Cherry Log, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 119.
Males: 77  (65.2%)
Females: 42  (34.8%)
Median resident age:

76.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30522, 30536, 30540.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,008
Cherry Log:

$49,008
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,086

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,086
Cherry Log:

$178,086
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $163,223; detached houses: $160,987
March 2019 cost of living index in Cherry Log: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Cherry Log, GA (2010)
    • 11899.2%White alone
    • 10.8%Two or more races



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Cherry Log, Georgia as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cherry Log is 27 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (47.2%), German (34.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1560 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (51.7 miles , pop. 79,334).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (70.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (519.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rich Mountain, GA (2.7 miles ),
Blue Ridge, GA (2.7 miles ),
Ellijay, GA (2.8 miles ),
East Ellijay, GA (2.8 miles ),
Morganton, GA (3.3 miles ),
Higdon-Mobile, GA (3.4 miles ),
Epworth, GA (3.4 miles ),
Cartecay, GA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.78 N, Longitude: 84.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of house value in Cherry Log, GA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

3.7%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Cherry Log-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Cherry Log place center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 17.6 miles away from the place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cherry Log-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 73.2 miles away from Cherry Log center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Cherry Log center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 125.5 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 238.2 miles away from Cherry Log 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 189.6 miles away from Cherry Log 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 319.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gilmer County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Cherry Log:

  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF BLUE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • DAVITA ELLIJAY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ELLIJAY, GA)
  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC BLUE RIDGE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • NORTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ELLIJAY, GA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES ELLIJAY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; ELLIJAY, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cherry Log:

  • University of North Georgia (about 29 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Dalton State College (about 35 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 39 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 41 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 42 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Brenau University (about 47 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 49 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)

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Cemetery: Underwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Allen Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Gilmer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.7%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Cherry Log:

Marital status in Cherry Log, GA
  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 15.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cherry Log:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.5
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cherry Log, GA (based on Gilmer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,15236
Mainline Protestant2,0438
Catholic1,1201
Other3813
None15,596-
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: 5
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gilmer County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Gilmer County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilmer County:

25.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

8.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.59% ($41,000 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.55% ($53,018)
from Fannin County, GA  0.47% ($33,298)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.71% ($32,314 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.67% ($47,470)
to Fannin County, GA  0.57% ($36,518)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cherry Log:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WPGY (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cherry Log:

  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPPL (103.9 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: FANNIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cherry Log:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Cherry Log fatal accident list:

Jan 24, 2005 02:39 PM, Us-76 (Sr-515), Lat: 34.783240, Lon: -84.389270, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.4mTotal length
  • $440,000Total costs
  • 102,770Total average daily traffic
  • 8,711Total average daily truck traffic
  • 151,575Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cherry Log, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cherry Log, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cherry Log, GA
  • 60.6%Electricity
  • 39.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cherry Log 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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