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People

Total Population 1,096
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 524
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 61.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,917
% Above Poverty Level 95.6%
% Below Poverty Level 4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18%
Median Gross Rent $802
Median House Value $107,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0%
English 35.4%
Irish 10.5%

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

Tunnel Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SE of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Whitfield
Standard Zip Codes 30755
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.84
Longitude -85.042

Tunnel Hill 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 DALTON
Distance 8.2 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
Station LAFAYETTE 5 SW
Distance 22.6 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
Station VALLEY HEAD
Distance 37.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chickamauga 3,115 $50,080
Cohutta 666 $47,159
Dalton 33,496 $45,232
Fort Oglethorpe 9,547 $55,561
Ringgold 3,668 $52,173
Varnell 1,835 $56,983

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

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Tunnel Hill High Schools

NORTHWEST WHITFIELD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1651 TUNNEL HILL-VARNELL ROAD
706-673-6533
Serves 1,762 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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