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Population in 2012: 2,255 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +264.3%
Males: 1,134  (50.3%)
Females: 1,121  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  31.4 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30534.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,225 (it was $34,327 in 2000)
Dawsonville:

$37,225
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,733

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,131 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
Dawsonville:

$158,131
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,048; Detached houses: $176,953; Mobile homes: $71,814

Median gross rent in 2012: $833.

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  • White alone - 2,325 (91.7%)
  • Hispanic - 119 (4.7%)
  • Black alone - 41 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dawsonville: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), United States (16.6%), German (8.5%), English (7.7%), Norwegian (2.1%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1376 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 1,169 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dawsonville:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dawsonville city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

30 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Dawsonville, Georgia as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dawsonville to the number of sex offenders is 45 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,387 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $657 (0.5%)

Dawsonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (27.4 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (48.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (548.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Juno, GA (2.3 miles) , Silver City, GA (2.9 miles) , Dahlonega, GA (3.3 miles ), Chestatee, GA (3.4 miles) , Murrayville, GA (3.4 miles) , Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill, GA (3.6 miles) , Three Sisters Mountains, GA (3.7 miles) , Nelson, GA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2006: 69 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $70,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.42 N, Longitude: 84.12 W

Area code: 706

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Dawsonville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Dawsonville-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Dawsonville city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 10.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dawsonville-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Dawsonville center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Dawsonville center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dawson County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bill Elliott - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 8, 1955), Roy Hall (racing driver) - Moonshiner and stock car racing driver, Gober Sosebee - Racecar driver.


Hospital/medical center in Dawsonville:

  • FIRST AMERICAN HOME CARE OF GA DAWSONV (Home Health Center, 5938 HIGHWAY 53 EAST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Dawsonville:

  • CHESTATEE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; DAHLONEGA, GA)
  • UNITED HOME CARE OF CUMMING (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CUMMING, GA)
  • CHESTNUT RIDGE NSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CUMMING, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Dawsonville, GA

Airports located in Dawsonville:

Amtrak station near Dawsonville:

  • 20 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.dawsonville.com/index-gov.htm

College/University in Dawsonville:

  • Southern Catholic College (Full-time enrollment: 173; Location: 330 Southern Catholic Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.southerncatholic.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dawsonville:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 11 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Gainesville State College (about 20 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 32 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,051)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 32 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,066)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 35 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,202)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 38 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 16,535)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 40 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)

Public high school in Dawsonville:

Private high school in Dawsonville:

  • WAR HILL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 62; Location: 8847 HWY 53 E; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dawsonville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Dawsonville:

  • PINE GROVE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 1732 PERIMETER RD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • BAY CREEK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 5; Location: 291 WILLIAMSON RD; Grades: PK - 10)
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Library in Dawsonville:

  • CHESTATEE REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,246,397; Location: 342 ALLEN STREET; 92,759 books; 6,004 audio materials; 9,050 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 140 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Dawson County Courthouse (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Kangaroo Conservation Center (Museums; 222 Bailey Waters Road), Family Fun Centers Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 139B Hightower Parkway), Lanier Vending CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; Public Square), Amicalola Falls State Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 240 Amicalola Falls Lodg).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Dawsonville (127 Beartooth Parkway), Amicalola Lodge (706 Highway 53 West), Exit Four Seasons Realty (671 Lumpkin Campground R), Best Western Dawson Village (76 North Georgia Avenue).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average.
City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.02218

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

ETOWAH (Population served: 12000, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2000), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
DAWSONVILLE (Population served: 1342, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-01-2005 and AUG-02-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and AUG-21-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2001)
PARADISE VALLEY RESORT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1999)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ATHENS BOAT CLUB (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2001), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-19-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2004)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
UNDER THE HEMLOCK (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.2%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dawsonville, GA

162 people in college/university student housing in 2010
137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
78 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Dawsonville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Dawsonville (2011 data):

  • Community & Southern Bank: Dawson 400 Office at 4300 Dawson Forest Road, branch established on 2007/01/30; Dawsonville Branch at 28 Main Street, branch established on 2006/08/01. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • United Community Bank: Ucb Dawson County Branch at 109 Highway 53 West, branch established on 1953/11/02; Georgia 400 Facility at 6372 Highway 53 East, branch established on 1985/03/28. 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.
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Dawsonville Downtown Branch at 500 Highway 53 E, branch established on 2000/10/20; Dawsonville Main Branch at 6639 Highway 53 E, branch established on 1998/05/15. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • SunTrust Bank: Mountain State Bank at 6602 Highway 53 East, branch established on 2003/04/15. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Dawsonville Main Branch at 136 Hwy 400 S, branch established on 2001/11/13. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Dawsonville Branch at 6183 Hwy 53 West, branch established on 2005/01/13. 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
  • Guaranty Bank: Dawsonville Ga Branch at 6625 Highway 53 East, branch established on 2006/06/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • First Citizens Bank of Georgia: First Citizens Bank Of Georgia at 70 Carlisle Road, branch established on 2007/03/05. Info updated 2008/12/04: Bank assets: $102.4 mil, Deposits: $93.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dawsonville, Georgia:

  • Best Western Dawson Village Inn, 76 N Georgia Ave, Dawsonville, GA 30534 , Phone: (706) 216-4410, Fax: (706) 216-6459
  • Comfort Inn, 127 Beartooth Pkwy, Dawsonville, GA 30534 , Phone: (706) 216-1900
  • Super8, 205 N 400 Center Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534 , Phone: (706) 216-6801, Fax: (706) 216-6810
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dawsonville, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dawsonville travel time to work - commute


Dawsonville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dawsonville city (based on Dawson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.56%
Here32.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents73.1%11.7%10.1%3.2%1.8%
Congregations63.6%18.2%4.5%4.5%9.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Dawson County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Dawson County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

26.2%
Georgia:

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

12.9%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,668$32,0160$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$505
Streets and Highways 1$2,440$29,2800$0
Sewerage 1$3,310$39,7201$680
Water Supply 2$6,622$39,7320$0
Totals for Government 5$15,040$36,0964$1,185

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $363,000 ($160.98)
    Sewerage: $242,000 ($107.32)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $282,000 ($125.06)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($69.62)
    Sewerage: $104,000 ($46.12)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($35.92)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($13.75)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($12.42)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.22)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $42,000 ($18.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $175,000 ($77.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $157,000 ($69.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($11.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $149,000 ($66.08)
    All Other: $10,000 ($4.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $356,000 ($157.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($30.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($3.55)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $224,000 ($99.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $138,000 ($61.20)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $47,000 ($20.84)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($17.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($10.64)
    NEC: $24,000 ($10.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $571,000 ($253.22)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $503,000 ($223.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,068,000 ($473.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($2.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,507,000 ($668.29)

13.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.72%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Forsyth County, GA  3.92% ($77,818 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  1.01% ($46,215)
from Lumpkin County, GA  0.99% ($29,359)


9.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.98%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Forsyth County, GA  2.17% ($40,075 average AGI)
to Lumpkin County, GA  1.39% ($35,953)
to Hall County, GA  0.92% ($36,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dawsonville:

  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dawsonville:

  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dawsonville:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
Dawsonville, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Dawsonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 153
  • Hazardous Condition: 36
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Dawsonville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dawsonville, GA

Most common first names in Dawsonville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6971.5 years
John6576.0 years
William5274.7 years
Robert5272.2 years
Mary4677.7 years
Charles3272.8 years
Annie2680.6 years
Henry2374.3 years
Ruby2079.5 years
Richard1765.6 years
Most common last names in Dawsonville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3074.1 years
Anderson2978.4 years
Bruce2478.0 years
Tatum2477.8 years
Turner2270.4 years
Waters2167.4 years
Jones2071.7 years
Reece1976.1 years
Evans1877.1 years
Davis1773.2 years
Businesses in Dawsonville, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO2IHOP1
AT&T2IZOD1
Aeropostale1J.Crew1
Aerosoles1JoS. A. Bank1
Ann Taylor2Jones New York2
Applebee's1Journeys1
Arby's1Juicy Couture1
AutoZone1KFC1
Banana Republic1Kroger1
Bath & Body Works1Lane Bryant1
Best Western1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Blockbuster1Little Caesars Pizza1
Brooks Brothers2Long John Silver's1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Motherhood Maternity1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid1
Chico's1Ruby Tuesday1
Clarks1Rue211
Cold Stone Creamery1Ryan's Grill1
Coldwater Creek1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
DHL1Soma Intimates1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
DressBarn1Super 81
Eddie Bauer1Talbots1
Famous Footwear1Toys"R"Us1
FedEx6U-Haul3
GNC1UPS6
GameStop1Vans1
Gap1Waffle House2
Gymboree1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Home Depot1
Browse common businesses in Dawsonville, GA


Dawsonville on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth Earl Irwin, Jr. (13)
  • Michael G. Guler (5)
  • Robert Jeffrey Hewlett (5)
  • Kenneth E. Irwin, Jr. (5)
  • John Joseph Lassig (2)
  • Tamara E. Koperda (2)
  • Frank R. Koperda (2)
  • William David Pardue (2)
  • Ryan E. Johnson (2)
  • Patrick L. Crane (2)

Total of 64 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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