Indian Springs, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 2,241. Population change since 2000: +13.1%
Males: 1,197  (53.5%)
Females: 1,044  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30736.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,680 (it was $45,399 in 2000)
Indian Springs:

$51,680
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,770 (it was $18,499 in 2000)

Indian Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,911 (it was $92,000 in 2000)
Indian Springs:

$140,911
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $658.

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  • Races in Indian Springs, GA (2010)

    Indian Springs races chart
    • 2,06792.2%White alone
    • 612.7%Hispanic
    • 482.1%Two or more races
    • 351.6%Black alone
    • 241.1%Asian alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Indian Springs: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (28.1%), Irish (21.6%), German (8.6%), United States (7.5%), Dutch (3.5%), West Indian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 873 people per square mile   (low).

Indian Springs,GA real estate house value index trend

Indian Springs, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Indian Springs:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Indian Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

29 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Georgia:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $861 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $729 (0.7%)

Indian Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (8.4 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (93.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (495.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Boynton Ridge, GA (1.4 miles ), Ringgold, GA (2.0 miles ), Fort Oglethorpe, GA (2.2 miles ), East Ridge, TN (2.2 miles ), East Brainerd, TN (2.2 miles ), Lakeview, GA (2.3 miles ), Rossville-Beverly Hills, GA (2.6 miles ), Catoosa Springs, GA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.96 N, Longitude: 85.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Indian Springs household income distribution Indian Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

Average climate in Indian Springs, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Indian Springs, Georgia average temperatures Indian Springs, Georgia average precipitation Indian Springs, Georgia humidity Indian Springs, Georgia wind speed Indian Springs, Georgia snowfall Indian Springs, Georgia sunshine Indian Springs, Georgia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Indian Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Indian Springs place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the place center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Indian Springs-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 41.6 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 89.3 miles away from Indian Springs center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 170.2 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 234.5 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 160.8 miles away from Indian Springs 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 284.8 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).
Indian Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Indian Springs:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF EAST RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST RIDGE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE FT OGLETHORPE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • (CLOSED) COLUMIBA EAST RIDGE HOSP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • DCI EAST RIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; EAST RIDGE, TN)
  • (CLOSED) WOMEN'S EAST PAVILION (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • ORANGE GROVE CENTER/VANCE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Airports located in Indian Springs:

Amtrak station near Indian Springs:

  • 6 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 Indian Springs:

  • Southern Adventist University (about 9 miles; Collegedale, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 10 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 11 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Dalton State College (about 16 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 22 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 24 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Berry College (about 47 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

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Churches in Indian Springs include: Midway Church (A), Indian Springs Church (B), New Liberty Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hale Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 6.6 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 7.9 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 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.4%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
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: 0.5% of all households

Indian Springs 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Georgia average:

12.6

Indian Springs travel time to work - commute Indian Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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

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Religion statistics for Indian Springs CDP (based on Catoosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,95048
Mainline Protestant2,81511
Catholic5231
Black Protestant1851
Other71
None44,462-
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: 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%

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 Indian Springs:

  • 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.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLMR (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: GRACE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARAH MARGARETT FRYAR)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indian Springs:

  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • 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)
  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, 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)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Indian Springs:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 78,590Total average daily traffic
  • 117,885Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Indian Springs State Park (Lat: 33.248444 Lon: -83.923528), Call Sign: KFQ471, Licensee ID: L00011952
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.1000 MHz, 31.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2011, Expiration Date: 01/29/2022
    Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 1st Flr, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • Hwy 42 (Lat: 33.258444 Lon: -83.907972), Call Sign: KUQ968, Licensee ID: L00043938
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.5200 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/1997, Expiration Date: 08/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2002
    Registrant: Mc Michael Gas Inc, Jackson, GA 30233, Phone: (404) 775-3579

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$117,7203$128,42014$130,9231$43,7103$89,587
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$90,8200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$73,3601$203,2004$115,1531$21,5700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$63,2901$69,9603$151,0770$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$127,9900$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$47,9601$85,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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