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Population in 2012: 773 (8% urban, 92% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
Males: 356  (46.1%)
Females: 417  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  36.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30735.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,125 (it was $30,170 in 2000)
Resaca:

$43,125
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,314

Resaca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,724 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Resaca:

$105,724
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,317; Detached houses: $116,219; Mobile homes: $42,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $930.

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  • White alone - 380 (69.9%)
  • Hispanic - 143 (26.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Resaca: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (15.2%), Irish (12.9%), English (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), German (2.8%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 280 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Resaca:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Resaca city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

233 residents are foreign born

This city:  22.6%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Resaca, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
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 2012: $1,122 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $550 (0.7%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (26%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Printing workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (17%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Resaca-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 142% 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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 74% 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 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 74.8 miles away from Resaca center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.4 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 33.9 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 68.3 miles away from Resaca center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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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Hospitals/medical centers near Resaca:

  • GORDON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Resaca, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Resaca:

  • Dalton State College (about 15 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,413)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 28 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 33 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 34 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 39 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 8,652)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 40 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Lee University (about 41 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)

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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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%
(29.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Resaca, GA


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 below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Resaca travel time to work - commute


Resaca mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.52%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOld Missionary Baptists Associations
Adherents61.4%11.2%7.4%5.3%4.7%
Congregations43.7%11.5%16.1%2.3%6.9%
NameCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristJasper Baptist and Pleasant Valley Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.3%2.0%2.0%1.2%2.4%
Congregations1.1%3.4%2.3%1.1%11.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,126$25,5125$410
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,252$25,5123$405
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 3$6,378$25,5129$1,015

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($37.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($20.70)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($12.94)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($11.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($7.76)
    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 ($29.75)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($3.88)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $61,000 ($78.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($38.81)
    Public Utilities: $17,000 ($21.99)
    NEC: $5,000 ($6.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $82,000 ($106.08)

7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Georgia average:

10.98%

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:
from Whitfield County, GA  1.18% ($34,809 average AGI)
from Bartow County, GA  0.89% ($30,311)
from Murray County, GA  0.59% ($30,360)


6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,210 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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:
to Bartow County, GA  1.06% ($31,441 average AGI)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.79% ($31,737)
to Floyd County, GA  0.66% ($27,378)

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: 34.573953, Lon: -84.940175, 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




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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