Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
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
Fairyland-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 145% 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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 65% 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 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from Fairyland center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from Fairyland center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 4.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fairyland compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Fairyland CCD (based on Walker County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,930 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($87 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,247 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1