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Median resident age:  41.2 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30559

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,614 (it was $27,780 in 2000)
Mineral Bluff:

$30,614
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,366

Mineral Bluff CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $130,529 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Mineral Bluff:

$130,529
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $162,996; Detached houses: $188,146; Townhouses or other attached units: $390,593; Mobile homes: $66,675

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Mineral Bluff races chart
  • White alone - 2,774 (97.2%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineral Bluff: 150.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1560 feet




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According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Mineral Bluff, Georgia as of August 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mineral Bluff to the number of sex offenders is 646 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mineral Bluff CCD:  0.5% ($369)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Mineral Bluff satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (58.0 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (81.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (512.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Morganton, GA (2.0 miles ), Blue Ridge, GA (2.4 miles ), McCaysville, GA (2.7 miles ), Epworth, GA (2.8 miles ), Copperhill, TN (2.8 miles ), Ducktown, TN (3.2 miles ), Ivylog, GA (3.4 miles) , Higdon-Mobile, GA (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 84.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Mineral Bluff household income distribution Mineral Bluff home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Private households (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Mineral Bluff-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Mineral Bluff 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 27.0 miles away from the place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mineral Bluff-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 67% 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 83.9 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 62.2 miles away from Mineral Bluff center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.1 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 43.2 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 32.6 miles away from Mineral Bluff center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fannin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Mineral Bluff:

  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC BLUE RIDGE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF BLUE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • APPALACHIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Mineral Bluff, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral Bluff:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 32 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Lee University (about 39 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 41 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Dalton State College (about 44 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 46 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • Gainesville State College (about 54 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 57 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)

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Notable location: Fannin County Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Mineral Bluff: Mineral Bluff Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Hemptown Creek (A), Young Stone Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Fannin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.18
U.S.:

3.08


Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.1%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

6.1%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mineral Bluff, GA


15 people in nursing homes in 2000

Mineral Bluff compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mineral Bluff CCD (based on Fannin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.45%
Here69.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents81.1%6.4%4.4%3.2%2.3%
Congregations66.0%11.3%3.8%7.5%1.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents1.0%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.2%
Congregations1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Fannin County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Fannin County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

12.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fannin County:

25.8%
Georgia:

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

13.4%
State:

14.6%

8.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Georgia average:

10.98%

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:
from Polk County, TN  0.68% ($20,592 average AGI)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.52% ($33,947)
from Union County, GA  0.47% ($29,882)


5.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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:
to Gilmer County, GA  0.58% ($30,854 average AGI)
to Polk County, TN  0.44% ($25,000)
to Pickens County, GA  0.27% ($31,421)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mineral Bluff:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mineral Bluff:

  • WPPL (103.9 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: FANNIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • W250AJ (97.9 FM; COPPERHILL, TN; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W203BA (88.5 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mineral Bluff:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • B B CARTER, 258 Hardscrabble Road (#273177) (Lat: 34.926722 Lon: -84.280694), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 6782656770, , 1898 LELAND DRIVE, SUITE A
  • b b carter, 258 Hardscrabble Road (#273177) (Lat: 34.926722 Lon: -84.280694), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 6782656770, , 1898 LELAND DRIVE, SUITE A

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.957306 Lon: -84.271028), Call Sign: KIG756
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.360 MHz, 159.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2003, Expiration Date: 08/11/2013
    Registrant: Gta Gfc Mineral Bluff, Macon, GA 31202-0819, Phone: (478) 751-3500, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mineral Bluff)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SMITH HERSCHEL B RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16BL , Serial Number: 91314, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Herschel B Smith, 505 Old Salem Rd, Mineral Bluff, GA 30559
  • Aircraft: INIZIATIVE INDUSTRIALI ITALIAN SKY ARROW 600 SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 467SA , Serial Number: LSA016, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Edward R Benson, 493 Harper Valley Rd, Mineral Bluff, GA 30559


Businesses in Mineral Bluff, GA

  • Penske: 1


Mineral Bluff on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses"
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