Crandall-Eton, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 9,407.
Males: 4,724  (50.2%)
Females: 4,683  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30705

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,720 (it was $40,038 in 2000)
Crandall-Eton:

$36,720
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,613 (it was $17,559 in 2000)

Crandall-Eton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,734 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Crandall-Eton:

$89,734
GA:

$141,600
  • Races in Crandall-Eton, GA (2000)

    Crandall-Eton races chart
    • 7,82792.1%White alone
    • 5136.0%Hispanic
    • 610.7%Black alone
    • 500.6%Two or more races
    • 220.3%Asian alone
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

Races in Crandall-Eton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crandall-Eton: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 79.2 square miles.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Crandall-Eton:

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crandall-Eton CCD:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

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

Crandall-Eton CCD:  0.8% ($579)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (31.9 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (77.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (509.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Eton, GA (1.1 miles ), Chatsworth, GA (2.2 miles ), Cisco, GA (2.7 miles ), North Whitfield, GA (3.4 miles ), Varnell, GA (3.5 miles ), Dalton, GA (3.6 miles ), Casey Springs, GA (3.6 miles ), Cohutta, GA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.84 N, Longitude: 84.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (39%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Chemicals (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (45%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (2%)
  • Social assistance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Crandall-Eton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Crandall-Eton, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crandall-Eton-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Crandall-Eton place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 27.5 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crandall-Eton-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 54.7 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 80.4 miles away from Crandall-Eton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 146.2 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 237.2 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 173.7 miles away from Crandall-Eton 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 304.0 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 Murray County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Crandall-Eton:

  • US RENAL CARE MURRAY COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CHATSWORTH, GA)
  • CHATSWORTH HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHATSWORTH, GA)
  • MURRAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CHATSWORTH, GA)
  • FIRST AMERICAN HOME CARE OF GA DALTON (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • ADVENTA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • HEARTLITE HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • HAMILTON MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; DALTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crandall-Eton:

  • Dalton State College (about 15 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 22 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Lee University (about 24 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 26 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 33 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 34 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Berry College (about 46 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

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Notable locations in Crandall-Eton: Fashion (A), Cohutta Work Center (B), Grassy Mountain Lookout (C), Lake Conasauga Campground (D), Eton Volunteer Fire Department (E), Murray County Fire Department Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crandall-Eton include: Center Valley Church (A), Dewberry Church (B), Valley Church (C), Mount Moriah Church (D), Eton Baptist Church (E), Zion Hill Church (F), Mount Carmel Church (G), Fullers Chapel (H), Summerour Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ernest Cemetery (1), Harris Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Conasauga Lake (A), Coffey Lake (B), Lents Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sumac Creek (A), Shanty Creek (B), Rockflat Branch (C), Pinhook Creek (D), Muddy Branch (E), Milma Branch (F), Mill Creek (G), Emery Creek (H), Cohutta Springs Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Murray County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

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 8.7 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 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

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

3.9%
Whole state:

6.1%
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Georgia average:

13.3

Crandall-Eton travel time to work - commute Crandall-Eton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crandall-Eton CCD (based on Murray County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,69835
Mainline Protestant9387
Other-1
None25,992-
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: 9
Murray County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Murray County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Murray County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Murray County:

31.4%
Georgia:

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

14.9%
State:

14.6%

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
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 Whitfield County, GA  3.35% ($26,428 average AGI)
from Gordon County, GA  0.58% ($22,197)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.27% ($25,091)


7.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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 Whitfield County, GA  3.38% ($24,402 average AGI)
to Gordon County, GA  0.69% ($23,905)
to Bradley County, TN  0.20% ($30,458)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crandall-Eton:

  • 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)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WDAL (1430 AM; 3 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crandall-Eton:

  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYYU (104.5 FM; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOCE (93.1 FM; BENTON, TN; Owner: LB RADIO OF CHATTANOOGA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Crandall-Eton:

  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Crandall-Eton compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.

Crandall-Eton on our top lists:

  • #1 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+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other production occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other production occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 (30705) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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