Gumlog, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 2,146. Population change since 2000: +6.0%
Males: 1,141  (53.2%)
Females: 1,005  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 30553.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,636 (it was $39,609 in 2000)
Gumlog:

$51,636
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,617 (it was $20,859 in 2000)

Gumlog CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,721 (it was $118,400 in 2000)
Gumlog:

$142,721
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $168,951; Detached houses: $206,560; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,899; In 2-unit structures: $240,052; Mobile homes: $80,733

Median gross rent in 2016: $812.

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  • Races in Gumlog, GA (2010)

    Gumlog races chart
    • 1,95190.9%White alone
    • 1135.3%Black alone
    • 401.9%Two or more races
    • 291.4%Hispanic
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gumlog: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (26.9%), English (8.6%), German (7.6%), Irish (4.3%), Italian (3.1%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 158 people per square mile   (very low).

Gumlog,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gumlog:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gumlog CDP:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

75 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.4% Africa, 0.3% Asia).

This place:

3.2%
Georgia:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,050 (0.7%)

Gumlog satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (41.1 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (90.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (565.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lavonia, GA (2.1 miles ), Martin, GA (2.3 miles ), Avalon, GA (2.3 miles ), Oakway, SC (2.4 miles ), Fair Play, SC (2.5 miles ), Rock Creek, GA (2.6 miles ), Bowersville, GA (3.0 miles ), Canon, GA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 83.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Gumlog household income distribution Gumlog home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Gumlog, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gumlog-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Gumlog place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.0 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gumlog-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 55.8 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 102.2 miles away from Gumlog center
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) earthquake occurred 144.3 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 260.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 202.8 miles away from Gumlog 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 250.2 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 Franklin County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Gumlog:

  • TUGALOO HOME HEALTH AGENCY, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LAVONIA, GA)
  • TY COBB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LAVONIA, GA)
  • SENECA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • LAKE HARTWELL KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)
  • HARTWELL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)
  • HERITAGE INN OF HARTWELL (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)
  • HART COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)

Amtrak stations near Gumlog:

  • 15 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near Gumlog:

  • 16 miles: Oconee 1 and 2 in Seneca, SC.
  • 16 miles: Oconee 3 in Seneca, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gumlog:

  • Clemson University (about 20 miles; Clemson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 20,131)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 20 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Piedmont College (about 26 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Anderson University (about 27 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Athens Technical College (about 38 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 41 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Brenau University (about 44 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)

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Notable location: Gumlog Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gumlog: Poplar Springs Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Morris Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Gum Log Creek (A), Whitworth Creek (B), Crawford Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Gumlog: Tugaloo State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin 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 2013 was 42.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 8.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.60
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.9%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Georgia average:

12.5

Gumlog travel time to work - commute Gumlog mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gumlog CDP (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,09150
Mainline Protestant2,00517
Black Protestant3622
Other101
None6,616-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Franklin County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Franklin County:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.8%
Georgia:

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

12.4%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.5%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.0%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Gumlog:

28.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gumlog:

25.7%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gumlog:

9.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gumlog:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Gumlog:

35.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

48.1%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Gumlog:

73.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gumlog, GA Residents

6.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
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 Hart County, GA  1.23% ($27,374 average AGI)
from Stephens County, GA  0.92% ($21,118)
from Jackson County, GA  0.42% ($25,677)


7.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($21,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
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 Hart County, GA  1.30% ($24,320 average AGI)
to Stephens County, GA  0.94% ($23,443)
to Madison County, GA  0.41% ($-79,226)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gumlog:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WKLY (980 AM; 1 kW; HARTWELL, GA; Owner: JAMES E. HICKS & BILLIE F. HICKS, PARTNERS)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gumlog:

  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Gumlog:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Gumlog 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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