For population 25 years and over in Talking Rock:
For population 15 years and over in Talking Rock town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,083 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (34.2 miles , pop. 79,334).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (52.2 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (535.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Jasper, GA (2.2 miles ), Ludville, GA (2.5 miles) , Cartecay, GA (2.8 miles) , Carters Lake, GA (3.1 miles) , Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill, GA (3.2 miles) , Nelson, GA (3.4 miles ), Ranger, GA (3.4 miles) , Fairmount, GA (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 84.51 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Talking Rock, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Talking Rock-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Talking Rock town center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 13.9 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Talking Rock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 64.1 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 94.3 miles away from Talking Rock 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 61.5 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 41.5 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 69.2 miles away from Talking Rock center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 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 Pickens County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Other hospitals/medical centers near Talking Rock:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Talking Rock:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Talking Rock compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Talking Rock town (based on Pickens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,835 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:
7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,865 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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Talking Rock fatal accident list:
Mar 21, 1990 09:25 PM, 329, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1989 03:45 PM, 136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $155,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,160
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 4,740
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Talking Rock)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Talking Rock)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Talking Rock, GA
Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.