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Population (year 2000): 6,940. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,964 (+29.2% change)
Males: 3,131 (45.1%), Females: 3,809 (54.9%)

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Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $32,095 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Fort Oglethorpe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.6%)
  • Black (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (23.8%), Irish (13.0%), German (8.7%), English (7.9%), Scottish (2.2%), Polish (1.5%).Oglethorpe, Georgia

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Oglethorpe

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Oglethorpe city

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

4.2% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +593 (+9.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Chattanooga, (7.1 miles pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (100.4 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (505.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA (2.4 miles Lakeview, GA (3.0 miles Fairview, Ridge, TN (3.6 miles East GA (3.8 miles Rossville, Springs, GA (5.7 miles Indian GA Chickamauga, (5.9 miles TN (6.2 miles Ridgeside, Valley, GA (6.4 miles Chattanooga


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2004: 147 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2005: 166 buildings, average cost: $50,800

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 85.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.6%), Retail trade (15.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,888 (+27.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 630 (18.7%)

Crime in Fort Oglethorpe (2001):
  • 1 murder (14.1 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (14.1 per 100,000)
  • 16 robberies (225.1 per 100,000)
  • 40 assaults (562.8 per 100,000)
  • 51 burglaries (717.6 per 100,000)
  • 547 thefts (7696.6 per 100,000)
  • 29 auto thefts (408.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 604.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Fort Oglethorpe (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (13.8 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (124.0 per 100,000)
  • 18 assaults (248.0 per 100,000)
  • 99 burglaries (1364.2 per 100,000)
  • 654 thefts (9012.0 per 100,000)
  • 30 auto thefts (413.4 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 607.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Oglethorpe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1997, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Fort Oglethorpe city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: AMERICAN CONSUMERS INC (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES).


Hospital/medical center in Fort Oglethorpe:
  • HUTCHESON MEDICAL CENTER (100 GROSS CRESCENT)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Oglethorpe:
  • HEALTHSOUTH CHATTANOOGA REHAB HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • PARKRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Oglethorpe:
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 7 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 42 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 89 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Oglethorpe:
  • COLLEGEDALE MUNI (about 17 miles; COLLEGEDALE, TN; ID: 3M3)
  • DALLAS BAY SKY PARK (about 18 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: 1A0)
  • BARWICK LAFAYETTE (about 19 miles; LAFAYETTE, GA; ID: 9A5)

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

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 2 $5,628 $33,768 2 $3,193
Firefighters 4 $8,867 $26,601 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $13,731 $27,462 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $65,240 $34,038 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,370 $25,480 2 $2,398
Other Government Administration 1 $5,019 $60,228 6 $7,565
Financial Administration 7 $18,407 $31,554 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $20,085 $30,127 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $16,324 $32,648 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $4,634 $27,804 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $7,076 $28,304 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $6,950 $27,800 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $580
Streets and Highways 7 $15,925 $27,300 0 $0
Totals for Government 75 $194,256 $31,080 11 $13,736
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Oglethorpe:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 8 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; FT enrollment: 4,821)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; GADSDEN, AL; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; KENNESAW, GA; FT enrollment: 9,589)
Public high school in Fort Oglethorpe:
  • LAKEVIEW-FORT OGLETHORPE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,205; Location: 1850 BATTLEFIELD PARKWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fort Oglethorpe:
  • BATTLEFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 2206 BATTLEFIELD PARKWAY; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • CATOOSA CROSSROADS ACADEMY (Location: 2 BARNHARDT CIRCLE; Grades: 00 - 00)

Shopping Center: Market Place Mall Shopping Center (1).

Church in Fort Oglethorpe: Pine Grove Church (A).


Fort Oglethorpe compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Oglethorpe:
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUUS (980 AM; 1 kW; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLMR (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: GRACE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARAH MARGARETT FRYAR)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Oglethorpe:
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
TV broadcast stations around Fort Oglethorpe:
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)

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