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People

Total Population 2,416
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 933
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 48.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,141
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.5%
Median Gross Rent $898
Median House Value $154,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 20.2%

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

Dawsonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NE of Roswell, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Dawson
Standard Zip Codes 30534
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.421
Longitude -84.119

Dawsonville 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 DAHLONEGA 1 W
Distance 10.3 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
Station ALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station BLAIRSVILLE EXP STA
Distance 31.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ball Ground 1,869 $70,500
Cumming 5,588 $49,688
Dahlonega 6,052 $66,391
Gainesville 37,115 $43,249
Jasper 3,715 $64,489
Oakwood 4,123 $42,172

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

Dawsonville Public Libraries

Library
Chestatee Regional Library System
342 ALLEN STREET
Dawsonville, Georgia
(706) 344-3690

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Dawsonville High Schools

DAWSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1665 PERIMETER ROAD
706-265-6555
Serves 819 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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