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People

Total Population 574
Male Share of the Population 41.6%
Female Share of the Population 58.4%
Senior Citizens 33.3%
Employed Population 16+ 174
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 31.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $24,732
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,487
% Above Poverty Level 66.7%
% Below Poverty Level 33.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.2%
Median Gross Rent $407
Median House Value $75,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 3.5%

Plains Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NW of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Sumter
Standard Zip Codes 31780
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.033
Longitude -84.392

Plains 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 PLAINS SW GA EXP STN
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station AMERICUS 3 SW
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station LUMPKIN 2 SE
Distance 22.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Americus 16,557 $35,427
Bronwood 302 $33,750
Ellaville 2,099 $34,390
Parrott 186 $66,250
Smithville 603 $37,500
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