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People

Total Population 296
Male Share of the Population 53%
Female Share of the Population 47%
Senior Citizens 28.7%
Employed Population 16+ 137
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $0
% Above Poverty Level 74%
% Below Poverty Level 26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 25.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $732
Median House Value $222,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
US/American 0%
English 23.3%
Irish 20.6%

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

Helen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles N of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County White
Standard Zip Codes 30545
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.701
Longitude -83.731

Helen 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 HELEN
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 70.9 inches
Station BLAIRSVILLE EXP STA
Distance 16.1 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 TOCCOA
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 72 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baldwin 3,467 $33,750
Clarkesville 1,937 $48,194
Clermont 1,060 $72,667
Cleveland 3,689 $45,478
Demorest 1,842 $50,430
Hiawassee 982 $58,750

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

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