Toccoa, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 8,336 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.6%
 
Males: 3,541  (42.5%)
Females: 4,795  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30577.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,977 (it was $25,345 in 2000)
Toccoa:

$35,977
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,230 (it was $14,942 in 2000)

Toccoa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,952 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Toccoa:

$95,952
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $627.

March 2019 cost of living index in Toccoa: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.8%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Black residents, 55.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Toccoa, GA (2017)
    • 6,13472.2%White alone
    • 1,82021.4%Black alone
    • 3163.7%Hispanic
    • 640.8%Two or more races
    • 590.7%Asian alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 96 registered sex offenders living in Toccoa, Georgia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Toccoa is 89 to 1.


Crime rates in Toccoa by year

Type

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
2
(23.9)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(21.9)
2
(23.2)
2
(23.5)
1
(11.9)
6
(71.9)
2
(24.4)
2
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(120.5)
10
(116.2)
12
(141.0)
9
(107.4)
3
(35.9)
7
(85.3)
8
(96.9)
9
(107.2)
3
(36.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(273.8)
29
(337.1)
51
(599.2)
45
(537.1)
32
(383.4)
26
(316.6)
23
(278.7)
28
(333.7)
29
(349.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(558.6)
59
(685.8)
39
(458.2)
40
(477.4)
59
(706.9)
71
(864.7)
54
(654.4)
46
(548.1)
66
(794.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
294
(3,220)
426
(4,952)
458
(5,381)
502
(5,991)
388
(4,649)
424
(5,164)
390
(4,726)
484
(5,767)
386
(4,645)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(65.7)
5
(58.1)
4
(47.0)
6
(71.6)
10
(119.8)
13
(158.3)
12
(145.4)
8
(95.3)
8
(96.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)303.5371.6455.5475.7414.0388.1374.9375.6382.7

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City-data.com crime index in Toccoa, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.73
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (23.8%), English (9.1%), Scottish (6.2%), Irish (4.6%), German (2.1%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1017 feet

Land area: 8.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,003 people per square mile   (low).

Toccoa, Georgia map

177 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,363 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $745 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (43.0 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (83.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (555.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rock Creek, GA (2.7 miles ),
Avalon, GA (3.0 miles ),
Turnerville, GA (3.0 miles ),
Martin, GA (3.1 miles ),
Mount Airy, GA (3.4 miles ),
Tallulah Falls, GA (3.4 miles),
Clarkesville, GA (3.5 miles ),
Cornelia, GA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 83.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,038 (+35.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,575 (49.6%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Toccoa, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Toccoa, GA in 2017
Toccoa satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $60,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $378,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Toccoa, GA residents
Average permit cost in Toccoa, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Toccoa, GA
Historical housing units in Toccoa, GA
Most common industries in Toccoa, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Toccoa, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Toccoa, 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 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0993. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0993
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Toccoa-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Toccoa city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Toccoa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 68.0 miles away from Toccoa 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 131.7 miles away from Toccoa center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 92.1 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 253.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 216.2 miles away from the city 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 239.7 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 Stephens County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Main business address for: FIRST FRANKLIN FINANCIAL CORP (PERSONAL CREDIT INSTITUTIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Toccoa:

  • STEPHENS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 163 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF TOCCOA (633 FALLS ROAD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TOCCOA (929 FALLS ROAD)

Airports located in Toccoa:

Amtrak station:

TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toccoa:

  • Piedmont College (about 13 miles; Demorest, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Clemson University (about 29 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 31 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Brenau University (about 35 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of North Georgia (about 39 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 39 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Anderson University (about 39 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)

Public high school in Toccoa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Toccoa:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Amtrak offers direct service to and from Toccoa on their Cresent route between NY and New Orleans. You can go directly to Toccoa from such cities as NY, PHL, BAL, WAS, Charlottesville Va, Charlotte, Greenville SC, Atlanta, Birmingham AL, New Orleans and stops in between. Amtrak service on this route is very reliable and scenic. You can go to www.Amtrak.com for more information or see your travel agent. added by Bill
  • Amtrak offers direct service to and from Toccoa on their Cresent route between NY and New Orleans. You can go directly to Toccoa from such cities as NY, PHL, BAL, WAS, Charlottesville Va, Charlotte, Greenville SC, Atlanta, Birmingham AL, New Orleans and stops in between. Amtrak service on this route is very reliable and scenic. You can go to www.Amtrak.com for more information or see your travel agent. added by Bill

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Toccoa: Camp Toccoa (A), Taccoa Fire Department Station 11 (B), Toccoa Fire Department Station 10 (C), Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Department (D), Toccoa City Hall (E), Stephens County Courthouse (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Big A Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Toccoa: FIRST FRANKLIN FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Toccoa include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Friendship Baptist Church (D), Hill Street Baptist Church (E), Saint James United Methodist Church (F), Toccoa Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God (G), Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Zebuion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Le Tourneau Lake (A), Toccoa Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Toccoa include: Henderson Falls Park (1), Alewine Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (Highway 17), Country Hearth Inn-Toccoa (302 Savannah Street), Days Inn Toccoa (1101 South Big A Road), Budget Inn Motel (520 West Currahee Street), Habersham Manor House Bed & Breakfast (326 Doyle Street East).

Courts: Norwood Charlie Congressman (315 Savannah West), Stephens County - Magistrate Court (Courthouse Annex), Stephens County - Judge Superior Court (Courthouse), Stephens County - Clerk Of Court Office (Govt Building), Stephens County - Probate Court Ofc (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: DeForest Kelley - Actor, Dale Davis - NBA player (Detroit Pistons, born: Mar 25, 1969), Pat Swilling - Football linebacker, Ramblin' Tommy Scott - Country musician, Anthony Harrison - Football player, Evan Oglesby - Football player, Ken Swilling - College football player, Leonard Wheeler - Football player, Tauren Poole - Football player.

Stephens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Toccoa and their reported violations in the past:

CLARKESVILLE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.3%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
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: 0.1% of all households
34 people in college/university student housing in 2010
15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Toccoa in 2000:

  • 176 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 73 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Toccoa (2011 data):

  • SCBT National Association: Toccoa Wal-Mart #1122 at 3886 Georgia Highway 117, branch established on 2006/01/30; Toccoa Branch at 1111 S. Big A Road, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Big A Branch at 555 Big A Road, branch established on 1965/05/27; Toccoa Branch at 122 North Alexander Street, branch established on 1911/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Stephens Federal Bank: at 2859 Hwy 17a, branch established on 1933/01/01; Toccoa Branch at 12 East Doyle Street, branch established on 2000/04/24. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $185.2 mil, Deposits: $171.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Toccoa Branch at 303 East Doyle Street, branch established on 1951/03/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Northeast Georgia Bank: Toccoa Office at 624 South Big A Road, branch established on 1999/05/10. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $417.3 mil, Deposits: $375.1 mil, headquarters in Lavonia, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Toccoa:

Marital status in Toccoa, GA
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Toccoa:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Toccoa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Toccoa, GA (based on Stephens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,01141
Mainline Protestant1,4657
Black Protestant6903
Catholic5371
Orthodox501
Other11
None9,421-
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: 3
Here:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Toccoa:

46.5%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Toccoa:

29.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Toccoa:

14.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Toccoa:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Toccoa:

33.3%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Toccoa:

50.5%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Toccoa, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 30$83,488$33,3950$0
Gas Supply 25$60,642$29,1080$0
Firefighters 24$68,973$34,4870$0
Water Supply 24$60,174$30,0870$0
Other Government Administration 23$80,257$41,8735$3,876
Solid Waste Management 14$31,331$26,8550$0
Sewerage 8$22,545$33,8180$0
Streets and Highways 6$18,149$36,2980$0
Police - Other 4$8,122$24,3660$0
Financial Administration 3$13,389$53,5560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,226$26,7121$929
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 162$449,296$33,2816$4,805

Toccoa government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $353,000 ($42.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000 ($11.16)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.84)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $7,567,000 ($907.75)
    Water Utilities: $3,556,000 ($426.58)
    Police Protection: $1,743,000 ($209.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,648,000 ($197.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,356,000 ($162.67)
    General - Other: $1,246,000 ($149.47)
    Sewerage: $1,130,000 ($135.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $923,000 ($110.72)
    Central Staff Services: $808,000 ($96.93)
    Financial Administration: $740,000 ($88.77)
    General Public Buildings: $389,000 ($46.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $212,000 ($25.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $183,000 ($21.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $70,000 ($8.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $565,000 ($67.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $647,000 ($77.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $210,000 ($25.19)
    Other - Air Transportation: $5,000 ($0.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($11.64)
    Police Protection: $56,000 ($6.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,289,000 ($754.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($5.76)

Toccoa government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,755,000 ($450.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,160,000 ($139.16)
    Other: $496,000 ($59.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($18.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($1.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,183,000 ($141.91)
    Other: $1,017,000 ($122.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $557,000 ($66.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $354,000 ($42.47)
    Rents: $81,000 ($9.72)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($3.36)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($2.64)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $10,282,000 ($1233.45)
    Water Utilities: $3,139,000 ($376.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000 ($12.24)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($3.72)
  • Tax - Property: $1,200,000 ($143.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $595,000 ($71.38)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $487,000 ($58.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $233,000 ($27.95)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $213,000 ($25.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000 ($6.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $50,000 ($6.00)
    Other License: $7,000 ($0.84)

Toccoa government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,947,000 ($2272.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,742,000 ($2008.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,205,000 ($264.52)

Toccoa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,645,000 ($1037.07)

6.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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 Franklin County, GA  0.95% ($32,975 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.84% ($25,408)
from Hart County, GA  0.28% ($30,583)


5.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Franklin County, GA  0.86% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  0.60% ($38,280)
to Hart County, GA  0.31% ($27,115)
Businesses in Toccoa, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx4Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS3
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Knights Inn1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Toccoa:

  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WNEG (630 AM; 1 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toccoa:

  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WTXR (89.7 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Toccoa:

  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W68AF (Channel 68; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Toccoa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Toccoa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 79.0mTotal length
  • $88,166,000Total costs
  • 138,580Total average daily traffic
  • 4,207Total average daily truck traffic
  • 252,070Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Toccoa, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Toccoa, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Toccoa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Toccoa, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 218 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Toccoa)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Toccoa)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 80. The highest number of fire incidents - 140 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Toccoa, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.5%), and Structure Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Toccoa, GA
    • 58245.5%Outside Fires
    • 48537.9%Structure Fires
    • 17813.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 352.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Toccoa, GA
Most common first names in Toccoa, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21469.9 years
William18872.1 years
John18175.7 years
Mary14977.3 years
Robert9769.9 years
Charles9267.4 years
Thomas8671.8 years
George7876.5 years
Willie7075.2 years
Henry6174.6 years
Most common last names in Toccoa, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17874.3 years
Brown8474.3 years
Moore7275.5 years
Payne7073.9 years
Williams6676.6 years
Davis6478.3 years
Collins5877.5 years
Scott5470.6 years
Farmer4978.6 years
Martin4376.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Toccoa, GA
  • 51.7%Electricity
  • 38.3%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Toccoa, GA
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 32.3%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood


Toccoa compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Toccoa on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
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