Oliver, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 230 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 123  (53.8%)
Females: 107  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30449.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,022 (it was $25,893 in 2000)
Oliver:

$50,022
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,134 (it was $12,378 in 2000)

Oliver city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,991 (it was $46,400 in 2000)
Oliver:

$83,991
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $97,167; detached houses: $111,660; mobile homes: $57,101

Median gross rent in 2019: $743.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oliver: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.7%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents)
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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

13.04
Georgia average:

2.62
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Ancestries: Irish (10.2%), English (8.5%), Polish (3.7%), Dutch (2.8%), German (2.0%), American (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 118 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 245 people per square mile   (very low).

Oliver, Georgia map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Georgia:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,010 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $445 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (41.1 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (152.5 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (627.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Newington, GA (2.2 miles ),
Shawnee, GA (2.8 miles ),
Brooklet, GA (3.5 miles ),
Guyton, GA (3.9 miles ),
Statesboro, GA (3.9 miles ),
Springfield, GA (4.1 miles ),
Sylvania, GA (4.1 miles ),
Nevils-Stilson, GA (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.52 N, Longitude: 81.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Distribution of median household income in Oliver, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oliver, GA in 2019
Oliver satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in Oliver, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (23.2%)
  • Public administration (18.3%)
  • Paper (8.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (41.3%)
  • Public administration (19.6%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Paper (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (16.7%)
  • Paper (13.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.1%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Oliver, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.8%)
  • Financial managers (6.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (17.4%)
  • Financial managers (8.7%)
  • Construction laborers (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)

Average climate in Oliver, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oliver-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Oliver city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/3/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oliver-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 37% 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 108.5 miles away from Oliver center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Screven County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oliver topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oliver:

  • HERITAGE INN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STATESBORO, GA)
  • OGEECHEE AREA HOSPICE, INC. (Hospital, about 16 miles away; STATESBORO, GA)
  • OGEECHEE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; STATESBORO, GA)
  • EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; STATESBORO, GA)
  • BROWN'S HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; STATESBORO, GA)
  • EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; STATESBORO, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oliver:

  • Georgia Southern University (about 16 miles; Statesboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 18,824)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 41 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 43 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 44 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 44 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah State University (about 45 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)
  • East Georgia State College (about 46 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)

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Screven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.3%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Oliver:

Marital status in Oliver, GA
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Oliver:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oliver, GA (based on Screven County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,87134
Mainline Protestant1,99019
Black Protestant1,42010
Catholic1701
Other31
None6,139-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Screven County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.98 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

14.3%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oliver:

46.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.9%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oliver:

18.1%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oliver:

18.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

49.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Oliver:

83.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oliver, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,990$47,8801$1,417
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$482
Totals for Government 1$3,990$47,8803$1,899

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $166,000 ($721.74)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($243.48)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($82.61)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($60.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($8.70)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($8.70)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($30.43)
    Other: $5,000 ($21.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($69.57)
    Other: $12,000 ($52.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $201,000 ($873.91)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($21.74)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($47.83)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($108.70)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $15,000 ($65.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($47.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($4.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($34.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($26.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($8.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $114,000 ($495.65)

5.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($28,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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 Bulloch County, GA  1.28% ($30,052 average AGI)
from Effingham County, GA  0.60% ($28,074)
from Chatham County, GA  0.46% ($37,095)


5.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Bulloch County, GA  1.91% ($29,586 average AGI)
to Chatham County, GA  0.55% ($40,480)
to Effingham County, GA  0.51% ($32,957)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oliver:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTB (850 AM; 1 kW; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSYL (1490 AM; 1 kW; SYLVANIA, GA; Owner: SAM-MAC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWNS (1240 AM; 1 kW; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oliver:

  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZBX (106.5 FM; SYLVANIA, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WPMX (102.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WHKN (94.9 FM; MILLEN, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVGS (91.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • W257BG (99.3 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oliver:

  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W25CQ (Channel 25; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W48BH (Channel 48; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Oliver fatal accident list:

Sep 4, 2015 10:20 AM, Sr-17, Sr-24, Lat: 32.521633, Lon: -81.532853, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1984 12:30 AM, 17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 60.8mTotal length
  • $11,681,000Total costs
  • 11,624Total average daily traffic
  • 114Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,436Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jimmie S Doss, Georgia Highway 24 (Lat: 32.515194 Lon: -81.534444), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: National Wireless Construction, LLC, Marye@nwconline.Com, , 32367 Knoxv-ille, Phone: (865) 539-6800
  • Jimmie S Doss, Georgia Highway 24 (Lat: 32.515194 Lon: -81.534444), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: National Wireless Construction, LLC, Marye@nwconline.Com, , 32367 Knoxv-ille, Phone: (865) 539-6800
  • Edward G Roach, Georgia Highway 24 (Lat: 32.515194 Lon: -81.534444), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: National Wireless Construction LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 3145 Oliver Highway (Ga10810-A) (Lat: 32.515194 Lon: -81.534444), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 60 m, Registrant: National Wireless Construction LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 3145 Oliver Highway (Ga10810-A) (Lat: 32.515194 Lon: -81.534444), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 60 m, Registrant: National Wireless Construction LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 3145 Oliver Highway (Ga10810-A) (Lat: 32.515194 Lon: -81.534444), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 60 m, Registrant: National Wireless Construction LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • OLIVER, 3145 Oliver Highway (Ga10810-A) (Lat: 32.515194 Lon: -81.534444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQTE816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2014, Expiration Date: 01/17/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oliver, GA
  • 84.9%Electricity
  • 13.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oliver, GA
  • 92.9%Electricity
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Oliver compared to Georgia state average:

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