Patterson, Georgia

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Patterson, Georgia

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High Points

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

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Top 8% Patterson Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Patterson, Georgia

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 8
Average Household Size 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 6
People Above Poverty 3 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
Median Family Income 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 8
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Housing Recently Built 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Patterson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles SW of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 31557
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.387
Longitude -82.14

Patterson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 64 F
Apr Temp 51 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 82 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
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Patterson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 627 100%
Male 274 43.7%
Female 353 56.3%
Under 18 151 24.1%
18+ 476 75.9%
65+ 123 19.6%
Median Age 42.2
Average Family Size 2.98
White 442 70.5%
African-American 177 28.2%
Asian 4 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Patterson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 662
Growth 35
Growth % 5.6%

Patterson 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
US/American 45.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 41%
English 5%
Irish 4.8%
German 1.8%
Welsh 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Patterson 627 $33,750
Blackshear 3,283 $38,414
Hoboken 463 $33,750
Nahunta 930 $29,792
Nelson 626 $51,806
Offerman 403 $31,875
Screven 702 $31,250
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