Baconton, Georgia

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Baconton, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Baconton Public Transportation Use
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 8% Baconton Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Baconton Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Baconton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Baconton, Georgia

Comparing Baconton 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 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 1 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
People Living Alone 5 5

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Baconton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles S of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Mitchell
Standard Zip Codes 31716
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.379
Longitude -84.161

Baconton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALBANY 3 SE
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station COLQUITT 2 W
Distance 38.7 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
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Baconton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 804 100%
Male 377 46.9%
Female 427 53.1%
Under 18 246 30.6%
18+ 558 69.4%
65+ 94 11.7%
Median Age 31.9
Average Family Size 3.22
White 302 37.6%
African-American 481 59.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.9%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 9 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.1%

Estimated Baconton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 968
Growth 164
Growth % 20.4%

Baconton 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) 65.3%
US/American 19%
Irish 4.5%
German 2.5%
African 2.5%
English 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
European 1.2%
Scottish 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Baconton 804 $25,714
Albany 76,939 $33,843
Camilla 5,669 $24,232
Doerun 828 $35,278
Newton 851 $27,386
Pelham 4,126 $24,968
Sale City 319 $37,778
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