Cornelia, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 4,210 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.6%
 
Males: 1,793  (42.6%)
Females: 2,417  (57.4%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30531.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,595 (it was $31,111 in 2000)
Cornelia:

$29,595
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,542 (it was $21,701 in 2000)

Cornelia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,317 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Cornelia:

$106,317
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $568.

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  • Races in Cornelia, GA (2010)

    Cornelia races chart
    • 2,17152.2%White alone
    • 1,44634.8%Hispanic
    • 2335.6%Black alone
    • 1724.1%Asian alone
    • 982.4%Two or more races
    • 220.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.2%Other race alone

Races in Cornelia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cornelia: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (9.6%), United States (7.0%), Irish (6.2%), German (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), Swedish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1500 feet

Land area: 3.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile   (low).

Cornelia,GA real estate house value index trend

Cornelia, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Cornelia:

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cornelia city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

746 residents are foreign born (16.6% Latin America, 4.2% Asia).

This city:

17.7%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Cornelia, Georgia as of December 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cornelia to the number of sex offenders is 155 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,157 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,009 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (39.5 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (72.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (554.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Airy, GA (1.2 miles ), Baldwin, GA (1.4 miles ), Demorest, GA (1.9 miles ), Alto, GA (2.0 miles ), Raoul, GA (2.5 miles ), Clarkesville, GA (2.6 miles ), Mossy Creek, GA (3.1 miles ), Lula, GA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $90,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 83.53 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,678 (+87.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 711 (51.2%)

Area code: 706

Cornelia household income distribution Cornelia home values distribution

Crime rates in Cornelia by Year
Type 2002 2003 2006 2007 2010 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01044311
per 100,000 0.026.50.0104.7107.470.924.023.8
Robberies 27013004
per 100,000 52.1185.20.026.280.50.00.095.4
Assaults 413209511517
per 100,000 104.1344.0513.9235.5134.2260.1119.9405.4
Burglaries 2447161628131635
per 100,000 624.81,243.7411.1418.6751.7307.4383.7834.7
Thefts 187237176152148158163193
per 100,000 4,868.56,271.54,522.13,977.03,973.23,736.13,908.94,602.9
Auto thefts 11267115375
per 100,000 286.4688.0179.9287.8134.270.9167.9119.2
Arson 00N/AN/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 269.4487.0295.6316.6324.8258.1216.9344.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cornelia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.02
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +382 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Cornelia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cornelia, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Cornelia-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Cornelia city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 171 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cornelia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from Cornelia center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 227.0 miles away from Cornelia center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 224.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Habersham County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cornelia topographic map

Birthplace of: Hilliard A. Wilbanks - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Seth Delay - Professional wrestler.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cornelia: Hilliard A. Wilbanks.

Main business address for: HABERSHAM BANCORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), COMMUNITY BANKSHARES INC /GA/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Cornelia:

  • OAKS AT SCENIC VIEW, THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BALDWIN, GA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TOCCOA (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; TOCCOA, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF TOCCOA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TOCCOA, GA)
  • GATEWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLEVELAND, GA)

airports located in Cornelia:

Amtrak station near Cornelia:

  • 13 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cornelia:

  • Piedmont College (about 4 miles; Demorest, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 23 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of North Georgia (about 26 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 28 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Athens Technical College (about 38 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 40 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Clemson University (about 42 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cornelia:

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Notable locations in Cornelia: Chenochetah Fire Tower (A), Cornelia Fire Department (B), Habersham County Emergency Medical Services South (C), Cornelia Public Library (D), Cornelia City Hall (E), Cornelia Community House (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Cornelia: COMMUNITY BANKSHARES INC /GA/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Cornelia include: Shady Grove Baptist Church (A), Level Grove Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church of Cornelia (D), Cornelia United Methodist Church (E), Cornelia Christian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Level Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cornelia: Cornelia City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bowa Trails Inc (Tours & Charters; 304 Myrl Dr).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Cornelia (2965 J Warren Road), Appletree Inn (Hwy 441 S), Comfort Inn (2965 J Warren Road), Cornelia-Days Inn (1477 Level Grove Rd), Hampton Inn Cornelia- GA (161 Market Corners Drive).

Court: Habersham County - Solicitor State Court (156 Level Grove Road).

Habersham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.31
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00285. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00285
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 41.5%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 68.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.9% for other race residents, 97.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
53 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Cornelia (2011 data):

  • SCBT National Association: The Cornelia Branch, Community Bank And Trust Branch, Ingles Supermarket Branch Cornelia. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • CertusBank, National Association: Cornelia Courier at 920 Level Grove Road, branch established on 2007/08/13; Cornelia Branch at 920 Level Grove Road, branch established on 2006/04/05. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, headquarters in Easley, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.
  • United Community Bank: New Community Branch at 1472 441 By-Pass, branch established on 2003/01/06; Habersham Branch at 255 North Main Street, branch established on 1989/06/22. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Cornelia Main Branch at 241 Larkin Street, branch established on 1909/12/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Rabun County Bank: Traditions Bank at 210 Cannon Bridge Rd, branch established on 1999/06/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.4 mil, Deposits: $198.3 mil, headquarters in Clayton, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancorp Of Georgia, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.7
Georgia average:

12.6

Cornelia travel time to work - commute Cornelia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cornelia city (based on Habersham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,24768
Mainline Protestant3,10314
Catholic3,0281
Other6492
None16,014-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Habersham County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Habersham County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Habersham County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Habersham County:

25.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.7%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cornelia:

46.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.2%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Cornelia:

28.2
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Cornelia:

30.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.2%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Cornelia:

76.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cornelia, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,464$38,7840$0
Other Government Administration 8$25,035$37,5530$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,343$28,1160$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$47,924$33,8290$0
Police - Other 3$6,946$27,7840$0
Firefighters 10$30,989$37,1877$4,224
Streets and Highways 4$12,925$38,7751$1,010
Solid Waste Management 4$7,489$22,4671$708
Sewerage 5$15,617$37,4810$0
Parks and Recreation 6$12,619$25,2380$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,813$45,7560$0
Water Supply 14$38,723$33,1910$0
Other and Unallocable 7$21,251$36,4300$0
Totals for Government 82$232,138$33,9719$5,942

Cornelia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,213,000 ($525.65)
    Sewerage: $1,476,000 ($350.59)
    Police Protection: $956,000 ($227.08)
    Fire Protection: $438,000 ($104.04)
    Regular Highways: $348,000 ($82.66)
    Central Staff Services: $248,000 ($58.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($53.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($17.81)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($8.08)
    Housing & Community Development: $32,000 ($7.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($5.46)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($4.99)
    Corrections - Other: $14,000 ($3.33)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($1.90)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($1.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $32,000 ($7.60)
    Corrections: $14,000 ($3.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($9.74)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($6.41)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($4.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,025,000 ($481.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $271,000 ($64.37)

Cornelia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,507,000 ($357.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($28.27)
    All Other: $84,000 ($19.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($2.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $171,000 ($40.62)
    Property Sale Other: $125,000 ($29.69)
    Rents: $35,000 ($8.31)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($4.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,260,000 ($536.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Property: $1,136,000 ($269.83)
    Public Utilities: $346,000 ($82.19)
    NEC: $312,000 ($74.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $214,000 ($50.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $157,000 ($37.29)

Cornelia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,103,000 ($1687.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,834,000 ($1623.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $269,000 ($63.90)

Cornelia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,306,000 ($785.27)

6.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Banks County, GA  0.81% ($28,018 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  0.71% ($30,232)
from White County, GA  0.69% ($22,198)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hall County, GA  0.87% ($30,198 average AGI)
to White County, GA  0.67% ($24,699)
to Banks County, GA  0.64% ($24,753)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cornelia:

  • WCON (1450 AM; 1 kW; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHM (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRIAN ROTHELL)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cornelia:

  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cornelia:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Cornelia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cornelia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 71m233ftTotal length
  • $9,211,000Total costs
  • 111,070Total average daily traffic
  • 1,101Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cornelia, GA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cornelia)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cornelia, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cornelia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cornelia)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cornelia and their reported violations in the past:

CORNELIA (Population served: 6,130, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Turbidity. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-30-2006), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-17-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cornelia, Georgia:

  • Baymont Inn Cornelia, 1105 Hwy 441 Business, Cornelia, Georgia 30531 , Phone: (706) 778-3600, Fax: (706) 778-1299
  • Super 8 Cornelia, 2965 J Warren Rd, Cornelia, Georgia 30531 , Phone: (706) 778-9573, Fax: (706) 776-3329
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cornelia, Georgia
Most common first names in Cornelia, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7973.8 years
James6669.3 years
John5973.1 years
Mary5476.3 years
Robert3871.5 years
Charles3671.6 years
George2274.7 years
Thomas2073.1 years
Willie1976.9 years
Bessie1985.1 years
Most common last names in Cornelia, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3872.9 years
Williams2768.8 years
Ferguson2676.0 years
Davis2676.3 years
Martin2075.9 years
Loudermilk1978.3 years
Allen1874.3 years
Barrett1878.0 years
Jones1868.6 years
Brown1665.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Cornelia, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC2True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS3
KFC1Waffle House2
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Cornelia compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Cornelia on our top lists:

  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
There are 17 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John A. London (9)
  • David Wesley Stephens (9)
  • William Jacob Thompson (6)
  • Patrick L. Scheib (5)
  • Brian M. Peek (4)
  • Patrick Scheib (3)
  • George Miles Gibby (3)
  • William Brooks Brown (1)
  • Claus H.h. Boelter (1)
  • William J. Thompson (1)

Total of 39 patent applications in 2008-2016.