Alapaha, Georgia

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Alapaha, Georgia

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High Points

Alapaha strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Alapaha Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Alapaha Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Alapaha, Georgia

Comparing Alapaha to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 4 6
Age of the Population 4 7
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Racial Diversity 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 5
Portion of People Married 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
College Educated Adults 1 2
Median Family Income 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 6 8

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Alapaha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles E of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Berrien
Standard Zip Codes 31622
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.385
Longitude -83.223

Alapaha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 62 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52 inches
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Alapaha Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 682 100%
Male 317 46.5%
Female 365 53.5%
Under 18 189 27.7%
18+ 493 72.3%
65+ 95 13.9%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.05
White 248 36.4%
African-American 428 62.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Alapaha Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 694
Growth 12
Growth % 1.8%

Alapaha Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 76.5%
US/American 14.7%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
English 2.2%
German 1.4%
Irish 1.2%
European 0.8%
Norwegian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alapaha 682 $27,679
Ambrose 320 $26,250
Enigma 869 $27,375
Lenox 889 $26,528
Nashville 4,697 $33,320
Ocilla 3,270 $27,411
Willacoochee 1,434 $25,536
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