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Population (year 2000): 9,323. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,103 (-2.4% change)
Males: 4,197 (45.0%), Females: 5,126 (55.0%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $25,345 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Toccoa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.9%)
  • Black (21.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (20.9%), English (9.9%), Irish (6.2%), German (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Scottish (1.9%).Georgia

Elevation: 1017 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Toccoa,

For population 25 years and over in Toccoa

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toccoa city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -495 (-5.0%).


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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (93.4 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (585.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Avalon, (10.0 miles GA Martin, (11.1 miles Tallulah Falls, GA (12.0 miles) , Airy, GA Mount (13.4 miles GA (14.3 miles Clarkesville, GA Cornelia, (15.1 miles GA Carnesville, (15.3 miles GA (15.4 miles Demorest,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 13 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 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

Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 83.32 W

Area code: 706


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.9%), Educational,health and social services (20.2%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,669 (+28.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,169 (56.7%)

Crime in Toccoa (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (31.4 per 100,000)
  • 7 robberies (73.3 per 100,000)
  • 51 burglaries (534.1 per 100,000)
  • 111 thefts (1162.5 per 100,000)
  • 16 auto thefts (167.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Average climate in Toccoa, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Toccoa,

Toccoa-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 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 3 tornado 14.4 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.

Birthplace of: Dale Davis - NBA player (Detroit Pistons, born: Mar 25, 1969).

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


Hospital/medical center in Toccoa:
  • STEPHENS COUNTY HOSPITAL (FALLS RD BOX 947)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Toccoa:
  • HABERSHAM COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; DEMOREST, GA)
  • RABUN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; CLAYTON, GA)
  • COBB HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC (about 25 miles; ROYSTON, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Toccoa:
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 44 miles; ANDERSON, SC; ID: AND)
  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 45 miles; ATHENS, GA; ID: AHN)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 68 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Toccoa:
  • TOCCOA RG LETOURNEAU FIELD (about 3 miles; TOCCOA, GA; ID: TOC)
  • HABERSHAM COUNTY (about 17 miles; CORNELIA, GA; ID: AJR)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 22 miles; CANON, GA; ID: 18A)

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.
Local government website:

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
Parks and Recreation 8 $15,891 $23,836 0 $0
Financial Administration 17 $32,110 $22,665 0 $0
Other Government Administration 16 $44,511 $33,383 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $2,600
Sewerage 11 $25,409 $27,718 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $8,194 $24,582 0 $0
Gas Supply 22 $45,397 $24,762 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $13,278 $22,762 0 $0
Water Supply 22 $43,670 $23,820 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 26 $71,750 $33,115 0 $0
Health 3 $5,545 $22,180 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $26,570 $21,256 0 $0
Firefighters 26 $72,897 $33,644 0 $0
Totals for Government 177 $405,222 $27,472 2 $2,600
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toccoa:
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 44 miles; ATHENS, GA; FT enrollment: 28,464)
  • NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; DAHLONEGA, GA; FT enrollment: 3,119)
  • GAINESVILLE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; OAKWOOD, GA; FT enrollment: 2,181)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; CLEMSON, SC; FT enrollment: 15,962)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; FT enrollment: 5,843)
  • GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 3,215)
Public high school in Toccoa:
  • STEPHENS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,278; Location: 6438 WHITE PINE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Toccoa:
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 6118 OLD LIBERTY HILL ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • TOCCOA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 400 NORTH POND STREET; Grades: PK - 05)

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

Notable locations in Toccoa: Camp Toccoa (A), Stephens County Courthouse (B), Toccoa City Hall (C).

Shopping Center: Big A Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Toccoa include: Welcome Church (A), Alliance Church (B), Zebuion Church (C), Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Toccoa Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God (E), Toccoa Creek Church (F), Calvary Church (G), Saint James United Methodist Church (H).

Cemetery: Toccoa Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Toccoa Reservoir (A), Le Tourneau Lake (B).

Parks in Toccoa include: Alewine Park (1), Henderson Falls Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Toccoa compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
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.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
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)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
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)
  • W68AF (Channel 68; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

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