Acworth, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 21,476 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +60.0%
Males: 10,529  (49.0%)
Females: 10,947  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30101, 30144, 30152.

Acworth Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,763 (it was $50,918 in 2000)
Acworth:

$52,763
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,154 (it was $21,956 in 2000)

Acworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $150,390 (it was $128,400 in 2000)
Acworth:

$150,390
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $191,894; Detached houses: $193,784; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,641; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,035

Median gross rent in 2012: $890.

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Acworth races chart
  • White alone - 10,767 (51.7%)
  • Black alone - 5,697 (27.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,620 (12.6%)
  • Asian alone - 960 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 369 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 94 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 76 (0.4%)

Races in Acworth detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Acworth: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (9.4%), Irish (8.0%), English (7.7%), German (7.0%), Subsaharan African (6.0%), West Indian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 913 feet

Land area: 7.08 square miles.

Population density: 3,035 people per square mile   (average).

Acworth,GA real estate house value index trend

Acworth, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Acworth:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Acworth city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

4,004 residents are foreign born (3.6% Africa, 2.8% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).

This city:  19.2%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 104 registered sex offenders living in Acworth, Georgia as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Acworth to the number of sex offenders is 204 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,699 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,366 (0.8%)

Acworth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (10.6 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (26.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (562.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kennesaw, GA (2.0 miles ), Emerson, GA (2.6 miles ), Woodstock, GA (3.0 miles ), Huntsville, GA (3.0 miles ), Marietta, GA (3.3 miles ), Cartersville, GA (3.3 miles ), Holly Springs, GA (3.5 miles ), Fair Oaks, GA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 508 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 653 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 1999: 578 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2000: 434 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2001: 431 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2002: 352 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2003: 366 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2004: 236 buildings, average cost: $108,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 84.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,488 (-16.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,383 (13.5%)

Acworth household income distribution Acworth home values distribution

Property values in Acworth, GA


Crime rates in Acworth by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2007 2008 2010
Murders 0100000
per 100,000 0.07.30.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1010010
per 100,000 8.70.07.10.00.05.00.0
Robberies 1781416165
per 100,000 8.750.957.083.181.480.325.1
Assaults 28341537691049
per 100,000 244.9247.3106.9219.6351.2521.945.1
Burglaries 28224751517735
per 100,000 244.9160.0334.9302.7259.6386.4175.5
Thefts 168182360425426432366
per 100,000 1469.61324.02565.02522.92168.42167.71835.6
Auto thefts 31253536412625
per 100,000 271.2181.9249.4213.7208.7130.5125.4
Arson 0N/A00N/AN/A0
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.0N/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.2) 166.3168.1202.4221.4230.2273.1119.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Acworth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +8,184 (+156.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

Work and jobs in Acworth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Acworth, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Acworth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Acworth city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Acworth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 125.9 miles away from Acworth center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 155.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.4 miles away from Acworth center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 253.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cobb County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Acworth topographic map

Birthplace of: Anthony Lazzaro - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 26, 1963), Ranger Ross - Professional wrestler, Tate Parrish - Soccer player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Acworth:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE-ACWORTH (3372 ACWORTH SUMMIT BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Acworth:

  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF MARIETTA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARIETTA, GA)
  • FMCNA OF NORTH COBB (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MARIETTA, GA)
  • DSI WOODSTOCK RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WOODSTOCK, GA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - KENNESTONE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARIETTA, GA)
  • BMA OF MARIETTA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MARIETTA, GA)
  • HERITAGE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MARIETTA, GA)
  • BODDY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WOODSTOCK, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Acworth:

  • Kennesaw State University (about 6 miles; Kennesaw, GA; Full-time enrollment: 21,215)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 12 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 13 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 21 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 24,183)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (about 27 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,447)
  • Morehouse College (about 27 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)

Private high schools in Acworth:

  • FURTAH PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 5496 HWY 92; Grades: KG - 12)
  • HARVEST BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 3460 KELLOGG CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Acworth:

Private elementary/middle schools in Acworth:

  • MONTESSORI AT BROOKSTONE SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: 1680 BROOKSTONE WALK; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HOPEWELL MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 450 HARMONY GROVE CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Acworth, map of school districts: COBB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private Pre-school, Hopewell Montessori School, 450 Harmony Grove Church Road, Acworth, GA 30101 770-917-0507 www.HopewellMontessori.com Great education for 2-6 year olds! Now enrolling.
  • Private elementary: Kennesaw First Baptist Christian Private school K -12: North Cobb Christian School

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Notable locations in Acworth: Dallas Road Day Use Area (A), Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services Station 11 (B), Acworth Health Center (C), Acworth Branch Cobb County Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Sweetbriar Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Acworth include: Church of God of Prophecy (A), Northwest Baptist Church (B), Acworth First Baptist Church (C), Acworth Presbyterian Church (D), Acworth United Methodist Church (E), Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Zion Hill Church (G), Shady Grove Baptist Church (H), Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Liberty Hill Cemetery (1), Chastain Cemetery (2), Cowan Cemetery (3), Grogan-House Cemetery (4), Northcutt-Pyron Cemetery (5), Shady Grove Baptist Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Acworth (A), Whites Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Butler Creek (A), Proctor Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Acworth include: Cobb County Regional Park (1), Coats and Clark Park (2), Kenworth Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Acworth City - Acworth Visitor Information- Visitor Information (4155 Senator Russell Avenue).

Hotels: GuestHouse Intl Acworth (5245 Glade Road), Econo Lodge Acworth (4980 Cowan Road), Atlanta-Days Inn Acworth (5035 Cowan Rd), Comfort Suites Acworth (200 Northpoint Way), Hamilton Inn (5475 Wade Green Road), Days Inn (5035 Cowan Road), Best Western Acworth Inn (5155 Cowan Road), Harbor Town Marina (7370 Galts Ferry Road).

Courts: Superior Court Supplies (320 Northpoint Parkway Southeast), Cobb County Government - Probation Office- State-Superior Court- Sub-Of (4400 Acworth Industrial North), Judicial Correction Services - Acworth Municipal Court- Probation (4400 Acworth Industrial D).

Cobb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.0. This is about average.

City:

87.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.74
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.23
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00198. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00198
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 20.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Acworth compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Acworth (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Brookstone Village Branch, Acworth Branch, Bentwater Branch, Governors Towne Club Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Mars Hill Road Branch, Acworth Branch, Bells Ferry Branch - Church Road. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Guaranty Bank: Acworth Ga Branch at 6199 Hwy 92, branch established on 2007/05/17; Acworth Branch at 3330 Cobb Pkwy, branch established on 2007/08/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Governor's Town Club Branch at 4408 Cobb Parkway, branch established on 2006/09/25; Acworth, Ga Branch at 3402 Cobb Parkway Nw, branch established on 2006/12/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Governor's Club Branch at 4460 Cobb Parkway N, branch established on 2004/12/30; Mars Hill Instore Branch at 1720 Mars Hill Road, branch established on 1996/05/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mars Hill Branch at 1795 Mars Hills Road, N.W., branch established on 2001/01/16; Governor's Township Branch at 6060 Cedarcrest Road N.W., branch established on 2004/12/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Acworth Commons Branch at 3350 Cobb Pkwy Nw, branch established on 2002/04/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Acworth Branch at 4900 Ross Road Nw, branch established on 1997/07/31. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Hamilton State Bank: Acworth Branch at 5895 Jeff Davis Lane, Nw, branch established on 2007/03/19. Info updated 2012/01/23: Bank assets: $909.1 mil, Deposits: $727.5 mil, headquarters in Hoschton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Acworth, Georgia:

  • Days Inn Acworth, 5035 Cowan Rd, Acworth, GA 30101 , Phone: (770) 974-1700
  • Econo Lodge, 4980 Cowan Rd, Acworth, GA 30101 , Phone: (770) 976-1922, Fax: (770) 975-9733
  • Ramada LTD, 164 N Pointway, Acworth, GA 30102 , Phone: (770) 975-9000
  • Laquinta Inn & Suites, 184 N Point Way, Acworth, GA 30102 , Phone: (770) 975-9920, Fax: (770) 975-9342
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 5245 Glade Rd, Acworth, GA 30102 , Phone: (770) 966-1644, Fax: (770) 966-1667
  • Holiday Inn Express, 200 N Point Way, Acworth, GA 30102 , Phone: (678) 574-4222, Fax: (678) 574-8009
  • Best Western Acworth Inn, 5155 Cowan Rd, Acworth, GA 30101 , Phone: (770) 974-0116, Fax: (770) 529-2749
  • Super 8, 4970 Cowan Rd, Acworth, GA 30101 , Phone: (770) 966-9700, Fax: (770) 966-9700
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Acworth, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Acworth travel time to work - commute Acworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Acworth:

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Religion statistics for Acworth city (based on Cobb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.75%
Here: 45.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Jewish
Adherents40.4%21.4%14.8%4.1%3.6%
Congregations33.5%2.2%11.8%4.0%1.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.3%1.6%1.4%7.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%2.2%2.8%35.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
Cobb County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Cobb County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 231
Cobb County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 562
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cobb County:

23.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$30,861$52,9050$0
Other Government Administration 4$27,872$83,6160$0
Judicial and Legal 4$10,784$32,3522$1,014
Police Protection - Officers 39$154,745$47,6142$1,521
Correction 8$26,745$40,1181$551
Streets and Highways 8$28,074$42,1110$0
Solid Waste Management 17$36,480$25,7510$0
Parks and Recreation 14$43,286$37,1028$6,879
Electric Power 14$64,330$55,1400$0
Other and Unallocable 23$72,429$37,7893$3,463
Totals for Government 138$495,606$43,09616$13,428

Acworth government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $363,000 ($16.90)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($0.75)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($0.65)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.19)
    General: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,794,000 ($316.35)
    General - Other: $2,240,000 ($104.30)
    Police Protection: $1,684,000 ($78.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $830,000 ($38.65)
    Central Staff Services: $679,000 ($31.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $665,000 ($30.96)
    Corrections - Other: $365,000 ($17.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $361,000 ($16.81)
    Regular Highways: $299,000 ($13.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000 ($9.22)
    Financial Administration: $176,000 ($8.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $173,000 ($8.06)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($5.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000 ($2.05)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.09)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $638,000 ($29.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,712,000 ($126.28)
    Electric Utilities: $689,000 ($32.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $83,000 ($3.86)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($2.10)
    Central Staff: $35,000 ($1.63)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($1.35)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($0.61)
    Judicial: $4,000 ($0.19)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($0.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.14)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,959,000 ($184.35)

Acworth government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,102,000 ($51.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $874,000 ($40.70)
    Parking Facilities: $107,000 ($4.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $87,000 ($4.05)
    Housing & Community Development: $58,000 ($2.70)
    General Support: $12,000 ($0.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $948,000 ($44.14)
    Interest Earnings: $938,000 ($43.68)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,605,000 ($307.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($1.49)
  • Tax - Property: $2,560,000 ($119.20)
    Public Utilities: $716,000 ($33.34)
    NEC: $666,000 ($31.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $640,000 ($29.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $224,000 ($10.43)

Acworth government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,299,000 ($572.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $12,295,000 ($572.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($0.19)

Acworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,030,000 ($141.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,523,000 ($350.30)

8.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($285 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, GA  1.58% ($42,974 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.64% ($43,174)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.48% ($37,782)


8.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($527 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.08%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, GA  1.72% ($41,035 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.63% ($36,553)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.61% ($44,244)

Strongest AM radio stations in Acworth:

  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Acworth:

  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Acworth:

  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W55BM (Channel 55; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Acworth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 35 meters (115ft)
Total costs: $1,125,000
Total average daily traffic: 113,862
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,325
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED143$149,61260$129,395288$157,69612$77,62820$108,4540$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$155,9823$117,84737$158,2861$283,2800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$163,0519$126,634148$157,44810$24,37710$102,7501$27,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$144,34612$122,399109$159,5612$61,3905$94,5900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$107,9131$65,40026$175,6270$01$46,3100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.02 , 0301.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$160,28112$171,3600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$168,00010$169,2821$139,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$191,6271$171,5200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$181,4003$173,4630$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$69,1001$115,3801$69,100
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.02 , 0301.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 223
  • Hazardous Condition: 157
  • Service Call: 63
  • Good Intent Call: 22

Incident types - Acworth

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Acworth, GA
Most common first names in Acworth, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18169.8 years
Mary15575.4 years
William15471.2 years
John13773.5 years
Robert10970.3 years
Charles7270.2 years
Thomas6170.3 years
George5474.6 years
Joseph4870.7 years
Dorothy4775.2 years
Most common last names in Acworth, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8273.9 years
Brown6271.9 years
Davis4271.9 years
Johnson4176.2 years
Jones3669.6 years
Turner3276.1 years
Hill3072.9 years
Williams2976.2 years
Cantrell2873.4 years
Miller2779.6 years
Businesses in Acworth, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Kohl's1
Ace Hardware1Kroger3
Advance Auto Parts2La Quinta1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone3Little Caesars Pizza3
Baskin-Robbins1Long John Silver's1
Best Western1McDonald's4
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS2Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A2Penske1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Publix Super Markets3
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid4
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Discount Tire1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
FedEx6Steak 'n Shake1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway6
GNC2Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell3
H&R Block2Target1
Hardee's1U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS8
Home Depot1Waffle House6
Jones New York1Walgreens2
Justice1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's3

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  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 (30101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zairian first ancestries"
  • #93 (30101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries"
  • #94 (30144) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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