Ivylog, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 6,791.
Males: 3,342  (49.2%)
Females: 3,449  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 30512

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,044 (it was $33,784 in 2000)
Ivylog:

$48,044
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,739 (it was $17,119 in 2000)

Ivylog CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $198,432 (it was $100,100 in 2000)
Ivylog:

$198,432
GA:

$173,700
March 2019 cost of living index in Ivylog: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Ivylog, GA (2000)
    • 5,56398.3%White alone
    • 340.6%Two or more races
    • 200.4%American Indian alone
    • 220.4%Hispanic
    • 90.2%Asian alone
    • 60.1%Black alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1900 feet

Land area: 77.3 square miles.

Population density: 88 people per square mile   (very low).

Ivylog, Georgia map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ivylog CCD:

0.5% ($474)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (62.9 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (83.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (516.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Blairsville, GA (2.6 miles ),
Murphy, NC (3.3 miles ),
Mineral Bluff, GA (3.4 miles ),
Young Harris, GA (3.4 miles ),
Morganton, GA (3.4 miles ),
Suches, GA (3.8 miles ),
Hayesville, NC (3.9 miles ),
Blue Ridge, GA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 84.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Ivylog, GA in 2017
Ivylog satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Ivylog, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.0%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (30.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Ivylog, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Ivylog, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 6.59. This is significantly better than average.

City:

6.59
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Ivylog-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Ivylog place center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.2 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ivylog-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 94.7 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 60.0 miles away from Ivylog center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 115.6 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 226.3 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 211.6 miles away from the city 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 323.1 miles away from Ivylog 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 Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ivylog:

  • APPALACHIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)
  • UNION COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)
  • UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)
  • SMOKEY MOUNTAIN DIALYSIS DENOVO FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MURPHY, NC)
  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC BLUE RIDGE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • CLAY COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HAYESVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ivylog:

  • University of North Georgia (about 29 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Piedmont College (about 39 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 46 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lee University (about 50 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 50 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 51 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Dalton State College (about 56 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ivylog: Tate Mill (A), Cook Mill (B), Nottely Dock (C), Robert W Woodruff Scout Reservation (D), Canal Lake Bible Camp (E), Union County Fire Department Station 6 (F), Union County Fire Department Station 8 (G), Union County Fire Department Station 7 (H), Union County Fire Department Station 4 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ivylog include: Bethany Church (A), New Hope Church (B), Ivylog Church (C), House of Prayer Church (D), Revival Church (E), Mount Olive Church (F), Bethlehem Church (G), Zion Hill Church (H), Smyrna Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Willis Cemetery (1), New Hope Cemetery (2), Casteel Cemetery (3), Henderson Cemetery (4), Ivylog Cemetery (5), Long Cemetery (6), Antioch Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Woodruff (A), Dean Pond (B), Bowen Lake (C), Nottely Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stillhouse Branch (A), Stephens Branch (B), Rhodes Branch (C), Reece Creek (D), Poteete Branch (E), Odom Creek (F), Mull Creek (G), Moccasin Creek (H), McClure Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.4%
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: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.4%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.1%
29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ivylog:

Marital status in Ivylog, GA
  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ivylog:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ivylog, GA (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,79342
Mainline Protestant1,7478
Catholic1,5642
Other913
None7,161-
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
Union County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Union County:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Union County:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

12.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

14.6%

8.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Towns County, GA  0.64% ($42,019 average AGI)
from Fannin County, GA  0.43% ($28,143)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.29% ($61,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ivylog:

  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVP (600 AM; 1 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WZCM (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: YOUNG HARRIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ivylog:

  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPPL (103.9 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: FANNIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W266AC (101.1 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, GA; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)

TV broadcast stations around Ivylog:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W31AN (Channel 31; MURPHY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W42AT (Channel 42; HAYESVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W07BE (Channel 7; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W10AQ (Channel 10; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB ,INC)
  • W13AY (Channel 13; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.2mTotal length
  • $4,262,000Total costs
  • 14,210Total average daily traffic
  • 1,421Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,315Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ivylog, GA
  • 58.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.7%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 1.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ivylog, GA
  • 56.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.6%Electricity
  • 10.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 4.0%Utility gas


Ivylog 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Ivylog on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: supervisors of construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other financial specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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