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Population in 2012: 15,812 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +48.2%
Males: 7,704  (48.7%)
Females: 8,108  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  33.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30701.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,103 (it was $33,618 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$28,103
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,157

Calhoun city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,655 (it was $93,400 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$131,655
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,057; Detached houses: $174,176; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,910; In 2-unit structures: $97,909; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,971; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,231; Mobile homes: $24,477

Median gross rent in 2012: $623.

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  • White alone - 9,115 (58.6%)
  • Hispanic - 4,525 (29.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,441 (9.3%)
  • Asian alone - 246 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 137 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 77 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Calhoun: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (15.2%), English (8.3%), Irish (7.5%), German (4.1%), Scottish (1.2%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 11.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,357 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Calhoun:

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calhoun city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3,281 residents are foreign born

This city:  21.1%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 82 registered sex offenders living in Calhoun, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Calhoun to the number of sex offenders is 193 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,289 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $587 (0.4%)

Calhoun satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (42.0 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (59.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (529.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (2.1 miles) , Resaca, GA (2.3 miles ), Plainville, GA (2.9 miles ), Adairsville, GA (3.0 miles ), Red Bud, GA (3.4 miles) , Casey Springs, GA (3.6 miles) , Ranger, GA (3.6 miles) , Shannon, GA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 83 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 59 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2002: 110 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2003: 132 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2004: 111 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2005: 112 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2006: 86 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $176,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 84.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,826 (+63.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,101 (62.2%)

Area code: 706

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Crime rates in Calhoun by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00002312000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.014.320.76.713.10.00.00.0
Rapes 43552453323
per 100,000 36.626.942.137.114.327.533.319.620.412.618.8
Robberies 31718212315899126
per 100,000 27.5152.4151.5156.0164.2103.353.258.861.275.737.6
Assaults 1727242520254623262026
per 100,000 155.6242.1201.9185.7142.8172.2306.2150.4176.8126.1163.1
Burglaries 11013816617790168129178149122131
per 100,000 1007.01237.21396.71314.6642.61156.9858.61163.81012.9769.4821.8
Thefts 748842817940619808737657513618616
per 100,000 6847.37548.96874.26981.64419.55564.04905.54295.53487.43897.63864.2
Auto thefts 3045523834482318232018
per 100,000 274.6403.4437.5282.2242.8330.5153.1117.7156.4126.1112.9
Arson N/AN/AN/A1N/AN/AN/A0910
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A7.4N/AN/AN/A0.061.26.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 409.3504.7496.0477.5337.7431.6362.9331.4275.6261.4263.5

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Crime rate in Calhoun detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 49 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Georgia average:

2.77

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Calhoun, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,861 (+36.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Calhoun-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Calhoun city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 26.1 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:

Calhoun-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 77% 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 39.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from Calhoun center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.8 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 39.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from Calhoun center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gordon County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Elias Boudinot (Cherokee) - Newspaper publisher, Stand Watie - Confederate States of America Army general and Cherokee Nation, John Ridge - Indian politician, Ray B. Sitton - General, Ernest Neal - Writer, William Tate (academic) - Dean of Men at the University of Georgia, Candace Michelle Brown - Miss Alabama USA 1992, Da'Rick Rogers - College Football player, Dale Willis - College baseball player.

Main business address for: MOHAWK INDUSTRIES INC (CARPETS AND RUGS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Calhoun:

  • DCA OF CALHOUN (Dialysis Facility, 105 PROFESSIONAL PLACE)
  • GORDON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 104 HOSPITAL COURT)
  • GORDON HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1035 RED BUD ROAD)
  • SAMARITAN CARE HOSPICE OF GEORGIA (Hospital, 705 RED BUD ROAD, NE)
  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC.- CALHOUN (Hospital, 150 WARRIOR PATH NE, SUITE 2)
  • CALHOUN HEALTH CARE CTR, INC (Nursing Home, 1387 HIGHWAY 41 NORTH)
  • CHEROKEE NH INC (Nursing Home, 1387 US HWY 41 N)
  • GORDON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 1280 MAULDIN ROAD NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Calhoun, GA

Airports and heliports located in Calhoun:


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Local government website: www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calhoun:

  • Dalton State College (about 20 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,413)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 24 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 28 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 39 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 16,535)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 39 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 43 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 8,652)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 45 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)

Public high schools in Calhoun:

Private high schools in Calhoun:

  • GEORGIA-CUMBERLAND ACADEMY (Students: 256; Location: 397 ACADEMY DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PHILADELPHIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 358 HENSLEY RD SE; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Calhoun:

Private elementary/middle school in Calhoun:

  • JOHN L. COBLE (Students: 107; Location: 450 ACADEMY DR; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Calhoun: Calhoun North Industrial Park (A), Calhoun-Gordon County Industrial Park (B), South Industrial Park (C), Calhoun Fire Department Station 2 (D), Calhoun Fire Department Station 3 (E), Calhoun City Hall (F), Gordon County Courthouse (G), Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 1 Headquarters (H), Calhoun Fire Department Station 1 (I), Calhoun-Gordon County Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Big Apple Village Shopping Center (1), Calhoun Crossing Shopping Center (2), Eastgate Shopping Center (3), Gordon Hills Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Calhoun include: South Calhoun Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Calhoun (B), Echota Baptist Church (C), New Echota Church (D), Riverview Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chandler Cemetery (1), Fain Cemetery (2), Memorial Gardens (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Calhoun include: Phil Reeves Stadium (1), Calhoun Downtown Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: New Echota Historic Site & Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1211 Chatsworth Highway 225 North) (1), Davis Buddy Charter Coach Tours (Tours & Charters; 3171 Dews Pond Road Southeast) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Value Inn - Calhoun (Bv) (1220 Red Bud Rd NE) (1), Duffy's Motel North (1441 US41 North) (2), Budget Inn (1442 US41 North) (3), Comfort Inn Calhoun (742 Highway 53 Southeast) (4), Days Inn (1-75 & Ga 53) (5), Express Inn (Highway 225) (6), Days Inn Calhoun (1220 Red Bud Road Northeast) (7), Guest Inn (716 Highway 53 East Southeast) (8), Best Inn (1438 US41 North) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Gordon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Calhoun and their reported violations in the past:

CALHOUN (Population served: 37149, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1999 and AUG-24-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-03-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and AUG-05-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-03-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-05-1998 to AUG-05-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-1998)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 42.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.9% for American Indian residents, 63.0% for other race residents, 37.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Calhoun, GA

People in group quarters in Calhoun in 2010:

  • 281 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Calhoun in 2000:

  • 154 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Calhoun compared to Georgia state average:

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


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Banks with most branches in Calhoun (2011 data):

  • North Georgia National Bank: Red Bud Road Branch, at 350 West Belmont Drive, Downtown Calhoun Branch, Messenger Service Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.5 mil, Deposits: $114.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: North Georgia Community Financial Partners, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Calhoun Ga Main Branch, Piedmont Street Drive Thru Branch, Highway 53 Branch. 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
  • Synovus Bank: Calhoun Branch at 135 Bryant Parkway, branch established on 1988/02/15; Echota Branch at 940 North Wall Street, N.W., branch established on 1995/01/19. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • SunTrust Bank: Calhoun Branch - 975 at 450 West Belmont Drive, Southwest, branch established on 1996/12/14. 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.
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Calhoun Branch at 150 W.C. Bryant Pkwy, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Calhoun County Branch at 315 South Wall Street, branch established on 1969/01/02. 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
  • Greater Rome Bank: Calhoun Branch at 305 West Belmont Drive, branch established on 2011/05/02. Info updated 2007/02/05: Bank assets: $156.3 mil, Deposits: $121.5 mil, headquarters in Rome, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Greater Rome Bancshares, Inc.
  • Century Bank of Georgia: Belmont Office Branch at 415 West Belmont Drive, branch established on 2007/03/19. Info updated 2011/11/14: Bank assets: $147.6 mil, Deposits: $125.1 mil, headquarters in Cartersville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Cbb Bancorp
  • Northside Bank: Calhoun Branch at 1300 Lovers Lane Road, branch established on 2008/03/10. Info updated 2007/08/31: Bank assets: $124.5 mil, Deposits: $115.2 mil, headquarters in Adairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Northside Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Calhoun, Georgia:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 189 Jameson St SE, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-8133, Fax: (706) 629-7985
  • Holiday Inn Calhoun, I-75 Red Bud Rd, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-9191
  • Best Western Calhoun, 2261 Hwy 41 Ne, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-4521
  • Quaility Inn Calhoun, 915 Hwy 53 East Se, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-9501
  • Ramada Limited Calhoun, 1204 Redbud Rd, Ne, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-9207
  • Hampton Inn Calhoun, 115 Hampton Dr, Se, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-0999
  • Econo Lodge, 1438 US 41 N, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 625-5421
  • Ramada LTD, 1204 Red Bud Rd, Calhoun, GA 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-9207
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Calhoun, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Calhoun travel time to work - commute


Calhoun mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Calhoun city (based on Gordon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.52%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOld Missionary Baptists Associations
Adherents61.4%11.2%7.4%5.3%4.7%
Congregations43.7%11.5%16.1%2.3%6.9%
NameCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristJasper Baptist and Pleasant Valley Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.3%2.0%2.0%1.2%2.4%
Congregations1.1%3.4%2.3%1.1%11.5%
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: 10
Gordon County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Gordon County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Gordon County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gordon County:

27.5%
Georgia:

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

14.5%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$53,706$35,8041$1,205
Other Government Administration 9$53,259$71,0121$815
Judicial and Legal 5$13,469$32,3262$399
Police Protection - Officers 42$138,854$39,6730$0
Police - Other 8$17,038$25,5578$3,561
Firefighters 40$126,661$37,9980$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$306
Streets and Highways 27$67,609$30,0481$691
Airports 2$6,050$36,3003$1,927
Welfare 1$1,417$17,0040$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,073$33,2193$1,417
Sewerage 31$105,388$40,7950$0
Parks and Recreation 8$17,986$26,9797$3,468
Water Supply 35$98,040$33,6140$0
Electric Power 23$90,055$46,9851$886
Local Libraries 3$7,968$31,87211$7,853
Other and Unallocable 32$89,856$33,6966$3,556
Totals for Government 288$898,429$37,43545$26,084

Calhoun government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,424,000 ($216.54)
    Sewerage: $2,744,000 ($173.54)
    Regular Highways: $1,076,000 ($68.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $565,000 ($35.73)
    Electric Utilities: $251,000 ($15.87)
    Air Transportation: $123,000 ($7.78)
    General - Other: $114,000 ($7.21)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $29,201,000 ($1846.76)
    Water Utilities: $6,801,000 ($430.12)
    Sewerage: $4,697,000 ($297.05)
    Police Protection: $2,793,000 ($176.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,398,000 ($151.66)
    General - Other: $1,596,000 ($100.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,320,000 ($83.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,094,000 ($69.19)
    Central Staff Services: $1,058,000 ($66.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $974,000 ($61.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $789,000 ($49.90)
    Air Transportation: $451,000 ($28.52)
    Financial Administration: $380,000 ($24.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $337,000 ($21.31)
    Libraries: $208,000 ($13.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $205,000 ($12.96)
    Health - Other: $64,000 ($4.05)
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000 ($3.79)
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000 ($3.54)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($2.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $948,000 ($59.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $246,000 ($15.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($3.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $666,000 ($42.12)
    General - Other: $450,000 ($28.46)
    Sewerage: $444,000 ($28.08)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($24.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $369,000 ($23.34)
    Electric Utilities: $201,000 ($12.71)
    Police Protection: $160,000 ($10.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000 ($6.26)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($1.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $14,000 ($0.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,595,000 ($670.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,037,000 ($65.58)

Calhoun government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,306,000 ($398.81)
    All Other: $2,572,000 ($162.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $710,000 ($44.90)
    Air Transportation: $459,000 ($29.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $176,000 ($11.13)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $500,000 ($31.62)
    All Other: $11,000 ($0.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,087,000 ($321.72)
    General Local Government Support: $2,119,000 ($134.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,549,000 ($161.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,171,000 ($74.06)
    Interest Earnings: $971,000 ($61.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $364,000 ($23.02)
    Sale of Property: $67,000 ($4.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $28,676,000 ($1813.56)
    Water Utilities: $9,459,000 ($598.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $321,000 ($20.30)
    All Other: $43,000 ($2.72)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $1,778,000 ($112.45)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,143,000 ($72.29)
    Property: $1,008,000 ($63.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $782,000 ($49.46)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $282,000 ($17.83)
    Other License: $142,000 ($8.98)
    Public Utility License: $7,000 ($0.44)

Calhoun government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,567,000 ($3450.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,928,000 ($3410.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,783,000 ($239.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,144,000 ($198.84)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $901,000 ($56.98)

Calhoun government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,743,000 ($1375.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,529,000 ($159.94)

7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Georgia average:

10.98%

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:
from Whitfield County, GA  1.18% ($34,809 average AGI)
from Bartow County, GA  0.89% ($30,311)
from Murray County, GA  0.59% ($30,360)


6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,210 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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:
to Bartow County, GA  1.06% ($31,441 average AGI)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.79% ($31,737)
to Floyd County, GA  0.66% ($27,378)

Strongest AM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • WEBS (1030 AM; 3 kW; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: RADIO WEBS, INC.)
  • WJTH (900 AM; 1 kW; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLOJ-LP (102.9 FM; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-CUMBERLAND ASSOCIATION)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)

TV broadcast stations around Calhoun:

  • WDNN-CA (Channel 43; DALTON, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Calhoun fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 76 meters (249ft)
Total costs: $1,326,000
Total average daily traffic: 340,992
Total average daily truck traffic: 24,732

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Calhoun, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Calhoun)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Calhoun, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Calhoun)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Calhoun)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Most common first names in Calhoun, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23871.2 years
William19473.0 years
John16471.4 years
Mary14378.8 years
Robert9870.9 years
Charles9468.1 years
George7372.5 years
Ruth6477.7 years
Ruby6479.6 years
Annie6479.6 years
Most common last names in Calhoun, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10473.0 years
Hall8871.7 years
Davis6374.3 years
Brown5877.5 years
Parker5369.7 years
Johnson5172.0 years
Greeson4974.9 years
Moore4974.8 years
Silvers4673.0 years
Jones4372.0 years
Businesses in Calhoun, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture1
Arby's2Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Motel 61
CVS1New Balance1
Casual Male XL1Nike1
Catherines1Office Depot1
Chick-Fil-A1Old Navy1
Cracker Barrel1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Payless1
DHL1Penske1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ramada1
DressBarn1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts1Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx6Ryan's Grill1
GNC2SONIC Drive-In1
Gap1Sears1
Gymboree1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hardee's1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1True Value1
IZOD1U-Haul3
Jones New York1UPS5
KFC1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's2
Browse common businesses in Calhoun, GA


Calhoun on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Ronnie Rittenhouse (4)
  • Walter Brian Simms (4)
  • Brent Brown (2)
  • Karen Shuler (2)
  • Joseph A. Tuttolomondo, Jr. (1)
  • Jeff Briggs (1)
  • Shawn Edens (1)
  • Pam Long (1)
  • Jeffrey A. Williams (1)

Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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