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Median resident age:  32.3 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30132

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,964 (it was $59,105 in 2000)
Huntsville:

$64,964
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,122

Huntsville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,126 (it was $125,300 in 2000)
Huntsville:

$149,126
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $196,033; Detached houses: $208,201; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,990; In 2-unit structures: $121,467; Mobile homes: $87,797

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  • White alone - 13,497 (93.8%)
  • Black alone - 442 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 237 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 113 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 65 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Huntsville: 142.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Huntsville CCD:  0.8% ($1,015)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Huntsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (16.9 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (30.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (562.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dallas, GA (2.7 miles ), Braswell, GA (2.9 miles) , Emerson, GA (2.9 miles ), Acworth, GA (3.0 miles ), Taylorsville, GA (3.2 miles ), Cartersville, GA (3.3 miles ), Euharlee, GA (3.3 miles ), Hiram, GA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.02 N, Longitude: 84.82 W

Huntsville household income distribution Huntsville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Average climate in Huntsville, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Huntsville-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Huntsville place center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 14.1 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Huntsville-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 93% 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 56.5 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 95.0 miles away from Huntsville center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 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 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from Huntsville center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 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 Paulding County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Huntsville:

  • PAULDING DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DALLAS, GA)
  • WELLSTAR PAULDING HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 8 miles away; DALLAS, GA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HIRAM (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HIRAM, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huntsville:

  • Kennesaw State University (about 14 miles; Kennesaw, GA; Full-time enrollment: 16,535)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 17 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,335)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 19 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • Life University (about 19 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,001)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 25 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 25 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 25 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)

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Notable locations in Huntsville: Burnt Hickory Ridge (A), Cross Trails (B), Paulding County Fire and Rescue Bureau Training Facility (C), Paulding County Fire and Rescue Bureau Station 8 (D), Paulding County Fire and Rescue Bureau Station 6 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Huntsville include: Pathway Church (A), Cross Roads Church (B), Mount Moriah Church (C), Mount Zion Church (D), Narroway Church (E), Northside Church (F), High Shoals Church (G), Harmony Grove Church (H), Friendship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cross Roads Cemetery (1), Friendship Cemetery (2), High Shoals Cemetery (3), Mount Moriah Cemetery (4), Mount Zion Cemetery (5), Narroway Cemetery (6), New Hope Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Carnes Lake (A), Corley Lake (B), Blair Lake (C), Pegamore Lake (D), Benson Lake (E), Collins Lake (F), Camp Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Westbrook Creek (A), West Fork Pumpkinvine Creek (B), Raper Creek (C), Goodwin Branch (D), Dunaway Branch (E), Cochran Branch (F), Bone Creek (G), Possum Creek (H), Picketts Mill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Huntsville: Picketts Mill State Historical Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Paulding 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)
AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.2. This is about average.
City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.190. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.190
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 85 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.07. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.07
U.S.:

3.46
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.48. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.48
U.S.:

9.39
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00179. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00179
U.S.:

0.02218


Average household size:
This place:  2.9 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: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.3%
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 Huntsville, GA


207 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
101 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children in 2000

Huntsville 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 (52%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Huntsville CCD (based on Paulding County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.39%
Here29.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNew Hope Baptist AssociationCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents66.1%12.2%6.7%4.1%2.7%
Congregations41.4%17.1%12.9%1.4%2.9%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristAntiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North AmericaOther
Adherents2.7%2.2%0.7%0.6%1.9%
Congregations1.4%2.9%5.7%1.4%12.9%
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
Paulding County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Paulding County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Paulding County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Paulding County:

29.5%
Georgia:

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

11.0%
State:

14.6%

15.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.15%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($97 average AGI)
Paulding County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cobb County, GA  5.85% ($44,234 average AGI)
from Douglas County, GA  1.09% ($35,573)
from Fulton County, GA  0.53% ($37,550)


9.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.10%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Paulding County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cobb County, GA  2.42% ($41,230 average AGI)
to Douglas County, GA  0.96% ($37,339)
to Carroll County, GA  0.51% ($38,672)

Strongest AM radio stations in Huntsville:

  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDPC (1500 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, GA; Owner: WORD CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Huntsville:

  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Huntsville:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)

Businesses in Huntsville, GA

  • Ethan Allen: 1


Huntsville on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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