For population 25 years and over in Little Sand Mountain:
For population 15 years and over in Little Sand Mountain CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (38.9 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (68.9 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (526.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Trion, GA (2.5 miles ), Summerville, GA (2.6 miles ), Armuchee, GA (2.9 miles ), Lyerly, GA (3.4 miles ), Plainville, GA (3.5 miles ), Shannon, GA (3.6 miles ), Villanow, GA (3.7 miles ), Menlo, GA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.48 N, Longitude: 85.23 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Little Sand Mountain, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Little Sand Mountain-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Little Sand Mountain place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1973, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Little Sand Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 74% 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 22.8 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 60.3 miles away from Little Sand Mountain center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 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 46.3 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 81.1 miles away from Little Sand Mountain center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 28.5 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 Chattooga County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Little Sand Mountain:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little Sand Mountain:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00313. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
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Little Sand Mountain compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Little Sand Mountain (based on Chattooga County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.02%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,068 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:
5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,493 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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