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People

Total Population 930
Male Share of the Population 36.3%
Female Share of the Population 63.7%
Senior Citizens 44.1%
Employed Population 16+ 279
Age of the Population 61

Families

% of people married 37.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.7%
Median Earnings25+ $21,944
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,094
% Above Poverty Level 70.3%
% Below Poverty Level 29.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 34.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 53.9%
Median Gross Rent $688
Median House Value $163,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.9%
US/American 0.4%
English 11.5%
Irish 19.8%

Hiawassee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles S of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Towns
Standard Zip Codes 30546
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.949
Longitude -83.757

Hiawassee 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 BLAIRSVILLE EXP STA
Distance 12.9 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 ANDREWS
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 66.1 inches
Station CLAYTON 1 SSW
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 73.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blairsville 776 $24,250
Clayton 1,945 $36,950
Dillard 329 $59,688
Helen 269 $34,464
Tiger 374 $25,089

Hiawassee Hospitals

CHATUGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
110 EAST MAIN STREET
(706) 896-2222
Emergency Service: Yes

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1400 U.S. HIGHWAY 76
706-896-4131
Serves 322 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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