Waleska, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 890 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.5%
 
Males: 389  (43.8%)
Females: 501  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

21.2 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30183.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,061 (it was $46,071 in 2000)
Waleska:

$48,061
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,651 (it was $11,126 in 2000)

Waleska city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,049 (it was $102,100 in 2000)
Waleska:

$171,049
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,936; detached houses: $162,855

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,188.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waleska: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waleska, GA (2017)
    • 42859.3%White alone
    • 13118.1%Two or more races
    • 11916.5%Black alone
    • 415.7%Hispanic
    • 172.4%Asian alone
    • 81.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Waleska, Georgia as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waleska is 98 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (19.4%), Irish (11.7%), English (8.6%), French (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1220 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 611 people per square mile   (low).

Waleska, Georgia map

18 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.9% Latin America).

This city:

2.5%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,160 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $740 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Cobb, GA (22.0 miles , pop. 150,396).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (39.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (547.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Canton, GA (2.7 miles ),
Ball Ground, GA (3.2 miles ),
Ludville, GA (3.2 miles ),
Holly Springs, GA (3.3 miles ),
White-Pine Log, GA (3.3 miles ),
Nelson, GA (3.4 miles ),
White, GA (3.4 miles ),
Fairmount, GA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.32 N, Longitude: 84.55 W

Distribution of median household income in Waleska, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waleska, GA in 2017

Property values in Waleska, GA

Waleska satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Waleska, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (37.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (27.8%)
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (10.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (44.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Waleska, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Media and communications workers (15.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.3%)
  • Other transportation occupations (10.4%)
  • Carpenters (8.7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (6.1%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (15.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Waleska, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waleska, Georgia average temperatures Waleska, Georgia average precipitation Waleska, Georgia humidity Waleska, Georgia wind speed Waleska, Georgia snowfall Waleska, Georgia sunshine Waleska, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.4. This is about average.

City:

65.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Waleska-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Waleska city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waleska-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 62.6 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 122.2 miles away from Waleska center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 107.8 miles away from Waleska 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 167.5 miles away from Waleska 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 271.0 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 340.8 miles away from Waleska 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 Cherokee County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Waleska:

  • FMC NORTHERN GEORGIA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CANTON, GA)
  • CANTON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CANTON, GA)
  • NORTHWEST GEORGIA RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CANTON, GA)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL CHEROKEE Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CANTON, GA)
  • BRIAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, GA)
  • PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • MOUNTAIN SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JASPER, GA)

College/University in Waleska:

  • Reinhardt University (Full-time enrollment: 1,283; Location: 7300 Reinhardt Circle; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.reinhardt.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waleska:

  • Kennesaw State University (about 20 miles; Kennesaw, GA; Full-time enrollment: 21,215)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 27 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 27 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 29 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (about 35 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,447)
  • University of North Georgia (about 36 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 36 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)

Public elementary/middle school in Waleska:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services Station 12 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Charles Fernley Fawcett - Actor.

Cherokee 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:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
396 people in college/university student housing in 2010
356 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Waleska:

Marital status in Waleska, GA
  • Never married: 78.9%
  • Now married: 14.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

For population 25 years and over in Waleska:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Waleska:

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Religion statistics for Waleska, GA (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant60,308110
Mainline Protestant17,17728
Catholic9,6172
Black Protestant2,4275
Other1,8618
Orthodox601
None122,896-
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: 30
Cherokee County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Cherokee County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Cherokee County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 144
Cherokee County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

7.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

23.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waleska:

28.1%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waleska:

25.2%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

28.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Waleska:

54.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Waleska:

80.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waleska, 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
Other Government Administration 1$3,400$40,8001$1,105
Other and Unallocable 1$3,400$40,8000$0
Water Supply 1$3,400$40,8000$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$10,200$40,8001$1,105

Waleska government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $434,000 ($487.64)
    Sewerage: $289,000 ($324.72)
    Central Staff Services: $276,000 ($310.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $111,000 ($124.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $172,000 ($193.26)

Waleska government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $292,000 ($328.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $301,000 ($338.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $438,000 ($492.13)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $53,000 ($59.55)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $33,000 ($37.08)
    Property: $24,000 ($26.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.12)

Waleska government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,169,000 ($3560.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,169,000 ($3560.67)

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

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($226.97)

9.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.75%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cobb County, GA  2.74% ($71,400 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.31% ($85,043)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.36% ($61,263)


7.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cobb County, GA  1.95% ($52,952 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.81% ($82,495)
to Bartow County, GA  0.39% ($46,530)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waleska:

  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCHK (1290 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waleska:

  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)

TV broadcast stations around Waleska:

  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • Waleska, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count14771
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23096
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4145
  • Fatalities16397
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38280
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1930
See more detailed statistics of Waleska fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.8mTotal length
  • $4,399,000Total costs
  • 15,870Total average daily traffic
  • 157Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,805Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waleska, GA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waleska)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1939Q , Serial Number: 177RG0339, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Keith W Gustafson, St 1101 Lake Arrowhead / 110 Spruce Ct, Waleska, GA 30183
  • Aircraft: THURSTON TSC-1A (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2010T , Serial Number: 10, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Keith W Gustafson, Station 1101 Lake Arrowhead, Waleska, GA 30183
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5705F , Serial Number: 28-25016, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David E Wilkinson, 575 Moores Mill Ln, Waleska, GA 30183, Other Owners: Lee E Wilkinson

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$87,1601$202,6904$216,3601$251,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$300,3500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$246,9400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0902.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$248,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0902.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waleska, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waleska, GA - Value

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 25. The highest number of fires - 39 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Waleska, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.2%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waleska, GA
    • 23154.2%Outside Fires
    • 13832.4%Structure Fires
    • 4510.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 122.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waleska, GA
Most common first names in Waleska, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1976.8 years
James1674.5 years
John1680.6 years
Mary1277.2 years
Robert1168.4 years
Ruby1074.0 years
Ruth771.7 years
Betty668.4 years
George671.2 years
David673.7 years
Most common last names in Waleska, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cline1576.9 years
Jones1175.9 years
Debord1170.4 years
King1074.3 years
Crowe975.9 years
Poole875.5 years
Ingram773.9 years
Setser764.7 years
Johnson782.3 years
Puckett777.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waleska, GA
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Electricity
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waleska, GA
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Waleska compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Waleska on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 19 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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