Plains, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 727 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.1%
Males: 271  (37.4%)
Females: 456  (62.6%)
Median resident age:

56.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31780.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,046 (it was $26,719 in 2000)
Plains:

$23,046
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,818 (it was $11,602 in 2000)

Plains city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,743 (it was $42,700 in 2000)
Plains:

$69,743
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $78,536; detached houses: $77,811

Median gross rent in 2017: $608.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plains: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 40.3%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.1% for Black residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Plains, GA (2010)
    • 39250.5%White alone
    • 33142.7%Black alone
    • 516.6%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Plains, Georgia as of September 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plains is 123 to 1.


Crime rates in Plains by year

Type

2010

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(173.6)
2
(275.1)
1
(138.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(347.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(277.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(1,389)
3
(412.7)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(138.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)114.671.558.3

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City-data.com crime index in Plains, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (17.5%), English (3.5%), European (3.1%), Polish (3.1%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 499 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 890 people per square mile   (low).

Plains, Georgia map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,320 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,025 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Dougherty, GA (33.6 miles , pop. 59,680).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (112.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (670.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Preston, GA (2.9 miles ),
Americus, GA (3.2 miles ),
Parrott, GA (3.4 miles),
Smithville, GA (3.5 miles ),
Weston, GA (3.7 miles),
Bronwood, GA (3.8 miles ),
Ellaville, GA (3.9 miles ),
Richland, GA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.03 N, Longitude: 84.39 W

Area code: 229

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

Plains tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $59,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Plains, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.1%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Plains, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (7.0%)
  • Religious workers (5.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)

Average climate in Plains, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plains, Georgia average temperatures Plains, Georgia average precipitation Plains, Georgia humidity Plains, Georgia wind speed Plains, Georgia snowfall Plains, Georgia sunshine Plains, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.7. This is better than average.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Plains-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Plains city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F3 tornado 12.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused $111 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plains-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 168.5 miles away from Plains 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 180.9 miles away from the city 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 184.6 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 191.6 miles away from the city 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 422.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 255.0 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 Sumter County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plains topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Plains:

  • LILLIAN G CARTER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (225 HOSPITAL STREET)
  • LILLIAN G CARTER NURSING CENTER (225 HOSPITAL ST BOX 366)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Plains:

  • AMERICUS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; AMERICUS, GA)
  • HOSPICE OF AMERICUS AND SUMTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; AMERICUS, GA)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR METHODIST NSG C (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AMERICUS, GA)

Airports located in Plains:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plains:

  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 11 miles; Americus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Darton State College (about 33 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany State University (about 36 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 36 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 46 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Columbus State University (about 46 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 48 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plains: Plains Volunteer Fire Department (A), Plains Depot (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plains include: First United Methodist Church (A), House of God Church (B), Plains Baptist Church (C), Saint Andrews Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plains include: Logan Park (1), Plains City Park (2), Plains Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jimmy Carter - (born 1924), former President of the United States (1976-80), Rosalynn Carter - (born 1927), former First Lady of the United States, Ruth Carter Stapleton - Evangelist, William Heard Kilpatrick - Educator.

Sumter 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:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.8%
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: 0.8% of all households
171 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
100 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Plains:

Marital status in Plains, GA
  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 25.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 22.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Plains:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plains, GA (based on Sumter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68538
Mainline Protestant3,15111
Black Protestant2,88110
Catholic8601
Other5992
None15,643-
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: 9
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Sumter County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
Georgia:

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

20.7%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Plains:

42.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Plains:

18.7%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Plains:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Plains:

36.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Plains:

49.6%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Plains:

78.7%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plains, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,298$27,5769$3,661
Water Supply 1$2,342$28,1040$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,834$34,0082$2,197
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$782
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$600
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$410
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$7,474$29,89614$7,650

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $182,000 ($250.34)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($167.81)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($163.69)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($123.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($83.91)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($82.53)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($37.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($27.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $263,000 ($361.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($42.64)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($38.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $206,000 ($283.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($12.38)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $93,000 ($127.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($83.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $211,000 ($290.23)
    General Local Government Support: $211,000 ($290.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $110,000 ($151.31)
    General Local Government Support: $86,000 ($118.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $50,000 ($68.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($5.50)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($1.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $139,000 ($191.20)
  • Tax - Property: $153,000 ($210.45)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $36,000 ($49.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($13.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($5.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($4.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($4.13)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.75)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000 ($536.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($275.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000 ($261.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $197,000 ($270.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000 ($17.88)

4.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
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 Schley County, GA  0.45% ($29,841 average AGI)
from Dougherty County, GA  0.31% ($48,323)
from Lee County, GA  0.28% ($47,536)


5.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Dougherty County, GA  0.45% ($22,267 average AGI)
to Houston County, GA  0.40% ($30,375)
to Schley County, GA  0.38% ($31,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plains:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISK (1390 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: SUMTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plains:

  • WISK-FM (98.7 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: SUMTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDEC-FM (94.7 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: SUMTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZIQ (106.5 FM; SMITHVILLE, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WJIZ-FM (96.3 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAD (103.5 FM; LEESBURG, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Plains:

  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W34CZ (Channel 34; ALBANY, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Plains fatal accident list:

Nov 20, 2003 07:44 AM, Us-280 (Sr 27), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 25, 1998 11:55 PM, Us-Sr27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1997 01:00 PM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 1996 04:52 PM, Sr27, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 1992 09:15 PM, Sr27, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 5, 1991 06:30 PM, Sr27, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.6mTotal length
  • $891,000Total costs
  • 2,940Total average daily traffic
  • 27Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,410Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Plains)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Univ Ga Expermnt Sta (Lat: 32.043500 Lon: -84.366583), Call Sign: KIB349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.955 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/05/2024, Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 3rd Flr, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • City Hall Bldg Main St (Lat: 32.034333 Lon: -84.394083), Call Sign: KNDB797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.965 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/1997, Expiration Date: 07/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002, Registrant: City Of Plains, City Hall Bldg, Plains, GA 31780, Phone: (912) 824-9111
  • Well 152m N Of Paschall St & Thomasst Int (Lat: 32.037389 Lon: -84.398250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPOY732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/1999, Expiration Date: 09/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2004, Certifier: L E Godwin Jr, Registrant: Ericsson Inc, 5365 Oakbrook Pkwy, Norcross, GA 30093, Fax: (770) 717-0506

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COLGA0174 (End Site), 1516 Us Hwy 280 West (Lat: 32.049083 Lon: -84.363861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 107.3 m, Call Sign: WQQX849,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2013, Expiration Date: 03/21/2023, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2017, Certifier: Patricia Morrison, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Bond & Washington Streets (Lat: 32.032083 Lon: -84.391556), Call Sign: KAF257,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2001, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KE4QHU, Licensee ID: L00300247, Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2016, Registrant: Bobbie W Phillips, 2124 Highway 280 West Villa 2, Plains, GA 31780
  • Call Sign: KF4BVE, Grant Date: 07/17/1995, Expiration Date: 07/17/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2007, Registrant: Nathan P Buchanan, Box 342b, Plains, GA 31780
  • Call Sign: WD4OBH, Licensee ID: L00807041, Grant Date: 02/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2016, Registrant: Lynton E Godwin Iii, 205 Church, Plains, GA 31780
  • Call Sign: KG4PBK, Licensee ID: L00394762, Grant Date: 08/29/2001, Expiration Date: 08/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2001, Certifier: Shannon L Webb, Registrant: Shannon L Webb, 180 Buchanan Rd, Plains, GA 31780
  • Call Sign: KG4PBL, Licensee ID: L00394763, Grant Date: 08/29/2001, Expiration Date: 08/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2001, Certifier: Rahnee S Webb, Registrant: Rahnee S Webb, 180 Buchanan Rd, Plains, GA 31780
  • Call Sign: KJ4YHV, Licensee ID: L01592244, Grant Date: 09/13/2010, Expiration Date: 09/13/2020, Certifier: Horace C Harvey, Registrant: Horace C Harvey, 462 Hwy 308, Plains, GA 31780


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Plains)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in Plains, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3070.2 years
Mary2479.8 years
Annie2482.8 years
Willie2076.1 years
William1972.1 years
John1979.0 years
Robert1874.0 years
George1379.6 years
Mattie1283.4 years
Ruby1183.5 years
Most common last names in Plains, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson3176.3 years
Brown2377.3 years
Johnson1882.6 years
Smith1679.9 years
Williams1477.3 years
Sims1366.0 years
Solomon1277.8 years
Wise1276.3 years
Davis1273.2 years
Dodson1182.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plains, GA
  • 50.9%Electricity
  • 40.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 1.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plains, GA
  • 81.5%Electricity
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Utility gas


Plains compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Plains on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Peru (population 500+)"
There are 6 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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