area codescrime ratepopulation, population growthradio stationsweather, weather forecastzip code

Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes

 

<< See who will be the next president.

Population (year 2000): 8,758. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,920 (+1.8% change)
Males: 3,986 (45.5%), Females: 4,772 (54.5%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $20,805 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,500 (year 2000)

List your B&M business here for free. Over a million visitors/week. Get a huge advantage over your competition

Profiles of local businesses:
Construction Company

Races in Fitzgerald:

  • Black (49.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (14.2%), Irish (5.1%), English (3.6%), Subsaharan African (3.0%), German (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).Georgia

Elevation: 338 feet

Land area: 7.2 square miles

Fitzgerald,

For population 25 years and over in Fitzgerald

  • High school or higher: 62.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fitzgerald city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

3.1% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -300 (-3.3%).


Homes For Sale - Current & Local Home Listings. Find Real Estate In GA. Free! />
GA MLS - Search for Kingsland Homes. No Obligation. Start Searching Here />
County New Homes - lake-front community in Bartow Co. Quality homes, mountain views. />
www.metrobrokers.com/north.village )

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Albany, (63.1 miles pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Jacksonville, (146.1 miles pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (763.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA (8.1 miles Ocilla, GA Rebecca, (17.1 miles GA (18.5 miles Ambrose, GA Rhine, (19.4 miles GA (19.4 miles Abbeville, Jacksonville, GA (20.5 miles) , GA (21.1 miles Rochelle, GA Enigma, (21.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $47,300
  • 2003: 50 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $46,100
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $73,700

Latitude: 31.72 N, Longitude: 83.26 W

Area code: 229


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (34.4%), Educational,health and social services (19.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,831 (+32.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,025 (60.6%)

Average climate in Fitzgerald, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fitzgerald,

Fitzgerald-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Fitzgerald city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1952, a category 3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: COLONY BANKCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Fitzgerald:
  • DORMINY MEDICAL CENTER (PERRY HOUSE RD BOX 989)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fitzgerald:
  • IRWIN COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; OCILLA, GA)
  • TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; TIFTON, GA)
  • COFFEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 32 miles; DOUGLAS, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fitzgerald:
  • MOODY AFB (about 52 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; ID: VAD)
  • VALDOSTA RGNL (about 66 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; ID: VLD)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 66 miles; ALBANY, GA; ID: ABY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fitzgerald:
  • FITZGERALD MUNI (about 3 miles; FITZGERALD, GA; ID: FZG)
  • TURNER COUNTY (about 26 miles; ASHBURN, GA; ID: 75J)
  • HENRY TIFT MYERS (about 26 miles; TIFTON, GA; ID: TMA)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4 $10,355 $31,065 2 $221
Other Government Administration 3 $11,466 $45,864 3 $1,829
Police Protection - Officers 27 $68,902 $30,623 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $18,024 $21,628 2 $835
Firefighters 22 $51,216 $27,936 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $32,889 $23,215 1 $540
Airports 1 $2,413 $28,956 2 $948
Welfare 1 $2,360 $28,320 6 $4,705
Solid Waste Management 18 $33,431 $22,287 4 $2,088
Sewerage 4 $10,182 $30,546 1 $520
Parks and Recreation 13 $22,751 $21,000 8 $4,804
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $7,778 $46,668 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $18,458 $31,642 0 $0
Electric Power 14 $50,278 $43,095 0 $0
Gas Supply 10 $25,200 $30,240 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 6 $9,908 $19,816 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $292
Totals for Government 159 $375,612 $28,348 30 $16,782
College/University in Fitzgerald:
  • EAST CENTRAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 919; Location: 667 PERRY HOUSE RD; Public; Website: www.ectcollege.org)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fitzgerald:
  • ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; ALBANY, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,996)
  • VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 7,157)
  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; FT VALLEY, GA; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • MACON STATE COLLEGE (about 80 miles; MACON, GA; FT enrollment: 2,557)
  • CENTRAL GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 80 miles; MACON, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • MERCER UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; MACON, GA; FT enrollment: 5,859)
  • GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 4,028)
Public high school in Fitzgerald:
  • FITZGERALD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 933; Location: 601 WEST CYPRESS STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fitzgerald:
  • BEN HILL COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 923; Location: 221 J. C. HUNTER DRIVE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • BEN HILL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 755; Location: 134 J. C. HUNTER DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BEN HILL COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 698; Location: 327 DEWEY MCGLAMRY ROAD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • PREK CENTER (Location: 405 NORTH LONGSTREET STREET; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • BEN HILL COUNTY ALTERNATIVE CENTER (Location: 400 W. JESSAMINE ST.; Grades: 00 - 00)
Library in Fitzgerald:
  • FITZGERALD-BEN HILL COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $346,415; Location: 123 NORTH MAIN STREET; 55,444 books; 366 audio materials; 2,183 video materials; 112 serial subscriptions)
 

Fitzgerald compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fitzgerald:
  • WBHB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fitzgerald:
  • WRDO (96.9 FM; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKZZ (92.5 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WULS (103.7 FM; BROXTON, GA; Owner: ROUNDTREE-CARVER ENTERPRISES, INC)
TV broadcast stations around Fitzgerald:
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

© USAElectionPolls.com 2006-2017