Ludville, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 3,544.
Males: 1,763  (49.8%)
Females: 1,781  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 30734

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,328 (it was $35,719 in 2000)
Ludville:

$56,328
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,874 (it was $15,132 in 2000)

Ludville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,199 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Ludville:

$149,199
GA:

$173,700
March 2019 cost of living index in Ludville: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Ludville, GA (2000)
    • 2,64197.0%White alone
    • 391.4%Hispanic
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 140.5%Two or more races
    • 120.4%Black alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 48.9 square miles.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (very low).

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

0.8% ($608)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Cobb, GA (32.1 miles , pop. 150,396).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (49.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (537.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Talking Rock, GA (2.5 miles),
Fairmount, GA (2.5 miles ),
Ranger, GA (2.7 miles),
Jasper, GA (3.0 miles ),
Waleska, GA (3.2 miles ),
Red Bud, GA (3.3 miles ),
Carters Lake, GA (3.6 miles ),
White-Pine Log, GA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.46 N, Longitude: 84.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

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

3.3%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Ludville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (29.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Ludville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)

Average climate in Ludville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ludville, Georgia average temperatures Ludville, Georgia average precipitation Ludville, Georgia humidity Ludville, Georgia wind speed Ludville, Georgia snowfall Ludville, Georgia sunshine Ludville, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ludville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Ludville place center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 16.9 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:

Ludville-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 59.0 miles away from Ludville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 127.2 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 99.3 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 169.2 miles away from Ludville 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 261.5 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 331.2 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 Pickens County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ludville:

  • PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF JASPER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • MOUNTAIN SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES ELLIJAY (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ELLIJAY, GA)
  • FMC NORTHERN GEORGIA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CANTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ludville:

  • Kennesaw State University (about 30 miles; Kennesaw, GA; Full-time enrollment: 21,215)
  • Dalton State College (about 32 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • University of North Georgia (about 36 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Berry College (about 36 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 37 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 37 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 37 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hinton Community Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ludville include: Unity Church (A), Ludville Church (B), Jerusalem Church (C), Crossroads Church (D), Bethel Church (E), Friendship Church (F), Macedonia Church (G), Pine Grove Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mountain Cemetery (1), Home Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Tillman Lake (A), Watson Lake (B), Van Valkenburgh Lake (C), Anderson Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Branch (A), Scarecorn Creek (B), Bryant Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pickens 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:

2.8 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
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: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

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

4.0%
Whole state:

6.1%
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ludville:

Marital status in Ludville, GA
  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ludville:

  • High school or higher: 59.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ludville, GA (based on Pickens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,62724
Mainline Protestant1,9825
Catholic1,3491
Black Protestant3642
Other81
None22,101-
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: 8
Pickens County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pickens County:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

8.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
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 Cherokee County, GA  2.59% ($48,180 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  0.67% ($104,633)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.60% ($32,314)


7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Georgia average:

9.04%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cherokee County, GA  1.72% ($42,412 average AGI)
to Gilmer County, GA  0.51% ($41,000)
to Cobb County, GA  0.36% ($62,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ludville:

  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHK (1290 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ludville:

  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ludville:

  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDNN-CA (Channel 43; DALTON, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ludville)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RICH MTN, 5.6 Mi Se Of (Lat: 34.420083 Lon: -84.527694), Overall height: 83.5 m, Call Sign: WHA473, Licensee ID: L00115313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2003, Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc. (Debtor-In-Possession)

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ludville, GA
  • 73.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ludville, GA
  • 81.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 5.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ludville 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 below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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