Demographics

People

Total Population1,010
Male Share of the Population40.1%
Female Share of the Population59.9%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+227
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married24.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3.9%
Median Earnings25+$22,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,736

Wealth

Median Family Income$26,518
% Above Poverty Level48.9%
% Below Poverty Level51.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35%
Median Gross Rent$340
Median House Value$56,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)77.8%
English3.7%
Irish1.8%
French Except Basque1.7%
Brazilian0.9%
Welsh0.3%
German0.3%
African0.3%
Polish0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Fort Gaines Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyClay County
Standard Zip Codes39851
Phone Area Codes229
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude31.61
Approximate Longitude-84.99

Fort Gaines Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFORT GAINES
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp39 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches
StationCUTHBERT
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp52 to 79 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches
StationHEADLAND
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp36 to 59 F
Apr Temp52 to 79 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp52 to 79 F
Annual Precip56.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blakely4,690$32,860
Bluffton68$58,750
Coleman19$0
Cuthbert3,581$27,451
Edison1,163$31,150
Georgetown13,469$69,797

Fort Gaines Public Schools

Clay County 9th Grade Academy School
100 Hobbs Ln
ZIP: 39851
(229) 768-2234
Other
Total Enrollment 20
Clay County Elementary
200 Hobbs Ln
ZIP: 39851
(229) 768-2234
Primary
Total Enrollment 222
Clay County Middle School
200 Hobbs Ln
ZIP: 39851
(229) 768-2234
Middle
Total Enrollment 66
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