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39842 is the zip code for

Dawson, GA

Also in this location:
Sasser, GA
Bronwood, GA

Total population
8,357
Housing units
3,578
Land area
(sq. miles)
283.35
Density
(people per sq. mile)
29.49
Water area
(sq. miles)
1.76

Demographic data for zip code 39842

Gender:

Male
4,012
Female
4,345
Median age
Male
35.10
Female
41.70
Gender

Households:

Total households
3,118
Family households
2,181
Nonfamily households
937
Average household size
2.59
Average family size
3.13
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
3,578
Occupied housing units
3,118
Owner-occupied
1,952
Renter-occupied
1,166
Vacant housing units
460
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
611
5 to 9 years
569
10 to 14 years
565
15 to 19 years
604
20 to 24 years
583
25 to 34 years
945
35 to 44 years
927
45 to 54 years
1,243
55 to 59 years
611
60 to 64 years
499
65 to 74 years
690
75 to 84 years
356
85 years and over
154
Median age
38.40
Age

Race:

White
2,807
Hispanic or Latino
143
Black or African American
5,308
Asian
25
American Indian & Alaska Native
13
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
58
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 39842

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
6,356
Civilian labor force
3,425
Employed
2,882
Unemployed
543
Armed Forces
15
Not in labor force
2,916
Percent Unemployed
15.9%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,851
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,344
Carpooled
379
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
40
Walked
61
Other means
10
Worked at home
17
Mean travel time
20.5 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,882
Management / business / science / arts
709
Service
561
Sales / office
620
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
301
Production / transportation / material moving
691
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,882
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
144
Construction
209
Manufacturing
439
Wholesale trade
28
Retail trade
368
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
286
Information
40
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
101
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
178
Educational services / health care / social assistance
577
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
260
Public administration
179
Other services
73
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,882
Private wage & salary workers
2,248
Government workers
513
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
121
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,970
Less than $10,000
460
$10,000 to $14,999
509
$15,000 to $24,999
367
$25,000 to $34,999
356
$35,000 to $49,999
306
$50,000 to $74,999
491
$75,000 to $99,999
286
$100,000 to $149,999
166
$150,000 to $199,999
29
$200,000 or more
0
Median household income
$29,786
Mean household income
$40,094
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
33.6%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 39842

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Carver Elementary School
761 First Avenue Se
(229) 995-545136726318.4
Cooper Primary School
1051 Augusta Street
(229) 995-284347836915.4
Terrell Middle High School
201 Greenwave Blvd.
(229) 995-254481136417.4

Public libraries around Dawson, GA

NameAddress
Kinchafoonee Regional Library System
913 Forrester Drive, Se
Dawson, GA 39842

Universities and Colleges around 39842

NameAddressPhone
Andrew College
413 College Street
Cuthbert, GA 39840
(229) 732-2171

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 39842

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Pizza Hut922 Forrester Dr NE
Dawson, GA 39842
Italian, Pizza, Salads229-995-5881

Crime rates


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State info:

Georgia

Georgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA; a state in southeastern United States - one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Georgia is a state in the United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution. It was the last of the Thirteen Colonies to be established, in 1733. It was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788. It seceded from the Union on January 21, 1861 and was one of the original seven Confederate states. It was the last state to be readmitted to the Union, on July 15, 1870. Georgia is the ninth-largest state in the nation by population, with an estimated 9,544,750 residents as of July 1, 2007. It is also the fourth fastest growing state in terms of numeric gain and ninth in terms of percent gain, adding 162,447 residents at a rate of 1.7 percent. From 2006 to 2007, Georgia had 18 counties among the nation's 100 fastest-growing counties, the most of any state. Georgia is also known as the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta is the capital, and the most populous city.


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