Meigs, Georgia

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Meigs, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Meigs Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Meigs Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Meigs Public Transportation Use
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 14% Meigs Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Meigs Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Meigs, Georgia

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 1 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 3 4
Working at Home 2 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 9
Low Violent Crime 1 2

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Meigs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles S of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida
County Thomas
Standard Zip Codes 31765
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.072
Longitude -84.089

Meigs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CAMILLA 3 SE
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 63 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
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Meigs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,090 100%
Male 496 45.5%
Female 594 54.5%
Under 18 358 32.8%
18+ 732 67.2%
65+ 118 10.8%
Median Age 30.8
Average Family Size 3.24
White 286 26.2%
African-American 728 66.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 52 4.8%
Mixed Race 9 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 83 7.6%

Estimated Meigs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,105
Growth 15
Growth % 1.4%

Meigs 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) 78.3%
US/American 7.3%
African 6.6%
English 1.9%
European 1.8%
German 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Irish 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Dutch 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Meigs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hinsonton (31765)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Meigs 1,090 $20,046
Cairo 9,239 $30,352
Camilla 5,669 $24,232
Coolidge 552 $25,357
Ochlocknee 605 $26,696
Pelham 4,126 $24,968
Sale City 319 $37,778
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