Red Bud, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 6,266.
Males: 3,179  (50.7%)
Females: 3,087  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 30734

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,192 (it was $39,767 in 2000)
Red Bud:

$47,192
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,694 (it was $16,204 in 2000)

Red Bud CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,691 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Red Bud:

$125,691
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $175,469; detached houses: $184,638; townhouses or other attached units: $187,643; in 2-unit structures: $473,712; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,422; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,585; mobile homes: $86,373
March 2019 cost of living index in Red Bud: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Red Bud, GA (2000)
    • 5,11895.7%White alone
    • 951.8%Hispanic
    • 641.2%Black alone
    • 440.8%Two or more races
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Asian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 97.8 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (very low).

Red Bud, Georgia map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Red Bud CCD:

0.8% ($630)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Cobb, GA (40.7 miles , pop. 150,396).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (58.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (528.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ranger, GA (2.0 miles),
Fairmount, GA (2.8 miles ),
Casey Springs, GA (3.0 miles ),
Ludville, GA (3.3 miles ),
Resaca, GA (3.4 miles ),
Calhoun, GA (3.4 miles ),
Carters Lake, GA (3.6 miles ),
Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.55 N, Longitude: 84.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Red Bud, GA in 2017
Red Bud satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Red Bud, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (26.9%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (24.3%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Apparel (2.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (30.3%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Red Bud, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Red Bud, Georgia

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Red Bud-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Red Bud place 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 26.7 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Red Bud-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 50.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from Red Bud center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 97.1 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 164.2 miles away from Red Bud 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 256.8 miles away from Red Bud center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 321.4 miles away from Red Bud 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 Gordon County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Red Bud:

  • GORDON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • MURRAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CHATSWORTH, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Bud:

  • Dalton State College (about 22 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • Berry College (about 32 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 34 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 37 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 38 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 39 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Lee University (about 44 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Red Bud: Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 9 Oakman (A), Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 10 Ranger (B), Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 6 Red Bud (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Red Bud include: Holiness Church (A), Fair View Church (B), Canaanland Church (C), Mount Carmel Church (D), New Hope Church (E), White Graves Church (F), Pleasant Valley Church (G), Mount Pleasant Church (H), Pine Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Lane Lake (A), Patterson Lake (B), Hopper Lake (C), Jones Lake (D), Defoor Walters Lake (E), Evans Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Noblet Creek (A), Becky Branch (B), Spring Creek (C), Jackson Branch (D), Redbud Creek (E), Dry Creek (F), Raccoon Branch (G), Pine Log Creek (H), Vanns Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Red Bud: Talking Rock Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Gordon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.7%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.1%
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Red Bud:

Marital status in Red Bud, GA
  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Red Bud:

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Red Bud, GA (based on Gordon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,40773
Catholic6,1221
Mainline Protestant2,41512
Other3572
Black Protestant1261
None22,759-
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: 10
Gordon County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Gordon County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gordon County:

27.5%
Georgia:

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

14.5%
Georgia:

14.6%

6.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
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 Floyd County, GA  1.02% ($32,070 average AGI)
from Bartow County, GA  1.00% ($37,810)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.90% ($36,988)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bartow County, GA  0.89% ($38,037 average AGI)
to Floyd County, GA  0.70% ($29,874)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.64% ($34,359)

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Bud:

  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBS (1030 AM; 3 kW; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: RADIO WEBS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Bud:

  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Red Bud:

  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDNN-CA (Channel 43; DALTON, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Red Bud, GA
  • 43.2%Electricity
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.9%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Red Bud, GA
  • 47.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 6.4%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Red Bud compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Red Bud on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other production occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
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