Swainsboro, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 7,560 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.9%
 
Males: 3,357  (44.4%)
Females: 4,203  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30401.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,339 (it was $20,268 in 2000)
Swainsboro:

$23,339
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,783 (it was $14,617 in 2000)

Swainsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,698 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Swainsboro:

$74,698
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $108,114; Detached houses: $111,631; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,783; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,960; Mobile homes: $54,288

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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Swainsboro races chart
  • Black alone - 4,093 (56.2%)
  • White alone - 2,686 (36.9%)
  • Hispanic - 348 (4.8%)
  • Asian alone - 81 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Swainsboro: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (8.5%), Irish (5.9%), United States (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 332 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 610 people per square mile   (low).

Swainsboro,GA real estate house value index trend

Swainsboro, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Swainsboro:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swainsboro city:

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

133 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Swainsboro, Georgia as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Swainsboro to the number of sex offenders is 169 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $772 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $724 (1.1%)

Swainsboro satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.59 N, Longitude: 82.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,927 (+25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,446 (60.5%)

Area code: 478

Swainsboro household income distribution Swainsboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Swainsboro (2012):

  • 2 murders (27.2 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (81.7 per 100,000)
  • 8 robberies (108.9 per 100,000)
  • 114 assaults (1551.9 per 100,000)
  • 146 burglaries (1987.5 per 100,000)
  • 507 thefts (6901.7 per 100,000)
  • 22 auto thefts (299.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 884.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -408 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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

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 Swainsboro 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 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 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 Swainsboro 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 the city 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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 - Player of football, Larry Jon Wilson - Musician, Tony Mitchell (basketball) - Basketball player, Raymond Ehrlich - Judge, Rocky Trice - College basketball player (South Carolina Gamecocks).

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)
  • RAI DIALYSIS SERVICES SWAINSBORO (3 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • 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)

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 HWY 1 N; Grades: 1 - 12)

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.

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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).

Emanuel County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.0%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 75.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 74.0% for other race residents, 68.3% for two or more races residents)
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

Swainsboro compared to Georgia state average:

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

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Swainsboro, Georgia:

  • Edenfield House Inn, 426 W Church St, Swainsboro, GA 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-3007
  • Edenfield House Inn, 358 W Church St, Swainsboro, GA 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-3007
  • Days Inn & Suites Swainsboro, 108 Alice Cir, Swainsboro, GA 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-9333
  • Best Western Bradford Inn, 688 S Main St, Swainsboro, GA 30401 , Phone: (478) 237-2400, Fax: (478) 237-6022
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Swainsboro, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Swainsboro travel time to work - commute Swainsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Swainsboro city (based on Emanuel County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.85%
Here: 39.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchProgressive Primitive BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents56.9%22.8%5.8%5.8%2.6%
Congregations33.3%19.7%10.6%7.6%1.5%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.0%0.6%0.8%
Congregations3.0%1.5%3.0%3.0%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 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.
State:

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

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Emanuel County:

31.4%
Georgia:

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

13.3%
State:

14.6%
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
Financial Administration 5$14,446$34,6700$0
Other Government Administration 10$22,124$26,5490$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$70,087$42,0520$0
Police - Other 3$5,372$21,4880$0
Firefighters 13$47,142$43,5160$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$886
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,011
Parks and Recreation 9$23,764$31,6853$1,302
Other and Unallocable 3$5,354$21,4160$0
Totals for Government 63$188,289$35,8656$4,199

Swainsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $316,000 ($41.80)
    Sewerage: $211,000 ($27.91)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,477,000 ($195.37)
    Police Protection: $1,019,000 ($134.79)
    Water Utilities: $943,000 ($124.74)
    Sewerage: $629,000 ($83.20)
    Fire Protection: $591,000 ($78.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $545,000 ($72.09)
    Central Staff Services: $351,000 ($46.43)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($24.34)
    General - Other: $173,000 ($22.88)
    Libraries: $87,000 ($11.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $54,000 ($7.14)
    Welfare - Other: $35,000 ($4.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($1.19)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($10.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $217,000 ($28.70)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($19.18)
    Police Protection: $120,000 ($15.87)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($6.08)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($5.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($2.65)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($1.46)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($1.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,609,000 ($212.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($20.77)

Swainsboro government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $577,000 ($76.32)
    Sewerage: $535,000 ($70.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($8.86)
    All Other: $18,000 ($2.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $152,000 ($20.11)
    General Support: $19,000 ($2.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $649,000 ($85.85)
    All Other: $341,000 ($45.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $311,000 ($41.14)
    Interest Earnings: $183,000 ($24.21)
    Rents: $20,000 ($2.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $802,000 ($106.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $59,000 ($7.80)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.40)
  • Tax - Property: $1,362,000 ($180.16)
    Public Utilities: $379,000 ($50.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $252,000 ($33.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $163,000 ($21.56)
    NEC: $126,000 ($16.67)

Swainsboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,610,000 ($345.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,397,000 ($184.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $495,000 ($65.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,271,000 ($168.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,087,000 ($408.33)
    Other, NEC: $31,000 ($4.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $95,000 ($12.57)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($2.38)

Swainsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,691,000 ($355.95)

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
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 Bulloch County, GA  0.49% ($15,944 average AGI)
from Candler County, GA  0.32% ($18,609)
from Toombs County, GA  0.30% ($23,364)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Bulloch County, GA  0.55% ($28,025 average AGI)
to Toombs County, GA  0.38% ($18,964)
to Candler County, GA  0.36% ($22,731)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Swainsboro, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 32
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 49
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 34
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Swainsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 19,672
Total average daily truck traffic: 431
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 29,508
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Swainsboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 96 (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: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (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: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swainsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Swainsboro)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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
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

Swainsboro on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Mike Lindsay (2)
  • Ray Hamilton (1)
  • Bruce Ernest Woods (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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