Calhoun, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 16,414 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +53.9%
Males: 7,582  (46.2%)
Females: 8,832  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30701.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,777 (it was $33,618 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$37,777
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,763 (it was $19,887 in 2000)

Calhoun city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,969 (it was $93,400 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$144,969
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $175,469; detached houses: $184,638; townhouses or other attached units: $187,643; in 2-unit structures: $473,712; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,422; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,585; mobile homes: $86,373

Median gross rent in 2017: $670.

March 2019 cost of living index in Calhoun: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.9%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Black residents, 38.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.1% for other race residents, 39.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Calhoun, GA (2017)
    • 9,45357.3%White alone
    • 5,23631.7%Hispanic
    • 1,2437.5%Black alone
    • 3181.9%Two or more races
    • 2741.7%Asian alone
    • 110.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 131 registered sex offenders living in Calhoun, Georgia as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Calhoun is 126 to 1.


Crime rates in Calhoun by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.3)
3
(20.7)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(37.1)
2
(14.3)
4
(27.5)
5
(33.3)
3
(19.6)
3
(20.4)
2
(12.6)
3
(18.8)
7
(44.1)
2
(12.5)
2
(12.4)
6
(36.5)
4
(24.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
21
(156.0)
23
(164.2)
15
(103.3)
8
(53.2)
9
(58.8)
9
(61.2)
12
(75.7)
6
(37.6)
7
(44.1)
5
(31.3)
5
(31.0)
3
(18.2)
8
(48.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(185.7)
20
(142.8)
25
(172.2)
46
(306.2)
23
(150.4)
26
(176.8)
20
(126.1)
26
(163.1)
30
(189.1)
28
(175.5)
28
(173.4)
34
(206.8)
43
(259.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
177
(1,315)
90
(642.6)
168
(1,157)
129
(858.6)
178
(1,164)
149
(1,013)
122
(769.4)
131
(821.8)
104
(655.5)
113
(708.2)
123
(761.7)
160
(973.3)
121
(730.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
940
(6,982)
619
(4,420)
808
(5,564)
737
(4,905)
657
(4,296)
513
(3,487)
618
(3,898)
616
(3,864)
662
(4,172)
609
(3,817)
495
(3,065)
464
(2,823)
401
(2,422)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(282.2)
34
(242.8)
48
(330.5)
23
(153.1)
18
(117.7)
23
(156.4)
20
(126.1)
18
(112.9)
18
(113.5)
24
(150.4)
25
(154.8)
15
(91.2)
16
(96.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.4)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
9
(61.2)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)507.5359.0458.8385.7352.3292.9277.9280.1308.2281.3254.6264.4253.6

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City-data.com crime index in Calhoun, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 54 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (15.6%), English (7.7%), German (3.8%), Irish (3.0%), Scottish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 11.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,409 people per square mile   (low).

Calhoun, Georgia map

3,045 residents are foreign born (16.9% Latin America).

This city:

18.5%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,481 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $922 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 84.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,638 (+64.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,391 (65.5%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Calhoun, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Calhoun, GA in 2017
Calhoun satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2017: 70 buildings, average cost: $106,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Calhoun, GA residents
Average permit cost in Calhoun, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Calhoun, GA
Historical housing units in Calhoun, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,861 (+36.7%).
Most common industries in Calhoun, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (24.9%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (28.4%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.5%)
  • Machinery (3.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.2%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (20.6%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Calhoun, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Calhoun, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00488. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00488
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Calhoun-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 68% 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 slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Calhoun center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 147.0 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 152.8 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 262.2 miles away from Calhoun 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 318.6 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 Gordon County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Calhoun topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Calhoun:

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

Airports and heliports located in Calhoun:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calhoun:

  • Dalton State College (about 20 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • Berry College (about 21 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 24 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 28 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 39 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 39 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 44 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)

Public high schools in Calhoun:

Private high school in Calhoun:

  • GEORGIA-CUMBERLAND ACADEMY (Students: 239, Location: 397 ACADEMY DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Calhoun:

Private elementary/middle school in Calhoun:

  • JOHN L COBLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 450 ACADEMY DR SW, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Calhoun: MOHAWK INDUSTRIES INC (A). Display/hide its location 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

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.

Gordon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Calhoun and their reported violations in the past:

CALHOUN (Population served: 49,088, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Calhoun:

Marital status in Calhoun, GA
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Calhoun:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.0
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Calhoun
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Calhoun, GA (based on Gordon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,40773
Catholic6,1221
Mainline Protestant2,41512
Other3572
Black Protestant1261
None22,759-
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
Gordon County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Gordon County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

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

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gordon County:

8.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.6%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.4%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Calhoun:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

30.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Calhoun, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 42$156,900$44,8294$3,851
Firefighters 39$155,084$47,7180$0
Water Supply 31$106,660$41,2880$0
Sewerage 29$101,919$42,1730$0
Financial Administration 25$86,638$41,5861$1,337
Other and Unallocable 23$80,208$41,84812$5,460
Streets and Highways 22$62,365$34,0170$0
Electric Power 21$99,083$56,6190$0
Police - Other 8$22,251$33,3779$5,004
Other Government Administration 8$41,279$61,9195$4,000
Parks and Recreation 7$18,830$32,28016$6,944
Local Libraries 4$10,186$30,5586$3,581
Judicial and Legal 3$10,713$42,8521$301
Airports 2$8,405$50,4303$2,502
Correction 2$6,426$38,5560$0
Health 2$6,796$40,7760$0
Welfare 1$1,871$22,4520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,693$32,3164$1,938
Fire - Other 0$0 1$483
Totals for Government 270$978,307$43,48062$35,401

Calhoun government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,627,000 ($99.12)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($10.91)
    Police Protection: $89,000 ($5.42)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($4.63)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $33,455,000 ($2038.20)
    Water Utilities: $5,426,000 ($330.57)
    Police Protection: $3,861,000 ($235.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,955,000 ($180.03)
    Sewerage: $2,394,000 ($145.85)
    General - Other: $1,976,000 ($120.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,109,000 ($67.56)
    General Public Buildings: $763,000 ($46.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000 ($44.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $684,000 ($41.67)
    Central Staff Services: $681,000 ($41.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $558,000 ($34.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $289,000 ($17.61)
    Libraries: $261,000 ($15.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $167,000 ($10.17)
    Health - Other: $134,000 ($8.16)
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000 ($2.38)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($1.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,143,000 ($130.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $877,000 ($53.43)
    Other - General - Other: $686,000 ($41.79)
    Other - Libraries: $299,000 ($18.22)
    Other - Air Transportation: $235,000 ($14.32)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $118,000 ($7.19)
    Other - Police Protection: $108,000 ($6.58)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $60,000 ($3.66)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($3.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $162,000 ($9.87)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($6.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $51,000 ($3.11)
    Health - Other: $28,000 ($1.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($1.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,014,000 ($731.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $299,000 ($18.22)

Calhoun government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,121,000 ($616.61)
    Other: $3,252,000 ($198.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,145,000 ($69.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $761,000 ($46.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $751,000 ($45.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,112,000 ($67.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,199,000 ($316.74)
    General Local Government Support: $2,292,000 ($139.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $900,000 ($54.83)
    Interest Earnings: $264,000 ($16.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $222,000 ($13.53)
    Rents: $197,000 ($12.00)
    Sale of Property: $26,000 ($1.58)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.30)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $39,739,000 ($2421.04)
    Water Utilities: $7,218,000 ($439.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $273,000 ($16.63)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.24)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $2,616,000 ($159.38)
    Property: $1,625,000 ($99.00)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $960,000 ($58.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $717,000 ($43.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $456,000 ($27.78)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $400,000 ($24.37)
    Other: $278,000 ($16.94)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $117,000 ($7.13)
    Other License: $114,000 ($6.95)

Calhoun government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,042,000 ($3414.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,173,000 ($2752.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,083,000 ($857.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,213,000 ($195.75)

Calhoun government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,530,000 ($519.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,171,000 ($4153.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,188,000 ($377.00)

6.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Floyd County, GA  1.02% ($32,070 average AGI)
from Bartow County, GA  1.00% ($37,810)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.90% ($36,988)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bartow County, GA  0.89% ($38,037 average AGI)
to Floyd County, GA  0.70% ($29,874)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.64% ($34,359)
Businesses in Calhoun, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1La Quinta1
Ann Taylor1Lane Bryant1
Arby's2Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Motel 61
Casual Male XL1New Balance1
Catherines1Nike1
Chick-Fil-A1Office Depot1
Cracker Barrel1Old Navy1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
DHL1Payless1
Dairy Queen2Penske1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
DressBarn1Ramada1
Dressbarn1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts1Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx6Ryan's Grill1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC2Sears1
Gap1Starbucks1
Gymboree1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul3
IZOD1UPS5
Jones New York1Waffle House1
Justice1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2

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
See more detailed statistics of Calhoun fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 604ft / 184mTotal length
  • $69,563,000Total costs
  • 871,960Total average daily traffic
  • 36,916Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Calhoun, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
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: 203 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (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: 176 (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: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 150 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Calhoun, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.9%), and Structure Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Calhoun, GA
    • 27738.9%Outside Fires
    • 26937.8%Structure Fires
    • 14920.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 172.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Calhoun, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Calhoun, Georgia:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 189 Jameson St SE, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-8133, Fax: (706) 629-7985
  • Super 8 Calhoun, 115 Hampton Dr, SE, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-0999, Fax: (706) 629-1228
  • Days Inn Calhoun, 1220 Redbud Rd, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-0091, Fax: (706) 624-9759
  • Country Inn & Suites, Calhoun, 1033 Fairmount Hwy, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 625-6500, Fax: (706) 625-1669
  • Laquinta Inn, 150 Cracker Barrel Dr, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-2559, Fax: (706) 629-5084
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Calhoun, 1002 Hwy 53 E, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-8002, Fax: (706) 629-8060
  • Rodeway Inn, 2265 US Hwy 41 NE, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 383-8842, Fax: (706) 383-8676
  • Holiday Inn Express - South, 135 Hampton Dr, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 629-8566, Fax: (706) 625-0000
  • Rodeway Inn South, 1007 Hwy 53 E, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 , Phone: (706) 383-8842
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Calhoun, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Calhoun, GA
  • 61.7%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Calhoun, GA
  • 68.9%Electricity
  • 29.5%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Calhoun compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.

Calhoun on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
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