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People

Total Population 982
Male Share of the Population 36.8%
Female Share of the Population 63.2%
Senior Citizens 43.7%
Employed Population 16+ 310
Age of the Population 62

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 67.2%
% Below Poverty Level 32.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 34.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 53.4%
Median Gross Rent $643
Median House Value $209,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.7%
US/American 0.5%
English 10.3%
Irish 13.4%

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

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 731 $23,490
Clayton 2,068 $36,875
Dillard 401 $58,750
Helen 296 $0
Tiger 412 $25,909

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

Hiawassee Hospitals

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

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Hiawassee High Schools

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

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