For population 25 years and over in Carters Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Carters Lake CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (43.9 miles , pop. 79,334).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (61.8 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (525.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ellijay, GA (2.3 miles ), East Ellijay, GA (2.4 miles ), Cartecay, GA (2.7 miles ), Talking Rock, GA (3.1 miles) , Red Bud, GA (3.6 miles ), Rich Mountain, GA (3.6 miles ), Ludville, GA (3.6 miles ), Ranger, GA (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 34.64 N, Longitude: 84.56 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Carters Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Carters Lake, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Carters Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Carters Lake place 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 20.7 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Carters Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.0 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 86.7 miles away from Carters Lake center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.7 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) earthquake occurred 96.3 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 31.9 miles away from Carters Lake center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gilmer County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Religion statistics for Carters Lake (based on Gilmer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.85%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,737 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,827 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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