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Whitfield County, Georgia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 83,525
  • Males: 42,055
  • Females: 41,470

Ethnicity:

  • White: 60,559
  • Black/African American: 2,985
  • Hispanic: 18,342
  • Native American/Eskimo: 106
  • Asian: 864
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 32
  • 2 or more: 637

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (59,885)
  2. Spanish (15,745)
  3. German (155)
  4. French (155)
  5. Urdu (115)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 13,895

  1. Mexico (11,529)
  2. Guatemala (396)
  3. El Salvador (175)
  4. Pakistan (168)
  5. India (162)
  6. Dominican Republic (149)
  7. Philippines (137)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (22,579)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (5,856)
  3. Catholic Church (4,651)
  4. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (4,036)
  5. "Old" Missionary Baptists Associations (1,335)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 30,912
    • Sensory: 3,723
    • Physical: 6,747
    • Mental: 4,020
    • Self-care: 2,027
    • Go outside home: 6,688
    • Employment: 8,309

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 858

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 29,385
    • Utility gas: 5,125
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,073
    • Electricity: 19,253
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 503
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 338
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 16
    • No fuel used: 77

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 57,158
    • No vehicle: 3,723
    • 1 or more vehicle: 53,435

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,283
    • No High School: 8,286
    • Some High School: 9,887
    • High School: 15,259
    • Some College: 9,063
    • Associate's Degree: 2,044
    • College Degree: 4,190
    • Master's Degree: 1,642
    • Professional Degree: 727
    • Doctoral Degree: 189

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 29,385
    • Owners with phone: 19,407
    • Owners without phone: 455
    • Renters with phone: 8,274
    • Renters without phone: 1,249

    10 closest counties:

    1. Murray County, Georgia
    2. Catoosa County, Georgia
    3. Gordon County, Georgia
    4. Walker County, Georgia
    5. Bradley County, Tennessee
    6. Hamilton County, Tennessee
    7. Chattooga County, Georgia
    8. Gilmer County, Georgia
    9. Polk County, Tennessee
    10. Dade County, Georgia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    30710, 30719, 30720, 30721, 30722, 30740, 30755, 30756

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WQMT (98.9 FM) DALTON, GA
    • WYYU (104.5 FM) DALTON, GA
    • WBLJ (1230 AM) DALTON, GA
    • WDAL (1430 AM) DALTON, GA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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