Resaca, Georgia

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Resaca, Georgia

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High Points

Resaca strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Resaca Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Resaca Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 17% Resaca Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Resaca, Georgia

Comparing Resaca to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 5
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 8
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Age of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 8
People in Middle Class or Better 2 5
Median Family Income 2 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Affordability of Rents 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Resaca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SE of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Gordon
Standard Zip Codes 30735
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.58
Longitude -84.943

Resaca Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station DALTON
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
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Resaca Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 815 100%
Male 385 47.2%
Female 430 52.8%
Under 18 214 26.3%
18+ 601 73.7%
65+ 141 17.3%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.14
White 643 78.9%
African-American 22 2.7%
Asian 7 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 127 15.6%
Mixed Race 14 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 153 18.8%

Estimated Resaca Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 864
Growth 49
Growth % 6%

Resaca Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.7%
English 16%
Irish 7%
German 4.1%
African 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
French Canadian 1.6%
Italian 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Resaca 815 $30,938
Adairsville 2,542 $34,828
Calhoun 10,667 $42,310
Chatsworth 3,531 $44,063
Dalton 27,912 $41,111
Plainville 257 $30,000
Tunnel Hill 1,209 $49,531
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