Raoul, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 2,558. Population change since 2000: +40.9%
Males: 444  (17.4%)
Females: 2,114  (82.6%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 30510.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,513 (it was $35,192 in 2000)
Raoul:

$33,513
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $6,336 (it was $6,871 in 2000)

Raoul CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,316 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Raoul:

$74,316
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,595; Detached houses: $116,777; Mobile homes: $70,666

Median gross rent in 2016: $743.

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  • Races in Raoul, GA (2010)

    Raoul races chart
    • 1,62163.4%White alone
    • 62724.5%Black alone
    • 26210.2%Hispanic
    • 220.9%Two or more races
    • 190.7%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Raoul: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (29.9%), Irish (6.0%), German (4.2%), Greek (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1420 feet

Land area: 1.95 square miles.

Population density: 1,314 people per square mile   (low).

Raoul,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Raoul:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raoul CDP:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

189 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America).

This place:

5.8%
Georgia:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $716 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $663 (1.0%)

Raoul satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (36.4 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (66.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (557.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alto, GA (1.4 miles ), Baldwin, GA (2.0 miles ), Lula, GA (2.3 miles ), Cornelia, GA (2.5 miles ), Mount Airy, GA (2.7 miles ), Mossy Creek, GA (2.9 miles ), Demorest, GA (2.9 miles ), Gillsville, GA (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 34.45 N, Longitude: 83.60 W

Raoul household income distribution Raoul home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Raoul, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Raoul-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Raoul 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 7.8 miles away from the place center killed 12 people and injured 171 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Raoul-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% 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 75.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from Raoul center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from Raoul center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 226.1 miles away from the 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 Habersham County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Raoul topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Raoul:

  • OAKS AT SCENIC VIEW, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BALDWIN, GA)
  • GATEWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, GA)
  • WAUKA MOUNTAIN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • BELL MINOR HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • LANIER PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT LANIER PARK REG (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • NEW HORIZONS NORTH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)

Amtrak stations near Raoul:

  • 18 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.
  • 18 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raoul:

  • Piedmont College (about 9 miles; Demorest, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 17 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 21 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • University of North Georgia (about 23 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Athens Technical College (about 36 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 37 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 40 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)

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Notable location: Georgia Department of Corrections Fire Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Raoul: Mount Zion Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Habersham 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.31
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00285. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00285
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.4%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
1,545 people in state prisons in 2010
1,194 people in state prisons in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Georgia average:

12.5

Raoul travel time to work - commute Raoul mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Raoul CDP (based on Habersham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,24768
Mainline Protestant3,10314
Catholic3,0281
Other6492
None16,014-
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: 7
Habersham County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Habersham County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Habersham County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Habersham County:

25.9%
Georgia:

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

19.7%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Raoul:

42.8%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Raoul:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

28.8%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Raoul:

79.5%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Raoul, GA Residents

6.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Banks County, GA  0.81% ($28,018 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  0.71% ($30,232)
from White County, GA  0.69% ($22,198)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hall County, GA  0.87% ($30,198 average AGI)
to White County, GA  0.67% ($24,699)
to Banks County, GA  0.64% ($24,753)

Strongest AM radio stations in Raoul:

  • 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.)
  • WCON (1450 AM; 1 kW; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raoul:

  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Raoul:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $686,000Total costs
  • 8,290Total average daily traffic
  • 82Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Raoul compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Raoul on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
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