Bonaire Georgia 31005
Bonaire Georgia is an unincorporated area in Houston County GA with just over 14,000 residents. This quiet subdivision rich area is located 2 miles south of Warner Robins.
Bonaire GA has more than doubled in population in the past 20 years and is still seeing incredible growth. The most recent Bonaire addition was the opening of Veterans High School in 2010.
If you like to golf, The Waterford Public Golf Course has 18-holes, is 6,336 yards long, and is a par 72 course. It also has a community facility, 40-tee driving range, and has been open since 1991.
Bonaire GA is the hometown of former Governor Sonny Perdue.
If you’re in the market for a home in a growing community, Bonaire is the perfect middle GA location for you.
Bonaire GA Population Statistics
According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2010, the population was 15,102. There are 799 people per square mile (population density).
About 49.8% of the population is male and 50.2% is female with a median age of 33.8 years. Approximately 52.5% are married and about 77.8% of households have children. About 91.4% of the population speaks English with 8.6% speaking a language other than English (3.73% speaks Spanish).
Bonaire GA Climate
Bonaire has a warm, humid climate with a general temperature range between 35F and 93F. The warm season lasts between May and September with an average high of 89F and low of 66.4F. The cold season lasts from November to February with an average high of 62.3F and low of 38F.
Bonaire gets about an average of 45.83 inches of precipitation a year with an average of 3.82 inches a month. On average the warmest and wettest month is July and the coolest month is January. On average, there are 223 sunny days. The highest recorded temperature was 108°F in 1980 and the lowest recorded temperature was -6°F in 1985.
Bonaire GA Economy
The current unemployment rate is 7.2%. Approximately 70.91% of the population 16 years and over are in the labor force, the median household income is $74,631 and the income per capita is $28,352.
The Houston County homeownership rate is 66.8% and amount of persons per Bonaire household is 2.76. Approximately 4.31% of the Bonaire population lives under the poverty level as compared to 15.7% for the state. Sales tax for Bonaire is 7% and income tax is 6%.
Population by Occupation and Industry in Bonaire GA
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 0.19%
- Construction: 6.25%
- Manufacturing: 7.99%
- Wholesale trade: 1.46%
- Retail Trade: 8.48%
- Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 4.40%
- Information: 0.68%
- Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing: 3.85%
- Professional, scientific, and management and administrative and waste management services: 7.44%
- Educational services, and healthcare and social assistance: 22.31%
- Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services: 6.68%
- Other services, except public administration: 5.38%
- Public administration: 24.9%
Bonaire GA Real Estate and Housing
If you are looking to buy Bonaire real estate, there are several communities to choose from, each with its own unique style. Whether you are looking for a single family home, new construction, townhouses, gated communities, or foreclosures, I am a Bonaire real estate specialist that can assist with all your needs.
The median home value in Bonaire is $157,385, the median mortgage for Houston County is $1063, and the median rent for Houston County is $626. There are a total of 5,931 housing units and 7.8% of houses and apartments are vacant.
Bonaire GA Schools
Georgia law requires students attend a public, private school, or a home study program from their 6th to their 16th birthdays. Public Kindergarten is available, but not mandatory.
All students graduating after 2012 will use the new Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Performance Standards curriculum. Comprehensive school information can be found on the Houston County Board of Education site.
Public schools in Bonaire include:
- Bonaire Elementary
- Hilltop Elementary
- Bonaire Middle
Colleges/Universities nearest Bonaire GA
Tuition is affordable, and with so many schools of higher learning close by, getting a degree is easily accomplished. Here is the list of colleges within 35 miles of Bonaire Georgia.
- Central Georgia Technical College
- Georgia Military College
- Macon State College
- Mercer University
- Middle Georgia College
- Middle Georgia Technical College
- Wesleyan College
Bonaire GA Educational Statistics
Population currently enrolled in:
- Nursery or preschool and Kindergarten– 12.09%
- Elementary school (grades 1-8) – 41.76%
- High school (grades 9-12) – 20.68%
- College/graduate school – 25.48%
- High school – 29.82%
- Associate’s degree – 7.92%
- Bachelor’s degree – 17.38%
- Graduate/professional degree – 15.29%
- Some college, no degree – 23.12%
Hospitals/Medical Centers nearest Bonaire GA
There are a multitude of hospitals and specialty clinics in the Bonaire GA area to assist with all your medical needs. They include:
- 78th Medical Group
- Coliseum Health Center
- Coliseum Northside Hospital
- Houston Medical Center
- Medical Center of Central Georgia
- Perry Hospital
Other specialized medical services in Houston County GA include:
- Health Connections - Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Houston Heart Institute
- Houston Lake Med-Stop
- Houston Lake Rehab
- Pavilion Diagnostic Center
- Pavilion Med-Stop
- Pavilion Rehabilitation Center
- The Surgery Center
Transportation and Commute Statistics in Bonaire GA
The average commute for the working population is 18.3 minutes. Approximately 82% of commuters drive alone in their own vehicle, 16% carpool, and 2% work from their home.
Bonaire is located near Hwy 247, which is connected to I-75 and Hwy 96. Bonaire is over 90 miles south of Atlanta and about 17 miles south of Macon.
Rail Service is provided by Norfolk-Southern and CSX. The nearest ports are Savannah (170 miles) and Brunswick (180 miles).
There are three local airports which can be used by corporate or general aviators which include: Middle Georgia Regional Airport (Macon), Perry-Houston County Airport (Perry), and Warner Robins Air Park (Warner Robins). These small airports provide connecting flights to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Travelers needing a shuttle service to Atlanta’s airport can use Groome Transportation.
Anita Clark – Bonaire GA Real Estate Agent
As a Bonaire Real Estate Agent, I am dedicated to helping consumers find the perfect home for their needs or assisting home sellers with their sale of their existing property. I specialize in helping first-time buyers, foreclosures, military and corporate relocations, new construction, and re-sales.
The areas I service include: Bonaire, Byron, Centerville, Kathleen, Perry, Robins AFB, Warner Robins and the greater Houston County area.
You are here because you most likely found me online. My marketing is very proactive and is provided to assist YOU to make an informed real estate decision. I love being a Bonaire Realtor, let me show you how much!
~ Anita ~