Braselton, Georgia

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Braselton, Georgia

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High Points

Braselton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Braselton People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Braselton Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 9% Braselton Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Braselton Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Braselton Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Braselton College Educated Adults
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 15% Braselton Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Braselton Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Braselton, Georgia

Comparing Braselton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 3
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 9
Low Property Crime 2 4

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Braselton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 30517
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.109
Longitude -83.762

Braselton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
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Braselton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,206 100%
Male 599 49.7%
Female 607 50.3%
Under 18 310 25.7%
18+ 896 74.3%
65+ 120 10%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,102 91.4%
African-American 16 1.3%
Asian 67 5.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 0.6%
Mixed Race 12 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 40 3.3%

Estimated Braselton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,294
Growth 1,088
Growth % 90.2%

Braselton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 16.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
Irish 15.7%
English 14.6%
German 13%
Italian 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
Scottish 2.4%
Swedish 2%
Austrian 1.7%
Polish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
Belgian 0.7%
Lebanese 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
European 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
British 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Braselton 1,206 $64,667
Auburn 6,904 $52,695
Hoschton 1,070 $57,917
Oakwood 2,689 $43,308
Pendergrass 431 $37,700
Talmo 477 $31,442
Winder 10,201 $40,896
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