Comer, Georgia

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Comer, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Comer Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Comer Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 12% Comer Low Property Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Comer Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Comer, Georgia

Comparing Comer 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 3
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 2
Portion of People Married 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 5 7
People Above Poverty 3 7
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 9

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Comer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Madison
Metro Area Athens
Standard Zip Codes 30629
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.063
Longitude -83.125

Comer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station ELBERTON 2 N
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
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Comer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,052 100%
Male 445 42.3%
Female 607 57.7%
Under 18 239 22.7%
18+ 813 77.3%
65+ 255 24.2%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 3.04
White 820 77.9%
African-American 213 20.2%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1%

Estimated Comer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,156
Growth 104
Growth % 9.9%

Comer 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) 22.4%
US/American 21.4%
European 18%
German 9.3%
English 7.5%
Irish 6.9%
African 4.7%
Scottish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Polish 0.8%
British 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Comer 1,052 $40,750
Bowman 898 $33,542
Carlton 233 $29,583
Colbert 488 $46,042
Danielsville 457 $43,542
Hull 160 $30,417
Winterville 1,068 $51,667
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