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People

Total Population 1,492
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 558
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 37.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $24,134
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,892

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,420
% Above Poverty Level 76.1%
% Below Poverty Level 23.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.8%
Median Gross Rent $611
Median House Value $130,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.2%
US/American 0%
English 15.8%
Irish 6.6%

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

Blue Ridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles E of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Fannin
Standard Zip Codes 30513
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.863
Longitude -84.324

Blue Ridge 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 COPPERHILL
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 41 to 71 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 60.1 inches
Station BLAIRSVILLE EXP STA
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 58.1 inches
Station DAHLONEGA 1 W
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 64.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blairsville 731 $23,490
East Ellijay 993 $33,750
Ellijay 1,952 $41,389
McCaysville 1,176 $28,693
Morganton 375 $50,313

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

Blue Ridge Hospitals

FANNIN REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
2855 OLD HIGHWAY 5 NORTH
(706) 632-3711
Emergency Service: Yes

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Blue Ridge High Schools

FANNIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
2346 EAST FIRST STREET
706-632-2081
Serves 957 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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