Mount Airy, Georgia

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Mount Airy, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Mount Airy Low Property Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Mount Airy Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 9% Mount Airy Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 17% Mount Airy People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Mount Airy, Georgia

Comparing Mount Airy 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
Racial Diversity 8 2
Well-Paid Single Men 6 8
Age of the Population 6 9
Senior Citizens 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
College Educated Adults 7 8
Median Family Income 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 8 8
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Mount Airy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles N of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Habersham
Standard Zip Codes 30563
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.518
Longitude -83.5

Mount Airy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 62.9 inches
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Mount Airy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 604 100%
Male 310 51.3%
Female 294 48.7%
Under 18 140 23.2%
18+ 464 76.8%
65+ 87 14.4%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 2.95
White 558 92.4%
African-American 14 2.3%
Asian 17 2.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 6 1%
Mixed Race 8 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 2.6%

Estimated Mount Airy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 665
Growth 61
Growth % 10.1%

Mount Airy 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.4%
US/American 24.4%
English 15.1%
Irish 11%
German 5.5%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Dutch 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
British 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Airy 604 $45,375
Alto 876 $36,094
Baldwin 2,425 $33,011
Clarkesville 1,248 $39,148
Cornelia 3,674 $42,041
Demorest 1,465 $39,917
Toccoa 9,323 $31,912
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Mount Airy High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,662 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

Mount Airy Colleges

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