Valdosta, Georgia

Population 56,216

Valdosta is located in Lowndes County, GA. The population is 56,216, making Valdosta the largest city in Lowndes County.

There are 17 public schools in Valdosta with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Valdosta is low , and there are 139 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Valdosta is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Valdosta property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Valdosta include Remerton, Dasher and Moody AFB.

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School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 17.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.3%

Crime Rate

62.54% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 348
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 116
  • Property Crime: 580
  • Larceny Theft: 464

Registered Offenders

36.26% Higher than national avg.
  • 139 offenders in Valdosta
  • 24.73 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

319 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 19
  • Superfunds: 18
  • Tanks & Spills: 277


Moderate 3.7%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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17 Public Schools view public schools

There are 17 K-12 public schools in Valdosta, GA and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Valdosta's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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139 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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76 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Valdosta, GA issued 76 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 76 permits, 62 were issued for single family homes and 14 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Valdosta, GA issued 67 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 67 permits, 57 were issued for single family homes and 10 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $676
  • 1 Bedroom: $682
  • 2 Bedrooms: $882
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,229
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,460

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Environmental Hazards

319 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (386/398)
    Valdosta, GA has 96.98% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Valdosta, GA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.64 Average
    Valdosta, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 51.78°
  • February 54.65°
  • March 61.2°
  • April 68.4°
  • May 75.57°
  • June 81.66°
  • July 82.98°
  • August 82.84°
  • September 78.48°
  • October 69.15°
  • November 58.8°
  • December 54.88°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Valdosta, GA

Valdosta, GA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Valdosta, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Valdosta, GA has a low risk of hail storms.
Valdosta, GA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Valdosta, GA: $31,199


Unemployment in Valdosta is 3.7%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.35%
White Collar - 56.65%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Austin Scott

Neighborhood Info

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