For population 25 years and over in Gillsville:
For population 15 years and over in Gillsville city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $930 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (28.4 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (58.1 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (565.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Maysville, GA (2.4 miles ), Lula, GA (2.4 miles ), Homer, GA (2.8 miles ), Talmo, GA (3.1 miles ), Raoul, GA (3.1 miles ), Pendergrass, GA (3.2 miles ), Gainesville, GA (3.4 miles ), Alto, GA (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.31 N, Longitude: 83.64 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+97.0%).
Average climate in Gillsville, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gillsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Gillsville city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gillsville-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Gillsville center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 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 97.6 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 84.4 miles away from Gillsville center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Banks County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Gillsville:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gillsville:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gillsville and their reported violations in the past:ARCADE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.5%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gillsville compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gillsville (based on Banks County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gillsville government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,091 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,148 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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Gillsville fatal accident list:
Aug 5, 1993 04:30 PM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gillsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gillsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gillsville, GA
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.