Cherry Log, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 119.
Males: 71  (60.5%)
Females: 48  (39.5%)
Median resident age:  74.9 years
Georgia median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 30522, 30536, 30540.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,545
Cherry Log:

$41,545
GA:

$51,244

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,673

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $150,157
Cherry Log:

$150,157
GA:

$159,300
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  • Races in Cherry Log, GA (2010)

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    • 11899.2%White alone
    • 10.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cherry Log: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (50.9%), American (24.1%), German (14.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1560 feet

For population 25 years and over in Cherry Log:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Cherry Log CDP:

  • Never married: 9.0%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 15.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cherry Log, Georgia as of June 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Cherry Log to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1.


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

Cherry Log household income distribution Cherry Log home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

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 the city 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 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 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.7. This is better than average.

City:

59.7
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.7
Georgia average:

12.4

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
Gilmer County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilmer County:

25.2%
Georgia:

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

20.9%
State:

14.6%

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.63% ($20,140 average AGI)
from Fannin County, GA  0.43% ($27,487)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.38% ($34,629)


6.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
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 Fannin County, GA  0.61% ($24,339 average AGI)
to Pickens County, GA  0.61% ($27,589)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.55% ($29,400)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • 29,810Total average daily traffic
  • 2,492Total average daily truck traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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