For population 25 years and over in Plainville:
For population 15 years and over in Plainville city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $650 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (42.2 miles , pop. 58,748).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (57.5 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (534.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Shannon, GA (2.2 miles ), Adairsville, GA (2.6 miles ), Armuchee, GA (2.6 miles ), Calhoun, GA (2.9 miles ), Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (3.3 miles ), Little Sand Mountain, GA (3.5 miles ), Kingston, GA (3.6 miles ), Rome, GA (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 34.40 N, Longitude: 85.04 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+21.2%).
Work and jobs in Plainville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plainville, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plainville-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Plainville city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 19.0 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:Plainville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 79% 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 34.3 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 72.5 miles away from Plainville center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 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 46.9 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 81.5 miles away from Plainville center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 38.8 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 Gordon County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainville:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 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 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.0%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Plainville compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Plainville (based on Gordon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Plainville government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,923 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:
6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,210 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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Plainville fatal accident list:
Dec 5, 1986 07:10 PM, 479, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 15, 1984 09:50 PM, 479, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.