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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

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 2011: 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

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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)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

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).

Hospitals/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)

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 at Chattanooga (about 11 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,652)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 16 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 22 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • Dalton State College (about 24 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Lee University (about 35 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 36 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 50 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

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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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.2. This is about average.
City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

2.17
U.S.:

3.08
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.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

22.1
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.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairyland, GA

Fairyland compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.62%
Here49.6%
USA50.2%

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%

7.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($87 average AGI)
Walker County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hamilton County, TN  2.10% ($35,805 average AGI)
from Catoosa County, GA  2.03% ($29,956)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.36% ($34,240)


7.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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:
to Catoosa County, GA  1.92% ($29,010 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, TN  1.79% ($36,450)
to Chattooga County, GA  0.37% ($25,090)

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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