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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ellijay City, Georgia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 128

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 62

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 24

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 75

25 to 29 years : 111

30 to 34 years : 38

35 to 39 years : 31

40 to 44 years : 58

45 to 49 years : 34

50 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 35

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 17

85 years and over : 32

Female:

Under 5 years : 118

5 to 9 years : 131

10 to 14 years : 65

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 48

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 94

25 to 29 years : 70

30 to 34 years : 75

35 to 39 years : 39

40 to 44 years : 43

45 to 49 years : 71

50 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 90

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 27

70 to 74 years : 93

75 to 79 years : 83

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 85


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,542

Multiple ancestry : 439

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 12

Ancestry not reported : 250


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,934

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 23

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 275


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 246

5 to 17 years : 358

18 to 24 years : 277

25 to 34 years : 294

35 to 44 years : 171

45 to 54 years : 170

55 to 59 years : 105

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 99

65 to 74 years : 179

75 years and over : 287

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 246

5 to 17 years : 293

18 to 24 years : 47

25 to 34 years : 159

35 to 44 years : 75

45 to 54 years : 90

55 to 59 years : 49

60 and 61 years : 47

62 to 64 years : 86

65 to 74 years : 133

75 years and over : 186

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 20

18 to 24 years : 130

25 to 34 years : 54

35 to 44 years : 36

45 to 54 years : 62

55 to 59 years : 56

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 46

75 years and over : 96

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 5

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 87

25 to 34 years : 70

35 to 44 years : 55

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 544

Female : 867

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 113

Female : 410

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 34

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 199

Female : 76


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 1,227

Born in other state in the United States : 488

Native: born outside the United States : 16

Foreign born : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 183

Now married, except separated : 375

Divorced : 97

Separated : 45

Widowed : 212

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 98

Now married, except separated : 165

Divorced : 175

Separated : 8

Widowed : 66

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 13

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 5

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 177

Now married, except separated : 54

Divorced : 6

Separated : 1

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Speak only English : 1,566

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 132

Speak English less than "very well" : 299


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ellijay City, Georgia

  • Other Groups: 409   (39.1%)
  • United States Or American: 258   (24.7%)
  • Irish: 105   (10.0%)
  • English: 90   (8.6%)
  • German: 58   (5.5%)
  • Polish: 26   (2.5%)
  • Italian: 20   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 18   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 12   (1.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 9   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.9%)
  • European: 9   (0.9%)
  • Northern European: 6   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.5%)
  • British: 4   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ellijay City, Georgia is 2,243



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ellijay City, Georgia: 890
Female Population in Ellijay City, Georgia: 1,353


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ellijay City, Georgia: 26.7
Median Female Resident Age in Ellijay City, Georgia: 38.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ellijay City, Georgia


White


Both sexes

48.0

Male

45.4

Female

52.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.5

Male

19.5

Female

24.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

22.5

Male

16.5

Female

46.5

Asian


Both sexes

46.5

Male

0.0

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.0

Male

28.3

Female

22.3

Other


Both sexes

22.2

Male

25.6

Female

14.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

33.1

Male

30.8

Female

33.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

25.5

Female

18.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

52.8

Male

49.2

Female

56.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Ellijay City, Georgia


  • White: 1,765
  • African American: 24
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 367
  • Two or More Races: 87



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ellijay City, Georgia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ellijay City, Georgia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 44   (10.68%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 39   (9.47%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 22   (5.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 30   (7.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (3.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (3.4%)
  • 11th Grade: 28   (6.8%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (3.16%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 79   (19.17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 24   (5.83%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 38   (9.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (1.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 47   (11.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (2.67%)
  • Professional School Degree: 1   (0.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 23   (3.89%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 34   (5.75%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 48   (8.12%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 76   (12.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 36   (6.09%)
  • 10th Grade: 39   (6.6%)
  • 11th Grade: 23   (3.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (3.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 153   (25.89%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 12   (2.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 46   (7.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 34   (5.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21   (3.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (2.54%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (2.03%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ellijay City, Georgia

  • Gilmer County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 497 Bobcat Trail, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-5000, Students: 4,200 )

  • North Georgia Resa


    ( Location: 4731 Old Highway 5 South, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-1111, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ellijay City, Georgia

  • Gilmer Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1860 South Main Street, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-5030, Students: 972 )

  • Ellijay Primary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 196 Mccutchen Street, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-5010, Students: 627 )

  • Ellijay Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 32 Mccutchen Street, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-5020, Students: 590 )

  • Mountain View Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 350 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-5100, Students: 541 )

  • Oakland Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 8264 Highway 52 East, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-5040, Students: 298 )

  • New Middle School


    ( Location: Clear Creek Rd, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: M, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ellijay City, Georgia

  • Gilmer High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 408 Bobcat Trail, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 276-5080, Students: 1,172 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ellijay City, Georgia

  • Grace Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 164 Legion Road, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 635-2441, Students: 108 )

  • North Georgia Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 191 Harold Pritchett Road, Ellijay, GA 30540, Phone: (706) 635-6422, Students: 53 )

  • Josephine Edwards Christian School


    ( Grades: K-10, Location: 12472 Highway 515 N, Ellijay, GA 30536, Phone: (706) 635-2644, Students: 29 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Ellijay City, Georgia

  • Gilmer County Public Library


    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ellijay City, Georgia


  • Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association Inc


    207 Dalton St, Ellijay, GA 30540
    http://www.gilmerarts.org

  • Gilmer County Historical Preservation Society


    Po Box 221, Ellijay, GA 30540

  • Pasarya Center For Arts Humanity


    360 Ames Lake Ln, Ellijay, GA 30540

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ellijay City, Georgia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ellijay City, Georgia.

Area Features of Ellijay City, Georgia


Building


(1) Gilmer County Detention Center   (2) Gilmer County Fire Department Station 2   (3) Gilmer County Sheriff S Department  

Cemetery


(1) Cartecay United Methodist Church Cemetery   (2) Clear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   (3) East New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery   (4) Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery   (5) Flint Hill Cemetery   (6) Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery   (7) Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery   (8) Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   (9) River Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   (10) Scrougetown Baptist Church Cemetery   (11) Turniptown Baptist Church Cemetery   (12) Yukon Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bible Church   (2) Cartecay Church   (3) Christian Church   (4) East Liberty Church   (5) Ebenezer Church   (6) Flint Hill Church   (7) Little Ebenezer Church   (8) Macedonia Church   (9) Mount Vernon Church   (10) Mount Zion Church   (11) Oak Hill Church   (12) River Hill Church   (13) Scrougetown Church   (14) Turniptown Church  

Civil


(1) Rich Mountain Division  

Dam


(1) Cartecay Watershed Dam Number 10   (2) Cartecay Watershed Dam Number Eight   (3) Cartecay Watershed Dam Number One   (4) Cartecay Watershed Dam Number Three   (5) Clotfelter Lake Dam   (6) Diamond Lure Lake Dam   (7) Johnson Lake Dam   (8) Lake Atagahi Dam   (9) Lake Dakwa Dam   (10) Lake Yanu Dam   (11) Little Turniptown Creek Lake Dam   (12) Lovejoy Lake Dam   (13) Powell Lake Dam   (14) Sailors Lake Dam  

Gap


(1) Stover Gap  

Locale


(1) Cartecay Camp Ground Historical   (2) Gilmer County Prison Camp  

Mine


(1) Ellijay Quarry  

Populated Place


(1) Cartecay   (2) Dyke   (3) Licklog Historical   (4) Oak Hill   (5) Oakland   (6) Pike Historical   (7) Quill   (8) Rolston   (9) Roy   (10) Turniptown Historical   (11) Yukon  

Reservoir


(1) Clotfelter Lake   (2) Dakwa Lake   (3) Diamond Lure Lake   (4) Garland Lake   (5) Johnson Lake   (6) Little Turniptown Creek Lake   (7) Lovejoy Lake   (8) Lowman Lake   (9) Noblin Lake   (10) Postell Lake   (11) Powell Lake   (12) Sailors Lake   (13) Turniptown Lake   (14) Walnut Mountain Lake A  

School


(1) Clear Creek Middle School   (2) Oakland Elementary School   (3) Rolston School Historical   (4) Salem School Historical   (5) Twiggs School Historical  

Stream


(1) Anderson Creek   (2) Clear Creek   (3) Holden Creek   (4) Licklog Creek   (5) Oliver Creek   (6) Owltown Creek   (7) Rolston Creek   (8) Simons Branch   (9) Stover Creek   (10) Tickanetley Creek   (11) Turkey Creek  

Summit


(1) George Mountain   (2) Kimmons Mountain   (3) Owltown Mountain   (4) Reese Mountain   (5) Turniptown Mountain   (6) Walnut Mountain  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ellijay City, Georgia

30540 (pop. 20,779)


Cities Nearby Ellijay City, Georgia

Ellijay Ccd, GA  (pop. 7,077) 0.4 Miles
East Ellijay City, GA  (pop. 739) 0.9 Miles
Cohutta Ccd, GA  (pop. 4,497) 5.0 Miles
Carters Lake Ccd, GA  (pop. 8,287) 5.4 Miles
Cartecay Ccd, GA  (pop. 4,484) 6.5 Miles
Rich Mountain Ccd, GA  (pop. 4,036) 8.3 Miles
Talking Rock Ccd, GA  (pop. 4,528) 12.3 Miles
Talking Rock Town, GA  (pop. 102) 12.8 Miles
Blue Ridge Ccd, GA  (pop. 6,065) 14.8 Miles
Blue Ridge City, GA  (pop. 1,308) 15.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ellijay City, Georgia

706



Elevation in Ellijay City, Georgia is 1,887.0 ft. (575.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ellijay City, Georgia

Lat: 34.694656 N        Long: -84.483566 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ellijay City, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ellijay City, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 14   (2.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 21   (3.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 22   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 35   (6.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 28   (5.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 104   (18.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 97   (17.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 90   (16.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 39   (7.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 31   (5.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 30   (5.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 34   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 602

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 79

In 3-person carpool : 61

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 17

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 28

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 5

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 10

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 21


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 37

5 to 9 minutes : 302

10 to 14 minutes : 208

15 to 19 minutes : 52

20 to 24 minutes : 66

25 to 29 minutes : 3

30 to 34 minutes : 60

35 to 39 minutes : 2

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 18

60 to 89 minutes : 23

90 or more minutes : 22


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

With Social Security income : 280

No Social Security income : 674


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

With retirement income : 88

No retirement income : 866


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 128

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $19,999 : 71

$20,000 to $24,999 : 47

$25,000 to $29,999 : 14

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $44,999 : 14

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $74,999 : 28

$75,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $20,811


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ellijay City, Georgia

  • WEBS (1030 AM; 5.0 kW; Calhoun, GA; Owner: Radio Webs, Inc.)
  • WBLJ (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Dalton, GA; Owner: North Georgia Radio Group, L.p.)
  • WLSB (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Mc Caysville, GA; Owner: Copper Basin Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WDAL (1430 AM; 2.5 kW; Dalton, GA; Owner: North Georgia Radio Group, L.p.)
  • WYYZ (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Big Canoe, GA; Owner: Enlightment, Llc)
  • WPGY (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; East Ellijay, GA; Owner: Exponent Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPGY (1580 AM; 0.5 kW; East Ellijay, GA; Owner: Exponent Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WJTH (900 AM; 1.0 kW; Calhoun, GA; Owner: Cherokee Broadcasting Company)

FM Radio Stations Near Ellijay City, Georgia

  • WNSY (100.1 FM; East Ellijay, GA; Owner: Davis Broadcasting Of Atlanta, L.l.c.)
  • WLJA-FM (101.1 FM; East Ellijay, GA; Owner: Tri-state Communications, Inc.)
  • WPPL (103.9 FM; Mc Caysville, GA; Owner: Fannin County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; Dawsonville, GA; Owner: Grady W. Turner)
  • WYYU (104.5 FM; Dalton, GA; Owner: North Georgia Radio Group, L.p.)
  • WNEE (88.3 FM; Big Canoe, GA; Owner: Community Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Ball Ground, GA; Owner: Community Radio Of North Georgia, Inc.)
  • WCGN (91.3 FM; Calhoun, GA; Owner: Lifetalk Radio, Inc.)
  • WCGN (91.3 FM; Resaca, GA; Owner: Lifetalk Radio, Inc.)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; East Ellijay, GA; Owner: Tri-state Communications, Inc.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; Chatsworth, GA; Owner: North Georgia Radio Group, L.p.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; Dalton, GA; Owner: North Georgia Radio Group, L.p.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Ellijay City, Georgia

  • WPXA (Channel 14; Waleska, GA; Owner: Paxson Atlanta License, Inc.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; Chatsworth, GA; Owner: Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ellijay City, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 47  (13.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 28  (7.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 46  (13.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 54  (15.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 53  (23.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (20.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 79  (35.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 240 Farms In Ellijay City, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ellijay City, Georgia

Community & Southern Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

United Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 151

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Park Sterling Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 53

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ellijay City, Georgia

  • Dalton Municipal


    (about 22.0 miles in Dalton, Georgia; Airport Code: DNN)

  • Cartersville Airport


    (about 44.6 miles in Cartersville, Georgia; Airport Code: VPC)

  • Richard B Russell


    (about 45.2 miles in Shannon, Georgia; Airport Code: RMG)

  • Barwick Lafayette


    (about 45.8 miles in La Fayette, Georgia; Airport Code: GA1)

  • Lovell Field


    (about 47.2 miles in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Airport Code: CHA)

  • Lee Gilmer Memorial


    (about 47.3 miles in Gainesville, Georgia; Airport Code: GVL)

  • Gainesville Municipal


    (about 47.3 miles in Gainesville, Georgia; Airport Code: GVL)

  • Cobb County McCollum Field


    (about 47.5 miles in Kennesaw, Georgia; Airport Code: QMA)

  • McMinn County


    (about 48.7 miles in Athens, Tennessee; Airport Code: MMI)

  • Dobbins ARB


    (about 53.9 miles in Marietta, Georgia; Airport Code: MGE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ellijay City, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

65.72%

Carpooled

25.58%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.53%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.89%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.42%

Walked

3.20%

Other Means

0.53%

Worked At Home

2.13%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ellijay City, Georgia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 266

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 31

Female householder, no husband present : 171

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 390

Householder not living alone : 96


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 28

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 25

All other households : 901


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 165

Renter-occupied housing units : 101

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 28

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 157

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 133

Renter-occupied housing units : 353


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 267

$10,000 to $14,999 : 139

$15,000 to $19,999 : 111

$20,000 to $24,999 : 96

$25,000 to $29,999 : 26

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 77

$40,000 to $44,999 : 36

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 29

$60,000 to $74,999 : 35

$75,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Total : 1,034


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Occupied : 954

Vacant : 80


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 25

Built 2000 to 2004 : 22

Built 1990 to 1999 : 151

Built 1980 to 1989 : 146

Built 1970 to 1979 : 257

Built 1960 to 1969 : 224

Built 1950 to 1959 : 72

Built 1940 to 1949 : 55

Built 1939 or earlier : 82


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Utility gas : 436

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 71

Electricity : 379

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 28

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 27

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 13


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 16

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 11

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 33

$150,000 to $174,999 : 56

$175,000 to $199,999 : 52

$200,000 to $249,999 : 38

$250,000 to $299,999 : 4

$300,000 to $399,999 : 15

$400,000 to $499,999 : 29

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 26

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 136

Housing units without a mortgage : 153


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ellijay City, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $195,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $120,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $172,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $147,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $110,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $118,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $431,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ellijay City, Georgia: 54.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ellijay City, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 98.02%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.98%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Ellijay City, GA): $22,120
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ellijay City): $83,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ellijay City): $330
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ellijay City, Georgia

Utility Gas: 55.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.2%
Electricity: 25.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ellijay City, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ellijay City, Georgia

Amedisys Northwest Home Health


     Address: 91 Sammy Mcghee Blvd, Suite 104, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/29/1980

Hamilton Medical Ctr Hh Care


     Address: 1221 Elkwood Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30722
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1999

Gordon Home Care


     Address: 104 Hospital Court, Calhoun, Georgia 30703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/26/1996

Appalachian Home Health


     Address: 1658 Gowder Drive, Blairsville, Georgia 30512
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/1/1991

Skyridge Home Health


     Address: 175 24th St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/3/1984

Hospitals Close To Ellijay City, Georgia

North Georgia Medical Center


     Address: 1362 South Main Street, Ellijay, Georgia 30540
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Fannin Regional Hospital


     Address: 2855 Old Highway 5 North, Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Inc


     Address: 1266 Highway 515 South, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Murray Medical Center


     Address: "707 Old Dalton Ellijay Road, Po Box 1406&quo, Chatsworth, Georgia 30705
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Copper Basin Medical Center


     Address: Highway 68, Copperhill, Tennessee 37317
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Ellijay City, Georgia

Gilmer Nursing Home


     Address: 1362 South Main Street, Ellijay, Georgia 30540
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Wildwood Health Care Inc


     Address: 184 Pin Hook Road, Talking Rock, Georgia 30175
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Heritage Healthcare Of Blue Ridge Llc


     Address: 99 Ouida Street, Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Grandview Health Care Center


     Address: 618 Gennett Drive, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Heritage Healthcare Of Jasper


     Address: 1350 East Church Street, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ellijay City, Georgia

Name: TVA
Address: 1101 Market Street; Chattanooga, TN 37402
Distance: 53 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ellijay City, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 3,075
    Disabled Workers: 655
    Widowers Workers: 370
    Spouses Workers: 195
    Children Workers: 275


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Ellijay City, Georgia


Charges


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000
Solid Waste Management: $9,000
All Other: $1,000


State Intergovernmental


Housing & Community Development: $412,000
All Other: $14,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $882,000


Current Operations


Fire Protection: $275,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $57,000
Central Staff Services: $383,000
Regular Highways: $184,000
Housing & Community Development: $22,000
Police Protection: $512,000
Solid Waste Management: $11,000
General - Other: $21,000


Construction


Fire Protection: $98,000
Regular Highways: $971,000


Other Capital Outlay


Fire Protection: $481,000
Regular Highways: $37,000
General - Other: $456,000


General


Interest On Debt: $0


Tax


Property: $308,000
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $67,000
Public Utilities: $209,000
Other Selective Sales: $95,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $65,000
Other License: $32,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $34,000
Fines & Forfeits: $196,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,182,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $1,202,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $733,000


(updated 2006)



Gilmer County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 25.06%
  • Bush & Cheney 74.04%
  • Other 0.90%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ellijay City, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Gilmer County, GA

9.30 % of Gilmer County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $45,737

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Gilmer County, GA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Cherokee County , GA 0.65 % ($52,125 AGI )
  • Cobb County , GA 0.65 % ($83,679 AGI )
  • Pickens County , GA 0.56 % ($26,854 AGI )

Relocation away from Gilmer County, GA

6.78 % of Gilmer County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,827

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Gilmer County, GA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Pickens County , GA 0.73 % ($31,623 AGI )
  • Cherokee County , GA 0.71 % ($48,695 AGI )
  • Fannin County , GA 0.46 % ($33,947 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Georgia

Low Bracket: $750 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $7,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Georgia

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Ellijay City, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Ellijay City, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/01/2005, 03:05 pm 0 0 $2K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Ellijay City, Georgia directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Ellijay City, Georgia

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Assault n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 61
Burglary n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 7
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 429
Larceny Theft n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 14
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 859
Vehicle Theft n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 61
Arson n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 6
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 3


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Georgia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,958 11,744 14,257 15,293 16,391 18,811 20,371 21,559 23,147 24,870


(updated 2014)



Jails in Ellijay City, Georgia


  • Gilmer County Jail


    106 Britt Dickey Mem Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540
    Capacity: 138
    Confined: 99
    Avg. Population: 118
    Year Built: 1999


(updated 2006)



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