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People

Total Population 5,313
Male Share of the Population 59.6%
Female Share of the Population 40.4%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,440
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 32.1%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,556
% Above Poverty Level 78%
% Below Poverty Level 22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $720
Median House Value $91,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 5.8%

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

Folkston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 40 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Charlton
Standard Zip Codes 31537
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.83
Longitude -82.01

Folkston 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 FOLKSTON 9 SW
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 66 F
Apr Temp 53 to 82 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 82 F
Annual Precip 52.5 inches
Station NAHUNTA 3 E
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 63 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station JACKSONVILLE INTL AP
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 64 F
Apr Temp 55 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Homeland 1,028 $41,429
Kingsland 16,239 $64,014

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

Folkston Hospitals

CHARLTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1203 NORTH THIRD STREET
(912) 496-2531
Emergency Service: Yes

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Programs
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: The Inclusive Classroom (SPED)
  • Higher Education (EDD)
  • Concordia pursues online learning with the same passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Our online degrees provides the same high academic standards as our on-campus.
  • #1 in M.Ed Degrees awarded by a Non-Profit University with over 8,000 M.Ed degrees that have been awarded to Concordia Online Students (Based on 2013-2014 IPEDS data); #3 MBA Program in Oregon (2015).
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  • Concordia offers outstanding student-focused support including technical support and student service teams to assist you from initial contact through graduation. 
  • Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Programs
  • Executive Master of Public Administration (Executive MPA)

The Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) at Syracuse University's Maxwell School prepares professionals for the challenges of leading organizations in the midst of dynamic global change.

Programs
  • MA in Public Sociology
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  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
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  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Folkston High Schools

CHARLTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
500 INDIAN TRAIL
912-496-2501
Serves 923 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.7

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