Warthen, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 1,080.
Males: 526  (48.7%)
Females: 554  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31094

Estimated median household income in 2015: $36,485 (it was $27,857 in 2000)
Warthen:

$36,485
GA:

$51,244

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,515 (it was $15,130 in 2000)

Warthen CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $75,806 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Warthen:

$75,806
GA:

$159,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $122,313; Detached houses: $138,821; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,668; Mobile homes: $78,018
  • Races in Warthen, GA (2000)

    Warthen races chart
    • 58052.9%White alone
    • 50846.4%Black alone
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 10.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Warthen: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 475 feet

Land area: 108.4 square miles.

Population density: 10.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Warthen, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Warthen:

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Warthen CCD:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 7.1%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Warthen, Georgia as of December 14, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Warthen to the number of sex offenders is 360 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Warthen CCD:  0.9% ($450)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Warthen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (49.1 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (103.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (636.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mitchell, GA (2.9 miles) , Edge Hill, GA (3.1 miles) , Sandersville, GA (3.2 miles ), Deepstep, GA (3.6 miles) , Tennille, GA (3.6 miles ), Gibson, GA (3.6 miles ), Linton, GA (3.7 miles ), Davisboro, GA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.13 N, Longitude: 82.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 478

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Private households (10%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Warthen, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Warthen place center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the place center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Warthen-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 54.4 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 188.7 miles away from Warthen center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 154.0 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 196.6 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 154.9 miles away from Warthen 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 173.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

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Hospitals and medical centers near Warthen:

  • HERITAGE INN OF SANDERSVILLE HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON CO ECF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON CO EXTENDED CARE FA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • COMFORT CARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • SMITH MEDICAL NURSING CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • RAWLINGS NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Warthen:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 26 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 26 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • East Georgia State College (about 47 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 48 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 52 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Mercer University (about 55 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 60 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)

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

Churches in Warthen include: Chapel Church (A), Warthen United Methodist Church (B), Holly Spring Church (C), Mineral Springs Church (D), Mount Olive Church (E), New Hope Church (F), Pine Hill Church (G), Saint James Church (H), Bethlehem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Amerson Cemetery (1), Antioch Cemetery (2), Bethlehem Cemetery (3), Burgamy Cemetery (4), John Sparks Cemetery (5), Mineral Springs Cemetery (6), Union Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Burgamy Millpond (A), Hamburg Millpond (B), Brown Lake (C), Archers Lakes (D), Chalker Lake (E), Mays Millpond (F), Shephard Lake (G), Hamburg Mill Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stephens Creek (A), Stabley Branch (B), Cowpen Creek (C), Floyd Creek (D), Reynolds Branch (E), Paul Creek (F), Patterson Creek (G), Parker Branch (H), Alligator Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Warthen: Hamburg State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.5%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Georgia average:

13.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Warthen CCD (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,56245
Black Protestant2,12815
Mainline Protestant1,69013
Catholic981
Other422
None9,667-
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: 3
Washington County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Washington County:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

31.9%
Georgia:

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

16.4%
State:

14.6%

4.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
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 Baldwin County, GA  0.59% ($27,725 average AGI)
from Laurens County, GA  0.27% ($26,222)
from Richmond County, GA  0.25% ($22,647)


4.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Baldwin County, GA  0.50% ($44,176 average AGI)
to Johnson County, GA  0.24% ($12,125)
to Laurens County, GA  0.21% ($22,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Warthen:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO WNST, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Warthen:

  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSNT-FM (99.9 FM; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO STATION WSNT, INC.)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W201BN (88.1 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Warthen:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Warthen fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 1984 05:10 PM, 15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 31, 1976 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Dec 31, 1975 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Warthen)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, On Rd .6 Mi N Of Ga St Hwy 102 4 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 33.152361 Lon: -82.773444), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WNEP322
    Assigned Frequencies: 1975.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/1998, Expiration Date: 10/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2001Registrant: Southern Natural Gas Company, 1900 5th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 325-7328, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:
  • On Road .6 Mi N Of Georgia St Hwy 102 4 Mi Ne (Lat: 33.152361 Lon: -82.773444), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPNM464
    Assigned Frequencies: 1945.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/1998, Expiration Date: 04/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2001Registrant: Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • GE WARTHEN, 16427 N. Sparta Davisboro Road (Lat: 33.127139 Lon: -82.802722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQPZ553
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/27/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD4SRT, Grant Date: 09/08/1992, Expiration Date: 09/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2004, Registrant: David G Brisebois, Rt 1 Box 170, Warthen, GA 31094
  • Call Sign: KE4WAV, Grant Date: 02/24/1995, Expiration Date: 02/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2007, Registrant: Janet F Gray, Warthen, GA 31094
  • Call Sign: KE4WAW, Grant Date: 02/24/1995, Expiration Date: 02/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2007, Registrant: Robert C Sullivan, Warthen, GA 31094
  • Call Sign: KE4WAX, Grant Date: 02/24/1995, Expiration Date: 02/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2007, Registrant: Carolyn C Sullivan, Warthen, GA 31094

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7175Q , Serial Number: 18262042, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1973
    Registrant (Individual): James S Campbell, Po Box 69, Warthen, GA 31094
  • Aircraft: DAVIS CHARLES JR RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 771CD , Serial Number: 60313, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): A B Helton Enterprises LLC, 7274 Ga Highway 15 N, Warthen, GA 31094

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Warthen compared to Georgia state average:

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

Warthen on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
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