Varnell, Georgia

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Varnell, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Varnell People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 10% Varnell Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 14% Varnell Median Family Income
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Varnell Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Varnell, Georgia

Comparing Varnell 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 9 4
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Age of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 10
College Educated Adults 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 5
Working at Home 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Varnell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Whitfield
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30756
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.901
Longitude -84.973

Varnell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DALTON
Distance 10.5 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 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
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Varnell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,491 100%
Male 717 48.1%
Female 774 51.9%
Under 18 450 30.2%
18+ 1,041 69.8%
65+ 95 6.4%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.21
White 1,323 88.7%
African-American 71 4.8%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 53 3.6%
Mixed Race 37 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 78 5.2%

Estimated Varnell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,261
Growth -230
Growth % -15.4%

Varnell 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 40.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.4%
Irish 13%
German 3.9%
English 3.5%
Dutch 3%
Scottish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
South African 1.1%
European 1%
Dutch West Indian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Varnell 1,491 $48,674
Chatsworth 3,531 $44,063
Cohutta 582 $44,444
Dalton 27,912 $41,111
Eton 319 $46,389
Ringgold 2,422 $35,132
Tunnel Hill 1,209 $49,531
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