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People

Total Population 1,087
Male Share of the Population 41.9%
Female Share of the Population 58.1%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 212
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 21.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,250
% Above Poverty Level 45.5%
% Below Poverty Level 54.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 18.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $321
Median House Value $110,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 71.8%
US/American 0%
English 1.9%
Irish 1.9%

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

Fort Gaines Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NE of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 39851
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.608
Longitude -85.047

Fort Gaines 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 FORT GAINES
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Station CUTHBERT
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches
Station HEADLAND
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blakely 4,854 $34,073
Bluffton 73 $0
Coleman 35 $0
Cuthbert 3,697 $26,813
Edison 1,054 $22,813
Georgetown 12,600 $57,386

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

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