For population 25 years and over in Cornelia:
For population 15 years and over in Cornelia city:
524 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,311 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (39.5 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (72.2 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (554.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mount Airy, GA (1.2 miles ), Baldwin, GA (1.4 miles ), Demorest, GA (1.9 miles ), Alto, GA (2.0 miles ), Raoul, GA (2.5 miles ), Clarkesville, GA (2.6 miles ), Mossy Creek, GA (3.1 miles) , Lula, GA (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 83.53 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,139 (+75.1%)
Area code: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Cornelia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +382 (+11.6%).
Work and jobs in Cornelia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cornelia, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cornelia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/15/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Cornelia city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/20/1998, a category F3 tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 171 people and caused $20 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cornelia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.4 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 92.2 miles away from Cornelia 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 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Cornelia center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Habersham County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Hilliard A. Wilbanks - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Seth Delay - Professional wrestler.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cornelia: Hilliard A. Wilbanks.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00248. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cornelia and their reported violations in the past:CORNELIA (Population served: 6130, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.7%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 49.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.6% for other race residents, 98.1% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Cornelia city (based on Habersham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
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8.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,937 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:
6.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,237 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Cornelia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 43 meters (141ft)
Total costs: $532,000
Total average daily traffic: 76,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 327
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cornelia)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cornelia, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cornelia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cornelia)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2014.