For population 25 years and over in Mossy Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Mossy Creek CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (44.4 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (67.9 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (549.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Cleveland, GA (2.3 miles ), Clermont, GA (2.6 miles ), Raoul, GA (2.9 miles ), Demorest, GA (2.9 miles ), Alto, GA (2.9 miles ), Baldwin, GA (3.0 miles ), Cornelia, GA (3.1 miles ), Clarkesville, GA (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 34.54 N, Longitude: 83.69 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Mossy Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mossy Creek, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mossy Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Mossy Creek place center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the place center killed 12 people and injured 171 people and caused $20 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mossy Creek-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.1 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 88.1 miles away from Mossy Creek 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 64.0 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 82.3 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 72.6 miles away from Mossy Creek center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in White County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
56 people in nursing homes in 2000
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Mossy Creek compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Mossy Creek (based on White County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,086 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:
8.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,500 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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