Boynton Ridge, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 13,326.
Males: 6,575  (49.3%)
Females: 6,751  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30736

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,192 (it was $46,651 in 2000)
Boynton Ridge:

$60,192
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,570 (it was $21,437 in 2000)

Boynton Ridge CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,746 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Boynton Ridge:

$150,746
GA:

$141,600
  • Races in Boynton Ridge, GA (2000)

    Boynton Ridge races chart
    • 11,01896.3%White alone
    • 1331.2%Black alone
    • 1221.1%Hispanic
    • 710.6%Asian alone
    • 620.5%Two or more races
    • 310.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Boynton Ridge: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 31.3 square miles.

Population density: 425 people per square mile   (low).

Boynton Ridge, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Boynton Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boynton Ridge CCD:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Boynton Ridge CCD:  0.5% ($520)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Boynton Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (8.8 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (92.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (496.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Indian Springs, GA (1.4 miles ), Fort Oglethorpe, GA (1.8 miles ), Ringgold, GA (2.1 miles ), Lakeview, GA (2.2 miles ), East Ridge, TN (2.2 miles ), Rossville-Beverly Hills, GA (2.4 miles ), Fairview, GA (2.4 miles ), Rossville, GA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.94 N, Longitude: 85.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Boynton Ridge household income distribution Boynton Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Boynton Ridge, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boynton Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Boynton Ridge place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the place center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boynton Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 79% 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 39.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Boynton Ridge center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 170.7 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 236.4 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 158.8 miles away from Boynton Ridge center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 285.5 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 Catoosa County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Boynton Ridge:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE FT OGLETHORPE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF EAST RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST RIDGE, TN)
  • DCI FORT OGLETHORPE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • GEORGIA HOME CARE OF FORT OGLETHORPE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • HUTCHESON HOME CARE/HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FORT OGLETHORPE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)

Amtrak station near Boynton Ridge:

  • 7 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boynton Ridge:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 11 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 12 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 12 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Dalton State College (about 16 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 25 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 26 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Berry College (about 45 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

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Notable locations in Boynton Ridge: Camp Scott Patterson (A), Ringgold - Catoosa County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 3 (B), Fort Oglethorpe Fire Department Station 3 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Market Place Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Boynton Ridge include: Pine Grove Church (A), Red Belt Presbyterian Mission (B), Pine Grove Church (C), John Calvin Church (D), Graysville Methodist Church (E), Calvary Church (F), Burning Bush Baptist Church (G), Boynton Methodist Church (H), Boynton Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New Boynton Cemetery (1), Blackwell Cemetery (2), Dietz Cemetery (3), Dixon Cemetery (4), Hale Cemetery (5), Boynton Cemetery (6), Burning Bush Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Blue Spring Lake (A), Murphy Lakes (B), Jackson Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Peavine Creek (A), Dry Branch (B), Blue Spring Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Catoosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.1%
14 people in college/university student housing in 2010
23 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Boynton Ridge compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Georgia average:

13.3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boynton Ridge CCD (based on Catoosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,95048
Mainline Protestant2,81511
Catholic5231
Black Protestant1851
Other71
None44,462-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Catoosa County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Catoosa County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Catoosa County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Catoosa County:

29.6%
Georgia:

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

12.3%
State:

14.6%

8.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hamilton County, TN  2.79% ($35,132 average AGI)
from Walker County, GA  1.74% ($28,827)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.66% ($28,799)


7.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hamilton County, TN  2.41% ($33,964 average AGI)
to Walker County, GA  1.77% ($27,345)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.61% ($30,289)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boynton Ridge:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUUS (980 AM; 1 kW; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boynton Ridge:

  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Boynton Ridge:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)

Boynton Ridge on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Protective service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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