GA

National Population : 333,590,059
Georgia State Population : 10,835,660

About Ellijay, GA

Ellijay, GA is located in Gilmer County in the state of Georgia.

The total City Population for Ellijay is about 3,701 with about 186 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 32,152.

The Average Home Value is $176,450.00, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Home Value of $139,998.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 6% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $49,939.50, which is roughly 1% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,600.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 13% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Ellijay is about 8.6%.

Georgia is ranked #51 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 7.47 out of 100.

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Voting

Gilmer County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 78.17% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 81.26%
Democratic: 17.74%
Libertarian: 0.99%


Nearby Locations

East Ellijay, GA (0.65 mi.)
Cherry Log, GA (6.32 mi.)
Talking Rock, GA (10.64 mi.)
Blue Ridge, GA (13.20 mi.)
Epworth, GA (14.52 mi.)
Jasper, GA (16.33 mi.)
Big Canoe, GA (16.33 mi.)
Cisco, GA (16.54 mi.)
Chatsworth, GA (18.00 mi.)
Ranger, GA (18.21 mi.)
Morganton, GA (18.22 mi.)
Tate, GA (18.56 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 30536, 30540
Latitude : 34.709086
Longitude : -84.524167
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1455 ft.
Area Code(s) : 706, 762

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.48
Male Population Estimate : 39.78%
Female Population Estimate : 40.03%
Median Age : 43.3
Male Median Age : 42.4
Female Median Age : 44.2

White Population Estimate : 74.23%
Black Population Estimate : 0.61%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 8.12%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.35%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.19%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.82%
Other Population Estimate : 4.79%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ellijay specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Gilmer County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Gilmer County: About 271 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Gilmer County is about 6% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.