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Dalton, GA: What you need to know

Nicknamed “Carpet Capital of the World,” Dalton is home to 150 carpet and floor covering plants that employ about 30,000 people. This northwest Georgia city is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and its Creative Arts Guild is the oldest community arts center in the state. Higher education choices include Dalton State College and Georgia Northwestern Technical College, and Interstate 75 is a key transportation asset. Hamilton Medical Center is a highly regarded hospital in Dalton.


Dalton, GA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 33,496
Median Age 32
Median Household Income $35,074
Median Home Price $122,500
Walkscore 32

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Dalton, GA Demographics

Median Population in Dalton, GA

Median Age 32%
Age 18 Over 70.1%
Age 21 Over 66%
Age 62 Over 13.9%
Age 65 Over 11.6%

Race in Dalton, GA

  Ethnicity White 80.4%
  Ethnicity Black 8.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 47.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 6.5%

Population By Gender in Dalton, GA

  Male 47.6%
  Female 52.4%

Language in Dalton, GA

  English Only 52.5%
  English Other 47.5%

Economics in Dalton, GA

  Median Household Income $35,074
  Median Home Price $122,500
  Homes Owned 54%
  Homes Rent 46%
  Median Property Rent $655

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Commute Types in Dalton, GA

  Walked 1.8%
  Worked at Home 1.9%
  Public Transportation 0.3%
  Other Means 2.6%
  Drove Alone 82%
  Carpooled 11.4%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 29
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