Dawsonville, Georgia

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Dawsonville, Georgia

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

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Comparative Profile of Dawsonville, Georgia

Comparing Dawsonville 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Racial Diversity 5 1
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 2 5
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 2
Portion of People Married 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
People Above Poverty 5 8
Median Family Income 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 2 4
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Dawsonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 619 100%
Male 330 53.3%
Female 289 46.7%
Under 18 141 22.8%
18+ 478 77.2%
65+ 70 11.3%
Median Age 33.5
Average Family Size 2.88
White 604 97.6%
African-American 4 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 6 1%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.5%

Estimated Dawsonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,066
Growth 447
Growth % 72.2%

Dawsonville 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 52%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
Irish 7.3%
English 7%
German 6.1%
Italian 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Dutch 2%
Swedish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
European 1.1%
Welsh 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Portuguese 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dawsonville 619 $39,000
Ball Ground 730 $51,429
Cumming 4,220 $47,270
Dahlonega 3,638 $44,904
Gainesville 25,578 $43,734
Jasper 2,167 $40,833
Oakwood 2,689 $43,308

Dawsonville Public Libraries

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

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Dawsonville High Schools (2004)

Serves 819 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

Dawsonville Colleges

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