Surrency, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 203 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 97  (47.9%)
Females: 106  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31563.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,304 (it was $30,750 in 2000)
Surrency:

$24,304
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,810 (it was $14,794 in 2000)

Surrency town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $50,334 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Surrency:

$50,334
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $71,217; detached houses: $79,132; mobile homes: $40,451

Median gross rent in 2017: $445.

March 2019 cost of living index in Surrency: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.8%
(36.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Surrency, GA (2010)
    • 11557.2%White alone
    • 6130.3%Black alone
    • 168.0%Hispanic
    • 52.5%Two or more races
    • 31.5%Asian alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Surrency, Georgia as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Surrency is 58 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (19.1%), English (17.3%), British (1.8%), German (1.8%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 262 people per square mile   (very low).

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6 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This town:

2.5%
Georgia:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $825 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $274 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (68.2 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (102.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (695.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Surrency-Thornton, GA (2.4 miles ),
Baxley, GA (3.1 miles ),
Odum, GA (3.3 miles ),
Altamaha River, GA (3.3 miles ),
Satilla Creek, GA (3.4 miles ),
Rockingham, GA (3.9 miles ),
Graham, GA (4.4 miles ),
Screven, GA (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 31.72 N, Longitude: 82.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Distribution of median household income in Surrency, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Surrency, GA in 2017
Surrency satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Surrency, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Utilities (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.8%)
  • Truck transportation (11.6%)
  • Utilities (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.2%)
  • Paper (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (22.5%)
  • Educational services (17.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.5%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Apparel, fabrics, notions merchant wholesalers (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Surrency, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (11.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (18.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.6%)
  • Top executives (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (20.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.0%)

Average climate in Surrency, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Surrency-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.7 miles away from the Surrency town center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/3/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Surrency-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 149.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from Surrency 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 140.7 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 152.3 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 276.0 miles away from the city center
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 42.4 miles away from Surrency center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Appling County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Surrency:

  • ALTAMAHA HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • BAXLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • APPLING HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)
  • APPLING NURSING AND REHABILITATION PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BAXLEY, GA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Surrency:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Surrency:

  • South Georgia State College (about 42 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 55 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 59 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • East Georgia State College (about 61 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 64 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 67 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 67 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)

Public elementary/middle school in Surrency:

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Points of interest:

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

Churches in Surrency include: Surrency Evangelistic Church (A), Surrency Missionary Baptist Church (B), Surrency United Methodist Church (C), Surrency Grove Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Appling County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Surrency:

Marital status in Surrency, GA
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Surrency:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Surrency, GA (based on Appling County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,10946
Mainline Protestant1,47210
Black Protestant7515
Catholic7421
Other11
None3,161-
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: 2
Here:

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.
Georgia:

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
Here:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Appling County:

11.2%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.7%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Surrency:

44.9%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Surrency:

30.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Surrency:

6.6
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Surrency:

35.3%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Surrency:

53.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Surrency:

84.0%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Surrency, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1$1,497$17,9640$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,431
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$1,497$17,9646$1,431

Surrency government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $60,000 ($295.57)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($280.79)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($197.04)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($133.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($29.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,000 ($211.82)

Surrency government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,000 ($88.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $90,000 ($443.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($133.00)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $11,000 ($54.19)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $9,000 ($44.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($39.41)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($24.63)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($4.93)

Surrency government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $241,000 ($1187.19)

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jeff Davis County, GA  0.57% ($26,061 average AGI)
from Wayne County, GA  0.43% ($43,200)
from Bacon County, GA  0.35% ($17,900)


4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jeff Davis County, GA  0.74% ($37,209 average AGI)
to Bacon County, GA  0.41% ($23,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Surrency:

  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Surrency:

  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIFO-FM (105.5 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSGA (104.7 FM; HINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCGN (106.3 FM; GLENNVILLE, GA; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRBX (104.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, GA; Owner: WRBX / WTNL, INC.)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Surrency:

  • 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)
  • W39BV (Channel 39; HINESVILLE-RICHMOND, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)

Surrency fatal accident list:

Feb 1, 2001 05:30 PM, Sr-121, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Apr 3, 1993 08:50 AM, Sr27, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 21, 1988 00:15 AM, Sr27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 29, 1988 03:05 PM, Sr27, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.5mTotal length
  • $641,000Total costs
  • 4,800Total average daily traffic
  • 263Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,200Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Surrency)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • S Side Of Hwy 341 (Lat: 31.724639 Lon: -82.187056), Call Sign: KIF541, Licensee ID: L00011952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.360 MHz, 159.390 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/1998, Expiration Date: 10/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2002, Registrant: State Of Georgia, 200 Piedmont Ave 1402 West, Atlanta, GA 30334-9010, Phone: (404) 656-2042

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 6 Mi E On Hwy 121 (Lat: 31.801306 Lon: -82.156500), Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WNEL258,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1970.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/1998, Expiration Date: 05/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2001, Phone: (404) 841-2064
  • 6 Mi E Of Hwy 121 (Lat: 31.801306 Lon: -82.156500), Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WPNI991,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1950.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/1998, Expiration Date: 01/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/08/1998, Phone: (202) 328-4500

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KG4BEH, Licensee ID: L01197041, Grant Date: 09/18/2008, Expiration Date: 12/08/2018, Certifier: Pratt H Johnson, Registrant: Pratt H Johnson, 93 N Main St, Surrency, GA 31563

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 123 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 249CR , Serial Number: TJ-249, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/29/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Murray Forestry Inc, 5775 Old Surrency Rd, Surrency, GA 31563

Most common first names in Surrency, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1568.2 years
Willie1474.3 years
Mary874.8 years
William872.5 years
John770.1 years
Minnie584.0 years
Lillie582.6 years
Charlie473.7 years
Robert475.0 years
Mattie481.5 years
Most common last names in Surrency, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tillman2273.4 years
Mann1277.1 years
Pearce1171.6 years
Carter1178.8 years
Eason979.4 years
Dixon879.4 years
Morris775.4 years
Tomberlin773.3 years
Gibbs776.2 years
Lightsey776.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Surrency, GA
  • 70.5%Electricity
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Utility gas
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Surrency, GA
  • 72.7%Electricity
  • 27.3%No fuel used


Surrency compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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