Demographics

People

Total Population4,951
Male Share of the Population64.2%
Female Share of the Population35.8%
Senior Citizens7.4%
Employed Population 16+1,179
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married35.5%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3%
Median Earnings25+$19,549
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,786
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,286

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,000
% Above Poverty Level58.3%
% Below Poverty Level41.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$522
Median House Value$84,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.6%
Irish4.8%
English4%
German2.8%
French Except Basque2.4%
West Indian1.3%
Dutch1%
Jamaican0.9%
Scottish0.9%
Italian0.5%
African0.4%
Haitian0.3%
Brazilian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
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Folkston Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCharlton County
Standard Zip Codes31537
Phone Area Codes912
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude30.83
Approximate Longitude-82

Folkston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFOLKSTON 9 SW
Distance9.9 miles
Jan Temp41 to 66 F
Apr Temp53 to 82 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp58 to 82 F
Annual Precip52.5 inches
StationNAHUNTA 3 E
Distance27.1 miles
Jan Temp38 to 63 F
Apr Temp51 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp57 to 79 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches
StationJACKSONVILLE INTL AP
Distance29.4 miles
Jan Temp42 to 64 F
Apr Temp55 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 79 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Homeland939$40,192
Kingsland16,784$54,922
Woodbine1,585$39,904

Folkston Hospitals

Charlton Memorial Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
2449 Third Street

Folkston Public Schools

Bethune Middle School
285 Little Phoebe Church Rd
ZIP: 31537
(912) 496-2596
Middle
Total Enrollment 519
Charlton County High School
994 Indian Trl
ZIP: 31537
(912) 496-2501
High
Total Enrollment 433
Folkston Elementary School
34754 Okefenokee Dr
ZIP: 31537
(912) 496-2360
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
St. George Elementary School
13215 Florida Ave
ZIP: 31537
(912) 843-2383
Primary
Total Enrollment 165

Folkston Private Schools

Charlton Christian Academy
55 Reynolds Rd
ZIP: 31537
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
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