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People

Total Population 3,138
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,053
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 44.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,850
% Above Poverty Level 76%
% Below Poverty Level 24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $459
Median House Value $89,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.4%
US/American 0%
English 14.8%
Irish 11.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tallapoosa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles W of Marietta, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Haralson
Standard Zip Codes 30176
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.744
Longitude -85.288

Tallapoosa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CARROLLTON
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station HEFLIN
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.7 inches
Station CEDARTOWN 3 NE
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bowdon 2,252 $33,750
Bremen 6,224 $59,914
Buchanan 1,260 $27,132
Mount Zion 1,850 $47,321
Temple 4,248 $54,755
Waco 474 $47,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Tallapoosa High Schools

HARALSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1655 GA HIGHWAY 120
770-574-7647
Serves 1,011 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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