College Park, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 15,159 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -25.6%
Males: 7,003  (46.2%)
Females: 8,156  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30337, 30349.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,734 (it was $30,846 in 2000)
College Park:

$40,734
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,860 (it was $14,371 in 2000)

College Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $209,616 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
College Park:

$209,616
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $223,119; detached houses: $225,924; townhouses or other attached units: $132,345

Median gross rent in 2019: $975.

March 2019 cost of living index in College Park: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.5%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 2.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in College Park, GA (2019)
    • 11,93280.6%Black alone
    • 1,90412.9%White alone
    • 6454.4%Hispanic
    • 2511.7%Two or more races
    • 1400.9%Asian alone
    • 640.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 175 registered sex offenders living in College Park, Georgia as of October 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in College Park is 85 to 1.


Crime rates in College Park by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(14.4)
3
(14.6)
13
(64.7)
3
(15.0)
10
(50.2)
5
(35.4)
5
(34.5)
4
(26.9)
9
(60.9)
8
(54.2)
6
(40.7)
9
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(39.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(81.6)
19
(92.4)
20
(99.5)
14
(70.2)
21
(105.4)
11
(77.9)
25
(172.3)
13
(87.4)
11
(74.4)
15
(101.7)
12
(81.5)
11
(72.7)
6
(39.9)
8
(52.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
137
(657.7)
181
(879.8)
196
(975.4)
151
(757.4)
154
(773.2)
115
(814.1)
142
(978.4)
155
(1,042)
147
(994.6)
165
(1,119)
130
(882.9)
85
(561.6)
51
(339.2)
64
(418.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
170
(816.2)
176
(855.5)
156
(776.4)
132
(662.1)
108
(542.3)
101
(715.0)
121
(833.7)
152
(1,022)
151
(1,022)
194
(1,315)
131
(889.7)
117
(773.1)
99
(658.5)
99
(648.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
392
(1,882)
475
(2,309)
655
(3,260)
590
(2,959)
592
(2,972)
526
(3,724)
398
(2,742)
402
(2,703)
307
(2,077)
347
(2,352)
309
(2,099)
169
(1,117)
142
(944.5)
114
(746.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,247
(5,987)
1,165
(5,663)
1,237
(6,156)
1,198
(6,009)
1,348
(6,768)
1,028
(7,277)
1,028
(7,083)
993
(6,677)
1,073
(7,260)
1,033
(7,003)
882
(5,990)
727
(4,804)
686
(4,563)
712
(4,660)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
340
(1,632)
296
(1,439)
387
(1,926)
261
(1,309)
297
(1,491)
358
(2,534)
349
(2,405)
269
(1,809)
264
(1,786)
245
(1,661)
214
(1,453)
229
(1,513)
207
(1,377)
212
(1,388)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A12
(58.3)
9
(44.8)
8
(40.1)
6
(30.1)
4
(28.3)
1
(6.9)
5
(33.6)
9
(60.9)
3
(20.3)
2
(13.6)
2
(13.2)
4
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index956.51041.31285.4998.21123.31274.81334.71241.91262.71366.11092.3891.6624.2725.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in College Park, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 128 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.83
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (4.3%), African (1.9%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 9.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,562 people per square mile   (low).

College Park, Georgia map

672 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.6% Africa, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

4.5%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,010 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,213 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (8.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (593.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

East Point, GA (1.4 miles ),
Hapeville, GA (1.7 miles ),
Forest Park, GA (2.4 miles ),
Riverdale, GA (2.5 miles ),
Conley, GA (2.6 miles ),
Union City, GA (2.6 miles ),
Lake City, GA (2.7 miles ),
Morrow, GA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.65 N, Longitude: 84.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +36,970 (+248.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,430 (20.6%)

Distribution of median household income in College Park, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in College Park, GA in 2019

Property values in College Park, GA

College Park satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2003: 77 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2005: 95 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $360,000
  • 2016: 26 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2017: 56 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $287,500
  • 2019: 42 buildings, average cost: $185,500
Number of permits per 10,000 College Park, GA residents
Average permit cost in College Park, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in College Park, GA
Historical housing units in College Park, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +379 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in College Park, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Air transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Air transportation (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in College Park, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)

Average climate in College Park, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.575. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.82
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00340
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

College Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the College Park city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

College Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 52% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from College Park center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 114.2 miles away from College Park center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from College Park 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 162.3 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 151.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 136.8 miles away from College Park 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 Fulton County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in College Park:

  • ANCHOR HOSPITAL (5454 YORKTOWNE DRIVE)
  • DIVINE HOSPICE CARE (5532 OLD NATIONAL HWY, BLDG-G, SUITE 150)
  • COLLEGE PARK HEALTH CARE CTR (1765 TEMPLE AVENUE)
  • BMA OF ATLANTA INC (1720 PHOENIX PARKWAY)
  • COLLEGE PARK DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (2545 SULLIVAN ROAD)

Amtrak station near College Park:

  • 12 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to College Park:

  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College (about 6 miles; Atlanta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,437)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 6 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,217)
  • Spelman College (about 8 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • Morehouse College (about 8 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 8 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • Georgia State University (about 9 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 30,264)
  • Clayton State University (about 9 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)

Public high schools in College Park:

  • BANNEKER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,735, Location: 5935 FELDWOOD RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH CLAYTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,488, Location: 1525 NORMAN DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • ATLANTA YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Location: 5651 STONEWALL TELL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • MCCLARIN HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3605 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in College Park:

  • UPPER ROOM MINISTRIES CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 587 GARDEN WALK BLVD, Grades: PK-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in College Park:

Private elementary/middle schools in College Park:

  • NEW CHANGE EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 100, Location: 2500 BURDETT RD, Grades: PK-1)
  • PRIME CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 52, Location: 6755 OLD NATIONAL HWY, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in College Park

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in College Park: Airport Industrial Park (A), Royal Phoenix Business Park (B), Gordon Morris Memorial Golf Course (C), Airport Station (D), S.D. Sid Truitt 4-H Camp (E), College Street Recreation Center (F), College Park Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), College Park Police Station (H), Atlanta Fire / Rescue Station 32 Airport Division (I), College Park Fire Department Station 2 (J), Fulton County School Supply Warehouse (K), College Park City Hall (L), College Park Branch Atlanta-Fulton Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Jamestown Plaza Shopping Center (1), Jamestown Shopping Center (2), Virginia Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in College Park include: Columbia Avenue Church (A), College Park First United Methodist Church (B), Richard C Gresham Chapel (C), Liberty Church of God in Christ (D), Liberty Church of God In Christ (E), Hyatt Memorial Methodist Church (F), Emmaus Road Baptist Church (G), Mercer Avenue Church (H), Mount Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: College Park Cemetery (1), College Park View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in College Park include: Southside Park (1), Tenneco Park (2), Barrett Park (3), Brandon Memorial Park (4), Brenningham Park (5), Jamestown Park (6), Peter Pan Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Atlanta-Days Inn College Park (1540 Phoenix Blvd), Econo-Lodge (4874 Old National Hwy).

Birthplace of: Bill Curry - College football player, Monica (entertainer) - Singer, Fletcher Thompson - Politician, Jonas Jennings - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Nov 21, 1977), Josh Smith - NBA player (Atlanta Hawks, born: Dec 5, 1985), Pacman Jones - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Sep 30, 1983), Tameka Cottle - Singer-songwriter, Delino DeShields, Jr. - Baseball player, Carlos Smith - College basketball player (South Alabama Jaguars), Carlos Thomas - Player of and football.

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

COLLEGE PARK (Population served: 20,382, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in College Park in 2000:

  • 94 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in College Park (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: River Station Branch at 5420 W Fayetteville Rd, branch established on 2009/05/04; Historic Downtown College Park Branc at 3857 Main Street, branch established on 2010/01/19. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Old National at 5060 Old Bill Cook Road, branch established on 1974/09/16. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Old National Highway Branch at 5199 Old National Highway, branch established on 1973/03/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in College Park:

Marital status in College Park, GA
  • Never married: 54.5%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in College Park:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - College Park
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for College Park, GA (based on Fulton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant204,409357
Mainline Protestant166,727153
Catholic91,39118
Black Protestant90,642135
Other50,07586
Orthodox2,4966
None314,841-
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: 190
Fulton County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 59
Here:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 298
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,102
This county:

11.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

23.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fulton County:

15.1%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
College Park:

47.2%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
College Park:

47.3%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
College Park:

6.6
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

34.0%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.9%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
College Park:

85.0%
State:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of College Park, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 86$393,983$54,9741$2,448
Other and Unallocable 69$315,218$54,8217$11,447
Parks and Recreation 60$250,808$50,16231$27,049
Firefighters 56$256,260$54,9130$0
Solid Waste Management 23$83,934$43,7920$0
Water Supply 16$63,671$47,7530$0
Sewerage 16$63,671$47,7530$0
Electric Power 12$67,596$67,5960$0
Streets and Highways 10$35,220$42,2640$0
Financial Administration 7$36,256$62,1531$2,473
Correction 4$13,611$40,8331$867
Judicial and Legal 4$18,495$55,4856$10,027
Fire - Other 3$22,432$89,7282$2,920
Other Government Administration 2$22,816$136,8965$12,303
Police - Other 0$0 1$639
Totals for Government 368$1,643,971$53,60855$70,173

College Park government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $1,574,000 ($103.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $514,000 ($33.91)
    Regular Highways: $330,000 ($21.77)
    General - Other: $302,000 ($19.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($5.74)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $30,262,000 ($1996.31)
    General - Other: $18,548,000 ($1223.56)
    Police Protection: $11,413,000 ($752.89)
    Central Staff Services: $5,809,000 ($383.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,760,000 ($379.97)
    Sewerage: $5,490,000 ($362.16)
    Water Utilities: $3,330,000 ($219.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,152,000 ($207.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,504,000 ($165.18)
    Financial Administration: $1,959,000 ($129.23)
    Health - Other: $1,209,000 ($79.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $937,000 ($61.81)
    Regular Highways: $728,000 ($48.02)
    Correctional Institutions: $459,000 ($30.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $425,000 ($28.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000 ($3.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,927,000 ($786.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,229,000 ($81.07)
    Other - Regular Highways: $330,000 ($21.77)
    Other - Police Protection: $22,000 ($1.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $837,000 ($55.21)
    Financial Administration: $99,000 ($6.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($5.74)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($8.11)

College Park government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $16,495,000 ($1088.13)
    Sewerage: $7,865,000 ($518.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,866,000 ($189.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $588,000 ($38.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,467,000 ($294.68)
    Other: $2,906,000 ($191.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $762,000 ($50.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $602,000 ($39.71)
    Interest Earnings: $339,000 ($22.36)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $27,393,000 ($1807.05)
    Water Utilities: $2,303,000 ($151.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($3.69)
  • Tax - Property: $13,700,000 ($903.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,994,000 ($791.21)
    Other: $3,700,000 ($244.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,156,000 ($208.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,324,000 ($153.31)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $957,000 ($63.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $897,000 ($59.17)
    Other License: $887,000 ($58.51)

College Park government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,443,000 ($11837.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $151,122,000 ($9969.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,056,000 ($2444.49)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $32,120,000 ($2118.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $32,120,000 ($2118.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,736,000 ($576.29)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $8,921,000 ($588.50)
    Beginning: $8,658,000 ($571.15)

College Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,477,000 ($1614.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,390,000 ($6358.60)

12.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.76%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($690 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.30% ($83,044 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  1.33% ($79,428)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.87% ($69,519)


12.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($73,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.09%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($869 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.09%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DeKalb County, GA  2.43% ($64,809 average AGI)
to Cobb County, GA  1.38% ($68,668)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.93% ($52,596)
Businesses in College Park, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts2Microtel1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Budget Car Rental1Popeyes1
Burger King1Quality2
CVS1Ruby Tuesday1
Church's Chicken2SAS Shoes1
Comfort Inn2SONIC Drive-In1
DHL1Sears2
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
Days Inn1Super 83
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile1
FedEx5Taco Bell1
H&R Block2True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul7
Holiday Inn1Waffle House3
Kroger1Walgreens1
LA Fitness1Walmart1
Marriott3

Strongest AM radio stations in College Park:

  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WTJH (1260 AM; 5 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYZE (1480 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA)
  • WAEC (860 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in College Park:

  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around College Park:

  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of College Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 152Number of bridges
  • 1,608ft / 490mTotal length
  • $157,736,000Total costs
  • 4,795,859Total average daily traffic
  • 59,475Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,540,274Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in College Park, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 201970-1979
  • 981980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for College Park, GA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$133,32723$120,093109$161,6694$33,3802$374,02017$102,402
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$108,2252$54,24014$198,6941$14,5300$02$80,465
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$96,89813$131,612106$150,61413$38,4460$022$101,312
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$121,2036$260,51350$161,8762$62,6500$06$106,823
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$190,9833$207,07311$97,7381$23,2800$01$82,780

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.07 , 0106.01, 0106.03, 0106.04, 0107.00, 0108.00, 0401.00, 0402.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$319,4603$142,0800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$269,8131$45,6401$78,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$207,6900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.07 , 0106.01, 0106.03, 0106.04, 0107.00, 0108.00, 0401.00, 0402.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in College Park, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in College Park, GA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 247. The highest number of fire incidents - 431 took place in 2010, and the least - 62 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in College Park, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.7%), and Structure Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in College Park, GA
    • 1,50540.7%Outside Fires
    • 1,22833.2%Structure Fires
    • 83822.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1273.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for College Park, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in College Park, Georgia:

  • Super 8 Atlanta Airport - College Park, 2010 Sullivan Rd, College Park, Georgia 30337 , Phone: (770) 991-8985, Fax: (770) 907-7427
  • Days Inn & Suites, 2451 Old National Pkwy, College Park, Georgia 30349 , Phone: (404) 761-8371, Fax: (404) 559-3483
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites-Atlanta Airport, 4820 Massachusetts Blvd, College Park, Georgia 30337 , Phone: (770) 996-0000, Fax: (770) 996-9260
  • Atlanta Airport West - Days Inn, 4979 Old National Hwy, College Park, Georgia 30349 , Phone: (404) 669-8616, Fax: (404) 669-8616
  • Sheraton Atlanta Airport, 1900 Sullivan Rd, College Park, Georgia 30337 , Phone: (770) 997-1100, Fax: (770) 997-1921
  • Quality Hotel And Conference Center, 1551 Phoenix Blvd, College Park, Georgia 30349 , Phone: (770) 996-4321, Fax: (770) 991-5795
  • Sleep Inn Atlanta Airport, 1911 Sullivan Rd, College Park, Georgia 30337 , Phone: (770) 996-6100, Fax: (770) 996-4060
  • Days Inn Atlanta Airport, 4505 Best Rd, College Park, Georgia 30337 , Phone: (404) 767-1224, Fax: (404) 767-0714
  • Country Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport South, 5100 W Fayetteville Rd, College Park, Georgia 30349 , Phone: (770) 991-1099, Fax: (770) 991-1076
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in College Park, Georgia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in College Park, GA
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in College Park, GA
  • 61.9%Electricity
  • 37.5%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


College Park compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

College Park on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 (30349) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #64 (30349) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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