Perkins, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 91.
Males: 53  (58.8%)
Females: 38  (41.2%)
Median resident age:

52.4 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip code: 30822

Estimated median household income in 2019: $28,905
Perkins:

$28,905
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,326

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,717
Perkins:

$85,717
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $136,841; detached houses: $165,872; mobile homes: $67,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Perkins: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (36.5 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (153.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (619.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

North Ogeechee, GA (2.4 miles ),
Millen, GA (2.7 miles ),
Sardis, GA (3.5 miles ),
Waynesboro, GA (3.6 miles ),
South Ogeechee, GA (3.7 miles ),
Girard, GA (4.1 miles ),
Greens Cut, GA (4.1 miles ),
Hiltonia, GA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 32.91 N, Longitude: 81.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 478

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Georgia:

5.4%

Tornado activity:

Perkins-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Perkins place center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 34.3 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perkins-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 24% 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 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 105.0 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 107.0 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 251.4 miles away from Perkins center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from Perkins center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 238.2 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 Jenkins County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Perkins:

  • BMA OF MILLEN INC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MILLEN, GA)
  • JENKINS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MILLEN, GA)
  • BETHANY NSG CTR OF MILLEN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MILLEN, GA)
  • WAYNESBORO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, GA)
  • BRENTWOOD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, GA)
  • BRENTWOOD TERRACE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, GA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Perkins:

  • 14 miles: Alvin W. Vogtle 1 in Waynesboro, GA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perkins:

  • East Georgia State College (about 30 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 35 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 36 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 39 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 44 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 48 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 56 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Perkins include: Bardman Grove Church (A), Magnolia Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Magnolia Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Jackson Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Perkins:

Marital status in Perkins, GA
  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

For population 25 years and over in Perkins:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.3
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Perkins, GA (based on Jenkins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,83815
Mainline Protestant7276
Black Protestant5693
Catholic1321
Other3-
None3,071-
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: 2
This county:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jenkins County:

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

13.4%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.0%
State:

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

16.0%
Georgia:

14.6%

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($28,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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  0.94% ($29,304 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Perkins:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perkins:

  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WHKN (94.9 FM; MILLEN, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WTHB-FM (100.9 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYFA (107.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZBX (106.5 FM; SYLVANIA, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • W223AF (92.5 FM; MILLEN, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Perkins:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Perkins fatal accident list:

Feb 4, 1984 01:58 AM, Mainstreet, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.6mTotal length
  • $475,000Total costs
  • 15,880Total average daily traffic
  • 1,374Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,220Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Laurie Gebhardt, Rawland Near 1580 Perkins Greenfork Rd. - 15162689, Type: 73.1, Structure height: 13165 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless Of The East LP, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Christophe Le Scanve, Rawland Near 1580 Perkins Greenfork Rd. - 15162689 (Lat: 32.911194 Lon: -81.965556), Type: 73.1, Structure height: 13165 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless Of The East LP, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KF4WQC, Licensee ID: L00221006, Grant Date: 06/01/1999, Expiration Date: 03/26/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2000, Registrant: Donald H Bridges, 1079 Fred Chance Rd, Perkins, GA 30822
  • Call Sign: N6RGG, Previous Call Sign: KB6POF, Grant Date: 11/03/1992, Expiration Date: 11/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2004, Registrant: Pauline A Shearer, Rt 1 Box 347-5, Perkins, GA 30822



Perkins compared to Georgia state average:

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