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People

Total Population 4,474
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,369
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 34%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,920
% Above Poverty Level 67.1%
% Below Poverty Level 32.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $637
Median House Value $78,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.2%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 7.4%

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

Elberton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles E of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Elbert
Standard Zip Codes 30635
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.111
Longitude -82.867

Elberton 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 ELBERTON 2 N
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station WASHINGTON 2 ESE
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station SILOAM 3 N
Distance 36.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bowman 842 $34,120
Canon 790 $33,750
Carlton 355 $53,750
Comer 1,280 $52,500
Hartwell 4,504 $47,128
Tignall 523 $37,083

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

Elberton Public Libraries

Library
Elbert County Public Library System
345 HEARD STREET
Elberton, Georgia
(706) 283-5375

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Elberton Hospitals

ELBERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
4 MEDICAL DR
(706) 283-3151
Emergency Service: Yes

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Elberton High Schools

ELBERT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
600 ABERNATHY CIRCLE
706-213-4101
A Title I School.
Serves 1,135 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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