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Population in 2012: 4,090 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +52.1%
Males: 2,021  (49.4%)
Females: 2,069  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  30.5 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,880 (it was $37,862 in 2000)
Oakwood:

$32,880
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,100

Oakwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,553 (it was $109,100 in 2000)
Oakwood:

$94,553
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,356; Detached houses: $182,758; Mobile homes: $90,217

Median gross rent in 2012: $863.

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  • White alone - 2,404 (60.6%)
  • Hispanic - 954 (24.0%)
  • Black alone - 452 (11.4%)
  • Asian alone - 77 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakwood: 96.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (10.0%), Irish (7.2%), German (6.3%), United States (4.1%), Italian (3.1%), Scottish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,307 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oakwood:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakwood city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

850 residents are foreign born

This city:  21.1%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Oakwood, Georgia as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakwood to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,206 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $748 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (23.0 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (44.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (565.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Flowery Branch, GA (2.0 miles ), Gainesville, GA (2.4 miles ), Chestatee, GA (2.9 miles) , Rest Haven, GA (2.9 miles) , Talmo, GA (3.2 miles ), Murrayville, GA (3.2 miles) , Buford, GA (3.2 miles ), Braselton, GA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $30,800
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.23 N, Longitude: 83.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,215 (+79.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 335 (17.9%)

Oakwood household income distribution Oakwood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Oakwood by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2011
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2000
per 100,000 72.60.00.00.0
Robberies 2211
per 100,000 72.666.631.724.9
Assaults 59116
per 100,000 181.6299.7349.0149.2
Burglaries 13102239
per 100,000 472.0333.0698.0969.7
Thefts 5147137195
per 100,000 1851.91565.14346.44848.3
Auto thefts 184109
per 100,000 653.6133.2317.3223.8
Arson N/AN/A00
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 256.8164.4305.0295.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
Georgia average:

2.77

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Oakwood, Georgia accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in Oakwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oakwood, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Oakwood-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Oakwood city 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 27.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 95% 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 83.7 miles away from the city 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 80.7 miles away from Oakwood center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 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 96.0 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 77.7 miles away from Oakwood center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hall County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Martrez Milner - Player of football.


Hospitals/medical centers near Oakwood:

  • WILLOWWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FLOWERY BRANCH, GA)
  • NEW HORIZONS WEST (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • LAKESHORE HEIGHTS NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Oakwood, GA

Amtrak station near Oakwood:

  • 5 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Oakwood:

  • Gainesville State College (Full-time enrollment: 6,068; Location: 3820 Mundy Mill Rd; Public; Website: www.gsc.edu)
  • Lanier Technical College (FT enrollment: 1,646; Location: 2990 Landrum Education Dr; Public; Website: www.laniertech.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Oakwood:

  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 19 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,051)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 22 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,066)
  • North Georgia College & State University (about 22 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 4,201)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 34 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,202)
  • University of Georgia (about 36 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Athens Technical College (about 36 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 39 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)

Public high school in Oakwood:

Private high school in Oakwood:

  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 131; Location: 5135 MCEVER RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakwood:

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Notable locations in Oakwood: Oakwood City Hall (A), South Hall Community Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: College Square Shopping Center (1), Merchants Walk Shopping Center (2), Merchants Crossing Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakwood include: McEver Road Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Oakwood (B), Christ Lutheran Church of God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Comfort Inn Oakwood (I-985 Exit 16), Country Inn-Suites Oakwood (4535 Oak Wood Road), Admiral Benbow Inn (4500 Oakwood Road).

 
Hall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.6% for Black residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 95.6% for other race residents, 3.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oakwood, GA


26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Oakwood compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Oakwood (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Oakwood at 3867 Mundy Mill Road, branch established on 1974/01/07. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Regions Bank: Mcever Crossing Branch at 4236 Mcever Road, branch established on 1987/10/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Oakwood Branch at 3637 Mundy Mill Road, branch established on 1988/10/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Oakwood Branch at 4058 Continental Drive, branch established on 2002/07/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • United Community Bank: South Hall Office at 3785 Mundy Mill Road, branch established on 2006/01/18. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Oakwood Branch at 3725 Mundy Mill Rd, branch established on 1990/08/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakwood, Georgia:

  • Jameson Inn Oakwood, 3780 Merchants Way, Oakwood, GA 30566 , Phone: (770) 533-9400
  • Comfort Inn, I-985 At Exit 16, Oakwood, GA 30566 , Phone: (770) 287-1000, Fax: (770) 287-0038
  • Country Inn & Suites, 4535 Oakwood Rd, Oakwood, GA 30566 , Phone: (770) 535-8080, Fax: (770) 535-8334
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakwood, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oakwood travel time to work - commute


Oakwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oakwood city (based on Hall County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.88%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Old Missionary Baptists Associations
Adherents63.0%13.1%8.9%2.4%2.2%
Congregations44.3%19.7%0.8%1.6%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.5%1.5%0.9%4.8%
Congregations2.5%0.8%4.1%0.8%22.1%
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: 32
Hall County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hall County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Hall County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 109
Here:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hall County:

24.4%
Georgia:

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

17.6%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,710$44,5200$0
Other Government Administration 4$19,582$58,74611$2,375
Police Protection - Officers 11$30,044$32,7751$1,624
Police - Other 1$3,418$41,0160$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,908$35,6320$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$800
Other and Unallocable 1$2,918$35,0160$0
Totals for Government 21$68,580$39,18913$4,799

Oakwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,467,000 ($358.68)
    Police Protection: $493,000 ($120.54)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($73.59)
    Housing & Community Development: $72,000 ($17.60)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($15.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($11.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($8.56)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($4.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($3.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($3.91)
    Corrections - Other: $15,000 ($3.67)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($2.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $165,000 ($40.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($4.65)
    Corrections: $15,000 ($3.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($2.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $387,000 ($94.62)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($3.91)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $485,000 ($118.58)

Oakwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($7.33)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,148,000 ($280.68)
    All Other: $452,000 ($110.51)
    General Support: $365,000 ($89.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $388,000 ($94.87)
    Property Sale Other: $273,000 ($66.75)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($11.49)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $293,000 ($71.64)
    Property: $288,000 ($70.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $213,000 ($52.08)
    NEC: $113,000 ($27.63)
    Public Utilities: $85,000 ($20.78)

Oakwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,755,000 ($673.59)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $300,000 ($73.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,709,000 ($662.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $300,000 ($73.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $46,000 ($11.25)

Oakwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,654,000 ($404.40)

8.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.94%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Hall County:

0.11%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.96% ($57,520 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, GA  0.43% ($68,746)
from Fulton County, GA  0.36% ($84,490)


7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Hall County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.09% ($39,254 average AGI)
to Jackson County, GA  0.55% ($43,380)
to Forsyth County, GA  0.36% ($41,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakwood:

  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXEM (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakwood:

  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WLKQ-FM (102.3 FM; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LAKE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • 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.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakwood:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Oakwood, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 61
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Oakwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 100 meters (328ft)
Total average daily traffic: 418,380
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,157

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oakwood, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oakwood)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 3711 Mundy Mill Rd (Lat: 34.229861 Lon: -83.869278), Call Sign: WPWW455
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 01/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013, Certifier: David B Barr
    Registrant: Panasonic System Solutions Company, 1707 N. Randall Rd, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • Lat: 34.231944 Lon: -83.867417, Call Sign: WQEV693
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2006, Expiration Date: 04/27/2016, Certifier: Wray Hall
    Registrant: Gta / N Ga Coll & State Univ, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30334, Phone: (706) 864-1500, Email:
  • Lat: 34.228694 Lon: -83.882944, Call Sign: WQFG698
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.512 MHz, 465.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 07/11/2016, Certifier: Stan Brown
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 34.220528 Lon: -83.909111, Call Sign: WQFN489
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2006, Expiration Date: 08/23/2016, Certifier: Sarah Mcever
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, N3211 County Rd H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0061
  • Lat: 34.217389 Lon: -83.896500, Call Sign: WQGJ694
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.825 MHz, 457.400 MHz, 457.700 MHz, 456.900 MHz, 468.625 MHz, 457.275 MHz, 458.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2007, Expiration Date: 02/07/2017, Certifier: Jim Obrien
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 34.208000 Lon: -83.907778, Call Sign: WQOD378
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, 457.262 MHz, 466.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2011, Expiration Date: 08/18/2021, Certifier: Kevin Eckels
    Registrant: Radio One, Inc., 4405 International Blvd.. Suite B-118, Norcross, GA 30093, Phone: (678) 218-9900, Fax: (678) 218-9903, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 3704 Old Oakwood Rd (Lat: 34.235917 Lon: -83.881278), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNTZ945
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2010, Expiration Date: 08/29/2020
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8676, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oakwood)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$100,9154$151,45030$141,2201$41,1605$162,5081$22,730
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$05$100,1480$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$170,5003$108,44023$124,5631$26,4201$155,4401$34,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$121,0401$112,74013$138,4520$01$138,8500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$134,4780$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$167,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$56,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Oakwood


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakwood, GA

Most common first names in Oakwood, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3065.6 years
Mary2171.5 years
William2076.3 years
John1869.1 years
Charles1571.0 years
Henry1174.4 years
Robert1067.5 years
Harold1069.8 years
Ruby879.9 years
George876.9 years
Most common last names in Oakwood, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reed3777.9 years
Smith2171.6 years
Martin1370.3 years
Jones1167.3 years
Wilson974.8 years
Moore970.2 years
White967.1 years
Grindle880.8 years
Hughes685.5 years
Scroggs676.2 years
Businesses in Oakwood, GA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul4
McDonald's1UPS2
Pizza Hut1Waffle House2
RadioShack1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Oakwood, GA


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  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
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  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #61 (30566) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Carpatho Rusyn first ancestries"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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