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Population (year 2000): 3,189
Males: 1,606  (50.4%)
Females: 1,583  (49.6%)

Toombs County

Median resident age:  35.4 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Estimated median household income in 2005: $24,100 (it was $24,955 in 2000)
Toombs Central  $24,100
Georgia:  $45,604

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $54,200 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Toombs Central  $54,200
Georgia:  $147,500

Toombs Central, GA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Toombs Central:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.6%)
  • Hispanic (13.3%)
  • Other race (11.7%)
  • Black (8.8%)
  • American Indian (8.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 142.7 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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  • Never married: 551.0%
  • Now married: 1530.0%
  • Separated: 25.0%
  • Widowed: 205.0%
  • Divorced: 208.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Georgia:  7.1%

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

Toombs Central:  0.7% ($344)
Georgia:  0.8% ($919)


Toombs Central satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (85.6 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (126.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (741.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Alston, GA (9.9 miles) , Santa Claus, GA (10.6 miles ), Uvalda, GA (11.1 miles ), Altamaha River, GA (11.6 miles ), Lyons, GA (13.0 miles ), Vidalia, GA (14.3 miles ), Higgston, GA (16.0 miles ), Reidsville, GA (16.3 miles ).

Latitude: 32.02 N, Longitude: 82.35 W




Most common industries for males:



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Furniture and related products (4%)
  • Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (3%)


Most common industries for females:



  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)


Most common occupations for males



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (5%)


Most common occupations for females



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)


Toombs Central-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the Toombs Central place center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 1/20/1963, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Toombs Central:
  • MEADOWS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 15 miles; VIDALIA, GA)
  • TATTNALL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; REIDSVILLE, GA)
  • APPLING HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; BAXLEY, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Toombs Central:
  • SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 80 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; ID: SAV)
  • BRUNSWICK GOLDEN ISLES (about 82 miles; BRUNSWICK, GA; ID: BQK)
  • HUNTER AAF (about 85 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; ID: SVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Toombs Central:
  • VIDALIA REGIONAL (about 12 miles; VIDALIA, GA; ID: VDI)
  • REIDSVILLE (about 14 miles; REIDSVILLE, GA; ID: RVJ)
  • HAZLEHURST (about 22 miles; HAZLEHURST, GA; ID: AZE)

Operable nuclear power plants near Toombs Central:
  • 17 miles: Edwin I. Hatch 1 and 2 in Baxley, GA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toombs Central:
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; STATESBORO, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,724)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 89 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 4,028)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 97 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,300)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 103 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 3,778)
  • VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 104 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 7,157)

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Notable locations in Toombs Central: Sharpes Landing (A), Stanleys Store (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Toombs Central include: Taylor Chapel (A), Spring Hill Church (B), Live Oak Church (C), South Thompson Church (D), Smyrna Church (E), Cedar Crossing Church (F), Church of God (G), Church of God and Christ (H), Saint Matthews Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Williams Cemetery (1), Partin Cemetery (2), Clifton Cemetery (3), Cobb Creek Cemetery (4), Mann-Oquin Cemetery (5), McCortle Cemetery (6), Grace Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: John Currie Lake (A), Sapp Lake (B), Bill Brown Lake (C), Grays Landing Lake (D), Cowart Lake (E), Upper Cato Lake (F), Clark Lake (G), Lower Cato Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Grace Branch (A), Open Creek (B), Oconee Creek (C), Milligan Creek (D), Inman Creek (E), Bells Mill Creek (F), Gator Creek (G), Alligator Creek (H), Little Rocky Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.0%
Whole state:  70.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  26.7%
Whole state:  13.0%

Residents with income below the 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  14.1%
Whole state:  6.1%

Toombs Central compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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2004 Presidential Election results in Toombs County Georgia:




Most commonly used house heating fuel:



7.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:  7.30%
Georgia average:  10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, GA  1.02% ($23,024 average AGI)
from Tattnall County, GA  0.72% ($24,200)
from Emanuel County, GA  0.30% ($21,200)


6.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:  6.89%
Georgia average:  9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, GA  0.84% ($27,386 average AGI)
to Tattnall County, GA  0.46% ($22,842)
to Emanuel County, GA  0.37% ($26,194)


Strongest AM radio stations in Toombs Central:
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBT (1340 AM; 1 kW; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toombs Central:
  • WLYU (100.9 FM; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING INC)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WYUM (101.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTCQ (97.7 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRBX (104.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, GA; Owner: WRBX / WTNL, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Toombs Central:
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WPHJ-CA (Channel 46; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • W56DU (Channel 56; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

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