Epworth, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 480.
Males: 232  (48.3%)
Females: 248  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

63.5 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30541.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,967
Epworth:

$45,967
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,311

Epworth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $188,065
Epworth:

$188,065
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,780; detached houses: $245,975; mobile homes: $18,622

Median gross rent in 2017: $948.

March 2019 cost of living index in Epworth: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.7%
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  • Races in Epworth, GA (2010)
    • 47298.3%White alone
    • 40.8%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Epworth, Georgia as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Epworth is 90 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (19.5%), German (18.8%), Scottish (17.5%), Italian (13.6%), Irish (11.0%), American (8.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1740 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $230 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $255 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (50.4 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (82.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (508.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

McCaysville, GA (1.5 miles ),
Copperhill, TN (1.7 miles ),
Higdon-Mobile, GA (2.1 miles ),
Ducktown, TN (2.4 miles ),
Blue Ridge, GA (2.6 miles ),
Mineral Bluff, GA (2.8 miles ),
Morganton, GA (3.1 miles ),
Cherry Log, GA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 84.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Epworth, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Epworth, GA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Epworth-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Epworth place center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 20.7 miles away from the place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Epworth-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 77.5 miles away from Epworth center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from Epworth center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from Epworth 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 226.4 miles away from Epworth 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 195.9 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 310.3 miles away from Epworth 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 Fannin County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Epworth:

  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC BLUE RIDGE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF BLUE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Epworth:

  • Lee University (about 32 miles; Cleveland, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 33 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • University of North Georgia (about 37 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Dalton State College (about 38 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 39 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 50 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 53 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)

Points of interest:

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

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

Fannin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Epworth:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Epworth:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Epworth, GA (based on Fannin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,47749
Mainline Protestant9127
Catholic5411
Other61
None8,746-
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: 8
This county:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

12.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fannin County:

25.8%
Georgia:

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

13.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

8.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
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 Gilmer County, GA  0.66% ($36,518 average AGI)
from Polk County, TN  0.48% ($25,780)
from Cobb County, GA  0.39% ($159,212)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Gilmer County, GA  0.58% ($33,298 average AGI)
to Union County, GA  0.43% ($28,143)
to Polk County, TN  0.40% ($22,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Epworth:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Epworth:

  • WPPL (103.9 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: FANNIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W250AJ (97.9 FM; COPPERHILL, TN; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • W203BA (88.5 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WOCE (93.1 FM; BENTON, TN; Owner: LB RADIO OF CHATTANOOGA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Epworth:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WPDP-LP (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 30.5mTotal length
  • $5,713,000Total costs
  • 8,680Total average daily traffic
  • 242Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,020Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Epworth, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Epworth, GA
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Epworth)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 24 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Epworth, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.1%), and Structure Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Epworth, GA
    • 7051.1%Outside Fires
    • 4029.2%Structure Fires
    • 1410.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 139.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Epworth, GA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Epworth, GA
  • 78.9%Electricity
  • 21.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Epworth, GA
  • 55.3%Wood
  • 44.7%Electricity


Epworth compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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