Mountain City, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 1,108 (63% urban, 37% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.7%
Males: 417  (37.7%)
Females: 691  (62.3%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30562.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,069 (it was $24,531 in 2000)
Mountain City:

$34,069
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,655 (it was $15,235 in 2000)

Mountain City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,497 (it was $59,800 in 2000)
Mountain City:

$95,497
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $102,529; detached houses: $130,887; townhouses or other attached units: $88,818; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $276,951; mobile homes: $30,599

Median gross rent in 2019: $714.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountain City: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.5%
(30.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Mountain City, GA (2019)
    • 84978.8%White alone
    • 12912.0%Asian alone
    • 777.1%Hispanic
    • 131.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mountain City, Georgia as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mountain City is 495 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Mountain City by year

Type

2009

2010

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(135.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(271.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(949.8)
1
(139.3)
5
(454.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index84.15.625.50.06.67.60.00.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mountain City, GA

Crime rate in Mountain City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (37.8%), Irish (15.6%), Polish (3.2%), Scottish (2.7%), English (1.6%), Portuguese (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2168 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 620 people per square mile   (low).

Mountain City, Georgia map

108 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This town:

10.0%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $832 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $659 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (56.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (99.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (532.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Clayton, GA (1.7 miles ),
Dillard, GA (2.0 miles),
Tiger, GA (2.4 miles ),
Sky Valley, GA (2.4 miles ),
Tate City, GA (3.3 miles),
Tallulah Falls, GA (3.6 miles),
Highlands, NC (3.7 miles ),
Long Creek, SC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 83.38 W

Distribution of median household income in Mountain City, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mountain City, GA in 2019
Mountain City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $28,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $50,200
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Mountain City, GA residents
Average permit cost in Mountain City, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in Mountain City, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (19.7%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (22.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (16.9%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Mountain City, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
  • Financial managers (3.0%)

Average climate in Mountain City, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mountain City, Georgia average temperatures Mountain City, Georgia average precipitation Mountain City, Georgia humidity Mountain City, Georgia wind speed Mountain City, Georgia snowfall Mountain City, Georgia sunshine Mountain City, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0993. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0993
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mountain City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Mountain City town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountain City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 46% greater 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 88.6 miles away from Mountain City center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from Mountain City center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from Mountain City center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 130.9 miles away from Mountain 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) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from Mountain 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 Rabun County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mountain City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mountain City:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CLAYTON, GA)
  • RIDGECREST HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CLAYTON, GA)
  • MOUNTAIN LAKES MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; CLAYTON, GA)
  • RABUN COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CLAYTON, GA)

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

  • Piedmont College (about 26 miles; Demorest, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Carolina University (about 30 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Clemson University (about 36 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 39 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • University of North Georgia (about 44 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Brenau University (about 50 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Anderson University (about 51 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)

Points of interest:

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Church in Mountain City: Blue Heights Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Cox Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silver Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rabun 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 town:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Mountain City:

Marital status in Mountain City, GA
  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 8.5%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Mountain City:

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mountain City, GA (based on Rabun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,19832
Catholic2,0181
Mainline Protestant1,82013
Other1,4503
None2,790-
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: 6
Rabun County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Rabun County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Rabun County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Rabun County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.5%
Georgia:

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

14.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mountain City:

45.1%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Mountain City:

28.9
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mountain City:

12.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mountain City:

76.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountain City, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,743$38,9720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$440
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$974
Totals for Government 3$9,743$38,9727$1,414

Mountain City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($4.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $134,000 ($120.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000 ($106.50)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($48.74)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($32.49)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($14.44)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($9.03)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($2.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($22.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($16.25)

Mountain City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $42,000 ($37.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $308,000 ($277.98)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.61)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.90)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $68,000 ($61.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($37.00)
    Property: $34,000 ($30.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($4.51)

Mountain City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $472,000 ($425.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $457,000 ($412.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($14.44)

Mountain City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $753,000 ($679.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,000 ($46.03)

6.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,168 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
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 Macon County, NC  0.44% ($29,769 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.35% ($39,524)

Businesses in Mountain City, GA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain City:

  • WALH (1340 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN CITY, GA; Owner: VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • WGHC (1370 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WPFJ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: DRAKE ENTERPRISES, LTD.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain City:

  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mountain City:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W06AE (Channel 6; CLAYTON, ETC., GA; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W27BD (Channel 62; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • Mountain City, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count10778
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16694
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2997
  • Fatalities11765
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26629
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1491
See more detailed statistics of Mountain City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.7mTotal length
  • $1,675,000Total costs
  • 15,470Total average daily traffic
  • 154Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,205Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N4PYZ, Licensee ID: L01232282, Grant Date: 01/18/2017, Expiration Date: 03/31/2027, Certifier: William R Fountain, Registrant: William R Fountain, Mountain City, GA 30562-0198
  • Call Sign: N4QMM, Licensee ID: L01232280, Grant Date: 01/04/2017, Expiration Date: 03/31/2027, Certifier: William K Fountain, Registrant: William K Fountain, Mountain City, GA 30562-0198

Most common first names in Mountain City, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1268.9 years
John1069.2 years
William1075.0 years
Mary877.6 years
Robert875.7 years
George679.7 years
Richard563.8 years
Charlie571.4 years
Frances479.5 years
Fannie481.8 years
Most common last names in Mountain City, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Queen1175.2 years
Rogers871.9 years
Hunnicutt766.3 years
Love663.0 years
Alexander678.8 years
Cathey681.3 years
Welch674.2 years
Dotson570.6 years
Jones574.6 years
Oliver480.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountain City, GA
  • 57.2%Electricity
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountain City, GA
  • 89.6%Electricity
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Utility gas


Mountain City compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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