Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (43.6 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (89.1 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (559.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Avalon, GA (2.1 miles ), Martin, GA (2.3 miles ), Gumlog, GA (2.6 miles ), Toccoa, GA (2.7 miles ), Westminster, SC (3.0 miles ), Oakway, SC (3.0 miles) , Lavonia, GA (3.2 miles ), Fair Play, SC (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 83.19 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Rock Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rock Creek, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rock Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Rock Creek place center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 19.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rock Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% 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 62.5 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 95.9 miles away from Rock Creek center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Rock Creek center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 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 Stephens County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.67. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Rock Creek compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Rock Creek CCD (based on Stephens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.09%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,738 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:
6.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,789 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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