Fairyland, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 3,084.
Males: 1,500  (48.7%)
Females: 1,584  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30750

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,517 (it was $46,602 in 2000)
Fairyland:

$51,517
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,990 (it was $24,685 in 2000)

Fairyland CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $204,196 (it was $142,400 in 2000)
Fairyland:

$204,196
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $286,506; Detached houses: $313,295; Townhouses or other attached units: $989,924; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $248,669; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $80,325; Mobile homes: $60,187
Fairyland races chart
  • White alone - 2,886 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.07%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.03%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairyland: 179.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 25.8 square miles.

Population density: 120 people per square mile   (very low).

Fairyland, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Fairyland:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairyland CCD:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

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

Fairyland CCD:  0.9% ($1,265)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Fairyland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (11.5 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (97.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (495.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chattanooga Valley, GA (1.7 miles ), Lookout Mountain, GA (2.2 miles ), Fairview, GA (2.4 miles ), Chickamauga, GA (2.5 miles ), Lookout Mountain, TN (2.5 miles ), Rossville-Beverly Hills, GA (2.6 miles ), Rossville, GA (2.7 miles ), Valley, GA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.91 N, Longitude: 85.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

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

6.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Fairyland, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairyland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Fairyland place center killed one person and injured 12 people.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 tornado 32.7 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairyland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 79% 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 32.0 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 101.1 miles away from Fairyland 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 149.3 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 180.5 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 241.4 miles away from Fairyland 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 281.3 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 Walker County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairyland:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE ROSSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROSSVILLE, GA)
  • PARKSIDE AT HUTCHESON MED CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROSSVILLE, GA)
  • ORANGE GROVE CENTER/CARL SWAFF (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • DCI FORT OGLETHORPE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • GEORGIA HOME CARE OF FORT OGLETHORPE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • HUTCHESON HOME CARE/HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)

Amtrak station near Fairyland:

  • 14 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairyland:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 11 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 16 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 22 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Dalton State College (about 24 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 35 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 36 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 40 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)

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Notable locations in Fairyland: Camp Lookout (A), Rock City Gardens (B), Lookout Mountain Golf Club (C), Lookout Mountain City Hall (D), Walker County Emergency Services Station 4 Hinkle (E), Lookout Mountain Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairyland include: Hinkles Church (A), Ascalon Church (B), Lookout Mountain Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), New Lookout Church (E), Payne Chapel (F), Our Lady of the Mountain Church (G), Lookout Mountain United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mills Cemetery (1), Mount Olive Cemetery (2), Paynes Chapel Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lula Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tucker Branch (A), Geber Branch (B), Fuggett Branch (C), Long Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Walker 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 79.2. This is about average.

City:

79.2
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.2%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.6%
Whole state:  4.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

Fairyland 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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 above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairyland CCD (based on Walker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.62%
Here: 49.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents68.6%9.5%7.6%4.6%2.2%
Congregations41.2%14.3%10.1%10.1%4.2%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.1%0.9%2.7%
Congregations3.4%2.5%1.7%4.2%8.4%
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: 11
Walker County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Walker County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Walker County:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

28.4%
Georgia:

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

12.0%
State:

14.6%

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.86% ($29,439 average AGI)
from Catoosa County, GA  1.77% ($27,345)
from Chattooga County, GA  0.32% ($23,265)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.90% ($27,182 average AGI)
to Catoosa County, GA  1.74% ($28,827)
to Chattooga County, GA  0.32% ($26,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairyland:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKWN (1420 AM; 3 kW; TRENTON, GA; Owner: RA-AD OF TRENTON, INC.)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUUS (980 AM; 1 kW; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairyland:

  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairyland:

  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • West Brow Lookout Mountain (Lat: 34.966722 Lon: -85.373833), Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WPNJ684
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.831 MHz, 928.831 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/1998, Expiration Date: 02/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (401) 827-5810

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