Tignall, Georgia

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Tignall, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Tignall Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Tignall Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 15% Tignall Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Tignall, Georgia

Comparing Tignall 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
Racial Diversity 10 8
Senior Citizens 7 9
Age of the Population 7 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 1
Portion of People Married 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4
College Educated Adults 2 2
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 5 6
Working at Home 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 9
Low Violent Crime 4 7

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Tignall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles E of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Wilkes
Standard Zip Codes 30668
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.867
Longitude -82.741

Tignall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.4 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
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station ELBERTON 2 N
Distance 20.5 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
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Tignall Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 653 100%
Male 318 48.7%
Female 335 51.3%
Under 18 161 24.7%
18+ 492 75.3%
65+ 122 18.7%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.87
White 343 52.5%
African-American 297 45.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 4 0.6%
Mixed Race 8 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 3.4%

Estimated Tignall Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 642
Growth -11
Growth % -1.7%

Tignall 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) 62.8%
English 11.2%
African 8.2%
Irish 4.5%
US/American 3.7%
Croatian 1.9%
Dutch 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
German 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Italian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tignall, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Danburg (30668)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tignall 653 $26,250
Carlton 233 $29,583
Elberton 4,743 $31,154
Lexington 239 $56,875
Lincolnton 1,595 $34,943
Sharon 105 $17,500
Washington 4,295 $32,500
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