Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (19.1 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (103.0 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (493.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Trenton, GA (1.8 miles ), Valley, GA (2.1 miles) , Whiteside, TN (2.7 miles) , Long Island, AL (2.8 miles) , New Hope, TN (2.9 miles ), Fairyland, GA (3.1 miles) , Bridgeport, AL (3.1 miles ), South Pittsburg, TN (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.90 N, Longitude: 85.56 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Sand Mountain: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sand Mountain, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sand Mountain-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/6/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Sand Mountain place center killed one person and injured 12 people.
On 5/19/1973, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sand Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 68% 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 28.6 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 40.8 miles away from Sand Mountain center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 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 43.7 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 71.1 miles away from Sand Mountain center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 5.4 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 Dade County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 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:
70 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Sand Mountain in 2010:
Sand Mountain compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Sand Mountain CCD (based on Dade County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,813 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:
8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,983 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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