For population 25 years and over in Arcade:
For population 15 years and over in Arcade city:
42 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $674 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (12.8 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (53.6 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (582.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Jefferson, GA (2.0 miles ), Nicholson, GA (2.7 miles ), Statham, GA (2.9 miles ), Bogart, GA (3.0 miles ), Pendergrass, GA (3.1 miles ), Commerce, GA (3.2 miles ), West Jackson, GA (3.3 miles ), Winder, GA (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.08 N, Longitude: 83.55 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
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Crime in Arcade detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +898 (+120.5%).
Work and jobs in Arcade: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Arcade, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Arcade-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Arcade city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/13/1973, a category F3 tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Arcade-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Arcade center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from Arcade center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Arcade:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arcade:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00248. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.9%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Arcade compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Arcade (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Adult diabetes rate:
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Arcade government finances in 2002:
13.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,464 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,109 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Arcade fatal accident list:
Jul 15, 2005 01:00 AM, Co Rd 86, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 17, 2005 10:55 AM, Sr-57, Sr-82, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Sep 29, 2002 11:15 PM, 468, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 26, 2001 00:29 AM, 102, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 19, 1999 07:08 AM, Us-129(Sr15al), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1993 11:50 AM, Sr15al, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 21, 1992 03:15 PM, Sr15al, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
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