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Median resident age:  35.0 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30533

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,393 (it was $42,813 in 2000)
Three Sisters Mountains:

$46,393
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,736

Three Sisters Mountains CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $146,238 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Three Sisters Mountains:

$146,238
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $217,493; Detached houses: $254,817; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,638; Mobile homes: $108,594; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,003

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Three Sisters Mountains races chart
  • White alone - 9,315 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 273 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 140 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 96 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 74 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 31 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.07%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Three Sisters Mountains: 150.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Three Sisters Mountains CCD:  0.8% ($776)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Three Sisters Mountains satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (39.1 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (61.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (543.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dahlonega, GA (1.8 miles ), Cleveland, GA (3.2 miles ), Clermont, GA (3.2 miles ), Yonah, GA (3.5 miles ), Murrayville, GA (3.5 miles) , Suches, GA (3.7 miles) , Mossy Creek, GA (3.7 miles) , Dawsonville, GA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.55 N, Longitude: 83.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Three Sisters Mountains household income distribution Three Sisters Mountains home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Three Sisters Mountains-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Three Sisters Mountains place center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 22.5 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:

Three Sisters Mountains-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 88% 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 95.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Three Sisters Mountains center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city 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 58.5 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 74.6 miles away from Three Sisters Mountains center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.7 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 Lumpkin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Three Sisters Mountains:

  • CHESTATEE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; DAHLONEGA, GA)
  • GATEWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, GA)
  • WAUKA MOUNTAIN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)

Amtrak station near Three Sisters Mountains:

  • 20 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Three Sisters Mountains:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 4 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Gainesville State College (about 23 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 40 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,051)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 42 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,066)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 48 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,202)
  • Athens Technical College (about 52 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 52 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 16,535)

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Notable locations in Three Sisters Mountains: DeSoto Falls Recreation Area (A), Chestatee Knoll Campground (B), Water Creek Campground (C), Chestatee Overlook (D), Dockery Lake Campground (E), Woody Gap Campground (F), DeSoto Falls Scenic Area (G), Hidden Valley Campground (H), Turners Campsites (I), Dahlonega - Lumpkin County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (J), Dahlonega - Lumpkin County Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Three Sisters Mountains include: Philippi Church (A), Cavenders Creek Church (B), Mount Pisgah Church (C), Macedonia Church (D), Mount Sinai Church (E), Hickory Grove Church (F), Yahoola Church (G), New Cavender Church (H), Mount Olive Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Dollar Lake (A), Burgess Lake (B), Whitners Lake (C), Dockery Lake (D), Ricketts Lake (E), Rodgers Lake (F), Lake Arthur (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Waters Creek (A), Ward Creek (B), Walnut Cove Creek (C), Walker Creek (D), Walden Creek (E), Tesnatee Creek (F), Tate Creek (G), Robison Creek (H), Pruitt Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Three Sisters Mountains include: Vogel State Park (1), Chestatee Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Lumpkin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average.
City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.02218


Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.3%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

3.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Three Sisters Mountains, GA


6 people in nursing homes in 2000

Three Sisters Mountains compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Three Sisters Mountains CCD (based on Lumpkin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.41%
Here28.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents39.6%26.2%17.2%6.0%3.2%
Congregations34.6%15.4%15.4%3.8%3.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Unitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.2%1.0%1.6%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%11.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Lumpkin County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lumpkin County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Lumpkin County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lumpkin County:

26.6%
Georgia:

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

12.9%
State:

14.6%

12.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.99%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($399 average AGI)
Lumpkin County:

0.21%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hall County, GA  1.61% ($33,500 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, GA  1.56% ($43,484)
from Dawson County, GA  1.05% ($35,953)


9.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.46%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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:
to Hall County, GA  1.64% ($33,922 average AGI)
to Forsyth County, GA  0.98% ($31,299)
to Dawson County, GA  0.81% ($29,359)

Strongest AM radio stations in Three Sisters Mountains:

  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Three Sisters Mountains:

  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Three Sisters Mountains:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)


Three Sisters Mountains on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
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