For population 25 years and over in West Echols:
For population 15 years and over in West Echols CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (73.4 miles , pop. 150,624).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (90.0 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (737.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Lake Park, GA (2.7 miles ), Dasher, GA (2.8 miles ), Naylor, GA (3.0 miles ), Jennings, FL (3.1 miles ), Valdosta, GA (3.7 miles ), Remerton, GA (3.8 miles ), East Echols, GA (3.9 miles ), Barretts, GA (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 30.75 N, Longitude: 83.09 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 229
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in West Echols: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Echols, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Echols-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the West Echols place center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/8/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Echols County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00219. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
West Echols compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for West Echols (based on Echols County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.63%
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Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
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7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,000 average adjusted gross income)
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:
9.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,578 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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