Fort Gaines, Georgia

Population 1,316

Fort Gaines is located in Clay County, GA. The population is 1,316, making Fort Gaines the largest city in Clay County.

There are 3 public schools in Fort Gaines with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Fort Gaines is moderate , and there are 6 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Fort Gaines is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Fort Gaines property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Fort Gaines include Coleman, Abbeville and Bluffton.

Fort Gaines Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 22.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.6%

Crime Rate

29.35% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 153
  • Violent Crimes: 897
  • Robbery: 66
  • Burglary: 525
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

65.24% Higher than national avg.
  • 6 offenders in Fort Gaines
  • 45.59 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

19 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 18


High 11.6%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Fort Gaines, GA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Fort Gaines's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Fort Gaines, GA

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Property Report Overview

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2007, the city of Fort Gaines, GA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2006, the city of Fort Gaines, GA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $480
  • 1 Bedroom: $520
  • 2 Bedrooms: $615
  • 3 Bedrooms: $815
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,070

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Environmental Hazards

19 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Fort Gaines, GA has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Fort Gaines, GA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.81 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.23°
  • February 50.65°
  • March 58.67°
  • April 66.25°
  • May 74.07°
  • June 81.67°
  • July 82.55°
  • August 82.54°
  • September 77.42°
  • October 66.05°
  • November 55.68°
  • December 50.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Fort Gaines, GA

Fort Gaines, GA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Fort Gaines, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Fort Gaines, GA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Fort Gaines, GA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Fort Gaines, GA: $19,787


Unemployment in Fort Gaines is 11.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 56.54%
White Collar - 43.46%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Sanford D. Bishop Jr.

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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2 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Fort Gaines, GA

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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