Lookout Mountain, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 1,591 (71% urban, 29% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 792  (49.8%)
Females: 799  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30750.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $108,009 (it was $62,045 in 2000)
Lookout Mountain:

$108,009
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,434 (it was $31,227 in 2000)

Lookout Mountain city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $301,911 (it was $187,300 in 2000)
Lookout Mountain:

$301,911
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,003.

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  • Races in Lookout Mountain, GA (2013)

    Lookout Mountain races chart
    • 1,86496.6%White alone
    • 422.2%Hispanic
    • 90.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 60.3%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lookout Mountain: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Lookout Mountain, GA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (28.7%), Irish (12.8%), German (10.9%), United States (7.0%), Swiss (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 599 people per square mile   (low).

Lookout Mountain,GA real estate house value index trend

Lookout Mountain, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Lookout Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lookout Mountain city:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

29 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lookout Mountain, Georgia as of September 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lookout Mountain to the number of sex offenders is 792 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,164 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,299 (1.2%)

Lookout Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (6.9 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (100.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (491.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lookout Mountain, TN (1.2 miles ), Rossville, GA (1.9 miles ), Chattanooga Valley, GA (2.0 miles ), Rossville-Beverly Hills, GA (2.0 miles ), Fairview, GA (2.2 miles ), Fairyland, GA (2.2 miles ), Lakeview, GA (2.4 miles ), Fort Oglethorpe, GA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $456,200
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $435,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $523,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $580,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $700,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $138,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $198,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.98 N, Longitude: 85.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Lookout Mountain household income distribution Lookout Mountain home values distribution

Crime rates in Lookout Mountain by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.061.60.00.0
Burglaries 1096232965
per 100,000 591.4561.1369.9128.1198.0137.1554.5371.1317.1
Thefts 3478141851113
per 100,000 2,010.6436.4493.2896.966.0548.3308.1680.3824.4
Auto thefts 310000201
per 100,000 177.462.30.00.00.00.0123.20.063.4
Arson N/A00N/A0000N/A
per 100,000 N/A0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.4) 139.663.346.846.016.932.475.254.661.8

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Crime rate in Lookout Mountain detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.41
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -96 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lookout Mountain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Lookout Mountain city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Lookout Mountain-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 36.8 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 97.0 miles away from Lookout Mountain 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 153.7 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 236.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from Lookout Mountain 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 278.4 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 Walker County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lookout Mountain topographic map

Birthplace of: Jacob Skogen - College basketball player (Mercer Bears).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lookout Mountain:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • DCI CHATTANOOGA BROAD ST (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE ROSSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ROSSVILLE, GA)
  • MOCCASSIN BEND MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • ORANGE GROVE CENTER/CARL SWAFF (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • GEORGIA HOME CARE OF FORT OGLETHORPE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • HUTCHESON HOME CARE/HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)

airports located in Lookout Mountain:

Amtrak station near Lookout Mountain:

  • 10 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

College/University in Lookout Mountain:

  • Covenant College (Full-time enrollment: 1,102; Location: 14049 Scenic Highway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.covenant.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lookout Mountain:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 6 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 11 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 18 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Dalton State College (about 25 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 31 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 32 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 44 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)

Public elementary/middle school in Lookout Mountain:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: Caleb Skogen - College basketball player (Mercer Bears). added by Juanita

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Notable locations in Lookout Mountain: Rock City Gardens (A), Lookout Mountain Golf Club (B), Lookout Mountain City Hall (C), Lookout Mountain Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lookout Mountain include: Our Lady of the Mountain Church (A), Lookout Mountain United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Lookout Mountain Attractions (1400 Patten Road).

Hotels: Chanticleer Inn (1300 Mockingbird Lane), Garden Walk Bed & Breakfast (1206 Lula Lake Rd), Chanticleer Lodge (1300 Mockingbird Lane).

Walker 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 68.6. This is about average.

City:

68.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.7%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.5% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

Banks with branches in Lookout Mountain (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank & Trust, Inc.: Lookout Mountain Branch at 107 Mcfarland Road, branch established on 1990/09/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $91.4 mil, Deposits: $80.3 mil, headquarters in Trenton, GA, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Georgia average:

12.6

Lookout Mountain travel time to work - commute Lookout Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lookout Mountain city (based on Walker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,045109
Mainline Protestant2,94816
Black Protestant4744
Other4193
Catholic4101
None30,460-
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: 11
Walker County:

1.71 / 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): 7
Walker County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Walker County:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

28.4%
Georgia:

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

12.0%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

57.4%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

63.2%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lookout Mountain, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,649$43,7880$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$20,623$30,9350$0
Fire - Other 1$4,003$48,0360$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,366$52,3920$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,431$33,7240$0
Sewerage 2$7,592$45,5520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,763$33,1560$0
Totals for Government 17$51,427$36,3010$0

Lookout Mountain government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $187,000 ($117.54)
    Police Protection: $181,000 ($113.76)
    Fire Protection: $181,000 ($113.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($109.37)
    Sewerage: $125,000 ($78.57)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($42.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($34.57)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($16.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($8.17)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($5.66)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($5.66)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($3.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($1.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($14.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $33,000 ($20.74)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $430,000 ($270.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $196,000 ($123.19)

Lookout Mountain government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $215,000 ($135.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($48.40)
    All Other: $22,000 ($13.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $120,000 ($75.42)
    General Support: $100,000 ($62.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($30.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($11.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $323,000 ($203.02)
  • Tax - Property: $361,000 ($226.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $64,000 ($40.23)
    Public Utilities: $47,000 ($29.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($14.46)
    NEC: $22,000 ($13.83)

Lookout Mountain government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,288,000 ($3323.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,139,000 ($3230.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $149,000 ($93.65)

Lookout Mountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,754,000 ($1102.45)

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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  1.86% ($29,439 average AGI)
from Catoosa County, GA  1.77% ($27,345)
from Chattooga County, GA  0.32% ($23,265)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
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  1.90% ($27,182 average AGI)
to Catoosa County, GA  1.74% ($28,827)
to Chattooga County, GA  0.32% ($26,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lookout Mountain:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WUUS (980 AM; 1 kW; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMR (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: GRACE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKWN (1420 AM; 3 kW; TRENTON, GA; Owner: RA-AD OF TRENTON, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARAH MARGARETT FRYAR)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lookout Mountain:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, 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)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)

TV broadcast stations around Lookout Mountain:

  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lookout Mountain)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 34.973417 Lon: -85.348000, Call Sign: KTJ920
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.252 MHz, 153.522 MHz, 154.505 MHz, 159.615 MHz, 160.147 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:
  • SAND MOUNTAIN BPS, Sand Mountain Bps - 478 Jupiter Road (Lat: 34.961944 Lon: -85.376111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNVD579
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 11/05/2010, Expiration Date: 01/28/2021Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 34.967028 Lon: -85.357972, Call Sign: WPYM223
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHzGrant Date: 09/05/2003, Expiration Date: 09/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Mark StovallRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 34.967222 Lon: -85.358611, Call Sign: WQRN669
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.730 MHz, 151.850 MHz, 152.982 MHz, 157.552 MHz, 160.125 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 06/25/2023, Certifier: M StovaRegistrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Covenant College (Lat: 34.965611 Lon: -85.374944), Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WNTW819
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.287 MHz, 956.437 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/1999, Expiration Date: 12/06/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2008Registrant: Phone: (803) 571-4488
  • ROCK CITY, 13508 Scenic Highway (Lat: 34.960083 Lon: -85.375528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WQLX352
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 05/18/2020, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CG03XC001, 1352 Scenic Hwy (Lat: 34.960333 Lon: -85.375861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQRP477
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2013, Expiration Date: 07/01/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 9AT0862A, Ga Rt 157 0.25 Mi Sw Covenant College (Lat: 34.961944 Lon: -85.377778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 156.9 m, Overall height: 157.8 m, Call Sign: WQVC923
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 01/06/2015, Expiration Date: 01/06/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lookout Mountain)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AE1A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 442MW , Serial Number: 12348, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Rock Creek Aviation LLC, 1621 Fairy Dell Trl, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96162 , Serial Number: 8462, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Persinger Aviation LLC, 7 Turnberry Ln, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,9702$181,4308$220,1641$90,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$190,3470$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$303,5100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$174,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Lookout Mountain, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1674.7 years
William1275.1 years
Charles975.6 years
John874.8 years
Mary884.9 years
Helen587.0 years
Frances587.0 years
Elizabeth589.0 years
Joseph574.4 years
Walter576.2 years
Most common last names in Lookout Mountain, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Craig679.4 years
Blevins666.5 years
York673.5 years
Powell562.6 years
Wilson572.2 years
Brown471.8 years
Bailey476.3 years
Smith483.7 years
Ellis373.3 years
Allen384.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Businesses in Lookout Mountain, GA

  • Starbucks: 1

Lookout Mountain compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Lookout Mountain on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Robert F. Mitchell (2)
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  • David G. White (1)
  • Leonard Lee Hixon (1)

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