Chattooga County

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Chattooga County, Georgia

PO Box 211
Summerville, GA 30747
Phone: (706) 857-0701
Fax: (706) 857-0742

On the northwestern border of GA, north of Rome; organized Dec 28, 1838 from Floyd and Walker counties. Name Origin: For the Chattooga River, which runs diagonally through the county; a Cherokee word whose meaning is unclear

Area (sq mi):: 313.55 (land 313.33; water 0.23) Population per square mile: 84.80
Population 2005: 26,570 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 25,470 (White 85.50%; Black or African American 11.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,508; median household $30,664; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,998-$18,951
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Although it may seem illogical, the average two-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles County rents for a vastly larger amount of money than a similar two-bedroom apartment in Chattooga County, Ga. According to RealtyTrac, which recently ranked the most and least affordable real estate markets in the nation, Los Angeles is at the top (or the least affordable), and Chattooga County is at the bottom.