Poulan, Georgia

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Poulan, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Poulan Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Poulan Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Poulan Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Poulan Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Poulan, Georgia

Comparing Poulan 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 8 2
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Age of the Population 5 8
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 6
Portion of People Married 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
People Above Poverty 2 5
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 5
Working at Home 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


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

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Poulan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Worth
Standard Zip Codes 31781
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.512
Longitude -83.787

Poulan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Station ALBANY 3 SE
Distance 20.4 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
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Poulan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 946 100%
Male 467 49.4%
Female 479 50.6%
Under 18 251 26.5%
18+ 695 73.5%
65+ 112 11.8%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3
White 721 76.2%
African-American 208 22%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 7 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Poulan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 926
Growth -20
Growth % -2.1%

Poulan 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 45.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.5%
English 9.8%
German 4.5%
Irish 4.5%
Dutch 2.2%
Welsh 1.6%
African 1.4%
Scottish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Poulan 946 $35,208
Ashburn 4,419 $21,481
Doerun 828 $35,278
Sumner 309 $33,750
Sycamore 496 $23,750
Sylvester 5,990 $33,707
Ty Ty 716 $30,750
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