Swainsboro, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 7,471 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 3,499  (46.8%)
Females: 3,972  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

29.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 30401.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,323 (it was $20,268 in 2000)
Swainsboro:

$29,323
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,641 (it was $14,617 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,878 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Swainsboro:

$73,878
GA:

$166,800

Median gross rent in 2016: $644.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 42.4%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 73.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.5% for other race residents, 89.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Swainsboro, GA (2010)
    • 4,09356.2%Black alone
    • 2,68636.9%White alone
    • 3484.8%Hispanic
    • 811.1%Asian alone
    • 460.6%Two or more races
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Swainsboro, Georgia as of August 24, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Swainsboro is 126 to 1.


Crime rates in Swainsboro by year

Type

2012

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.3)
3
(39.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(81.7)
1
(13.1)
4
(53.2)
3
(39.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(108.9)
4
(52.4)
15
(199.7)
7
(93.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
114
(1,552)
34
(445.4)
69
(918.5)
61
(811.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
146
(1,987)
106
(1,389)
72
(958.5)
28
(372.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
507
(6,902)
270
(3,537)
290
(3,860)
313
(4,161)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(299.5)
7
(91.7)
14
(186.4)
6
(79.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 240.0)902.0361.3549.3500.7

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City-data.com crime index in Swainsboro, GA

Crime rate in Swainsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Georgia average:

3.69
March 2016 cost of living index in Swainsboro: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (7.5%), Irish (3.6%), English (3.3%), Italian (1.9%), African (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 332 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 603 people per square mile   (low).

Swainsboro,GA real estate house value index trend

Swainsboro, Georgia map

86 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Georgia:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,218 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $973 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (60.8 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (144.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (649.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Nunez, GA (2.7 miles),
Twin City, GA (3.2 miles ),
Summertown, GA (3.3 miles),
Norristown, GA (3.3 miles),
Stillmore, GA (3.5 miles ),
Kite, GA (3.6 miles ),
Garfield, GA (3.8 miles),
Gillis Springs, GA (3.9 miles )
.

Latitude: 32.59 N, Longitude: 82.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,262 (+29.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,436 (58.4%)

Area code: 478

Distribution of median household income in Swainsboro, GA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Swainsboro, GA in 2016
Swainsboro satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Swainsboro, GA residents
Average permit cost in Swainsboro, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Swainsboro, GA
Historical housing units in Swainsboro, GA
Most common industries in Swainsboro, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Machinery (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.5%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Machinery (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Swainsboro, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)

Average climate in Swainsboro, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Swainsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Swainsboro city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swainsboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% 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 88.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 129.0 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 132.6 miles away from Swainsboro 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 231.1 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 140.4 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 21.0 miles away from Swainsboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Emanuel County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Swainsboro:

  • EMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 117 KITE ROAD)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC- SWAINSBORO (667 S MAIN STREET)
  • EMANUEL CO NH (PO BOX 7)
  • EMANUEL COUNTY NURSING HOME (117 KITE ROAD)
  • SWAINSBORO NH (P O BOX 1758)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - SWAINSBORO (856 HIGHWAY 1 SOUTH)
  • RAI DIALYSIS SERVICES SWAINSBORO (3 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Swainsboro:

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College/University in Swainsboro:

  • East Georgia State College (Full-time enrollment: 2,345; Location: 131 College Cir; Public; Website: www.ega.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Swainsboro:

  • Georgia Southern University (about 35 miles; Statesboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 18,824)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 60 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 62 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 63 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 64 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 71 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 76 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high school in Swainsboro:

Private high school in Swainsboro:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 9, Location: 1095 US HIGHWAY 1 N, Grades: KG-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Swainsboro:

See full list of schools located in Swainsboro

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • East Georgia College now has approx 1500 students with about half of those students attending our Statesboro EGC satelite campus at Georgia Southern University.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Swainsboro: Emanuel County Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Swainsboro Fire Department Station 2 (B), Swainsboro Fire Department (C), Emanuel County Courthouse (D), Emanuel County Jail (E), Swainsboro City Hall (F), Franklin Memorial Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Windsor Court Shopping Center (1), Mason Plaza Shopping Center (2), Magic Mall Industrial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Swainsboro include: Bethel Church (A), Hillcrest Church (B), Holiness Church (C), Saint James Baptist Church (D), New Mount African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), First Methodist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Swainsboro City Cemetery (1), First Baptist Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Caroline (A), Gradys Lake (B), Hazel Lake (C), Holloways Pond (D), Lake India (E), Lake Luck (F), Youmans Lake (G), Watson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hammock Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Swainsboro: Yam Grandy State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Edenfield House Inn (426 West Church Street), Bradford Inn (688 South Main Street), Budget Inn (322 South Main Street), Days Inn (654 South Main Street).

Court: Georgia State Government - District Attorney's Office- Middle Judicial Cir (101 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Ben Troupe - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Sep 1, 1982), Deke Cooper - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Oct 18, 1977), Ray Guy - Football player, Larry Jon Wilson - Musician, Tony Mitchell (basketball) - Basketball player, Raymond Ehrlich - Judge, Rocky Trice - College basketball player (South Carolina Gamecocks).

Emanuel 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:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Swainsboro in 2010:

  • 217 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 118 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Swainsboro in 2000:

  • 61 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Swainsboro (2011 data):

  • Spivey State Bank: South Main Street Drive-In Branch at 571 South Main Street, branch established on 1988/04/04; at 211 North Main Street, branch established on 1953/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $92.1 mil, Deposits: $83.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Persons Banking Co., Inc.
  • Durden Banking Company, Incorporated: Swainsboro Branch at 318 South Main Street, branch established on 1991/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.9 mil, Deposits: $134.6 mil, headquarters in Twin City, GA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Durden Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Citizens Bank of Swainsboro: The Citizens Bank Of Swainsboro at 121 North Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.5 mil, Deposits: $131.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Swainsboro Bankshares, Inc.
  • Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company: Swainsboro Division Branch at 692 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/01/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $875.3 mil, Deposits: $744.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Queensborough Company, The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Swainsboro Main Branch at 205 South Main Street, branch established on 1920/11/09. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Swainsboro:

Marital status in Swainsboro, GA
  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 27.7%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Swainsboro:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Georgia average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Swainsboro
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Swainsboro, GA (based on Emanuel County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,12629
Black Protestant1,43010
Mainline Protestant1,28211
Catholic4951
Other1462
None13,119-
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: 6
Emanuel County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Emanuel County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Emanuel County:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

13.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.4%
Georgia:

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

13.3%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Swainsboro:

47.0%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Swainsboro:

29.8
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Swainsboro:

21.1%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Swainsboro:

14.2%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Swainsboro:

36.4%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

51.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Swainsboro:

78.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swainsboro, 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
Police Protection - Officers 20$70,087$42,0520$0
Firefighters 13$47,142$43,5160$0
Other Government Administration 10$22,124$26,5490$0
Parks and Recreation 9$23,764$31,6853$1,302
Financial Administration 5$14,446$34,6700$0
Police - Other 3$5,372$21,4880$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,354$21,4160$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,011
Health 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 63$188,289$35,8656$4,199

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,552,000 ($207.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,118,000 ($149.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,061,000 ($142.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $905,000 ($121.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $836,000 ($111.90)
    Sewerage: $707,000 ($94.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $587,000 ($78.57)
    General - Other: $447,000 ($59.83)
    Financial Administration: $370,000 ($49.52)
    Central Staff Services: $153,000 ($20.48)
    Libraries: $132,000 ($17.67)
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000 ($10.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $81,000 ($10.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000 ($8.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($5.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $132,000 ($17.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $375,000 ($50.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $317,000 ($42.43)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($2.81)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($2.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,178,000 ($291.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($9.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $904,000 ($121.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000 ($99.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $101,000 ($13.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $928,000 ($124.21)
    Highways: $284,000 ($38.01)
    Public Welfare: $98,000 ($13.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $379,000 ($50.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $221,000 ($29.58)
    Royalties: $53,000 ($7.09)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($3.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,356,000 ($181.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $565,000 ($75.63)
    Highways: $109,000 ($14.59)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $2,532,000 ($338.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $501,000 ($67.06)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $341,000 ($45.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $195,000 ($26.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $151,000 ($20.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $61,000 ($8.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $39,000 ($5.22)
    Other License: $18,000 ($2.41)

Swainsboro government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,051,000 ($1077.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,563,000 ($744.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,742,000 ($367.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $254,000 ($34.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,838,000 ($379.87)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($28,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Bulloch County, GA  0.50% ($24,541 average AGI)
from Candler County, GA  0.37% ($28,852)
from Toombs County, GA  0.37% ($25,815)


5.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($30,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Bulloch County, GA  0.72% ($24,113 average AGI)
to Candler County, GA  0.42% ($29,935)
to Toombs County, GA  0.31% ($39,087)
Businesses in Swainsboro, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Best Western1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
Goodwill2UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Swainsboro:

  • WJAT (800 AM; 1 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRS (1590 AM; 3 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swainsboro:

  • WXRS-FM (100.5 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WPMX (102.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WYUM (101.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBMZ (104.9 FM; METTER, GA; Owner: WM. JIMMY PAGE, TR/AS RADIO METTER)
  • WTCQ (97.7 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDBN (107.5 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA; Owner: D/B/A DOWDY PARTNERS)

TV broadcast stations around Swainsboro:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
Swainsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Swainsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 62.9mTotal length
  • $13,642,000Total costs
  • 53,780Total average daily traffic
  • 5,061Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,670Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Swainsboro, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Swainsboro, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Swainsboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 152 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Swainsboro, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swainsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Swainsboro)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Swainsboro, Georgia:

  • Edenfield House Inn, 358 W Church St, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-3007
  • Days Inn & Suites Swainsboro, 108 Alice Cir, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-9333
  • Best Western Bradford Inn, 688 S Main St, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-2400, Fax: (478) 237-6022
  • NEW SWAINSBORO INN, 612 S Main St, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-3577, Fax: (478) 237-3162
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Swainsboro, Georgia
Most common first names in Swainsboro, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15069.7 years
John11472.3 years
Mary11077.1 years
William8571.0 years
Willie7673.5 years
Robert6865.0 years
George6371.6 years
Annie6177.7 years
Mattie4678.5 years
Ruby3676.7 years
Most common last names in Swainsboro, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9473.9 years
Smith8174.4 years
Johnson7471.6 years
Brown6174.3 years
Scott5476.4 years
Jones4968.9 years
Moore4875.4 years
Coleman4574.4 years
Hall4474.8 years
Edenfield3873.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Swainsboro, GA
  • 71.1%Electricity
  • 25.6%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Swainsboro, GA
  • 85.4%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Swainsboro compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Swainsboro on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
There are 8 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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  • Ray Hamilton (1)
  • Bruce Ernest Woods (1)

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