Watkinsville, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 2,892 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +37.9%
Males: 1,396  (48.3%)
Females: 1,496  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30677.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,415 (it was $45,729 in 2000)
Watkinsville:

$66,415
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,681 (it was $20,968 in 2000)

Watkinsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $203,198 (it was $116,400 in 2000)
Watkinsville:

$203,198
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $320,440; detached houses: $331,913; townhouses or other attached units: $227,302; in 2-unit structures: $266,350; mobile homes: $59,640

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,078.

March 2019 cost of living index in Watkinsville: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.8%
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  • Races in Watkinsville, GA (2010)
    • 2,41385.2%White alone
    • 1786.3%Black alone
    • 1234.3%Hispanic
    • 682.4%Asian alone
    • 421.5%Two or more races
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Watkinsville, Georgia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Watkinsville is 267 to 1.


Crime rates in Watkinsville by year

Type

2005

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
1
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(121.8)
2
(71.2)
1
(33.5)
2
(68.0)
1
(34.9)
3
(103.1)
1
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(139.0)
2
(69.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(365.4)
12
(427.0)
8
(268.2)
16
(544.0)
10
(348.6)
9
(309.3)
13
(448.9)
5
(171.8)
17
(595.0)
11
(382.3)
2
(69.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(2,598)
59
(2,100)
47
(1,576)
55
(1,870)
51
(1,778)
42
(1,443)
56
(1,934)
38
(1,306)
45
(1,575)
44
(1,529)
39
(1,361)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(40.6)
2
(71.2)
1
(33.5)
1
(34.0)
4
(139.4)
3
(103.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.7)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.0)
2
(69.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)157.1162.3101.2139.4113.6108.2115.769.8107.5115.786.5

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City-data.com crime index in Watkinsville, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Georgia average:

2.25
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Ancestries: American (17.5%), Irish (9.2%), German (7.4%), English (7.0%), Scottish (5.7%), British (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 3.22 square miles.

Population density: 897 people per square mile   (low).

Watkinsville, Georgia map

194 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.9% Africa).

This town:

6.6%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,981 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,725 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens, GA (6.2 miles , pop. 76,500).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (57.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (598.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bishop, GA (1.9 miles),
North High Shoals, GA (2.4 miles ),
Athens, GA (2.5 miles ),
Athens-Clarke County, GA (2.6 miles ),
Elder, GA (2.8 miles ),
Bogart, GA (3.1 miles ),
Winterville, GA (3.2 miles ),
Bostwick, GA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.86 N, Longitude: 83.41 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Watkinsville, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Watkinsville, GA in 2017
Watkinsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2002: 64 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2004: 70 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2006: 79 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $340,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $337,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $337,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $266,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Watkinsville, GA residents
Average permit cost in Watkinsville, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +481 (+29.8%).
Most common industries in Watkinsville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.6%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Wood products (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.7%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Watkinsville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Art and design workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)

Average climate in Watkinsville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Watkinsville, Georgia average temperatures Watkinsville, Georgia average precipitation Watkinsville, Georgia humidity Watkinsville, Georgia wind speed Watkinsville, Georgia snowfall Watkinsville, Georgia sunshine Watkinsville, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.8. This is about average.

City:

63.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Watkinsville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Watkinsville town center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watkinsville-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 52.8 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 134.4 miles away from Watkinsville center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 137.6 miles away from Watkinsville center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from Watkinsville 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 223.8 miles away from Watkinsville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.8 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 Oconee County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watkinsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Watkinsville:

  • ST MARY'S HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1021 JAMESTOWN BLVD SUITE 213 COLONY SQUARE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Watkinsville:

  • NEW HORIZON HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES ( ATHENS ) (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • UNIVERSITY NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ATHENS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ATHENS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ATHENS, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watkinsville:

  • University of Georgia (about 7 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 10 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 35 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 37 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 39 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Brenau University (about 39 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 48 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)

Public high school in Watkinsville:

Private high school in Watkinsville:

  • WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 270, Location: 1640 NEW HIGH SHOALS RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Watkinsville:

See full list of schools located in Watkinsville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There has been a new high school added North Oconee High School

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Watkinsville: Oconee Industrial Park (A), Oconee County Fire Department Station 1 (B), Oconee County Library (C), Oconee County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Watkinsville: Bethel Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Christian Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Watkinsville include: Harris Shoals Park (1), South Main Street Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Eagle Tavern Museum (Main Street), Quality Deer Management Association (Recreation Areas; 7500 Macon Highway).

Hotels: Ashford Manor Bed & Breakfast (5 Harden Hill Road), Butler Motor Inn (173 South Main Street), Connell Daniel E (3581 South Barnett Shoals Road).

Courts: Oconee County - Superior Court Record Room (23 North Main Street), Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority (23 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: John Wes Townley - Stock car racing driver, Buck Thrasher - Major League Baseball right fielder, Ed Crowley - Baseball player, John Williams - College football player (Georgia Bulldogs), Robert F. Ligon - Politician, Tony Taylor (American football) - Player of and football.

Oconee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Watkinsville and their reported violations in the past:

ASHLAND SUBDIVISION (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-1999), St Intentional no-action (SEP-24-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BARNETTS BLUFF (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-24-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BEAVER DAM ESTATES (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CARRS CIRCLE C MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-20-1996 to MAR-20-1996), St Intentional no-action (SEP-26-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BELL VIEW SHORES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-1997), St Intentional no-action (OCT-04-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
EMERALD SHORES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EAGLEWOOD SUBDIVISION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BRIDLEGATE S/D (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.3%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.7%
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: 0.4% of all households
32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Watkinsville (2011 data):

  • Oconee State Bank: Mortgage Office Branch, at 35 North Main Street, Butler's Crossing Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.1 mil, Deposits: $236.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Oconee Financial Corporation
  • Synovus Bank: Watkinsville Branch at 44 Greensboro Hwy 15, branch established on 1929/01/01; Butlers Crossing Branch at 2100 Experiment Station Rd, branch established on 1985/08/12. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • First American Bank and Trust Company: Watkinsville Branch at 1681 Experiment Station Road, branch established on 2001/02/20. Info updated 2011/06/27: Bank assets: $548.2 mil, Deposits: $372.4 mil, headquarters in Athens, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bancorp
  • SunTrust Bank: Butler's Crossing Publix Branch at 2061 Experiment Station Road, branch established on 1998/08/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • BankSouth: North Georgia Bank Branch at 7911 Macon Highway, branch established on 2000/04/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $345.9 mil, Deposits: $296.0 mil, headquarters in Greensboro, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Watkinsville:

Marital status in Watkinsville, GA
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Watkinsville:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Watkinsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Watkinsville, GA (based on Oconee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,35326
Mainline Protestant3,72314
Black Protestant4453
Orthodox2001
Other13-
None16,074-
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
Oconee County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Oconee County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Watkinsville:

50.6%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Watkinsville:

48.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Watkinsville:

28.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Watkinsville:

20.7%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Watkinsville:

58.0%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Watkinsville, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$21,098$36,1680$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,518$25,2430$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,220$50,6407$3,116
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$325
Totals for Government 13$35,836$33,0798$3,441

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $525,000 ($181.54)
    Regular Highways: $409,000 ($141.42)
    Central Staff Services: $137,000 ($47.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($31.47)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($24.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($2.07)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $58,000 ($20.06)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($2.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $538,000 ($186.03)

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

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $437,000 ($151.11)
    Other: $437,000 ($151.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $129,000 ($44.61)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($8.99)
    Royalties: $17,000 ($5.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.73)
  • Tax - Property: $319,000 ($110.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $202,000 ($69.85)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $133,000 ($45.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000 ($25.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($7.95)
    Other License: $6,000 ($2.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,067,000 ($1060.51)

9.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
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 Clarke County, GA  3.37% ($76,423 average AGI)
from Barrow County, GA  0.49% ($60,766)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.49% ($113,266)


7.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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 Clarke County, GA  2.43% ($90,106 average AGI)
to Barrow County, GA  0.37% ($58,979)
to Madison County, GA  0.26% ($30,235)
Businesses in Watkinsville, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Publix Super Markets1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx4U-Haul2
GNC1UPS4

Strongest AM radio stations in Watkinsville:

  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGAU (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watkinsville:

  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • W250AC (97.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUOG (90.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WUGA (91.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • W203BK (88.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)

TV broadcast stations around Watkinsville:

  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
Watkinsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Watkinsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.1mTotal length
  • $4,453,000Total costs
  • 94,990Total average daily traffic
  • 2,686Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,635Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Watkinsville, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Watkinsville, GA

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of fire incidents - 69 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Watkinsville, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.5%), and Structure Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Watkinsville, GA
    • 30447.5%Outside Fires
    • 19530.5%Structure Fires
    • 10516.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 365.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watkinsville, GA
Most common first names in Watkinsville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6669.9 years
William5774.9 years
Mary4080.1 years
John3075.5 years
Robert2974.5 years
George2272.4 years
Thomas1778.1 years
Margaret1675.8 years
Dorothy1679.2 years
Willie1677.8 years
Most common last names in Watkinsville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Elder2679.1 years
Smith2477.8 years
Johnson1978.7 years
Hardigree1878.0 years
Williams1778.1 years
Lee1681.4 years
Brown1674.2 years
Bell1477.6 years
Hayes1374.4 years
Thomas1377.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Watkinsville, GA
  • 50.6%Electricity
  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Watkinsville, GA
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Watkinsville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Watkinsville on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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