Blakely, Georgia

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Population in 2022: 5,238 (74% urban, 26% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 2,241  (42.8%)
Females: 2,997  (57.2%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Georgia median age:

37.6 years

Zip codes: 39823.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $43,901 (it was $20,250 in 2000)
Blakely:

$43,901
GA:

$72,837

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $18,034 (it was $12,012 in 2000)

Blakely city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $164,967 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Blakely:

$164,967
GA:

$297,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $173,394; detached houses: $195,368; mobile homes: $68,940

Median gross rent in 2022: $910.

March 2022 cost of living index in Blakely: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 28.5%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Blakely, GA (2022)
    • 4,01974.5%Black alone
    • 1,25323.2%White alone
    • 340.6%Two or more races
    • 130.2%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 80 registered sex offenders living in Blakely, Georgia as of June 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blakely is 61 to 1.


Crime rates in Blakely by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.2)
1
(19.7)
3
(58.4)
2
(39.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
1
(21.1)
2
(41.3)
2
(43.0)
3
(65.2)
2
(43.7)
2
(44.2)
2
(45.1)
4
(77.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(134.3)
0
(0.0)
7
(136.3)
2
(39.8)
4
(83.8)
4
(83.7)
3
(63.3)
3
(62.0)
3
(64.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(65.6)
2
(44.2)
2
(45.1)
4
(77.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(249.4)
33
(651.1)
25
(486.9)
34
(677.4)
28
(586.9)
15
(313.9)
22
(464.4)
30
(620.0)
32
(688.3)
38
(825.5)
36
(787.2)
30
(663.6)
43
(968.7)
71
(1,382)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(748.3)
41
(809.0)
74
(1,441)
61
(1,215)
57
(1,195)
24
(502.3)
28
(591.1)
22
(454.6)
37
(795.9)
29
(630.0)
24
(524.8)
39
(862.6)
16
(360.4)
20
(389.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(1,228)
87
(1,717)
111
(2,162)
93
(1,853)
143
(2,997)
64
(1,339)
56
(1,182)
73
(1,509)
56
(1,205)
67
(1,456)
89
(1,946)
139
(3,075)
73
(1,645)
74
(1,440)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.5)
3
(58.4)
3
(59.8)
5
(104.8)
5
(104.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(62.0)
3
(64.5)
3
(65.2)
7
(153.1)
10
(221.2)
3
(67.6)
10
(194.6)
Arson
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
City-Data.com crime index245.4274.5416.0343.3354.4201.8259.7272.8300.5324.8338.9426.7339.7501.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Blakely, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 18 (14 officers - 10 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Georgia average:

2.45
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Ancestries: American (7.0%), African (2.8%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 17.5 square miles.

Population density: 300 people per square mile   (very low).

Blakely, Georgia map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,443 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,385 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (29.8 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (104.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (632.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bluffton, GA (3.3 miles),
Columbia, AL (3.5 miles ),
Haleburg, AL (3.5 miles),
Arlington, GA (3.6 miles ),
Damascus, GA (3.7 miles ),
Cedar Springs, GA (3.8 miles),
Edison, GA (4.1 miles ),
Fort Gaines, GA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 31.38 N, Longitude: 84.93 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Peanut Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +378 (+7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,247 (56.9%)

Area code: 229

Distribution of median household income in Blakely, GA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Blakely, GA in 2022
Blakely satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Blakely, GA residents
Average permit cost in Blakely, GA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Georgia:

2.9%
Historical population in Blakely, GA
Historical housing units in Blakely, GA
Most common industries in Blakely, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Apparel (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Paper (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Apparel (10.2%)
  • Food (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Blakely, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Blakely, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blakely-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Blakely city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/2005, a category F3 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blakely-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.4 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 195.1 miles away from Blakely center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from Blakely center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 223.8 miles away from Blakely center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from Blakely center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Early County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blakely topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blakely:

  • PIONEER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF EARLY (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11740 COLUMBIA STREET)
  • EARLY MEMORIAL NH (630 COLUMBIA RD)
  • EARLY MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (11740 COLUMBIA ROAD)

Airports located in Blakely:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blakely:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 32 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 41 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Darton State College (about 45 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 47 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 49 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 54 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 64 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)

Public high school in Blakely:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blakely:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Blakely: Town and Country Club (A), Town and Country Golf Course (B), Early County Fire Department Blakely Station (C), Blakely Fire Department (D), Maddox Memorial Library (E), Early County Jail (F), Early County Courthouse (G), Blakely Regional Youth Development Center (H), Blakely City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: King Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blakely include: Westview United Methodist Church (A), Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Southside Baptist Church (C), Mount Olive Baptist Church (D), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Holy Family Catholic Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Free Will Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blakely Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Louise (A), Lake Myrtice (B), Lake Louise (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brunson Branch (A), Breastworks Branch (B), Baptist Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blakely include: Alex Howell Baseball Park (1), Standifer Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (826 North Main Street), Blakely Days Inn (435 Arlington Ave), Day's Inn (1097 Arlington Avenue).

Birthplace of: Fitzhugh L. Fulton - Aviator.

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

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

BLAKELY (Population served: 6,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.7%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Blakely in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Blakely in 2000:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Blakely (2011 data):

  • Bank of Early: Bank Of Early at 12347 Columbia Street, branch established on 1939/01/09. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $84.4 mil, Deposits: $73.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: One South Financial, Inc.
  • First State Bank of Blakely: First State Bank Of Blakely at 218 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $362.8 mil, Deposits: $300.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares Of Blakely, Inc.
  • Commercial State Bank: 412 Columbia St Branch at 412 Columbia Highway, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $104.3 mil, Deposits: $90.0 mil, headquarters in Donalsonville, GA, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Georgia Community Bancorp, Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in Blakely:

Marital status in Blakely, GA
  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Blakely:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Blakely
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blakely, GA (based on Early County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,08629
Black Protestant2,57116
Mainline Protestant9928
Catholic1351
Other71
None2,217-
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: 6
Early County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Early County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Early County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

9.30 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Early County:

13.6%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Early County:

10.3%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.7%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blakely:

44.0%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blakely:

12.1%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Blakely:

35.6%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Blakely:

53.0%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Blakely:

81.1%
State:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blakely, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 32$107,047$40,1435$4,621
Solid Waste Management 16$45,176$33,8823$2,659
Firefighters 14$56,597$48,5121$1,129
Other Government Administration 9$29,342$39,1231$1,413
Electric Power 6$26,691$53,3820$0
Water Supply 5$16,904$40,5700$0
Sewerage 4$14,200$42,6000$0
Gas Supply 3$9,679$38,7160$0
Financial Administration 2$11,295$67,7700$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,934$35,2080$0
Totals for Government 92$319,865$41,72210$9,823

Blakely government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,540,000 ($1439.48)
    Central Staff Services: $2,163,000 ($412.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,240,000 ($236.73)
    Water Utilities: $953,000 ($181.94)
    Gas Utilities: $948,000 ($180.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $819,000 ($156.36)
    Sewerage: $635,000 ($121.23)
    Regular Highways: $438,000 ($83.62)
    General - Other: $409,000 ($78.08)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $278,000 ($53.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $265,000 ($50.59)

Blakely government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $212,000 ($40.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $431,000 ($82.28)
    Other: $323,000 ($61.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $86,000 ($16.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $43,000 ($8.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $263,000 ($50.21)
    Other: $92,000 ($17.56)
  • Tax - Property: $547,000 ($104.43)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $316,000 ($60.33)
    Other: $153,000 ($29.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $104,000 ($19.85)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000 ($14.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000 ($8.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000 ($6.49)
    Other License: $34,000 ($6.49)

Blakely government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,232,000 ($1380.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,994,000 ($1335.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $364,000 ($69.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,000 ($24.05)

Blakely government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,455,000 ($1232.34)
Businesses in Blakely, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blakely:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WBBK (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 2 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blakely:

  • WBBK-FM (93.1 FM; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS OF SW GA)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJWV (90.9 FM; FORT GAINES, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGMK (106.3 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING CO)

TV broadcast stations around Blakely:

  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08DM (Channel 8; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W45BL (Channel 45; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CQ (Channel 51; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W30BO (Channel 30; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W47BX (Channel 47; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Blakely fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Blakely fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.1mTotal length
  • $10,012,000Total costs
  • 25,900Total average daily traffic
  • 1,407Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,850Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blakely, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blakely, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blakely)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blakely, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blakely)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blakely)

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 fires per year is 77. The highest number of fire incidents - 151 took place in 2011, and the least - 15 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Blakely, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.4%), and Structure Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blakely, GA
    • 63448.4%Outside Fires
    • 38429.3%Structure Fires
    • 20515.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 876.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blakely, GA
Most common first names in Blakely, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8472.2 years
Mary6275.4 years
Willie5971.5 years
William5672.6 years
James5575.0 years
Annie4679.9 years
Mattie3379.5 years
George3272.7 years
Charlie3168.3 years
Robert2970.2 years
Most common last names in Blakely, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6174.8 years
Smith5371.9 years
Davis4375.7 years
Jones4174.4 years
Brown4075.2 years
Houston3978.5 years
White3875.4 years
Johnson3579.4 years
Jackson3070.0 years
George2778.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blakely, GA
  • 81.8%Electricity
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blakely, GA
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Blakely compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Blakely on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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