For population 25 years and over in Washington-Metasville:
For population 15 years and over in Washington-Metasville CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens, GA (41.3 miles , pop. 76,500).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (97.2 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (602.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Washington, GA (1.3 miles ), Tignall, GA (3.1 miles ), Rayle, GA (3.4 miles) , Sharon, GA (3.5 miles) , Lincolnton, GA (3.8 miles ), Crawfordville, GA (4.0 miles ), South Lincolnton, GA (4.2 miles ), Norwood, GA (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 82.71 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Washington-Metasville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Washington-Metasville, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Washington-Metasville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Washington-Metasville place center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/31/1973, a category F4 tornado 25.9 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Washington-Metasville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 16.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.4 miles away from Washington-Metasville center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Washington-Metasville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wilkes County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
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Religion statistics for Washington-Metasville (based on Wilkes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,980 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,337 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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