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Jay, FL


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Education

Educational Attainment 1

Approximately 188 residents three years and older are enrolled in school. 0 are in nursery school, 19 are in kindergarten, 121 are in elementary school or middle school (1st through 8th grade), 35 are in high school, and 13 are in college or graduate school.
Educational attainment out of 517 residents 25 and older
Less than 9th grade Dropped out in high school High School Diploma Some college Associate's Bachelor's Graduate or professional degree
27 116 234 109 8 23 0

Of residents 25 and older approximately 72.3% (+-12.4% margin of error) have completed high school and 4.4% (+-4.5% margin of error) have completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

K-12 Schools

The national student to teacher ratio is 15.7 to 1 in public schools and 11.1 to 1 in private schools according to the National Center for Education Statistics (2010 Digest).
The average student-teacher ratio for Jay is 15.66 to 1 based off of the data available to us.
School Address Phone Number Student to Teacher Ratio Total Students
Elementary / Primary Schools
Chumuckla Elementary School 2312 Hwy 182 (850) 995-3690 13.02 306
Jay Elementary School 13833 Alabama St (850) 675-4554 14.73 486
High School
Jay High School 13863 Alabama St (850) 675-4507 19.24 454

Living

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Jay has an approximate population of 533 people.
Closest Cities and Places: Century FL (~6.92 miles) Flomaton AL (~7.60 miles) East Brewton AL (~11.27 miles) Brewton AL (~11.86 miles) Chumuckla FL (~12.19 miles)
Nearest Large Cities: Mobile AL (~59.54 miles) Montgomery AL (~109.57 miles) Columbus GA (~171.83 miles) Tallahassee FL (~175.58 miles) New Orleans LA (~176.73 miles)

Housing, Rent, and Vehicles 1

Out of 289 households nearly 4 have no vehicles available for use.
146 (50.5%) have one vehicle, 80 (27.7%) have two vehicles, and 59 (20.4%) have 3 or more.
There are approximately 289 occupied housing units in Jay. 216 are owner-occupied and 73 are renter-occupied.
The average home size for homes that are owned is 2 people while the average rented household is home to 3 people.
When did they move here?
2005 or later 2000 to 2004 1990 to 1999 1980 to 1989 1970 to 1979 1969 or earlier
112 (38.8%) 42 (14.5%) 51 (17.6%) 31 (10.7%) 17 (5.9%) 36 (12.5%)
Percentage by year that people moved to Jay

The average home value is estimated to be $72,400.
45.8% of homes have a mortgage while 54.2% do not have a mortgage.
Let's see how the home values breakdown
Under $50,000 $50,000 to $99,999 $100,000 to $149,999 $150,000 to $199,999 $200,000 to $299,999 $300,000 to $499,999 $500,000 to $999,999 $1,000,000 or more
29.2% 42.6% 22.2% 3.2% 0% 2.8% 0% 0%

The average rent per month in Jay is $719.
Let's take a look at how much renters pay per month
Less than $200 $200 to $299 $300 to $499 $500 to $749 $750 to $999 $1,000 to $1,499 over $1,500
0% 0% 0% 53.4% 30.1% 11% 5.5%

Employment and Income 1

Out of an estimated 559 residents 16 and older 271 are in the labor force while 288 are not in the labor force. Of those within the labor force approximately 8.4% are unemployed.
Public vs. Private: Approximately 90.2% work for a private business while 8.9% work for the government. 0.9% are self-employed (and not incorporated).
The mean travel time to work is 25.4 minutes.
Means of Transportation to Work
Car, Truck, Van (alone) Car, Truck, Van (carpooled) Public Transportation Walked Other Means Work from home
90% 3.5% 0% 2% 3% 1.5%

Occupation Number of workers Percentage
Management, business, science, arts 41 18.3%
Service Industry 65 29%
Sales and Office 50 22.3%
Construction, natural resources, maintenance 45 20.1%
Production and Transportation 23 10.3%
Occupation comparison for Jay

Industry Number of workers Percentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing/hunting, mining 16 7.1%
Construction 9 4%
Manufacturing 12 5.4%
Wholesale 0 0%
Retail 39 17.4%
Transportation, warehousing, utilities 5 2.2%
Information 4 1.8%
Finance, real estate, rentals, 13 5.8%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, waste management 24 10.7%
Education, health care, social service 37 16.5%
Art, recreation, entertainment, food service, accommodations 23 10.3%
Other services 22 9.8%
Public administration 20 8.9%
Most common industries chart for Jay

The median household income is $27,083 while the mean household income is $37,914.
The median income for all workers in the labor force is $20,595. The median is $36,125 for full-time men compared to $20,938 for full-time women.
Household Income Number of Households Percentage
Less than $10,000 36 12.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 24 8.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 82 28.4%
$25,000 to $34,999 44 15.2%
$35,000 to $49,999 44 15.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 25 8.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11 3.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 23 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 0 0%
$200,000 or more 0 0%

Marital Status 1

Marital Status (of men and women over 15)
Men
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 36 14.9% +/-8.6%
Currently Married 150 62% +/-13%
Separated 0 0% +/-16%
Widowed 5 2.1% +/-3.4%
Divorced 51 21.1% +/-10.3%
Marital status of men in Jay
Women
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 37 11.3% +/-7.4%
Currently Married 144 44% +/-13.1%
Separated 22 6.7% +/-6%
Widowed 62 19% +/-9.6%
Divorced 62 19% +/-9.2%
Marital status of women in Jay

Hospitals

Hospital Address Type Ownership Phone
Jay Hospital 14114 Alabama St
Jay Florida, 32565
Acute Care Hospitals Voluntary non-profit - Private (850) 675-4532

Demographics

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Age 2

Age Demographics
The median age for all residents is 37.3. The median age for men is 35.3 and 39.6 for women.
Age Total Percent
Under 5 34 6.4%
5 to 9 30 5.6%
10 to 14 41 7.7%
15 to 19 44 8.3%
20 to 24 37 6.9%
25 to 29 36 6.8%
30 to 34 28 5.3%
35 to 39 40 7.5%
40 to 44 38 7.1%
45 to 49 46 8.6%
50 to 54 20 3.8%
55 to 59 26 4.9%
60 to 64 26 4.9%
65 to 69 27 5.1%
70 to 74 20 3.8%
75 to 79 15 2.8%
80 to 85 13 2.4%
85 or older 12 2.3%

Race and Ethnicity 2

Race and Ethnicity
Race Total Percent
White 504 94.6%
Black 4 0.8%
Hispanic or Latino 11 2.1%
Asian 5 0.9%
Native American/Alaskan Native 5 0.9%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 0 0%
Other Race 0 0%
Two or more races 4 0.8%
Race and Ethnicity breakdown of Jay

Additional Information

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Airports and Heliports

Name ID Elevation
Small Airports
Buchanan Airport 56FL 246
Golden Harvest Flying Svc Inc Airport FL06 255
Jay Airport FL96 254
Odom's Flying Service Airport 50FL 245
Porter Stolport FD82 180
Thomas Farms Airport 85FL 215
Wells Flying Service Airport 14FL 240
Heliports
Jay Hospital Heliport FA16 252

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1 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey
2 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census

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