Tunnel Hill, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 872 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.9%
Males: 472  (54.2%)
Females: 400  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30755.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,234 (it was $43,438 in 2000)
Tunnel Hill:

$43,234
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,362 (it was $21,382 in 2000)

Tunnel Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,772 (it was $82,900 in 2000)
Tunnel Hill:

$123,772
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,849; detached houses: $167,699; mobile homes: $43,310

Median gross rent in 2017: $801.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tunnel Hill: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.8%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Tunnel Hill, GA (2010)
    • 78791.9%White alone
    • 323.7%Black alone
    • 303.5%Hispanic
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Tunnel Hill, Georgia as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tunnel Hill is 23 to 1.


Crime rates in Tunnel Hill by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(91.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(166.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(114.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(634.4)
6
(542.5)
1
(91.3)
8
(667.2)
1
(115.3)
1
(114.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(232.3)
1
(114.3)
1
(113.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(1,110)
9
(813.7)
13
(1,187)
12
(1,001)
6
(692.0)
3
(344.8)
1
(115.2)
1
(116.1)
1
(114.3)
2
(227.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(343.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(7,137)
43
(3,888)
47
(4,292)
30
(2,502)
39
(4,498)
27
(3,103)
22
(2,535)
13
(1,510)
7
(800.0)
26
(2,955)
23
(2,620)
13
(1,489)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(555.1)
8
(723.3)
5
(456.6)
4
(333.6)
1
(115.3)
2
(229.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(454.5)
1
(113.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)534.5406.0382.6380.3260.7224.1109.4115.062.9284.1113.983.6

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City-data.com crime index in Tunnel Hill, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.44
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: English (36.1%), American (19.3%), German (10.6%), Scottish (6.5%), Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 573 people per square mile   (low).

Tunnel Hill, Georgia map

20 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,110 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $542 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (18.8 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (83.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (504.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Westside, GA (2.0 miles ),
Catoosa Springs, GA (2.1 miles ),
Varnell, GA (2.4 miles ),
Ringgold, GA (2.5 miles ),
Dalton, GA (2.6 miles ),
North Whitfield, GA (2.8 miles ),
Cohutta, GA (3.1 miles ),
Boynton Ridge, GA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.85 N, Longitude: 85.04 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Tunnel Hill, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tunnel Hill, GA in 2017
Tunnel Hill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Tunnel Hill, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (26.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (32.7%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (19.5%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Tunnel Hill, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Tunnel Hill, 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 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.12
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tunnel Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Tunnel Hill city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tunnel Hill-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 79% 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 41.3 miles away from Tunnel Hill center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from Tunnel Hill center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from Tunnel Hill 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 161.2 miles away from the city 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 240.2 miles away from the city 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 295.1 miles away from the city 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 Whitfield County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Tunnel Hill:

  • QUINTON MEM HC AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • US RENAL CARE DALTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • WOOD DALE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • HAMILTON MEDICAL CTR- HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • HAMILTON MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • HAMILTON MEDICAL CTR HH CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; DALTON, GA)
  • QUINTON MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DALTON, GA)

Airports located in Tunnel Hill:

Amtrak station near Tunnel Hill:

  • 16 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tunnel Hill:

  • Dalton State College (about 6 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 15 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 21 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 21 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Lee University (about 25 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 27 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Berry College (about 40 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Tunnel Hill:

Private high school in Tunnel Hill:

  • DOGWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 45, Location: 5296 DOGWOOD VALLEY RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tunnel Hill:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Whitfield County Fire Department Station 7 Tunnel Hill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tunnel Hill include: North Whitfield Church (A), First Baptist Church of Tunnel Hill (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Mount Vernon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: William Henry Emerson - Chemist.

Whitfield 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:

71.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Tunnel Hill in 2010:

  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

Banks with branches in Tunnel Hill (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Tunnel Hill Branch at 3617 Chattanooga Road, branch established on 1987/05/26. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First National Community Bank: Tunnel Hill Branch at 3628 Chattanooga Road, branch established on 1999/07/06. Info updated 2011/07/15: Bank assets: $127.7 mil, Deposits: $116.4 mil, headquarters in Chatsworth, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Chatsworth Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Tunnel Hill:

Marital status in Tunnel Hill, GA
  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Tunnel Hill:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tunnel Hill, GA (based on Whitfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,444109
Catholic17,5491
Mainline Protestant7,03821
Other1,6484
Black Protestant1,0244
None35,896-
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: 27
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Whitfield County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Whitfield County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Whitfield County:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Whitfield County:

29.3%
Georgia:

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

18.0%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tunnel Hill:

49.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.6%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Tunnel Hill:

28.3
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tunnel Hill:

21.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tunnel Hill:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Tunnel Hill:

77.9%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tunnel Hill, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,256$33,0246$4,798
Other Government Administration 2$7,324$43,9445$598
Parks and Recreation 1$1,917$23,0041$443
Totals for Government 6$17,497$34,99412$5,839

Tunnel Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $285,000 ($326.83)
    Central Staff Services: $144,000 ($165.14)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($74.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($57.34)
    General Public Buildings: $50,000 ($57.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($56.19)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($50.46)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($36.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $61,000 ($69.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($22.94)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($5.73)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $295,000 ($338.30)

Tunnel Hill government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($29.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($1.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $187,000 ($214.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $312,000 ($357.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($22.94)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($18.35)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $99,000 ($113.53)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $40,000 ($45.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $34,000 ($38.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($9.17)
    Other License: $5,000 ($5.73)

Tunnel Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $500,000 ($573.39)

5.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Murray County, GA  1.21% ($29,522 average AGI)
from Catoosa County, GA  0.43% ($31,904)
from Gordon County, GA  0.34% ($34,359)


5.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Murray County, GA  1.11% ($30,179 average AGI)
to Catoosa County, GA  0.50% ($34,919)
to Gordon County, GA  0.48% ($36,988)
Businesses in Tunnel Hill, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Domino's Pizza1
Curves1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tunnel Hill:

  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDAL (1430 AM; 3 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WBLJ (1230 AM; 1 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tunnel Hill:

  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYU (104.5 FM; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tunnel Hill:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFW-LP (Channel 41; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WDGA-CA (Channel 47; DALTON, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)

Tunnel Hill fatal accident list:

Oct 24, 2016 04:32 PM, Reed Road, Lat: 34.866153, Lon: -84.987586, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 2008 10:42 AM, I-75, Sr-201, Lat: 34.860860, Lon: -85.025940, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 22, 2003 01:40 AM, Sr-3, Lat: 34.844141, Lon: -85.047388, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 10, 2003 02:49 PM, 243, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 2001 01:37 AM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 24, 1984 02:45 PM, 201, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.8mTotal length
  • $9,694,000Total costs
  • 282,324Total average daily traffic
  • 3,033Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Tunnel Hill, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 91960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tunnel Hill, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tunnel Hill)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3654 Chattanooga Rd (Lat: 34.849528 Lon: -85.048556), Call Sign: KUI615,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 155.010 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/24/2023, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 34.862778 Lon: -85.017222, Call Sign: WQWW251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.350 MHz, 451.287 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.562 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2015, Expiration Date: 12/07/2025, Certifier: J West, Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:
  • 2502 Dogwood Valley Rd (Lat: 34.849889 Lon: -85.069944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WRAV295,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, 161.370 MHz, 161.520 MHz, 160.665 MHz, 160.755 MHz, 160.935 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2018, Expiration Date: 03/13/2028, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VARNELL, 476 Georgia Hwy 2 (Ga21558-A) (Lat: 34.894778 Lon: -85.015139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQZQ806,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 07/11/2017, Expiration Date: 07/11/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tunnel Hill)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 19018 , Serial Number: 15074096, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Donald Edward Dills, 13106 Highway 41, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27139 , Serial Number: 4389, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Edward G Dills, 13106 Highway 41, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75788 , Serial Number: 17267949, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Whims LLC, 1855 Tunnel Hill Varnell Rd, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3292J , Serial Number: 15065992, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Edward G Dills, 13106 Highway 41, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/08/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$116,6971$109,25012$129,6451$26,6402$78,7601$27,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$97,8000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$60,7901$89,4008$100,8650$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$87,9704$142,0131$52,5701$34,8700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$228,3300$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$112,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tunnel Hill, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tunnel Hill, GA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of reported fires - 45 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Tunnel Hill, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.0%), and Structure Fires (35.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tunnel Hill, GA
    • 14840.0%Outside Fires
    • 13235.7%Structure Fires
    • 8523.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tunnel Hill, GA
Most common first names in Tunnel Hill, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6370.3 years
William5171.1 years
John4675.6 years
Mary4176.4 years
Charles2962.2 years
Robert2966.3 years
George2471.5 years
Ruth1672.6 years
Paul1569.7 years
Willie1573.7 years
Most common last names in Tunnel Hill, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2773.1 years
Brown2772.6 years
Griffin1674.7 years
Jones1474.0 years
Johnson1469.3 years
Orr1369.7 years
Epps1379.5 years
Watkins1280.3 years
Cummings1174.2 years
Hannah1174.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tunnel Hill, GA
  • 60.5%Electricity
  • 32.7%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tunnel Hill, GA
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Utility gas


Tunnel Hill compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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