The Rock-Yatesville, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 2,893.
Males: 1,457  (50.4%)
Females: 1,436  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30286

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,557 (it was $40,910 in 2000)
The Rock-Yatesville:

$43,557
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,381 (it was $16,568 in 2000)

The Rock-Yatesville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,925 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
The Rock-Yatesville:

$88,925
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $138,933; Detached houses: $180,377; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,849; Mobile homes: $79,711
The Rock-Yatesville races chart
  • White alone - 2,403 (82.8%)
  • Black alone - 443 (15.3%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in The Rock-Yatesville: 131.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 88.4 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in The Rock-Yatesville:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in The Rock-Yatesville CCD:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

The Rock-Yatesville CCD:  0.8% ($532)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (33.0 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (58.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (644.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: The Rock, GA (1.7 miles) , Yatesville, GA (2.0 miles ), Thomaston, GA (2.7 miles ), Hannahs Mill, GA (2.8 miles ), Culloden, GA (2.9 miles ), Aldora, GA (2.9 miles) , Lincoln Park, GA (2.9 miles ), Barnesville, GA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.93 N, Longitude: 84.21 W

The Rock-Yatesville household income distribution The Rock-Yatesville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Printing and related support activities (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Printing and related support activities (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in The Rock-Yatesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in The Rock-Yatesville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

The Rock-Yatesville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the The Rock-Yatesville place center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/2/2006, a category F3 tornado 20.6 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

The Rock-Yatesville-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 118.6 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 135.5 miles away from The Rock-Yatesville 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 179.5 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 219.0 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 198.7 miles away from The Rock-Yatesville center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 235.8 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near The Rock-Yatesville:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - THOMASTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • THOMASTON HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • UPSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • RIVERSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING CTR OF THOMASTON (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; THOMASTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to The Rock-Yatesville:

  • Gordon State College (about 9 miles; Barnesville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,336)
  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 23 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 4,168)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 29 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 33 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Mercer University (about 34 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 42 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • Clayton State University (about 47 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)

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Notable locations in The Rock-Yatesville: Rock Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Georgia Greenhouses (B), Yatesville Fire Department (C), Rock Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in The Rock-Yatesville include: Grays Chapel (A), Andrews Chapel (B), Bethany Church (C), Calvary Church (D), Liberty Chapel (E), Mount Olive Church (F), Mount Zion Church (G), New Hope Church (H), Pine Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arnold Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2), Sandy Grove Cemetery (3), Andrews Chapel Cemetery (4), Antioch Cemetery (5), Bethany Cemetery (6), Bethlehem Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Binford Lake (A), Haygood Lake (B), Lake Julia (C), Lake Maude (D), Trice Lake (E), Triple S Lake (F), Nash Lake (G), McGehee Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weatherford Branch (A), Threemile Creek (B), Sullivan Creek (C), Israel Creek (D), Rose Creek (E), Fourth Branch (F), Bunkley Woods Branch (G), Kendall Branch (H). 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.2
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.1%

The Rock-Yatesville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for The Rock-Yatesville CCD (based on Upson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.25%
Here: 60.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents71.0%11.0%5.1%3.5%2.1%
Congregations47.2%13.2%1.9%1.9%1.9%
NameCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsProgressive Primitive BaptistsSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%0.9%2.7%
Congregations1.9%3.8%7.5%3.8%17.0%
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: 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%

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 The Rock-Yatesville:

  • 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)
  • WBAF (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BARNESVILLE, GA; Owner: BARNESVILLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WHIE (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: CHAPPELL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in The Rock-Yatesville:

  • 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)
  • WTGA-FM (101.1 FM; THOMASTON, GA; Owner: RADIO GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WEKS (92.5 FM; ZEBULON, GA; Owner: SPALDING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCRU-LP (97.1 FM; THOMASTON, GA; Owner: THOMASTON CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around The Rock-Yatesville:

  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)

The Rock-Yatesville on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
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