For population 25 years and over in Summerville:
For population 15 years and over in Summerville city:
148 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $535 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (39.4 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (73.5 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (524.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Trion, GA (2.2 miles ), Lyerly, GA (2.5 miles ), Little Sand Mountain, GA (2.6 miles) , Menlo, GA (2.7 miles ), Broomtown, AL (3.6 miles) , Armuchee, GA (3.6 miles) , Mentone, AL (3.8 miles ), La Fayette, GA (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.48 N, Longitude: 85.35 W
Area code: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Summerville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -537 (-10.5%).
Work and jobs in Summerville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Summerville, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Summerville-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Summerville city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1973, a category F4 tornado 18.4 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Summerville-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 16.1 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 54.0 miles away from Summerville center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 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 50.3 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 84.7 miles away from Summerville center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 26.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chattooga County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Air Paris - Professional wrestler.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00313. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.7%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Summerville city (based on Chattooga County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,068 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:
5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,493 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Summerville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Summerville, GA
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $84,000
Total average daily traffic: 53,860
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Summerville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Summerville, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Summerville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Summerville)
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.