For population 25 years and over in Menlo:
For population 15 years and over in Menlo city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $388 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (40.5 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (79.3 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (522.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lyerly, GA (2.6 miles ), Summerville, GA (2.7 miles ), Mentone, AL (2.9 miles ), Valley Head, AL (3.1 miles ), Trion, GA (3.2 miles ), Hammondville, AL (3.3 miles ), Fort Payne, AL (3.6 miles ), Little Sand Mountain, GA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.48 N, Longitude: 85.48 W
Area code: 706
Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-8.3%).
Work and jobs in Menlo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Menlo, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Menlo-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Menlo city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Menlo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 73% 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 8.7 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 47.1 miles away from Menlo center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 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 54.8 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 88.5 miles away from Menlo center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 25.8 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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Menlo:
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Public elementary/middle school in Menlo:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 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 17.8 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 22.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.9%
(37.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Menlo compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Menlo (based on Chattooga County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Menlo government finances in 2002(per resident):
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.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,310
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 6,465
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Menlo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Menlo)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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