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Demographics

People

Total Population372
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens31.5%
Employed Population 16+173
Age of the Population56

Families

% of people married55.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,389
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,077

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,893
% Above Poverty Level82.8%
% Below Poverty Level17.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work20.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40%
Median Gross Rent$963
Median House Value$230,600

Ancestry

English23.4%
Irish17.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
German14.5%
West Indian3.5%
Bahamian2.7%
Polish2.2%
Czech1.9%
Italian1.9%
French Except Basque1.6%
Turkish1.1%
Jamaican0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Danishn0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Greek0.5%
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Helen Almanac

CategoryValue
County White County
Standard Zip Codes30545
Phone Area Codes706
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.7
Approximate Longitude-83.72

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)

StationHELEN
Distance1.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip70.9 inches
StationBLAIRSVILLE EXP STA
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp40 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip58.1 inches
StationTOCCOA
Distance24.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 51 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp50 to 72 F
Annual Precip60.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baldwin3,397$40,865
Clarkesville1,735$53,750
Clermont937$81,750
Cleveland3,779$46,087
Demorest2,130$52,500
Hiawassee908$73,438
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