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People

Total Population 4,145
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 1,528
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 39.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $24,063
% Above Poverty Level 64.2%
% Below Poverty Level 35.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $79,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 6.8%

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

Metter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles W of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Candler
Standard Zip Codes 30439
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.396
Longitude -82.06

Metter 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 METTER
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station SWAINSBORO
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station BROOKLET 1 W
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Excelsior (30439)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cobbtown 339 $39,375
Portal 639 $48,173
Pulaski 310 $50,375
Register 105 $37,500
Stillmore 603 $45,833
Twin City 2,161 $26,014

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

Metter Hospitals

CANDLER COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
400 CEDAR STREET
(912) 685-5741
Emergency Service: Yes

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Metter High Schools

METTER HIGH SCHOOL
ROUTE 3 BOX1500 HIGHWAY 129 SO
912-685-2134
A Title I School.
Serves 525 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

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