Dalton, Georgia

Population 33,314

Dalton is located in Whitfield County, GA. The population is 33,314, making Dalton the largest city in Whitfield County.

There are 27 public schools in Dalton with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Dalton is very low , and there are 284 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dalton is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Dalton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Dalton include Rocky Face, Tunnel Hill and Varnell.

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School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 36.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 45.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.7%

Crime Rate

38.36% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

84.12% Higher than national avg.
  • 284 offenders in Dalton
  • 85.25 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

396 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 63
  • Superfunds: 23
  • Tanks & Spills: 310


Moderate 3.8%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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27 Public Schools view public schools

There are 27 K-12 public schools in Dalton, GA and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Dalton's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

284 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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16 Building Permits View All

  • In 2010, the city of Dalton, GA issued 16 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 16 permits, 5 were issued for single family homes and 11 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2009, the city of Dalton, GA issued 30 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 30 permits, 24 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $572
  • 1 Bedroom: $628
  • 2 Bedrooms: $817
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,098
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,125

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Environmental Hazards

396 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Dalton, GA has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Dalton, GA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.57 Average
    Dalton, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.73°
  • February 44.8°
  • March 53.13°
  • April 62.35°
  • May 70.31°
  • June 79.24°
  • July 80.56°
  • August 81.02°
  • September 73.98°
  • October 61.68°
  • November 51.03°
  • December 44.53°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dalton, GA

Dalton, GA has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Dalton, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Dalton, GA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Dalton, GA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dalton, GA: $34,682


Unemployment in Dalton is 3.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 58.17%
White Collar - 41.83%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Tom Graves
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