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People

Total Population 1,004
Male Share of the Population 37.7%
Female Share of the Population 62.3%
Senior Citizens 4.5%
Employed Population 16+ 405
Age of the Population 20

Families

% of people married 13.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,000
% Above Poverty Level 63.7%
% Below Poverty Level 36.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 9.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 27.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43%
Median Gross Rent $659
Median House Value $187,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 14.9%

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

Young Harris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles NE of Roswell, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Towns
Standard Zip Codes 30582
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.933
Longitude -83.847

Young Harris 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 8.2 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 18.5 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 25.8 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 731 $23,490
Cleveland 3,689 $45,478
Helen 296 $0
Hiawassee 982 $58,750
Morganton 375 $50,313
Tiger 412 $25,909

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

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Mountain Regional Library System
698 MILLER STREET
Young Harris, Georgia
(706) 379-3732

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