborne Road, branch established on 1990/03/12. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $416.6 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, headquarters in Darien, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Banking Corporation

For population 15 years and over in St. Marys:

Marital status in St. Marys, GA
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in St. Marys:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Marys
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Marys, GA (based on Camden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,25646
Mainline Protestant3,26416
Black Protestant2,4058
Catholic1,6561
Other9192
None31,013-
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: 4
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Camden County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Camden County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.0%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.2%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
St. Marys:

29.2
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
St. Marys:

9.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
St. Marys:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
St. Marys:

82.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Marys, GA Residents

St. Marys government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,215,000 ($122.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($3.50)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($1.00)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($0.28)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,113,000 ($172.76)
    Sewerage: $2,939,000 ($163.11)
    Police Protection: $2,064,000 ($114.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,647,000 ($91.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,634,000 ($90.68)
    General - Other: $1,097,000 ($60.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,065,000 ($59.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,005,000 ($55.77)
    Central Staff Services: $950,000 ($52.72)
    Libraries: $297,000 ($16.48)
    General Public Buildings: $159,000 ($8.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $114,000 ($6.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($5.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $83,000 ($4.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000 ($4.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,966,000 ($164.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($9.27)
    Other - General - Other: $22,000 ($1.22)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $18,000 ($1.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,070,000 ($59.38)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($4.11)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($4.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,421,000 ($300.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,027,000 ($57.00)

St. Marys government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,903,000 ($216.60)
    Other: $1,352,000 ($75.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,024,000 ($56.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($1.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $68,000 ($3.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,556,000 ($252.84)
    General Local Government Support: $1,795,000 ($99.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $354,000 ($19.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000 ($16.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $189,000 ($10.49)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,743,000 ($96.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $256,000 ($14.21)
    General Local Government Support: $80,000 ($4.44)
  • Tax - Property: $3,530,000 ($195.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,012,000 ($56.16)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $987,000 ($54.78)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $237,000 ($13.15)
    Other License: $213,000 ($11.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $147,000 ($8.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000 ($7.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $84,000 ($4.66)
    Other: $37,000 ($2.05)

St. Marys government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,902,000 ($2491.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,605,000 ($2364.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,366,000 ($131.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,000 ($3.83)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000 ($0.11)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000 ($0.11)

St. Marys government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,361,000 ($852.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $474,000 ($26.31)

11.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.42%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($996 average AGI)
Camden County:

0.26%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Duval County, FL  0.66% ($40,891 average AGI)
from Nassau County, FL  0.55% ($44,270)
from Glynn County, GA  0.45% ($37,195)


11.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.87%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($874 average AGI)
Camden County:

0.25%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Duval County, FL  1.07% ($42,938 average AGI)
to Nassau County, FL  0.71% ($41,138)
to Glynn County, GA  0.52% ($42,830)

Businesses in St. Marys, GA

  • Arby's: 1
  • Nike: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Marys:

  • WWIO (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. MARYS, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, 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.)
  • WSVE (1280 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WILLIS & SONS, INC.)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGIG (1440 AM; 5 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Marys:

  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKBX (106.3 FM; KINGSLAND, GA; Owner: RADIO KINGS BAY, INC.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPLA (93.3 FM; CALLAHAN, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WECC-FM (89.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNLE (91.7 FM; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: NASSAU BAPTIST MINISTRIES)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, 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.)
  • WJSJ (105.3 FM; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: TAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WBGA (107.7 FM; DARIEN, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W232AY (94.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Marys:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WBXJ-CA (Channel 10; JACKSONVILLE, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WWRJ-LP (Channel 27; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W45BZ (Channel 45; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of St. Marys fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.8mTotal length
  • $19,576,000Total costs
  • 164,562Total average daily traffic
  • 10,394Total average daily truck traffic
  • 205,669Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in St. Marys, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for St. Marys, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. Marys)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 6350 Hwy 40 E (Lat: 30.780389 Lon: -81.621750), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: WNZY952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.935 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 154.845 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 158.730 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2012, Expiration Date: 07/01/2022, Registrant: County Of Camden, 209 East 4th St, Woodbine, GA 31569, Phone: (912) 510-5124, Fax: (912) 510-5138, Email:
  • MISSION FORREST APTS, Lat: 30.785639 Lon: -81.592500, Call Sign: WQDS491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2005, Expiration Date: 10/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2015, Certifier: Brian Reynolds, Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ST MARYS, 781 Oak St. (Lat: 30.754444 Lon: -81.526667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQR540,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • JA33XC041, 1002 Wheeler Street (Ga02637-A) (Lat: 30.733028 Lon: -81.546833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQXA529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2016, Expiration Date: 01/13/2026, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • STMARYS, 1002 Wheeler Street Ga02637a (Lat: 30.733028 Lon: -81.546833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQZH950,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 05/23/2017, Expiration Date: 05/23/2027, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2017, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • STMARYS, 1002 Wheeler Street Ga02637a (Lat: 30.733028 Lon: -81.546833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQZT700,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 08/01/2017, Expiration Date: 08/01/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4SXR, Licensee ID: L00525104, Grant Date: 07/16/2002, Expiration Date: 09/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2014, Registrant: James A Flaherty, 208 Mc Queen Circle, St. Marys, GA 31558
  • Call Sign: KE4KYH, Licensee ID: L00914070, Grant Date: 09/08/2004, Expiration Date: 09/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2016, Registrant: Carol D Flowers, 11919 Colerain Road, Apt 1111, St. Marys, GA 31558
  • Call Sign: WA2JYQ, Licensee ID: L00893665, Grant Date: 06/17/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Registrant: Robert J Tighe, 223 Creekside Dr., St. Marys, GA 31558
  • Call Sign: KD5JTE, Licensee ID: L00224785, Grant Date: 04/05/2000, Expiration Date: 04/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/31/2001, Certifier: Bruce W Apple, Registrant: Bruce W Apple, 28c Warbler Ct, St. Marys, GA 31558
  • Call Sign: KM4HDA, Licensee ID: L01915423, Grant Date: 01/13/2015, Expiration Date: 01/13/2025, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2016, Certifier: James B Kelly Ii, Registrant: James B Kelly Ii, St. Marys, GA 31558
  • Call Sign: K3KOA, Previous Call Sign: KM4HDA, Licensee ID: L01915423, Grant Date: 03/01/2016, Expiration Date: 03/01/2026, Certifier: James B Kelly Ii, Registrant: James B Kelly Ii, St. Marys, GA 31558

2002 - 2011 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2011 the average number of fires per year is 69. The highest number of reported fires - 107 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in St. Marys, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.8%), and Structure Fires (29.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in St. Marys, GA
    • 36552.8%Outside Fires
    • 20529.7%Structure Fires
    • 9313.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 284.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for St. Marys, GA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Marys, GA
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Marys, GA
  • 92.5%Electricity
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


St. Marys compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

St. Marys on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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