For population 25 years and over in Sandy Cross:
For population 15 years and over in Sandy Cross CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (23.9 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (74.4 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (574.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Carnesville, GA (2.5 miles ), Franklin Springs, GA (2.7 miles ), Ila, GA (2.8 miles ), Broad River, GA (2.9 miles ), Davis Academy, GA (3.0 miles ), Royston, GA (3.0 miles ), Canon, GA (3.2 miles ), Danielsville, GA (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 83.27 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Sandy Cross: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sandy Cross, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sandy Cross-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Sandy Cross place center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.7 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sandy Cross-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 93% 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 53.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from Sandy Cross center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from Sandy Cross center
On 12/18/2006 at 08:34:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Religion statistics for Sandy Cross (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,283 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:
7.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,619 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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