Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 9,513 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.1%
Males: 4,158  (43.7%)
Females: 5,355  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30736, 30742.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,269 (it was $32,095 in 2000)
Fort Oglethorpe:

$35,269
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,622 (it was $16,288 in 2000)

Fort Oglethorpe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $112,158 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Fort Oglethorpe:

$112,158
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $127,478; Detached houses: $128,360; In 2-unit structures: $200,491; Mobile homes: $34,316

Median gross rent in 2012: $572.

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  • White alone - 8,525 (92.5%)
  • Black alone - 395 (4.3%)
  • Asian alone - 151 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 28 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Oglethorpe: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.1%), Irish (15.0%), English (14.3%), German (9.1%), French (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 730 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Oglethorpe,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Oglethorpe:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Oglethorpe city:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

296 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This city:  3.2%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Oglethorpe to the number of sex offenders is 945 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $977 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $745 (0.6%)

Fort Oglethorpe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (7.0 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (95.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (494.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lakeview, GA (1.5 miles ), Rossville-Beverly Hills, GA (1.6 miles ), Fairview, GA (1.6 miles ), Rossville, GA (1.8 miles ), Boynton Ridge, GA (1.8 miles ), East Ridge, TN (1.9 miles ), Indian Springs, GA (2.2 miles ), Chattanooga Valley, GA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2004: 147 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2005: 166 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2008: 64 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $96,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 85.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,289 (+24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 554 (15.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Fort Oglethorpe household income distribution Fort Oglethorpe home values distribution

Crime rates in Fort Oglethorpe by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10100000002
per 100,000 14.10.013.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.021.2
Rapes 11120332222
per 100,000 14.113.813.025.00.032.430.620.020.321.321.2
Robberies 16911589891064
per 100,000 225.1124.0143.062.692.397.381.690.0101.463.942.4
Assaults 4018433835461921183328
per 100,000 562.8248.0559.0475.9404.0497.2193.7210.0182.5351.6296.5
Burglaries 51997578688110083626263
per 100,000 717.61364.2975.0976.8784.9875.51019.5830.0628.6660.6667.2
Thefts 547654627588670558552696459561606
per 100,000 7696.69012.08151.37363.87734.06031.15627.56960.04653.85977.66418.1
Auto thefts 293027435130232371324
per 100,000 408.0413.4351.0538.5588.7324.3234.5230.071.0138.5254.2
Arson N/A1N/AN/AN/AN/A00002
per 100,000 N/A13.8N/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.00.00.021.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 615.0591.5618.3544.2524.0486.8406.1443.3321.5406.1458.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fort Oglethorpe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +593 (+9.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Fort Oglethorpe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Fort Oglethorpe city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Oglethorpe-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 38.1 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 93.4 miles away from Fort Oglethorpe center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 174.0 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 156.8 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 236.8 miles away from Fort Oglethorpe 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 283.3 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 Catoosa County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Howell M. Estes II - General.

Main business address for: AMERICAN CONSUMERS INC (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Oglethorpe:

  • GREENLEAF CENTER INC (500 GREENLEAF CIRCLE)
  • HUTCHESON HOME CARE/HOSPICE (100 MITCHELL ROAD)
  • HUTCHESON MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 100 GROSS CRESCENT)
  • DCI FORT OGLETHORPE (201 THOMAS ROAD)
  • GEORGIA HOME CARE OF FORT OGLETHORPE (106 MITCHELL ROAD)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR INC (1160 BATTLEFIELD PARKWAY)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FORT OGLETHORPE (1067 BATTLEFIELD PARKWAY)
  • HUTCHESON MED CTR SUBACUTE UNI (100 GROSS CRESCENT CIRCLE)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE FT OGLETHORPE (2403 BATTLEFIELD PKWY)

Amtrak station near Fort Oglethorpe:

  • 7 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 Fort Oglethorpe:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 8 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 11 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 14 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Dalton State College (about 19 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 27 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 28 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Berry College (about 46 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Private high school in Fort Oglethorpe:

  • BATTLEFIELD PARKWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 3220 BATTLEFIELD PKWY; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Oglethorpe:

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Notable locations in Fort Oglethorpe: Viniard Field (A), Snodgrass Field (B), Dyer Field (C), Poe Field (D), Kelly Field (E), Battlefield Golf Club and Estates (F), Kelly House (G), Brotherton House (H), Fort Oglethorpe Fire Department Station 1 (I), Snodgrass House (J), Dyer Cabin (K), Viniard House (L), Fort Oglethorpe City Hall (M), See Remarks (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fort Oglethorpe Center Shopping Center (1), Fort Oglethorpe Plaza Shopping Center (2), Fort Oglethorpe Square Shopping Center (3), Grant City Shopping Center (4), Market Place Mall Shopping Center (5), Parkway Center Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Fort Oglethorpe: AMERICAN CONSUMERS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fort Oglethorpe include: Saint Gerard Catholic Church (A), Pine Grove Church (B), First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe (C), Cloud Springs Baptist Church (D), Calvary Church (E), Parkway Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Patrick Cemetery (1), Dyer Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fort Oglethorpe include: Colquitt Monument (1), Wilder Monument (2), Bushrod R Johnson Monument (3), Baldwin Monument (4), South Carolina Monument (5), Alabama Monument (6), Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (7), King Monument (8), Kentucky Monument (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bedrock Group LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 59 Kellerhals Lane), Amf Fort Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2432 Lafayette Road).

Hotel: Best Western Battlefield Inn (2120 Lafayette Road).

Catoosa 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 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 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 3.9 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 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 2.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race 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:  59.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Oglethorpe in 2010:

  • 347 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
340 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Fort Oglethorpe compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Fort Oglethorpe (2011 data):

  • Northwest Georgia Bank: Fort Oglethorpe Branch at 3610 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 2003/12/15; Fort Oglethorpe Branch at 898 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 1974/03/18. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $523.8 mil, Deposits: $427.4 mil, headquarters in Ringgold, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: N W Services Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fort Oglethorpe Branch at 739 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 1934/12/01. 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
  • Gateway Bank & Trust: Fort Oglethorpe Branch at 769 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 2001/11/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.1 mil, Deposits: $225.4 mil, headquarters in Ringgold, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gateway Bancshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Fort Oglethorpe Branch - 973 at 3040 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 1996/11/30. 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.
  • Capital Bank: at 625 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 1964/08/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $120.8 mil, Deposits: $104.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Catoosa Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Fort Oglethorpe Branch at 832 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 1978/12/11. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fort Oglethorpe travel time to work - commute Fort Oglethorpe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fort Oglethorpe city (based on Catoosa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.34%
Here: 38.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents70.0%13.4%3.9%2.8%2.4%
Congregations49.1%13.2%1.9%1.9%5.7%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchVineyard USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%0.8%0.8%2.2%
Congregations1.9%3.8%1.9%1.9%18.9%
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: 10
Catoosa County:

1.61 / 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): 4
Catoosa County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Catoosa County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Catoosa County:

29.6%
Georgia:

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

12.3%
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$14,357$43,0712$1,928
Other Government Administration 10$24,908$29,8900$0
Judicial and Legal 4$10,635$31,9050$0
Police Protection - Officers 29$92,165$38,1371$784
Police - Other 2$5,018$30,1080$0
Firefighters 4$12,400$37,20042$37,242
Fire - Other 1$3,733$44,7960$0
Streets and Highways 8$23,888$35,8320$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,385$29,5400$0
Sewerage 5$13,146$31,5500$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,906$35,4360$0
Water Supply 5$18,582$44,5970$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,833$35,3320$0
Totals for Government 80$240,956$36,14345$39,954

Fort Oglethorpe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $446,000 ($46.88)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($4.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,406,000 ($147.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,345,000 ($141.39)
    Sewerage: $896,000 ($94.19)
    Regular Highways: $497,000 ($52.24)
    Fire Protection: $454,000 ($47.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $392,000 ($41.21)
    General Public Buildings: $363,000 ($38.16)
    Central Staff Services: $255,000 ($26.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $242,000 ($25.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000 ($22.50)
    Financial Administration: $131,000 ($13.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $108,000 ($11.35)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($7.99)
    Health Services - Other: $15,000 ($1.58)
    Welfare - Other: $7,000 ($0.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $604,000 ($63.49)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($9.78)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($6.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($3.47)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.74)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.42)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,466,000 ($259.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $212,000 ($22.29)

Fort Oglethorpe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $904,000 ($95.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $82,000 ($8.62)
    All Other: $71,000 ($7.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $61,000 ($6.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,269,000 ($133.40)
    All Other: $1,025,000 ($107.75)
    Public Welfare: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $691,000 ($72.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $463,000 ($48.67)
    Rents: $168,000 ($17.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,356,000 ($142.54)
  • Tax - Property: $1,204,000 ($126.56)
    NEC: $459,000 ($48.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $303,000 ($31.85)
    Public Utilities: $149,000 ($15.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $95,000 ($9.99)

Fort Oglethorpe government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,842,000 ($508.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $4,600,000 ($483.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($5.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $191,000 ($20.08)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,455,000 ($258.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,381,000 ($250.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $532,000 ($55.92)

8.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
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 Hamilton County, TN  2.79% ($35,132 average AGI)
from Walker County, GA  1.74% ($28,827)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.66% ($28,799)


7.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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  2.41% ($33,964 average AGI)
to Walker County, GA  1.77% ($27,345)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.61% ($30,289)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Oglethorpe:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUUS (980 AM; 1 kW; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLMR (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: GRACE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARAH MARGARETT FRYAR)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Oglethorpe:

  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • 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)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Oglethorpe:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)

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

Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Fort Oglethorpe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total average daily traffic: 108,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 960
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 155,775

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Jeffrey S Haskins, Lakeshore Drive (Lat: 34.938056 Lon: -85.227778), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 64 m
    Registrant: 7034334000, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Auilda M Rodriguez, Lakeshore Drive (Lat: 34.938056 Lon: -85.227778), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 64 m
    Registrant: 7034334000, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Lakeshore Drive (Lat: 34.938056 Lon: -85.227778), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 64 m
    Registrant: 7708259000, Y.Tinsley@nextel.Com, 6575 THE CORNERS PARKWAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • End Of 8th St Dewberry (Lat: 34.975083 Lon: -85.274944), Call Sign: KBR351
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/1997, Expiration Date: 09/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2002
    Registrant: City Of Fort Oglethorpe, 201 Forrest Rd, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
  • 663 Battlefield Pky (Lat: 34.948611 Lon: -85.256944), Call Sign: WPWG763
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: Remona Barbour Ms
    Registrant: Kfc National Management Company, Inc., 5200 Commerce Crossings, Louisville, KY 40299, Phone: (502) 874-6961, Fax: (502) 874-6173, Email:
  • 1179 Battlefield Pkwy (Lat: 34.946389 Lon: -85.230833), Call Sign: WQBA651
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 457.512 MHz... (+19 more)
    Grant Date: 09/09/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 34.949361 Lon: -85.239111, Call Sign: WQOK985
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.187 MHz, 456.312 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 467.187 MHz, 467.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2011, Expiration Date: 11/02/2021, Certifier: Robby Dunn
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Hwy 27 N Georgia Emc Warehouse (Lat: 34.950333 Lon: -85.258278), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WNEU427
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.412 MHz, 928.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2008, Expiration Date: 04/08/2018
    Registrant: Phone: (706) 259-9441
  • FT OGLE OFC, 3368 Battlefield Pkwy (Lat: 34.936944 Lon: -85.210278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPTL304
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/24/2021, Certifier: Edwin Parker
    Registrant: North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation, 1850 Cleveland Highway, Dalton, GA 30722, Phone: (706) 259-9441, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Oglethorpe)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$111,96027$115,016109$101,48817$14,84434$84,3672$40,395
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$114,2000$09$107,2742$8,5850$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$86,1277$112,36946$112,3234$20,6482$69,2451$28,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$100,3315$106,14237$108,2142$79,7501$108,0100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$92,4153$89,5436$125,0970$00$01$50,190

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0304.02, 0305.00, 0306.00, 0307.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$120,9154$127,633
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$158,6804$111,353
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$150,1731$167,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$273,4302$106,390
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$81,4500$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0304.02, 0305.00, 0306.00, 0307.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Fort Oglethorpe

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Most common first names in Fort Oglethorpe, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6776.8 years
James6073.4 years
William4976.4 years
John3676.4 years
Robert3074.6 years
Betty2671.8 years
Ruby2481.8 years
Louise2380.5 years
Dorothy2378.2 years
Charles2165.8 years
Most common last names in Fort Oglethorpe, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3476.1 years
Brown1973.5 years
Jones1880.1 years
Harris1374.8 years
Davis1374.7 years
Johnson1174.2 years
Clark1085.3 years
Wilson1067.0 years
Williams976.3 years
Rogers975.9 years
Businesses in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1McDonald's1
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster2Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile3
IHOP1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1UPS5
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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