Dahlonega, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 7,007 (73% urban, 27% rural).
Population change since 2000: +92.6%
Males: 3,041  (43.4%)
Females: 3,966  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

23.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30533.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,004 (it was $28,636 in 2000)
Dahlonega:

$35,004
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,986 (it was $16,572 in 2000)

Dahlonega city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $432,934 (it was $164,500 in 2000)
Dahlonega:

$432,934
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $389,725; detached houses: $446,096; townhouses or other attached units: $365,303; mobile homes: $78,638

Median gross rent in 2017: $959.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dahlonega: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.6%
(31.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dahlonega, GA (2010)
    • 4,61087.9%White alone
    • 3126.0%Hispanic
    • 1512.9%Black alone
    • 791.5%Two or more races
    • 581.1%Asian alone
    • 200.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 76 registered sex offenders living in Dahlonega, Georgia as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dahlonega is 83 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (13.5%), American (12.6%), English (12.1%), Scotch-Irish (9.0%), German (6.6%), African (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1454 feet

Land area: 6.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,094 people per square mile   (low).

Dahlonega, Georgia map

414 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

This city:

6.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,345 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (36.6 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (58.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (543.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Three Sisters Mountains, GA (1.8 miles ),
Dawsonville, GA (3.3 miles ),
Murrayville, GA (3.4 miles ),
Juno, GA (3.5 miles ),
Clermont, GA (3.5 miles ),
Cleveland, GA (3.7 miles ),
Suches, GA (3.7 miles ),
Yonah, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.53 N, Longitude: 83.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,453 (+52.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,426 (47.1%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Dahlonega, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dahlonega, GA in 2017
Dahlonega satellite photo by USGS

Dahlonega tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $268,900
  • 2001: 61 buildings, average cost: $268,900
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2003: 79 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2004: 99 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $386,200
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $515,000
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $531,800
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $327,900
  • 2013: 107 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $315,800
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $278,500
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Dahlonega, GA residents
Average permit cost in Dahlonega, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Dahlonega, GA
Historical housing units in Dahlonega, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +407 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in Dahlonega, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Dahlonega, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Dahlonega, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dahlonega, Georgia average temperatures Dahlonega, Georgia average precipitation Dahlonega, Georgia humidity Dahlonega, Georgia wind speed Dahlonega, Georgia snowfall Dahlonega, Georgia sunshine Dahlonega, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00139
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Dahlonega-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Dahlonega city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dahlonega-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% 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 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Dahlonega center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Dahlonega 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 254.2 miles away from Dahlonega 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 203.1 miles away from the city 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 347.2 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 Lumpkin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dahlonega topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dahlonega:

  • CHESTATEE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 227 MOUNTAIN DR)
  • GOLD CITY CONVALESCENT CENTER (222 MOORE DRIVE)
  • RENAL CARE PARTNERS OF DAHLONEGA (73 MAXWELL LANE)

Airports and heliports located in Dahlonega:

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Amtrak station near Dahlonega:

  • 20 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Dahlonega:

  • University of North Georgia (Full-time enrollment: 12,445; Location: 82 College Circle; Public; Website: www.ung.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of North Georgia (Location: 82 College Circle; Public; Website: ung.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Dahlonega:

  • Brenau University (about 19 miles; Gainesville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 22 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Piedmont College (about 26 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 39 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 40 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 47 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 49 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)

Public high school in Dahlonega:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dahlonega:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dahlonega: Dahlonega - Lumpkin County Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Chestatee Ranger District Office (B), Lumpkin County Library (C), Lumpkin County Courthouse (D), Gold Museum (E), Dahlonega City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dahlonega include: Dahlonega Methodist Church (A), Dahlonega Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Yahoola Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Lumpkin County Schools (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Courthouse Hill), Chestatee Wild Life Preserve (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 469 Old Dahlonega Highway), Chattahoochee Backcountry Treks (Tours & Charters; 1353 Chester Road), Gold Miners Camp (Tours & Charters; Highway 60 South), Consolidated Gold Mine (Tours & Charters; 185 Consolidated Gold Mi).

Hotels: Days Inn Dahlonega (1065 Chestatee Street), Econo Lodge (619 Grove Street North # A), Econo Lodge Dahlonega (619A North Grove Street), Dahlonega-Days Inn (Hwy 19 And Hwy 60) (833 S Chestatee St).

Birthplace of: Sara Christian - Racing driver, Tyrece Legette - College basketball player (Alabama State Hornets).

Lumpkin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dahlonega that have no violations reported:

  • DAHLONEGA (Population served: 4,120, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CANE CREEK TRAILER PARK (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Dahlonega in 2010:

  • 1,466 people in college/university student housing
  • 120 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Dahlonega in 2000:

  • 1,035 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 98 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Dahlonega (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Dahlonega Main Branch at 60 West Main Street, branch established on 2001/11/13; Memorial Drive Branch at 148 Memorial Drive, branch established on 1989/09/25. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • United Community Bank: Lumpkin Branch at 104 Memorial Drive, branch established on 1996/07/01; Of Lumpkin Co at 206 Morrison Moore Parkway, branch established on 1996/07/01. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Highway 60 Branch at 5458 South Chestatee Street, branch established on 1997/02/10; Lumpkin County Bank Branch at 111 South Chestatee Street, branch established on 1982/12/14. 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.
  • Community & Southern Bank: Dahlonega Branch at 53 Mechanicsville Road, branch established on 2007/06/01. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Dahlonega Branch at 19 Choice Street, branch established on 2001/01/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dahlonega Branch at 312 East Main Street, branch established on 1990/06/27. 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

For population 15 years and over in Dahlonega:

Marital status in Dahlonega, GA
  • Never married: 58.4%
  • Now married: 30.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Dahlonega:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dahlonega
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dahlonega, GA (based on Lumpkin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,38617
Mainline Protestant2,5326
Catholic1,2541
Black Protestant1791
Other732
None22,542-
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: 2
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Lumpkin County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.1%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.6%
State:

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

12.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dahlonega:

46.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Dahlonega:

28.4
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dahlonega:

16.5%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

27.5%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Dahlonega:

54.6%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dahlonega:

79.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dahlonega, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 30$80,036$32,0140$0
Water Supply 16$56,647$42,4850$0
Sewerage 12$40,888$40,8880$0
Solid Waste Management 5$13,052$31,3250$0
Financial Administration 4$10,770$32,3100$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,391$38,3460$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,739$56,8687$3,150
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$600
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 70$212,523$36,4338$3,750

Dahlonega government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $269,000 ($38.39)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,117,000 ($159.41)
    Sewerage: $744,000 ($106.18)
    Regular Highways: $663,000 ($94.62)
    Financial Administration: $621,000 ($88.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $459,000 ($65.51)
    Central Staff Services: $362,000 ($51.66)
    General - Other: $306,000 ($43.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $234,000 ($33.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $174,000 ($24.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000 ($20.98)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($12.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $75,000 ($10.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $203,000 ($28.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $260,000 ($37.11)
    Sewerage: $173,000 ($24.69)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,546,000 ($363.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,825,000 ($260.45)

Dahlonega government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,451,000 ($207.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $547,000 ($78.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $40,000 ($5.71)
    Other: $30,000 ($4.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($5.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $764,000 ($109.03)
    Other: $673,000 ($96.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $223,000 ($31.83)
    Royalties: $41,000 ($5.85)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($1.57)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($1.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,176,000 ($310.55)
  • Tax - Property: $877,000 ($125.16)
    Public Utilities Sales: $478,000 ($68.22)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $196,000 ($27.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $164,000 ($23.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $150,000 ($21.41)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000 ($16.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $80,000 ($11.42)
    Other License: $51,000 ($7.28)

Dahlonega government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,781,000 ($5391.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,882,000 ($5263.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $899,000 ($128.30)

Dahlonega government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $595,000 ($84.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,309,000 ($900.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,325,000 ($331.81)

10.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.13%
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 Forsyth County, GA  1.40% ($49,351 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  1.32% ($36,181)
from Dawson County, GA  1.22% ($38,897)


9.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
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 Hall County, GA  1.63% ($39,723 average AGI)
to Forsyth County, GA  1.09% ($37,135)
to Dawson County, GA  0.90% ($36,849)
Businesses in Dahlonega, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dahlonega:

  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dahlonega:

  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Dahlonega:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
Dahlonega fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dahlonega fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 331ft / 101mTotal length
  • $21,382,000Total costs
  • 106,650Total average daily traffic
  • 2,404Total average daily truck traffic
  • 159,975Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dahlonega, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dahlonega, GA

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 fires per year is 95. The highest number of fire incidents - 174 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Dahlonega, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.6%), and Structure Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dahlonega, GA
    • 79255.6%Outside Fires
    • 42730.0%Structure Fires
    • 18412.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 211.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dahlonega, GA
Most common first names in Dahlonega, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20269.8 years
John16073.1 years
William15675.3 years
Robert12873.7 years
Mary12280.5 years
George7075.0 years
Charles6870.6 years
Frank5677.2 years
Bessie5078.4 years
Fred4875.0 years
Most common last names in Dahlonega, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis13075.7 years
Grizzle9873.7 years
Anderson9675.2 years
Smith8073.6 years
Rider7273.5 years
Walker6877.2 years
Seabolt6675.8 years
Jones6474.3 years
Martin6273.7 years
Jarrard6076.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dahlonega, GA
  • 53.7%Utility gas
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dahlonega, GA
  • 81.4%Electricity
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dahlonega compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Dahlonega on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
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