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People

Total Population 1,387
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 557
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 39.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $23,569
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,721

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,773
% Above Poverty Level 76.1%
% Below Poverty Level 23.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.6%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $116,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.1%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 9%

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 776 $24,250
East Ellijay 997 $31,563
Ellijay 1,579 $47,738
McCaysville 1,327 $26,583
Morganton 345 $53,750

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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