Resaca, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 774 (8% urban, 92% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
Males: 346  (44.8%)
Females: 428  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30735.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,510 (it was $30,170 in 2000)
Resaca:

$39,510
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,452 (it was $13,052 in 2000)

Resaca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,485 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Resaca:

$99,485
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $140,821; Detached houses: $150,102; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,689; In 2-unit structures: $110,700; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,401; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,955; Mobile homes: $59,518

Median gross rent in 2013: $922.

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  • Races in Resaca, GA (2010)

    Resaca races chart
    • 38069.9%White alone
    • 14326.3%Hispanic
    • 91.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 40.7%Black alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Resaca: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.7%), Irish (9.2%), English (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), German (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 281 people per square mile   (very low).

Resaca,GA real estate house value index trend

Resaca, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Resaca:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Resaca city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

243 residents are foreign born (12.5% Latin America).

This city:

22.2%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Resaca, Georgia as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Resaca to the number of sex offenders is 52 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,202 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $534 (0.7%)

Resaca satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (37.1 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (64.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (1.6 miles ), Calhoun, GA (2.3 miles ), Casey Springs, GA (2.9 miles ), Red Bud, GA (3.4 miles ), Villanow, GA (3.4 miles ), Plainville, GA (3.6 miles ), Dalton, GA (3.7 miles ), Ranger, GA (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 34.58 N, Longitude: 84.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Resaca household income distribution Resaca home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Resaca, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Resaca-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Resaca 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 31.5 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:

Resaca-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 39.5 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 101.0 miles away from Resaca center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 148.7 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 155.4 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 256.9 miles away from Resaca 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 313.8 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 Gordon County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

  • GORDON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • HEARTLITE HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • ADVENTA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • FIRST AMERICAN HOME CARE OF GA DALTON (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • REGENCY PARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DALTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Resaca:

  • Dalton State College (about 14 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • Berry College (about 25 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 28 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 33 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 34 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 39 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 40 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

Public elementary/middle school in Resaca:

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Notable location: Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 5 Resaca (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Resaca: Jesus Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Camp Creek (A). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 39.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.4% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 19.5% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
98 people in nursing homes in 2000

Resaca compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.1
Georgia average:

12.6

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Resaca city (based on Gordon County data)

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
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gordon County:

27.5%
Georgia:

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

14.5%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,770$33,2409$1,000
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,540$33,2406$988
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$488
Totals for Government 3$8,310$33,24017$2,476

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($37.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($20.67)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($12.92)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($11.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($7.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($5.17)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.88)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.29)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.29)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000 ($1.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($29.72)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($3.88)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $61,000 ($78.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($38.76)
    Public Utilities: $17,000 ($21.96)
    NEC: $5,000 ($6.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $82,000 ($105.94)

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Bartow County, GA  1.00% ($25,672 average AGI)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.84% ($25,872)
from Floyd County, GA  0.55% ($25,278)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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 Bartow County, GA  0.86% ($28,822 average AGI)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.76% ($26,822)
to Floyd County, GA  0.47% ($21,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Resaca:

  • WEBS (1030 AM; 3 kW; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: RADIO WEBS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJTH (900 AM; 1 kW; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Resaca:

  • 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.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYYU (104.5 FM; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Resaca:

  • WDNN-CA (Channel 43; DALTON, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLFW-LP (Channel 41; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WDGA-CA (Channel 47; DALTON, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)

Resaca fatal accident list:

Dec 24, 2008 05:22 PM, Sr-41, Lat: 34.57395, Lon: -84.94017, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1
Feb 19, 1999 07:54 AM, I-75(Sr401), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 1990 11:55 AM, Sr3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 1, 1988 11:45 PM, Sr3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 71m233ftTotal length
  • $247,000Total costs
  • 195,740Total average daily traffic
  • 8,685Total average daily truck traffic
Most common first names in Resaca, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3567.9 years
John3469.0 years
William2570.0 years
Mary1974.2 years
Robert1969.4 years
Charles1663.7 years
George1573.9 years
Thomas1574.4 years
Dorothy1071.5 years
Ruby1076.7 years
Most common last names in Resaca, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2972.4 years
Davis2275.7 years
Brown2074.1 years
Greeson1777.6 years
Brock1572.7 years
Dean1266.8 years
Stanley1273.6 years
Jackson1073.7 years
Defoor1080.8 years
Hall1077.8 years

Businesses in Resaca, GA

  • Dennys: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Resaca on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
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