Tallapoosa, Georgia

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Population in 2022: 3,281 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.6%
 
Males: 1,686  (51.4%)
Females: 1,595  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Georgia median age:

37.6 years

Zip codes: 30176.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $59,213 (it was $29,938 in 2000)
Tallapoosa:

$59,213
GA:

$72,837

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $25,228 (it was $15,302 in 2000)

Tallapoosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $172,344 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Tallapoosa:

$172,344
GA:

$297,400

Median gross rent in 2022: $633.

March 2022 cost of living index in Tallapoosa: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 16.0%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Tallapoosa, GA (2022)
    • 2,69682.0%White alone
    • 43713.3%Black alone
    • 672.0%Hispanic
    • 210.6%Asian alone

Races in Tallapoosa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Tallapoosa, Georgia as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tallapoosa is 79 to 1.


Crime rates in Tallapoosa by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.5)
1
(31.1)
2
(62.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.8)
1
(31.8)
1
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.7)
1
(31.7)
2
(62.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.4)
2
(64.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.6)
4
(126.2)
1
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(94.2)
1
(30.9)
1
(30.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(95.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.3)
13
(407.7)
8
(258.1)
37
(1,179)
11
(349.9)
14
(441.6)
8
(250.9)
20
(633.1)
13
(412.2)
18
(565.0)
5
(154.5)
2
(61.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(793.4)
29
(914.8)
30
(934.0)
23
(721.2)
23
(741.9)
46
(1,466)
26
(827.0)
38
(1,199)
20
(627.2)
30
(949.7)
19
(602.4)
14
(439.4)
9
(278.0)
11
(336.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
91
(2,888)
99
(3,123)
143
(4,452)
77
(2,415)
98
(3,161)
181
(5,770)
70
(2,226)
88
(2,776)
47
(1,474)
73
(2,311)
59
(1,871)
46
(1,444)
53
(1,637)
61
(1,864)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(539.5)
14
(441.6)
16
(498.1)
18
(564.4)
9
(290.3)
16
(510.0)
4
(127.2)
9
(283.9)
4
(125.4)
12
(379.9)
7
(221.9)
5
(156.9)
8
(247.1)
6
(183.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(31.7)
1
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index242.8249.5320.7333.3272.6661.1271.6369.1172.5341.2242.5292.5144.9134.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Tallapoosa, GA

Crime rate in Tallapoosa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 12 (10 officers - 10 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Georgia average:

2.45
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Ancestries: English (27.8%), American (15.9%), Irish (4.5%), Scottish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1134 feet

Land area: 7.43 square miles.

Population density: 442 people per square mile   (low).

Tallapoosa, Georgia map

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,200 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,154 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (45.3 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (50.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (575.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Waco, GA (2.5 miles ),
Buchanan, GA (2.7 miles ),
Bremen, GA (2.9 miles ),
Fruithurst, AL (2.9 miles ),
Mount Zion, GA (3.2 miles ),
Edwardsville, AL (3.6 miles),
Bowdon, GA (3.8 miles ),
Temple, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.74 N, Longitude: 85.29 W

Area codes: 678, 770

Distribution of median household income in Tallapoosa, GA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Tallapoosa, GA in 2022
Tallapoosa satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 2 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $276,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $282,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Tallapoosa, GA residents
Average permit cost in Tallapoosa, GA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.7%
Georgia:

2.9%
Historical population in Tallapoosa, GA
Historical housing units in Tallapoosa, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Tallapoosa, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.9%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Tallapoosa, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)

Average climate in Tallapoosa, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 72.8. This is about average.

City:

72.8
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.87
U.S.:

5.11
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 35.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00153
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Tallapoosa-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Tallapoosa city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tallapoosa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 81% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from Tallapoosa 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 115.8 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 161.2 miles away from Tallapoosa center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Tallapoosa center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 215.1 miles away from Tallapoosa 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 Haralson County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Tallapoosa:

  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BUCHANAN, GA)
  • SOUTHERN TRADITIONS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BUCHANAN, GA)
  • HIGGINS GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • HARALSON CO NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • HARALSON NSG AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • CARROLL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tallapoosa:

  • West Georgia Technical College (about 7 miles; Waco, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,768)
  • University of West Georgia (about 16 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 29 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 30 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 34 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Berry College (about 39 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 44 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)

Public high school in Tallapoosa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tallapoosa:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Tallapoosa Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tallapoosa include: First Baptist Church of Tallapoosa (A), First Christian Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Mount Newey Baptist Church (D), Tallapoosa Presbyterian Church (E), Whites Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Emmanuel Church (G), Westview Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hollywood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: American Legion Lake (A), Hicks Lake (B), Macks Lakes (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Tallapoosa Museum (Art Museums; 185 Mann St) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Golden River Motel (1951 U S Highway 78) (1), Comfort Inn Tallapoosa (788 Highway 100 & I-20) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Josh Rhett Noble - Musical theatre actor.

Haralson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Tallapoosa (2011 data):

  • Peoples Community National Bank: Bran at 2066 Highway 78, branch established on 2007/12/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $55.9 mil, Deposits: $50.7 mil, headquarters in Bremen, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Pcnb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community & Southern Bank: Tallapoosa Branch at 3408 Georgia Hwy 565, branch established on 1935/10/07. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Tallapoosa Branch at 2320 U.S. Highway 78, branch established on 1978/07/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Tallapoosa:

Marital status in Tallapoosa, GA
  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Tallapoosa:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Tallapoosa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tallapoosa, GA (based on Haralson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,17044
Mainline Protestant1,56611
Other3212
None14,723-
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: 8
Haralson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Haralson County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Haralson County:

26.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Haralson County:

11.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.2%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Tallapoosa:

30.4
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.0%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Tallapoosa:

51.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.1%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tallapoosa, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$48,356$52,7520$0
Parks and Recreation 5$14,707$35,29713$7,874
Water Supply 4$15,287$45,8610$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,859$83,4360$0
Financial Administration 3$13,126$52,5040$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,509$33,0540$0
Sewerage 2$4,752$28,5120$0
Gas Supply 2$7,896$47,3760$0
Local Libraries 1$4,296$51,5521$1,577
Police - Other 1$2,825$33,9001$2,170
Welfare 0$0 3$1,577
Totals for Government 34$137,613$48,56918$13,197

Tallapoosa government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,170,000 ($356.60)
    Gas Utilities: $1,021,000 ($311.19)
    Police Protection: $905,000 ($275.83)
    Sewerage: $895,000 ($272.78)
    General - Other: $507,000 ($154.53)
    Central Staff Services: $333,000 ($101.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $288,000 ($87.78)
    Regular Highways: $272,000 ($82.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $256,000 ($78.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $172,000 ($52.42)
    Libraries: $111,000 ($33.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($34.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $16,000 ($4.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000 ($16.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($2.44)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.61)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.30)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($13.72)

Tallapoosa government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $941,000 ($286.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000 ($110.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000 ($90.22)
    Other: $14,000 ($4.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $512,000 ($156.05)
    Other: $328,000 ($99.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $63,000 ($19.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($11.89)
    Rents: $28,000 ($8.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($6.71)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.83)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,465,000 ($446.51)
    Water Utilities: $484,000 ($147.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $502,000 ($153.00)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($18.29)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($14.02)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($4.27)
  • Tax - Property: $849,000 ($258.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $343,000 ($104.54)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $183,000 ($55.78)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $92,000 ($28.04)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,000 ($12.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($7.31)
    Other: $11,000 ($3.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000 ($2.74)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.44)

Tallapoosa government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000 ($1523.93)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,696,000 ($1431.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $429,000 ($130.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000 ($38.10)

Tallapoosa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $237,000 ($72.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,494,000 ($1674.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $473,000 ($144.16)
Businesses in Tallapoosa, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
CVS1SAS Shoes1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS1
H&R Block1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tallapoosa:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGMI (1440 AM; 2 kW; BREMEN, GA; Owner: GARNER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tallapoosa:

  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tallapoosa:

  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
Tallapoosa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Tallapoosa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • $81,137,000Total costs
  • 235,180Total average daily traffic
  • 3,326Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Tallapoosa, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tallapoosa, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tallapoosa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tallapoosa, GA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • TALLAPOOSA, 1634 Old Hwy 100 (Lat: 33.669194 Lon: -85.285028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.1 m, Call Sign: WMN427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Certifier: J. Vann Vogel, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

  • POPLAR SPRINGS, 5981 Ga Hwy 100 (Lat: 33.809722 Lon: -85.291944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WPTT606,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6110.75 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2021, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

  • WKNG STUDIO, Hwy 78 And Golf Course Rd (Lat: 33.735000 Lon: -85.252222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQDA590,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.875 MHz, 945.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/31/2006, Certifier: Steven L Gradick, Registrant: Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C., 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 700 North, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212, Email:

  • WKNG STUDIO, Hwy 78 And Golf Course Rd (Lat: 33.735000 Lon: -85.252222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQUQ770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2028, Certifier: Steven L Gradick, Registrant: Smithwick & Belendiuk, P.C., 5028 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 301, Washington, DC 20016, Phone: (202) 363-4560, Fax: (202) 363-4266, Email:

  • WKNG Studio, Hwy 78 And Golf Course Rd (Lat: 33.735000 Lon: -85.252222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WRQV314,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2022, Expiration Date: 05/11/2032, Certifier: Steven L Gradick, Registrant: Smithwick And Belendiuk Pc, 5028 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Suite 301, Washington, DC 20016, Phone: (202) 363-4560, Fax: (202) 363-4266, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tallapoosa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tallapoosa)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 40. The highest number of fires - 156 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tallapoosa, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.2%), and Structure Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tallapoosa, GA
    • 38256.2%Outside Fires
    • 20029.4%Structure Fires
    • 8712.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tallapoosa, GA
Most common first names in Tallapoosa, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7172.5 years
William6973.2 years
John5075.2 years
Mary3279.7 years
Robert2873.8 years
Charles2266.1 years
Willie1777.5 years
Henry1681.9 years
Roy1568.3 years
Betty1569.2 years
Most common last names in Tallapoosa, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6673.8 years
Williams3872.5 years
Brown3571.0 years
Robinson3170.5 years
Allen2477.8 years
Davis2472.8 years
Thompson2471.8 years
Roberts2279.8 years
Johnson2279.7 years
Chandler2172.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tallapoosa, GA
  • 55.4%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tallapoosa, GA
  • 74.9%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas


Tallapoosa compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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  • Ronald Wayne Pruitt, Jr. (1)

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