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Demographics Analysis

The people of Irwin County, Georgia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 297

5 to 9 years : 351

10 to 14 years : 476

15 to 17 years : 160

18 and 19 years : 231

20 years : 6

21 years : 23

22 to 24 years : 124

25 to 29 years : 251

30 to 34 years : 409

35 to 39 years : 905

40 to 44 years : 289

45 to 49 years : 497

50 to 54 years : 318

55 to 59 years : 253

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 239

65 and 66 years : 90

67 to 69 years : 57

70 to 74 years : 194

75 to 79 years : 283

80 to 84 years : 69

85 years and over : 42

Female:

Under 5 years : 267

5 to 9 years : 243

10 to 14 years : 221

15 to 17 years : 230

18 and 19 years : 17

20 years : 40

21 years : 133

22 to 24 years : 225

25 to 29 years : 238

30 to 34 years : 267

35 to 39 years : 205

40 to 44 years : 375

45 to 49 years : 276

50 to 54 years : 524

55 to 59 years : 203

60 and 61 years : 136

62 to 64 years : 194

65 and 66 years : 52

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 305

75 to 79 years : 158

80 to 84 years : 110

85 years and over : 91


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 7,432

Multiple ancestry : 710

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 331

Ancestry not reported : 1,665


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Irwin County, Georgia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,663

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 31

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 12

Not a U.S. citizen : 432


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 564

5 to 17 years : 1,681

18 to 24 years : 799

25 to 34 years : 1,165

35 to 44 years : 1,774

45 to 54 years : 1,615

55 to 59 years : 456

60 and 61 years : 166

62 to 64 years : 433

65 to 74 years : 732

75 years and over : 753

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 521

5 to 17 years : 1,522

18 to 24 years : 777

25 to 34 years : 851

35 to 44 years : 1,179

45 to 54 years : 973

55 to 59 years : 303

60 and 61 years : 128

62 to 64 years : 367

65 to 74 years : 558

75 years and over : 683

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 17 years : 136

18 to 24 years : 22

25 to 34 years : 297

35 to 44 years : 399

45 to 54 years : 415

55 to 59 years : 141

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 66

65 to 74 years : 174

75 years and over : 70

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 31

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 23

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 17

35 to 44 years : 196

45 to 54 years : 196

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,245

Female : 3,617

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 914

Female : 887

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 31

Foreign born:

Male : 435

Female : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 5,855

Born in other state in the United States : 1,253

Native: born outside the United States : 31

Foreign born : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,865

Now married, except separated : 2,759

Divorced : 538

Separated : 419

Widowed : 581

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 499

Now married, except separated : 971

Divorced : 95

Separated : 53

Widowed : 51

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 31

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 29

Divorced : 196

Separated : 196

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Speak only English : 8,538

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 295

Speak English less than "very well" : 438

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 196

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 107


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Irwin County, Georgia

  • United States Or American: 3,048   (41.2%)
  • Other Groups: 2,369   (32.0%)
  • Irish: 639   (8.6%)
  • English: 479   (6.5%)
  • German: 325   (4.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 133   (1.8%)
  • European: 83   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 66   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 48   (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 43   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 34   (0.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 31   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 22   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 18   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 13   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 11   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (0.1%)
  • British: 6   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Maltese: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Irwin County, Georgia is 10,138



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Irwin County, Georgia: 5,594
Female Population in Irwin County, Georgia: 4,544


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Irwin County, Georgia: 36.7
Median Female Resident Age in Irwin County, Georgia: 42.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Irwin County, Georgia


White


Both sexes

41.2

Male

39.3

Female

43.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.8

Male

30.5

Female

36.6

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

5.5

Male

9.5

Female

1.5

Asian


Both sexes

29.5

Male

33.5

Female

28.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.8

Male

23.3

Female

18.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.5

Male

15.5

Female

18.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.3

Male

24.3

Female

22.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.3

Male

39.4

Female

43.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Irwin County, Georgia


  • White: 7,151
  • African American: 2,545
  • American Indian: 205
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 237
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Irwin County, Georgia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Irwin County, Georgia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 64   (2.23%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 35   (1.22%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 75   (2.61%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 209   (7.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 99   (3.45%)
  • 10th Grade: 203   (7.07%)
  • 11th Grade: 126   (4.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 110   (3.83%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,121   (39.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 173   (6.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 229   (7.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 126   (4.39%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 213   (7.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (1.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 45   (1.57%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.21%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 65   (1.95%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 25   (0.75%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 67   (2.02%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 243   (7.31%)
  • 9th Grade: 144   (4.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 266   (8%)
  • 11th Grade: 180   (5.41%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 90   (2.71%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,263   (37.98%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 180   (5.41%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 308   (9.26%)
  • Associate Degree: 184   (5.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 210   (6.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 77   (2.32%)
  • Professional School Degree: 23   (0.69%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Irwin County, Georgia

  • Irwin County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 210 Apple Street, Ocilla, GA 31774, Phone: (229) 468-7485, Students: 1,717 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Irwin County, Georgia

  • Irwin County Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 521 Lax Highway, Ocilla, GA 31774, Phone: (229) 468-9476, Students: 815 )

  • Irwin County Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 149 Chieftain Circle, Ocilla, GA 31774, Phone: (229) 468-5517, Students: 384 )

  • Educational Center (alternative Center)


    ( Location: 310 Vo Tech Drive, Ocilla, GA 31774, Phone: (229) 468-9719, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Irwin County, Georgia

  • Irwin County High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 149 Chieftan Circle, Ocilla, GA 31774, Phone: (229) 468-9421, Students: 518 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Irwin County, Georgia

  • Grace Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1029 Ga Highway 32 W, Ocilla, GA 31774, Phone: (229) 468-4000, Students: 14 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Irwin County, Georgia

  • Irwin County Library


    310 South Beech Street, Ocilla, GA 31774

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Irwin County, Georgia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Irwin County, Georgia.

Area Features of Irwin County, Georgia


Building


(1) Ambrose Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Holt Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Irwin County Courthouse   (4) Irwin County Detention Center   (5) Irwin County Jail   (6) Irwin County Library   (7) Irwin County Sheriff S Department   (8) Irwinville Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Ocilla City Hall   (10) Ocilla Fire Department   (11) Ocilla Police Department   (12) Riverbend Volunteer Fire Department   (13) Tucker Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Brushy Creek Cemetery   (2) Evertt Cemetery   (3) Fletcher Cemetery   (4) Frank Cemetery   (5) Henderson Chapel Cemetery   (6) Holt Cemetery   (7) Irwinville Cemetery   (8) Lax Community Cemetery   (9) Mcmillan Cemetery   (10) Mystic Cemetery   (11) New Hope Cemetery   (12) New Valley Grove Cemetery   (13) Oak Grove Cemetery   (14) Ocilla City Cemetery   (15) Old Valley Grove Cemetery   (16) Osierfield Cemetery   (17) Paulk Cemetery   (18) Paulks Cemetery   (19) Pinetta Cemetery   (20) Piney Grove Cemetery   (21) Pleasant Grove Cemetery   (22) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (23) Prospect Cemetery   (24) Riverbend Cemetery   (25) Satilla Cemetery   (26) Smith Cemetery   (27) Tucker Cemetery   (28) Whitleys Cemetery  

Census


(1) Ocilla-holt Division Historical  

Church


(1) Bethel Church   (2) Broaches Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church   (3) Brushy Creek Church   (4) Cedar Grove Church   (5) Eva Chapel   (6) First Methodist Church   (7) Frank Church   (8) Friendship Church   (9) Henderson Chapel   (10) Holt Baptist Church   (11) Lax Community Church   (12) Mathis Chapel   (13) Midway Church   (14) Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church   (15) New Beulah Church   (16) New Hope Church   (17) New Valley Grove Church   (18) Ocilla Baptist Church   (19) Ocilla Chapel Baptist Church Historical   (20) Old Valley Grove Church   (21) Pine Blossom Church   (22) Pine Hill Church   (23) Pinetta Church   (24) Piney Grove Church   (25) Pleasant Grove Baptist Church   (26) Pleasant Grove Church   (27) Pleasant Hill Church   (28) Poplar Spring Church   (29) Prospect Church   (30) Riverbend Missionary Baptist Church   (31) Royal Singing Tabernacle   (32) Saint Johns Church   (33) Satilla Church   (34) Second Baptist Church   (35) Third Baptist Church   (36) United Pentecostal Church   (37) Wray Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Ambrose   (2) City Of Ocilla   (3) Holt Division   (4) Irwin County   (5) Ocilla Division  

Dam


(1) Brown Lake Dam   (2) Bussells Pond Dam   (3) Cook Lake Dam   (4) Davis Lake Dam   (5) Duren Lake Dam   (6) E Paulk Lake Dam   (7) Evans Lake Dam   (8) Ewing Lake Dam   (9) Faulkner Lake North Dam   (10) Faulkner Lake South Dam   (11) Fletchers Lake Dam   (12) Freeman Lake Dam   (13) Ganoname661 Dam   (14) Gray Lake Dam   (15) Hall Lake Dam   (16) Harper Lake Dam   (17) Hogan Lake Dam   (18) Hopkins Lake Dam   (19) Jowers Lake North Dam   (20) Jowers Lake South Dam   (21) Lake Beatrice Dam   (22) Little Lake Dam   (23) Mcintyre Lake Dam   (24) Mcwhorter Lake Dam   (25) Metz Lake Dam   (26) Old Diz Mucke Pond Dam   (27) Pope Lake Dam   (28) Shiver Lake Dam South   (29) Shivers Lake Dam North   (30) Spurlock Lake Dam   (31) Stewart Lake Dam   (32) Stripling Lake Dam   (33) Sumner Lake Dam   (34) Tankersly Lake Dam   (35) Turk Lake North Dam   (36) Turk Lake South Dam   (37) Veal Lake Dam   (38) Walters Lake Dam   (39) Weaver Pond Dam  

Hospital


(1) Irwin County Hospital   (2) Ocilla Hospital Historical  

Lake


(1) Cat Lake   (2) Dominy Lake   (3) Ford Lake   (4) Hammock Lake   (5) Lower Reedy Branch Lake   (6) Mcmillan Lake   (7) Smith Lake   (8) Steep Bank Lake   (9) Upper Reedy Branch Lake  

Locale


(1) Ocilla Country Club  

Park


(1) Cumbee Park   (2) Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Ambrose   (2) Holt   (3) Irwinville   (4) Mystic   (5) Ocilla   (6) Osierfield   (7) Pinetta   (8) Riverbend   (9) Wray  

Post Office


(1) Ambrose Post Office   (2) Irwinville Post Office   (3) Mystic Post Office   (4) Ocilla Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Brown Lake   (2) Bussell Pond   (3) Cook Lake   (4) Davis Lake   (5) Duren Lake   (6) E Paulk Lake   (7) Evans Lake   (8) Evans Lake North   (9) Ewing Lake   (10) Faulkner Lake North   (11) Faulkner Lake South   (12) Fletchers Lake   (13) Freeman Lake   (14) Gray Lake   (15) Hall Lake   (16) Harper Lake   (17) Hogan Lake   (18) Hopkins Lake   (19) Jowers Lake North   (20) Jowers Lake South   (21) Lake Beatrice   (22) Lake Bettie   (23) Little Lake   (24) Mcintyre Lake   (25) Mcwhorter Lake   (26) Metz Lake   (27) Old Diz Mucke Pond   (28) Pope Lake   (29) Shiver Lake South   (30) Shivers Lake North   (31) Spurlock Lake   (32) Stewart Lake   (33) Stripling Lake   (34) Sumner Lake   (35) Tankersly Lake   (36) Turk Lake North   (37) Turk Lake South   (38) Veal Lake   (39) Walters Lake   (40) Weaver Pond  

School


(1) Ben Hill-irwin Vocational School   (2) Irwin Academy   (3) Irwin County Elementary School   (4) Irwin County High School   (5) Irwin County Middle School  

Stream


(1) Big Branch   (2) Boggy Branch   (3) Brushy Creek   (4) Factory Creek   (5) Hunters Creek   (6) Island Field Branch   (7) Little Brushy Creek   (8) Little Creek   (9) Mill Creek   (10) Reedy Creek   (11) Stump Creek   (12) Willacoochee Creek  

Tower


(1) Wkaa-fm Ocilla   (2) Wsiz-am Ocilla   (3) Wsiz-fm Ocilla  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Irwin County, Georgia

31774 (pop. 6,871) 31798 (pop. 890)


Counties Nearby Irwin County, Georgia

Ben Hill County, GA  (pop. 17,535) 8.7 Miles
Tift County, GA  (pop. 40,893) 17.3 Miles
Turner County, GA  (pop. 9,374) 21.0 Miles
Berrien County, GA  (pop. 16,814) 26.2 Miles
Wilcox County, GA  (pop. 8,721) 26.4 Miles
Coffee County, GA  (pop. 43,126) 26.6 Miles
Atkinson County, GA  (pop. 8,124) 32.5 Miles
Cook County, GA  (pop. 16,419) 32.5 Miles
Worth County, GA  (pop. 21,639) 33.0 Miles
Telfair County, GA  (pop. 13,146) 35.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Irwin County, Georgia

229



Elevation in Irwin County, Georgia is 361.0 ft. (110.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Irwin County, Georgia

Lat: 31.608582 N        Long: -83.284078 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Irwin County, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Irwin County, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 164   (4.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 82   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 156   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 336   (8.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 526   (13.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 772   (19.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 824   (21.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 354   (9.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 120   (3.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 77   (2.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 15   (0.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 12   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 232   (5.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 243   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,267

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 591

In 3-person carpool : 121

In 4-person carpool : 43

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 16

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 59

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 31

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 31

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 83


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 121

5 to 9 minutes : 379

10 to 14 minutes : 458

15 to 19 minutes : 813

20 to 24 minutes : 381

25 to 29 minutes : 187

30 to 34 minutes : 629

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 40

45 to 59 minutes : 68

60 to 89 minutes : 53

90 or more minutes : 38


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Irwin County, Georgia)

With Social Security income : 1,228

No Social Security income : 2,205


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Irwin County, Georgia)

With retirement income : 576

No retirement income : 2,857


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 156

$10,000 to $14,999 : 135

$15,000 to $19,999 : 152

$20,000 to $24,999 : 108

$25,000 to $29,999 : 150

$30,000 to $34,999 : 91

$35,000 to $39,999 : 116

$40,000 to $44,999 : 87

$45,000 to $49,999 : 62

$50,000 to $59,999 : 276

$60,000 to $74,999 : 352

$75,000 to $99,999 : 274

$100,000 to $124,999 : 180

$125,000 to $149,999 : 99

$150,000 to $199,999 : 105

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $53,149


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Irwin County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 464  (20.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 262  (11.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 274  (12.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 65  (2.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 466  (20.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 507  (27.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 303  (16.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 710  (38.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 32  (1.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Irwin County, Georgia

Employed: 4,518
Unemployed: 243



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Irwin County, Georgia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Irwin County, Georgia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 7.61 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 7.61 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 5.12 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 5.12 Mgal/d





There are 272 Farms In Irwin County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Irwin County, Georgia

Plantersfirst - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $550.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

Wilcox County State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $79.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

Ameris Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 71

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Irwin County, Georgia

  • Henry Tift Myers


    (about 16.9 miles in Tifton, Georgia; Airport Code: TMA)

  • Spence


    (about 40.9 miles in Moultrie, Georgia; Airport Code: MUL)

  • Moody AFB


    (about 44.6 miles in Moody Afb, Georgia; Airport Code: VAD)

  • Moultrie/Thomasville Airport


    (about 48.2 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Moultrie Thomasville


    (about 48.2 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Southwest Georgia Regional


    (about 53.9 miles in Albany, Georgia; Airport Code: ABY)

  • Valdosta Regional


    (about 57.1 miles in Clyattville, Georgia; Airport Code: VLD)

  • Waycross Ga


    (about 58.0 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Waycross-Ware County


    (about 58.0 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Thomasville Regional


    (about 60.2 miles in Thomasville, Georgia; Airport Code: TVI)

  • Jimmy Carter Regional


    (about 63.4 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)

  • Souther Field


    (about 63.4 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)

  • Vidalia Regional


    (about 66.9 miles in Vidalia, Georgia; Airport Code: VDI)

  • W H Bud Barron


    (about 68.3 miles in Dublin, Georgia; Airport Code: DBN)

  • Robins AFB


    (about 73.5 miles in Warner Robins, Georgia; Airport Code: WRB)

  • Middle Georgia Regional


    (about 78.1 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MCN)

  • Macon Downtown


    (about 85.4 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MAC)

  • Decatur County Industrial Air Park


    (about 91.2 miles in Brinson, Georgia; Airport Code: BGE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Irwin County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.80%

Carpooled

12.88%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.12%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.20%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.74%

Other Means

0.57%

Worked At Home

2.69%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Irwin County, Georgia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,758

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 37

Female householder, no husband present : 548

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 969

Householder not living alone : 121


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 133

All other households : 3,290


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,472

Renter-occupied housing units : 286

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 367

Renter-occupied housing units : 181

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 739

Renter-occupied housing units : 351


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 406

$10,000 to $14,999 : 410

$15,000 to $19,999 : 237

$20,000 to $24,999 : 157

$25,000 to $29,999 : 283

$30,000 to $34,999 : 149

$35,000 to $39,999 : 155

$40,000 to $44,999 : 87

$45,000 to $49,999 : 68

$50,000 to $59,999 : 355

$60,000 to $74,999 : 416

$75,000 to $99,999 : 285

$100,000 to $124,999 : 221

$125,000 to $149,999 : 99

$150,000 to $199,999 : 105

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Total : 4,215


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Occupied : 3,433

Vacant : 782


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 19

Built 2000 to 2004 : 286

Built 1990 to 1999 : 774

Built 1980 to 1989 : 728

Built 1970 to 1979 : 646

Built 1960 to 1969 : 606

Built 1950 to 1959 : 414

Built 1940 to 1949 : 303

Built 1939 or earlier : 439


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Utility gas : 125

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 578

Electricity : 2,524

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 4

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 87

Solar energy : 9

Other fuel : 22

No fuel used : 84


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 159

$10,000 to $14,999 : 55

$15,000 to $19,999 : 69

$20,000 to $24,999 : 38

$25,000 to $29,999 : 70

$30,000 to $34,999 : 93

$35,000 to $39,999 : 55

$40,000 to $49,999 : 237

$50,000 to $59,999 : 103

$60,000 to $69,999 : 220

$70,000 to $79,999 : 413

$80,000 to $89,999 : 122

$90,000 to $99,999 : 227

$100,000 to $124,999 : 203

$125,000 to $149,999 : 64

$150,000 to $174,999 : 167

$175,000 to $199,999 : 81

$200,000 to $249,999 : 62

$250,000 to $299,999 : 26

$300,000 to $399,999 : 69

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 9

$750,000 to $999,999 : 15

$1,000,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 58

Home equity loan only : 120

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,161

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,255


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Irwin County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $78,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $76,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $37,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $87,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $92,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $77,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $71,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $75,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Irwin County, Georgia: 70.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Irwin County, Georgia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 12 12 $867,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $867,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Irwin County, GA): $30,257
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Irwin County): $48,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Irwin County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 8.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 26.0%
Electricity: 61.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 2.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Irwin County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 80.54%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 14.93%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4.52%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Irwin County): $343
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Irwin County): $526


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Irwin County, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Irwin County, Georgia

Careone Home Health Services


     Address: 1823 Old Ocilla Rd, Tifton, Georgia 31794
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1983

Vna Of Greater Tift Inc


     Address: 2014 12 Street, Highway 41n, Tifton, Georgia 31794
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/4/1978

Atkinson Visiting Nurses Service, Inc


     Address: 702 East Roberts Street, Pearson, Georgia 31642
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/6/1982

Memorial Home Health


     Address: 413 West 4th Street, Adel, Georgia 31620
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/24/1985

Vna Of Telfair Co Inc


     Address: 1650 South Third Avenue; Hwy 441, Mc Rae, Georgia 31055
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/1/1982

Hospitals Close To Irwin County, Georgia

Irwin County Hospital


     Address: 710 N Irwin Avenue, Ocilla, Georgia 31774
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Dorminy Medical Center


     Address: "200 Perry House Road, Box 1447", Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Tift Regional Medical Center


     Address: 901 E 18th Street, Tifton, Georgia 31793
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Berrien County Hospital


     Address: 1221 E Mcpherson Ave, Nashville, Georgia 31639
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Coffee Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1101 Ocilla Rd P O Box 1248, Douglas, Georgia 31533
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Irwin County, Georgia

Osceola Nursing Home


     Address: 209 West Hudson St, Ocilla, Georgia 31774
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Palemon Gaskins Mem Nsg Home


     Address: 201 W Dismuke Avenue, Ocilla, Georgia 31774
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Fitzgerald Nursing Home


     Address: 185 Bowen's Mill Highway, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Life Care Center


     Address: 176 Lincoln Ave, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 141
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Golden Livingcenter - Tifton


     Address: 1451 Newton Drive, Tifton, Georgia 31794
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 96%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Irwin County, Georgia

Name: Hatch
Address: Highway US1, Box 439; Baxley, GA 31513
Distance: 57 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Irwin County, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 890
    Disabled Workers: 280
    Widowers Workers: 160
    Spouses Workers: 65
    Children Workers: 180


(updated 2007)



Irwin County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 30.79%
  • Bush & Cheney 68.75%
  • Other 0.47%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Irwin County, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Irwin County, GA

8.65 % of Irwin County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,354

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Irwin County, GA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Ben Hill County , GA 2.26 % ($24,761 AGI )
  • Tift County , GA 1.38 % ($23,195 AGI )
  • Coffee County , GA 0.64 % ($21,842 AGI )
  • Lowndes County , GA 0.34 % ($39,000 AGI )

Relocation away from Irwin County, GA

8.16 % of Irwin County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,573

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Irwin County, GA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Ben Hill County , GA 2.10 % ($25,484 AGI )
  • Tift County , GA 1.59 % ($24,043 AGI )
  • Coffee County , GA 0.61 % ($31,278 AGI )
  • Berrien County , GA 0.41 % ($24,333 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Georgia

Low Bracket: $750 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $7,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Georgia

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Irwin County, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Irwin County, Georgia


On 07/01/1966, a tornado touched down 1.11 miles from the center of Irwin County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 12/28/2005, a tornado touched down 2.09 miles from the center of Irwin County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 02/28/1966, a tornado touched down 2.49 miles from the center of Irwin County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 09/22/2000, a tornado touched down 2.77 miles from the center of Irwin County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/29/1970, a tornado touched down 3.24 miles from the center of Irwin County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.



Storms In Irwin County, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
03/27/2005, 11:00 am 0 0 $150K --
03/30/2000, 07:00 am 0 0 $500K --
01/12/1993, 08:45 am 0 0 $500K --
         
Hail        
04/22/2005, 06:10 pm 0 0 $18K --
06/04/1999, 07:30 pm 0 0 -- $10K
         
Lightning        
08/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
05/14/2006, 06:30 pm 1 0 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/12/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
04/15/2007, 02:45 am 0 0 $5K --
05/10/2006, 06:33 pm 0 0 $7K --
07/24/2004, 06:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/13/2004, 04:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/06/2004, 04:40 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/02/2003, 10:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/02/2003, 09:50 pm 0 0 $1K --
03/03/2001, 10:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/18/2000, 07:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/20/2000, 10:20 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/11/2000, 03:30 pm 0 0 $28K --
06/29/1999, 04:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/05/1998, 07:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/22/1998, 04:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/31/1997, 04:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/01/1997, 05:10 pm 0 0 $4K --
07/16/1996, 05:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/15/1995, 07:20 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/04/1994, 05:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
10/30/1993, 04:52 am 0 0 $500K $50K
01/01/1906, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
01/01/1905, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Irwin County, Georgia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1984-07-02 1 30 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1983-05-16 1 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1963-01-20 8 33 1 0 0 $250K --
  1958-11-28 1 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1955-04-14 1 100 -- 0 0 $3K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Irwin County, Georgia directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Georgia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,958 11,744 14,257 15,293 16,391 18,811 20,371 21,559 23,147 24,870


(updated 2014)



Jails in Irwin County, Georgia


  • Irwin County Jail


    400 South Irwin Avenue, Ocilla, GA 31774
    Capacity: 689
    Confined: 525
    Avg. Population: 350
    Year Built: 1993


(updated 2006)



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