Watkinsville, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 2,899 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.2%
Males: 1,406  (48.5%)
Females: 1,493  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30677.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,022 (it was $45,729 in 2000)
Watkinsville:

$55,022
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,945 (it was $20,968 in 2000)

Watkinsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $163,317 (it was $116,400 in 2000)
Watkinsville:

$163,317
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $205,061; Detached houses: $207,498; Townhouses or other attached units: $951,226; Mobile homes: $59,356

Median gross rent in 2012: $886.

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Watkinsville races chart
  • White alone - 2,413 (85.2%)
  • Black alone - 178 (6.3%)
  • Hispanic - 123 (4.3%)
  • Asian alone - 68 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 42 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watkinsville: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.7%), Irish (13.0%), English (12.0%), German (7.6%), Scottish (4.5%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 3.22 square miles.

Population density: 899 people per square mile   (low).

Watkinsville,GA real estate house value index trend

Watkinsville, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Watkinsville:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watkinsville town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

116 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:  4.0%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Watkinsville, Georgia as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Watkinsville to the number of sex offenders is 289 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,841 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,075 (0.8%)

Watkinsville satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.86 N, Longitude: 83.41 W

Area code: 706

Watkinsville household income distribution Watkinsville home values distribution

Crime rates in Watkinsville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.035.60.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.033.534.00.00.0
Assaults 322321213
per 100,000 139.791.293.2121.871.233.568.034.9103.1
Burglaries 121314912816109
per 100,000 558.7592.8652.4365.4427.0268.2544.0348.6309.3
Thefts 1088866645947555142
per 100,000 5027.94012.83075.52598.52099.61575.61870.11777.61443.3
Auto thefts 320121143
per 100,000 139.791.20.040.671.233.534.0139.4103.1
Arson 010100120
per 100,000 0.045.60.040.60.00.034.069.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.8) 290.7236.8195.0163.5168.9105.4145.1118.3112.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Watkinsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +481 (+29.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Watkinsville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the city 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 (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watkinsville topographic map

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.

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:

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

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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).

Oconee 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 2012 was 73.0. This is about average.

City:

73.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.37
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 78.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Watkinsville town (based on Oconee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.05%
Here: 35.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents53.0%14.3%13.1%5.5%4.4%
Congregations32.3%25.8%12.9%6.5%3.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents4.3%2.5%1.1%1.0%0.8%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%6.5%3.2%
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: 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.
State:

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

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Oconee County:

28.2%
Georgia:

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

18.3%
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
Other Government Administration 1$3,583$42,9968$4,484
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$300
Police Protection - Officers 7$27,152$46,5460$0
Streets and Highways 5$9,269$22,2461$589
Totals for Government 13$40,004$36,92710$5,373

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $273,000 ($94.17)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($58.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($27.94)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($27.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($9.66)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($6.90)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($3.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($2.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($1.38)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $28,000 ($9.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($17.25)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($10.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $215,000 ($74.16)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $266,000 ($91.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $81,000 ($27.94)
    General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($8.28)
    Rents: $8,000 ($2.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Tax - Property: $238,000 ($82.10)
    Public Utilities: $130,000 ($44.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($26.22)
    NEC: $60,000 ($20.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,924,000 ($663.68)

8.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
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 Clarke County, GA  2.59% ($48,389 average AGI)
from Barrow County, GA  0.45% ($30,980)
from Madison County, GA  0.35% ($31,154)


8.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($603 average AGI)
Oconee County:

0.09%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clarke County, GA  2.40% ($30,443 average AGI)
to Barrow County, GA  0.45% ($35,898)
to Madison County, GA  0.35% ($29,744)

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)

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

Watkinsville, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Watkinsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,530
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 38,295

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Watkinsville

See full 2006 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
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

Watkinsville on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations:"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Joshua H. Kardos (28)
  • Marvin R. Hamrick (10)
  • Markley C. Leavitt (9)
  • Vladimir V. Popik (8)
  • Teshome Mebatsion (8)
  • Julie A. Morris (7)
  • Leandro Christmann (7)
  • Ralph A. Tripp (7)
  • Robert D. Ivarie (7)
  • Ken R. Powell (6)

Total of 183 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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