Sugar Valley-Resaca, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 7,747.
Males: 3,891  (50.2%)
Females: 3,856  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 30701

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,788 (it was $36,898 in 2000)
Sugar Valley-Resaca:

$43,788
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,408 (it was $16,763 in 2000)

Sugar Valley-Resaca CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,907 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Sugar Valley-Resaca:

$123,907
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $175,469; detached houses: $184,638; townhouses or other attached units: $187,643; in 2-unit structures: $473,712; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,422; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,585; mobile homes: $86,373
March 2019 cost of living index in Sugar Valley-Resaca: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (2000)
    • 6,12592.6%White alone
    • 2634.0%Hispanic
    • 1362.1%Black alone
    • 460.7%Two or more races
    • 170.3%American Indian alone
    • 220.3%Asian alone
    • 40.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 87.9 square miles.

Population density: 88 people per square mile   (very low).

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sugar Valley-Resaca CCD:

0.7% ($536)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (37.6 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (64.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (524.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Resaca, GA (1.6 miles ),
Calhoun, GA (2.1 miles ),
Villanow, GA (3.3 miles ),
Plainville, GA (3.3 miles ),
Casey Springs, GA (3.3 miles ),
Adairsville, GA (3.6 miles ),
Red Bud, GA (3.6 miles ),
Dalton, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.56 N, Longitude: 84.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (28.4%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (29.3%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.2%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (27.2%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Sugar Valley-Resaca, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00488. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00488
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Sugar Valley-Resaca-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Sugar Valley-Resaca place 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 29.6 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sugar Valley-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 37.3 miles away from Sugar Valley-Resaca center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 150.1 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 152.9 miles away from Sugar Valley-Resaca 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 258.9 miles away from Sugar Valley-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 314.2 miles away from Sugar Valley-Resaca 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Sugar Valley-Resaca:

  • GORDON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • GORDON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CALHOUN, GA)
  • HEARTLITE HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • ADVENTA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • FIRST AMERICAN HOME CARE OF GA DALTON (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • QUINTON MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DALTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sugar Valley-Resaca:

  • Dalton State College (about 16 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • Berry College (about 23 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 26 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 30 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 35 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 41 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sugar Valley-Resaca: Hidden Creek Recreation Area (A), Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 7 Sugar Valley (B), Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 11Nickelsville (C), Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 4 Oostanaula (D), Gordon County Fire / Rescue Department Station 5 Resaca (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sugar Valley-Resaca include: Faith Tabernacle (A), Jesus Church (B), Welcome Gap Church (C), Resaca Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E), Sugar Valley Methodist Church (F), Hill City Baptist Church (G), Curryville Church (H), Calvary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Russell Cemetery (1), Herington Cemetery (2), Horton Cemetery (3), Mount Hope Cemetery (4), Resaca Confederate Cemetery (5), Sugar Valley Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Todd Lake (A), Langford Lake (B), Lee Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Branch (A), Snake Creek (B), Rocky Creek (C), Polecat Creek (D), Lick Creek (E), Howell Creek (F), Graham Creek (G), Dead Mans Branch (H), Conasauga River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sugar Valley-Resaca: Johns Mountain Wildlife Management Area (1). 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.5%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in Sugar Valley-Resaca:

Marital status in Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA
  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Sugar Valley-Resaca:

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA (based on Gordon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gordon County:

8.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Georgia:

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

14.5%
State:

14.6%

6.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Floyd County, GA  1.02% ($32,070 average AGI)
from Bartow County, GA  1.00% ($37,810)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.90% ($36,988)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bartow County, GA  0.89% ($38,037 average AGI)
to Floyd County, GA  0.70% ($29,874)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.64% ($34,359)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sugar Valley-Resaca:

  • WEBS (1030 AM; 3 kW; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: RADIO WEBS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WJTH (900 AM; 1 kW; CALHOUN, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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 Sugar Valley-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.)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sugar Valley-Resaca:

  • WDNN-CA (Channel 43; DALTON, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.6mTotal length
  • $1,172,000Total costs
  • 17,900Total average daily traffic
  • 179Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,850Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 35.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sugar Valley-Resaca, GA
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 36.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Sugar Valley-Resaca compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Sugar Valley-Resaca on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other construction workers and helpers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: printing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
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