For population 25 years and over in Ranger:
For population 15 years and over in Ranger town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (38.5 miles , pop. 79,334).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (54.2 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (532.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Red Bud, GA (2.0 miles) , Fairmount, GA (2.1 miles ), Ludville, GA (2.7 miles) , Talking Rock, GA (3.4 miles) , White-Pine Log, GA (3.5 miles) , Casey Springs, GA (3.6 miles) , Calhoun, GA (3.6 miles ), Carters Lake, GA (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 84.71 W
Area code: 706
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-43.0%).
Average climate in Ranger, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ranger-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Ranger town center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ranger-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 52.3 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 99.3 miles away from Ranger 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 88.8 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) earthquake occurred 66.2 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 38.8 miles away from Ranger center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 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 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ranger:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ranger:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.7%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Ranger compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ranger town (based on Gordon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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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TV broadcast stations around Ranger:
Ranger fatal accident list:
Jun 11, 1984 04:20 PM, 626, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 7, 1980 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.