Ray City, Georgia

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Ray City, Georgia

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 14% Ray City Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 15% Ray City Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Ray City, Georgia

Comparing Ray City 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 4
College Educated Adults 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Rents 5 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 8
Low Violent Crime 2 4

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Ray City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles SE of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Berrien
Standard Zip Codes 31645
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.074
Longitude -83.199

Ray City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 62 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 62 F
Apr Temp 49 to 79 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
Distance 33.2 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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Ray City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 746 100%
Male 357 47.9%
Female 389 52.1%
Under 18 227 30.4%
18+ 519 69.6%
65+ 88 11.8%
Median Age 30
Average Family Size 3.07
White 570 76.4%
African-American 155 20.8%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 7 0.9%
Mixed Race 9 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.6%

Estimated Ray City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 763
Growth 17
Growth % 2.3%

Ray City 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 33.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.8%
Irish 11.7%
English 9.6%
German 7.4%
French (except Basque) 6.4%
Italian 1.8%
Norwegian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Scottish 0.6%
European 0.4%
British 0.4%
African 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ray City 746 $32,614
Adel 5,307 $27,318
Cecil 265 $24,500
Hahira 1,626 $37,188
Lakeland 2,730 $28,487
Nashville 4,697 $33,320
Sparks 1,755 $29,861
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