Leary, Georgia

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Leary, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Leary Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Leary Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Leary Low Property Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Leary Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Leary Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Leary, Georgia

Comparing Leary 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 9
Racial Diversity 10 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Age of the Population 5 8
Well-Paid Single Women 4 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Male Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 6
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
Median Family Income 1 3
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 3
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 5
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3


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

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Leary Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles W of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 39862
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.485
Longitude -84.513

Leary Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALBANY 3 SE
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Station COLQUITT 2 W
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Station LUMPKIN 2 SE
Distance 41.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
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Leary Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 666 100%
Male 295 44.3%
Female 371 55.7%
Under 18 194 29.1%
18+ 472 70.9%
65+ 86 12.9%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.19
White 143 21.5%
African-American 504 75.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 9 1.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.9%

Estimated Leary Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 620
Growth -46
Growth % -6.9%

Leary 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) 87.2%
US/American 10.5%
English 0.9%
Irish 0.7%
Italian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leary 666 $28,942
Arlington 1,602 $25,188
Damascus 277 $19,318
Edison 1,340 $23,839
Morgan 1,464 $32,500
Newton 851 $27,386
Sasser 393 $34,773
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