Sunset Village, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 846. Population change since 2000: -2.9%
Males: 386  (45.6%)
Females: 460  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 30286.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $61,418 (it was $34,487 in 2000)
Sunset Village:

$61,418
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,679 (it was $16,013 in 2000)

Sunset Village CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,360 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Sunset Village:

$93,360
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $102,846; Detached houses: $115,623; Mobile homes: $66,229

Median gross rent in 2016: $616.

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  • Races in Sunset Village, GA (2010)

    Sunset Village races chart
    • 79694.1%White alone
    • 263.1%Black alone
    • 101.2%Two or more races
    • 91.1%Hispanic
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sunset Village: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (49.2%), English (16.7%), German (9.8%), Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 4.93 square miles.

Population density: 172 people per square mile   (very low).

Sunset Village,GA real estate house value index trend

Sunset Village, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Sunset Village:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunset Village CDP:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Georgia:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $751 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,051 (0.8%)

Sunset Village satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (41.9 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (59.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (643.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Thurston, GA (1.2 miles ), Thomaston, GA (2.2 miles ), Hannahs Mill, GA (2.2 miles ), Lincoln Park, GA (2.2 miles ), Molena, GA (3.1 miles ), The Rock, GA (3.3 miles) , Woodbury, GA (3.4 miles ), Woodland, GA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.90 N, Longitude: 84.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Sunset Village household income distribution Sunset Village home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (42%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Sunset Village, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Sunset Village-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Sunset Village place center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/2/2006, a category F3 tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunset Village-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% 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 129.8 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 130.7 miles away from Sunset Village center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from the city 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 208.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from Sunset Village center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 206.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Upson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sunset Village topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sunset Village:

  • UPSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • RIVERSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING CTR OF THOMASTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • THOMASTON HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - THOMASTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunset Village:

  • Gordon State College (about 19 miles; Barnesville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,336)
  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 26 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 4,168)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 39 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 40 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Columbus State University (about 42 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 43 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Mercer University (about 45 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)

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Reservoir: Lake Ellerbee Number 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hoyle Branch (A), McCoys Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Upson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.1%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Georgia average:

12.5

Sunset Village travel time to work - commute Sunset Village mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sunset Village CDP (based on Upson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,49040
Black Protestant1,5818
Mainline Protestant1,30510
Other4132
Catholic--
None11,364-
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: 8
Upson County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Upson County:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Upson County:

31.0%
Georgia:

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

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sunset Village:

45.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.8
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sunset Village:

17.8%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sunset Village:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

32.2%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Sunset Village:

54.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sunset Village, GA Residents

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Pike County, GA  0.56% ($23,980 average AGI)
from Lamar County, GA  0.47% ($27,548)
from Spalding County, GA  0.36% ($21,406)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Spalding County, GA  0.60% ($18,796 average AGI)
to Pike County, GA  0.48% ($25,163)
to Lamar County, GA  0.32% ($24,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunset Village:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WTGA (1590 AM; 1 kW; THOMASTON, GA; Owner: RADIO GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunset Village:

  • WTGA-FM (101.1 FM; THOMASTON, GA; Owner: RADIO GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WEKS (92.5 FM; ZEBULON, GA; Owner: SPALDING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRU-LP (97.1 FM; THOMASTON, GA; Owner: THOMASTON CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Sunset Village:

  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $375,000Total costs
  • 580Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 870Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Sunset Village compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 college students below state average.
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