Catoosa Springs, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 7,509.
Males: 3,719  (49.5%)
Females: 3,790  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30755

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,702 (it was $39,269 in 2000)
Catoosa Springs:

$54,702
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,365 (it was $15,310 in 2000)

Catoosa Springs CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $129,887 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Catoosa Springs:

$129,887
GA:

$166,800
  • Races in Catoosa Springs, GA (2000)

    Catoosa Springs races chart
    • 6,22796.6%White alone
    • 1061.6%Hispanic
    • 530.8%Two or more races
    • 270.4%Black alone
    • 190.3%Asian alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Catoosa Springs: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 56.7 square miles.

Population density: 132 people per square mile   (very low).

Catoosa Springs, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Catoosa Springs:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catoosa Springs CCD:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

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

Catoosa Springs CCD:  0.6% ($472)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Catoosa Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (15.1 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (88.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (499.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ringgold, GA (1.8 miles ), Tunnel Hill, GA (2.1 miles ), Varnell, GA (2.3 miles ), North Whitfield, GA (2.5 miles ), Cohutta, GA (2.6 miles ), Indian Springs, GA (2.6 miles ), Boynton Ridge, GA (2.8 miles ), East Brainerd, TN (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 34.91 N, Longitude: 85.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (25%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (26%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Catoosa Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Catoosa Springs, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Catoosa Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Catoosa Springs 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 11.9 miles away from the place center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Catoosa Springs-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 43.5 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 87.1 miles away from Catoosa Springs center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 163.3 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 236.1 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 163.3 miles away from Catoosa Springs 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 290.8 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Catoosa Springs:

  • QUINTON MEM HC AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • US RENAL CARE DALTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • CHATTANOOGA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF CHATTANOOGA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • WOOD DALE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • HAMILTON MEDICAL CTR- HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • HAMILTON MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; DALTON, GA)

Amtrak station near Catoosa Springs:

  • 12 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 Catoosa Springs:

  • Southern Adventist University (about 10 miles; Collegedale, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • Dalton State College (about 10 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 17 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 17 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Lee University (about 21 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 23 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Berry College (about 44 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

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Notable locations in Catoosa Springs: Catoosa Target Range (A), Ringgold - Catoosa County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 4 (B), Salem Community Center (C), Ringgold - Catoosa County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 5 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Catoosa Springs include: Stone Church (A), Salem Baptist Church (B), Pine Hill Church (C), New Bethel Church (D), Keith Baptist Church (E), House of Prayer Church (F), Cohutta Church (G), Friendship Church (H), Houston Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dedmon Cemetery (1), Gordy Memorial Gardens (2), Dedmon Cemetery (3), Ebenezer Cemetery (4), Mount Vernon Cemetery (5), Smiths Chapel Cemetery (6), Salem Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tiger Creek (A), Tanyard Creek (B), Sugar Creek (C), Little Creek (D), East Chickamauga Creek (E), Catoosa Springs Branch (F), Cat Creek (G), Broom Branch (H), Nickolson Spring Branch (I). 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 2013 was 68.6. This is about average.

City:

68.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.1%
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Georgia average:

13.3

Catoosa Springs travel time to work - commute Catoosa Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Catoosa Springs 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 Catoosa Springs:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDAL (1430 AM; 3 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Catoosa Springs:

  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, 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.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYU (104.5 FM; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Catoosa Springs:

  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Catoosa Springs 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.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Catoosa Springs on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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