Douglas, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 11,430 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 5,069  (44.4%)
Females: 6,361  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31533, 31535.

Douglas Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,608 (it was $27,946 in 2000)
Douglas:

$35,608
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,126 (it was $15,652 in 2000)

Douglas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,576 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Douglas:

$107,576
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,615; detached houses: $174,372; townhouses or other attached units: $177,276; mobile homes: $55,190

Median gross rent in 2017: $601.

March 2019 cost of living index in Douglas: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.0%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.1% for American Indian residents, 49.5% for other race residents, 73.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Douglas, GA (2017)
    • 5,87349.7%Black alone
    • 4,39037.1%White alone
    • 1,17810.0%Hispanic
    • 2932.5%Two or more races
    • 800.7%Other race alone
    • 220.2%American Indian alone
    • 220.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 117 registered sex offenders living in Douglas, Georgia as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Douglas is 102 to 1.


Crime rates in Douglas by year

Type

2008

2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
2
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(62.2)
7
(61.0)
18
(154.3)
15
(126.1)
13
(109.0)
19
(162.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(168.8)
30
(261.4)
42
(360.1)
26
(218.6)
30
(251.6)
14
(120.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
107
(950.7)
92
(801.6)
53
(454.4)
57
(479.3)
65
(545.1)
44
(377.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
243
(2,159)
258
(2,248)
231
(1,980)
95
(798.9)
128
(1,073)
76
(651.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,190
(10,573)
909
(7,920)
836
(7,167)
763
(6,416)
952
(7,984)
652
(5,588)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
82
(728.6)
43
(374.7)
24
(205.7)
25
(210.2)
26
(218.0)
22
(188.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A2
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(50.3)
1
(8.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)922.9791.7781.2625.4683.7543.1

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City-data.com crime index in Douglas, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Georgia average:

3.67
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Ancestries: American (25.6%), English (3.6%), Irish (1.9%), Brazilian (1.5%), German (1.1%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 259 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 887 people per square mile   (low).

Douglas, Georgia map

704 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

6.0%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,152 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,126 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (77.7 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (108.4 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (728.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Broxton, GA (2.9 miles ),
West Green, GA (3.0 miles ),
Ambrose, GA (3.4 miles ),
Nicholls, GA (3.5 miles ),
Pearson, GA (3.8 miles ),
Willacoochee, GA (4.1 miles ),
Holt, GA (4.1 miles ),
Denton, GA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 31.51 N, Longitude: 82.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,789 (+82.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,643 (82.6%)

Area code: 912

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $89,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Douglas, GA residents
Average permit cost in Douglas, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Douglas, GA
Historical housing units in Douglas, GA
Most common industries in Douglas, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Wood products (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Food (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Food (10.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Douglas, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)

Average climate in Douglas, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00262. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00262
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Douglas-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Douglas city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Douglas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 164.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from Douglas center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 429.6 miles away from Douglas 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 262.0 miles away from Douglas center
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) earthquake occurred 262.6 miles away from Douglas 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 181.9 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 Coffee County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Douglas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Douglas:

  • COFFEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1101 OCILLA ROAD)
  • HOSPICE OF COFFEE REGIONAL MC (1101 OCILLA RD.)
  • FAIR HAVEN CONVALESCENT HOME (210 S COFFEE BOX 270)
  • SHADY ACRES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (1310 WEST GORDON STREET)
  • DOUGLAS DIALYSIS (190 WESTSIDE DRIVE)

Airports located in Douglas:

Colleges/Universities in Douglas:

  • South Georgia State College (Full-time enrollment: 2,507; Location: 100 W College Park Dr; Public; Website: www.sgsc.edu)
  • South Georgia College (Location: 100 W College Pk Dr; Public)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Douglas:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 40 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 53 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 53 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Albany State University (about 77 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 79 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 81 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • East Georgia State College (about 82 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)

Public high schools in Douglas:

Private high schools in Douglas:

  • CITIZENS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 229, Location: 1548 HIGHWAY 158 W, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 50, Location: 1179 THOMPSON DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Douglas:

See full list of schools located in Douglas

Library in Douglas:

  • SATILLA REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $631,891; Location: 200 S. MADISON AVENUE, SUITE D; 131,394 books; 1,333 audio materials; 1,681 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 148 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Douglas: Douglas Country Club (A), Southwest Industrial Park (B), Northwest Industrial Park (C), Perimeter West Industrial Park (D), Douglas Fire Department Station 2 (E), Douglas Fire Department Station 1 (F), Douglas Fire Department Station 3 (G), William S Smith Library (H), Walter R Wilson Agricultural Arena (I), Satilla Regional Library (J), Douglas City Hall (K), Coffee County Courthouse (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Douglas include: Everette Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Church of the Holy God (B), Pine Street Church of God (C), Last Days True Holiness Mission (D), Hispanic Baptist Mission (E), Hebron Baptist Church (F), Grace Baptist Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Douglas City Cemetery (1), Ward Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Douglas include: Whispering Pines Park (1), Wheeler Park (2), Unity Park (3), Roundtree Center Park (4), Wade Field (5), Eastside Park (6), Emma Wade Park (7), Faircloth Field (8), Jardine Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Benton's Motel (1660 Peterson Avenue South), Douglas-Days Inn (907 Peterson Ave N), Hampton Inn Douglas (1604 South Peterson Avenue), A Step In Time Bed And Breakfast (315 East Sellers Street).

Birthplace of: G. Wayne Clough - Civil engineer, Terry Bowden - Football player and coach, Jennifer Nettles - Acoustic guitarist, Matt Childers - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Dec 3, 1978), Lyn Lott - Professional golfer, Greg Walker (baseball) - Baseball player, Jerry McQuaig - Baseball player, Riccardo Ingram - Baseball player, Willis Crockett - Football player.

Coffee 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 Douglas and their reported violations in the past:

DOUGLAS (Population served: 10,688, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2007)
COFFEE COUNTY - OAK PARK SUBDIVISION (Population served: 1,635, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
BAY MEADOWS ESTATES (Population served: 1,170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
EVANS TRAILER PARK #2 (Population served: 239, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2001), St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-2004)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-23-1998 to JUN-23-1998), St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHEROKEE HEIGHTS MHP (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CROSSWINDS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Douglas that have no violations reported:

  • COUNTRY LIVING MHP (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Douglas in 2010:

  • 332 people in college/university student housing
  • 264 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 141 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Douglas in 2000:

  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 164 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Douglas (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Douglas Westside Branch, Douglas Northside Branch, Douglas Main Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Colony Bank: South Perimeter Branch at 1351 Southeast Bowens Mill Road, branch established on 1999/09/08; Douglas Office at 675 West Ward Street, branch established on 1999/09/08. Info updated 2011/04/20: Bank assets: $1,192.8 mil, Deposits: $1,001.0 mil, headquarters in Fitzgerald, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Colony Bankcorp, Inc.
  • Ameris Bank: Douglas Branch at 901 Bowens Mill Road, Sw, branch established on 2006/07/17; Douglas Branch at 100 South Pearl Avenue, branch established on 1938/12/15. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • SunTrust Bank: Douglas Main Branch at 201 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1945/07/05; Southside Branch at 800 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1971/05/07. 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.
  • Douglas National Bank: at 211 East Ward Street, branch established on 2001/11/19. Info updated 2007/09/11: Bank assets: $156.1 mil, Deposits: $136.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Dnb Financial Services, Inc.
  • First National Bank South: Fnb South Branch at 914 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 2001/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $313.4 mil, Deposits: $274.1 mil, headquarters in Alma, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Shares Of The South East, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Douglas Branch at 434 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1935/03/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Southeastern Bank: Douglas Branch at 620 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $416.6 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, headquarters in Darien, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Banking Corporation
  • Atlantic Coast Bank: Douglas Branch at 1390 Gaskin Avenue, branch established on 1997/03/31. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $789.8 mil, Deposits: $510.1 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, FL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Douglas:

Marital status in Douglas, GA
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Douglas:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Georgia average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Douglas, GA (based on Coffee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,32870
Mainline Protestant1,70211
Catholic1,2081
Other1,0753
Black Protestant8546
None22,189-
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
Here:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Coffee County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Coffee County:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Coffee County:

31.1%
Georgia:

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

19.6%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Douglas:

43.9%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Douglas:

29.4
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Douglas:

21.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Douglas:

12.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Douglas:

35.1%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Douglas:

52.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Douglas:

79.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Douglas, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 35$116,047$39,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 34$91,454$32,2781$903
Firefighters 33$102,037$37,1048$240
Sewerage 18$49,051$32,7010$0
Financial Administration 16$41,499$31,1241$164
Water Supply 15$47,165$37,7320$0
Streets and Highways 12$29,298$29,2980$0
Electric Power 10$40,800$48,9600$0
Parks and Recreation 8$23,382$35,07310$1,654
Solid Waste Management 8$20,260$30,3900$0
Gas Supply 7$22,698$38,9110$0
Police - Other 7$21,637$37,0920$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$11,307$45,2280$0
Other Government Administration 3$19,441$77,7647$2,200
Airports 2$5,203$31,2182$1,337
Fire - Other 1$2,455$29,4600$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,050
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 212$643,734$36,43831$8,548

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $918,000 ($80.31)
    Regular Highways: $684,000 ($59.84)
    Water Utilities: $550,000 ($48.12)
    Air Transportation: $447,000 ($39.11)
    General Public Buildings: $235,000 ($20.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000 ($17.85)
    Electric Utilities: $71,000 ($6.21)
    Gas Utilities: $69,000 ($6.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($3.50)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $19,790,000 ($1731.41)
    Gas Utilities: $3,564,000 ($311.81)
    Police Protection: $3,024,000 ($264.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,166,000 ($189.50)
    Central Staff Services: $2,004,000 ($175.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,993,000 ($174.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,978,000 ($173.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,557,000 ($136.22)
    Sewerage: $1,515,000 ($132.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,152,000 ($100.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $661,000 ($57.83)
    General - Other: $505,000 ($44.18)
    Financial Administration: $484,000 ($42.34)
    Air Transportation: $381,000 ($33.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $144,000 ($12.60)
    Health - Other: $126,000 ($11.02)
    General Public Buildings: $113,000 ($9.89)
    Correctional Institutions: $83,000 ($7.26)
    Libraries: $69,000 ($6.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($3.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $487,000 ($42.61)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $83,000 ($7.26)
    Other - Libraries: $69,000 ($6.04)
    Other - General - Other: $51,000 ($4.46)
    Other - Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $164,000 ($14.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $158,000 ($13.82)
    Water Utilities: $104,000 ($9.10)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($8.75)
    Air Transportation: $90,000 ($7.87)
    General - Other: $84,000 ($7.35)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($6.74)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($6.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000 ($5.34)
    Gas Utilities: $31,000 ($2.71)
    Electric Utilities: $28,000 ($2.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($0.44)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,010,000 ($700.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($7.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,856,000 ($249.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,396,000 ($209.62)
    Air Transportation: $261,000 ($22.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000 ($20.56)
    Other: $40,000 ($3.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($2.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($1.05)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($1.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,777,000 ($155.47)
    Other: $1,520,000 ($132.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $334,000 ($29.22)
    Special Assessments: $168,000 ($14.70)
    Royalties: $79,000 ($6.91)
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000 ($4.37)
    Sale of Property: $33,000 ($2.89)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($2.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $25,698,000 ($2248.29)
    Gas Utilities: $4,372,000 ($382.50)
    Water Utilities: $4,284,000 ($374.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $939,000 ($82.15)
    Highways: $539,000 ($47.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($0.70)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - Property: $2,339,000 ($204.64)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $544,000 ($47.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $299,000 ($26.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $252,000 ($22.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $231,000 ($20.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $185,000 ($16.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $56,000 ($4.90)
    Other License: $35,000 ($3.06)

Douglas government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,316,000 ($202.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,850,000 ($161.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000 ($40.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,909,000 ($1829.31)

4.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,559 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
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 Atkinson County, GA  0.58% ($24,890 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.24% ($23,267)
from Bacon County, GA  0.21% ($24,846)


5.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Atkinson County, GA  0.48% ($22,852 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.34% ($25,698)
to Bacon County, GA  0.32% ($26,610)
Businesses in Douglas, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Quality1
CVS1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS6
Lane Furniture2Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Douglas:

  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Douglas:

  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPNG (101.9 FM; PEARSON, GA; Owner: KM RADIO OF PEARSON, L.L.C.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WULS (103.7 FM; BROXTON, GA; Owner: ROUNDTREE-CARVER ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • W236AB (95.1 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Douglas:

  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Douglas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • $136,248,000Total costs
  • 106,650Total average daily traffic
  • 4,873Total average daily truck traffic
  • 160,295Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Douglas, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Douglas, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Douglas)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 175 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Douglas, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Douglas)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Douglas)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 157. The highest number of reported fires - 316 took place in 2011, and the least - 47 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Douglas, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.5%), and Structure Fires (28.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Douglas, GA
    • 1,34653.5%Outside Fires
    • 70628.1%Structure Fires
    • 43017.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 331.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Douglas, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Douglas, Georgia:

  • Hampton Inn-Douglas, 1604 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, Georgia 31535 , Phone: (912) 383-7550, Fax: (912) 383-7549
  • Quality Inn, 1750 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, Georgia 31533 , Phone: (912) 383-0433, Fax: (912) 383-7274
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 1636 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, Georgia 31534 , Phone: (912) 384-2469, Fax: (912) 384-1135
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Douglas, Georgia
Most common first names in Douglas, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15376.7 years
James15169.6 years
John11271.5 years
William11270.8 years
George7172.4 years
Willie6772.7 years
Annie5778.9 years
Robert5668.5 years
Henry4770.5 years
Charles4568.4 years
Most common last names in Douglas, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12170.7 years
Williams9871.6 years
Davis8570.8 years
Harper8472.7 years
Lott7074.6 years
Vickers6975.7 years
Johnson6871.7 years
Adams6373.6 years
Moore5669.6 years
Anderson5166.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Douglas, GA
  • 82.5%Electricity
  • 16.5%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Douglas, GA
  • 87.3%Electricity
  • 9.5%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood


Douglas 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Douglas on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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