Dahlonega, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 6,049 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: +66.3%
Males: 2,787  (46.1%)
Females: 3,262  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  22.6 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30533.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,355 (it was $28,636 in 2000)
Dahlonega:

$32,355
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,721 (it was $16,572 in 2000)

Dahlonega city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $213,086 (it was $164,500 in 2000)
Dahlonega:

$213,086
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $306,057; Detached houses: $299,622; In 2-unit structures: $254,571; In 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $215,406; Mobile homes: $58,001

Median gross rent in 2012: $805.

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Dahlonega races chart
  • White alone - 4,728 (84.5%)
  • Black alone - 285 (5.1%)
  • Hispanic - 222 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 159 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 79 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 69 (1.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dahlonega: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (14.1%), Irish (11.2%), German (9.7%), United States (8.3%), Scottish (6.8%), Lithuanian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1454 feet

Land area: 6.40 square miles.

Population density: 945 people per square mile   (low).

Dahlonega,GA real estate house value index trend

Dahlonega, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Dahlonega:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dahlonega city:

  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

411 residents are foreign born (6.5% Europe).

This city:  7.3%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Dahlonega, Georgia as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dahlonega to the number of sex offenders is 107 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,114 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,074 (1.3%)

Dahlonega satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.53 N, Longitude: 83.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,769 (+67.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,253 (59.9%)

Area code: 706

Dahlonega household income distribution Dahlonega home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +407 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Dahlonega: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dahlonega, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 254.2 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 203.1 miles away from Dahlonega 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Dahlonega:

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

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:

Private elementary/middle school in Dahlonega:

  • CHESTATEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 7788 S CHESTATEE; Grades: PK - 4)
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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.01468

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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)

Dahlonega compared to Georgia 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.
  • 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.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dahlonega, Georgia:

  • Days Inn Dahlonega, 1065 Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 , Phone: (706) 864-2338
  • Howard Johnson Dahlonega, 1010 MTN Dr, Dahlonega, GA 30533 , Phone: (706) 864-4343
  • Holiday Inn Express, 835 S Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 , Phone: (706) 867-7777
  • Super 8 Dahlonega, 20 Mountain Dr, Dahlonega, GA 30533 , Phone: (706) 864-4343, Fax: (706) 864-9695
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dahlonega, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Dahlonega travel time to work - commute Dahlonega mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dahlonega city (based on Lumpkin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.41%
Here: 28.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents39.6%26.2%17.2%6.0%3.2%
Congregations34.6%15.4%15.4%3.8%3.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Unitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.2%1.0%1.6%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%11.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Lumpkin County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

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

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lumpkin County:

26.6%
Georgia:

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

12.9%
State:

14.6%
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
Financial Administration 4$10,770$32,3100$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,739$56,8687$3,150
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$600
Streets and Highways 30$80,036$32,0140$0
Solid Waste Management 5$13,052$31,3250$0
Sewerage 12$40,888$40,8880$0
Water Supply 16$56,647$42,4850$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,391$38,3460$0
Totals for Government 70$212,523$36,4338$3,750

Dahlonega government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,585,000 ($262.03)
    Sewerage: $1,057,000 ($174.74)
    Parking Facilities: $40,000 ($6.61)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($5.29)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,001,000 ($165.48)
    Sewerage: $668,000 ($110.43)
    Central Staff Services: $422,000 ($69.76)
    Regular Highways: $385,000 ($63.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $331,000 ($54.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000 ($27.11)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($13.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $77,000 ($12.73)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($10.58)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($6.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($4.46)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($4.30)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $82,000 ($13.56)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000 ($0.99)
    General: $3,000 ($0.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $351,000 ($58.03)
    Sewerage: $234,000 ($38.68)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($7.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,012,000 ($167.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $292,000 ($48.27)

Dahlonega government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $587,000 ($97.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000 ($58.85)
    All Other: $27,000 ($4.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($2.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $623,000 ($102.99)
    All Other: $15,000 ($2.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $490,000 ($81.01)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($5.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $881,000 ($145.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000 ($37.20)
    All Other: $27,000 ($4.46)
  • Tax - Property: $344,000 ($56.87)
    Public Utilities: $328,000 ($54.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $219,000 ($36.20)
    NEC: $179,000 ($29.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $164,000 ($27.11)

Dahlonega government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,330,000 ($1211.77)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,077,000 ($178.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $8,111,000 ($1340.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $296,000 ($48.93)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $225,000 ($37.20)

Dahlonega government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $696,000 ($115.06)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $234,000 ($38.68)

9.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.28%
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 Hall County, GA  1.24% ($29,938 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, GA  0.82% ($31,419)
from Dawson County, GA  0.72% ($28,446)


9.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Lumpkin County:

0.12%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hall County, GA  1.35% ($24,639 average AGI)
to Forsyth County, GA  0.84% ($35,355)
to Dawson County, GA  0.78% ($30,271)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Dahlonega, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Dahlonega fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $486,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,200
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,800

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 174
  • Hazardous Condition: 164
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 25

Incident types - Dahlonega

See full 2006 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
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

Dahlonega on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Joel E. Saine (12)
  • Scott L. Davis (3)
  • Darin Battles (3)
  • Johnny Allen Chattin (3)
  • Ann Mccormack (2)
  • Wayne Barrett (2)
  • Barry S. Grant (2)
  • Kenneth S. Watkins, Jr. (1)
  • Thomas Bryant (1)
  • Jason Pierce (1)

Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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