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People

Total Population 4,765
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,211
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 24.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,094
% Above Poverty Level 61.9%
% Below Poverty Level 38.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.4%
Median Gross Rent $553
Median House Value $78,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 66.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 6.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cochran Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SE of Macon, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles SE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Bleckley
Standard Zip Codes 31014
Phone Area Codes 478
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.386
Longitude -83.354

Cochran Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HAWKINSVILLE
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station MACON MIDDLE GA RGNL AP
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station BYRON EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cochran, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Empire (31014)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allentown 233 $42,917
Chester 2,037 $26,667
Danville 201 $47,500
Eastman 5,375 $39,861
Hawkinsville 5,546 $46,227
Montrose 246 $60,208

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cochran Hospitals

BLECKLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
408 PEACOCK STREET
(478) 934-6211
Emergency Service: Yes

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Cochran High Schools

BLECKLEY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
911 EAST DYKES STREET
478-934-6258
Serves 640 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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