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People

Total Population 1,126
Male Share of the Population 43.5%
Female Share of the Population 56.5%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 217
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 24.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.7%
Median Earnings25+ $18,563
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,143

Wealth

Median Family Income $21,250
% Above Poverty Level 41%
% Below Poverty Level 59%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 13.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $342
Median House Value $73,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 73.1%
US/American 0%
English 2.8%
Irish 1.7%

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Blakely 4,882 $43,707
Bluffton 104 $66,500
Coleman 111 $0
Cuthbert 3,731 $25,112
Edison 1,040 $28,259
Georgetown 12,235 $57,455
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