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Population in 2012: 1,959 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.7%
Males: 836  (42.7%)
Females: 1,123  (57.3%)

Median resident age:  25.7 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30535.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,638 (it was $31,382 in 2000)
Demorest:

$41,638
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,962

Demorest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,458 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Demorest:

$113,458
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $144,543; Detached houses: $154,656; Townhouses or other attached units: $254,596; In 2-unit structures: $215,427; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $58,753; Mobile homes: $56,352

Median gross rent in 2012: $774.

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  • White alone - 1,429 (76.5%)
  • Hispanic - 222 (11.9%)
  • Black alone - 101 (5.4%)
  • Asian alone - 76 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Demorest: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), English (10.7%), German (9.4%), United States (7.0%), Italian (2.3%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 2.27 square miles.

Population density: 862 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Demorest:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Demorest city:

  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

167 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia).

This city:  8.9%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Demorest, Georgia as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Demorest to the number of sex offenders is 280 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,224 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $564 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (43.1 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (74.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (551.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clarkesville, GA (1.8 miles ), Cornelia, GA (1.9 miles ), Mount Airy, GA (2.0 miles ), Baldwin, GA (2.3 miles ), Alto, GA (2.6 miles ), Mossy Creek, GA (2.9 miles) , Raoul, GA (2.9 miles ), Turnerville, GA (3.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 50 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $17,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.56 N, Longitude: 83.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Demorest household income distribution Demorest home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 5 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Georgia average:

2.56

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +302 (+26.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Demorest-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Demorest city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 171 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Demorest-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 91% 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 77.1 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 88.6 miles away from Demorest 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 67.1 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 86.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from Demorest center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Johnny Mize - Baseball player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers in Demorest:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HABERSHAM (Dialysis Facility, 735 N HISTORIC HWY 441)
  • HCMC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1040 HISTORIC HWY 441 NORTH SUITES C AND D)
  • HABERSHAM COUNTY MEDICAL CTR (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 541 HISTORIC HIGHWAY 441-NORTH)
  • HABERSHAM HOME (Nursing Home, HIGHWAY 441 NORTH, BOX 37)

Political contributions by individuals in Demorest, GA

Amtrak station near Demorest:

  • 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.

College/University in Demorest:

  • Piedmont College (Full-time enrollment: 1,574; Location: 165 Central Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.piedmont.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Demorest:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 26 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Gainesville State College (about 30 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Athens Technical College (about 42 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • Clemson University (about 43 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 43 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • University of Georgia (about 44 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 46 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)

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Notable location: Demorest Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Demorest: Demorest Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Yonah Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Demorest Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Camp Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Demorest: Demorest Commercial Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Habersham 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 32.9. This is about average.
City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.96
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.450
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

35.9
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00248. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00248
U.S.:

0.06353

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

DEMOREST (Population served: 10930, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-16-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and JUN-24-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (NOV-18-1996), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-1997), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-1998)
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
BALDWIN (Population served: 3627, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2002 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-20-2003 to FEB-17-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-26-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002), State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1998 and SEP-14-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and AUG-26-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (NOV-18-1996), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-1997), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-1998), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-1998)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.0%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Demorest, GA

434 people in college/university student housing in 2010
311 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
100 people in nursing homes in 2000

Demorest compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Demorest travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.54%
Here52.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents70.0%10.9%3.8%3.5%3.2%
Congregations50.0%14.5%8.1%1.6%3.2%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents2.4%2.1%2.0%0.6%1.6%
Congregations3.2%1.6%1.6%3.2%12.9%
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: 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%

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$3,601$43,2120$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,549$54,5885$1,404
Judicial and Legal 1$1,758$21,0960$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,639$34,9170$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$3,472
Streets and Highways 1$2,688$32,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,173$31,0380$0
Sewerage 2$4,867$29,2020$0
Water Supply 10$20,298$24,3580$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,702
Totals for Government 22$54,573$29,76710$7,578

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($183.77)
    Sewerage: $240,000 ($122.51)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,114,000 ($568.66)
    Sewerage: $742,000 ($378.76)
    Police Protection: $214,000 ($109.24)
    Central Staff Services: $121,000 ($61.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($27.57)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($26.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($10.72)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($9.19)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($8.68)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($7.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $575,000 ($293.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $312,000 ($159.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $855,000 ($436.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($21.95)
    All Other: $43,000 ($21.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $51,000 ($26.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($14.80)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($6.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,283,000 ($654.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($3.06)
  • Tax - Property: $140,000 ($71.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $54,000 ($27.57)
    Public Utilities: $48,000 ($24.50)
    NEC: $12,000 ($6.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,495,000 ($3315.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,371,000 ($3252.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($63.30)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $163,000 ($83.21)
    End of Fiscal Year: $80,000 ($40.84)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($4.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($47.98)

8.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
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 Hall County, GA  0.95% ($35,992 average AGI)
from Banks County, GA  0.90% ($25,096)
from White County, GA  0.77% ($31,847)


6.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 Banks County, GA  0.96% ($34,108 average AGI)
to Hall County, GA  0.92% ($32,845)
to White County, GA  0.76% ($33,189)

Strongest AM radio stations in Demorest:

  • WCHM (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRIAN ROTHELL)
  • 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)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Demorest:

  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Demorest:

  • 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)

Demorest fatal accident list:

Jan 8, 1993 08:48 AM, Sr328, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1981 08:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 1981 04:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 12, 1976 06:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 32,426
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,454

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Demorest)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Mill Pump Sta Habersham Mills Rd (Lat: 34.595389 Lon: -83.561000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPJR968
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/1996, Expiration Date: 09/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2002, Certifier: Juanita Crumley
    Registrant: Ericsson Inc, 2970 Clairmont Rd Ste 825, Atlanta, GA 30329, Fax: (404) 636-1518
  • Hwy 441 At Habersham County Hospital (Lat: 34.580944 Lon: -83.537389), Call Sign: KNGG769
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 157.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/07/2023
    Registrant: Habersham County 911, 175 E.O.C. Dr, Mt. Airy, GA 30563, Phone: (706) 778-3911, Fax: (706) 778-1921, Email:
  • Habersham Co. Hospital, Highway 441, South (Lat: 34.580278 Lon: -83.536944), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPVL428
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2002, Expiration Date: 07/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2012, Certifier: John Martin Mr.
    Registrant: Habersham County Medical Center, 541 Hwy 441 North, Demorest, GA 30535, Phone: (706) 754-2161, Fax: (706) 754-4067, Email:
  • Lat: 34.576111 Lon: -83.539444, Call Sign: WQIJ659
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 02/28/2018, Certifier: Juanita Crumley
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CLARKSVILLE, Piedmont College Golf Course Golf Course Rd (Lat: 34.565472 Lon: -83.522083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.9 m, Overall height: 89.6 m, Call Sign: WMT582
    Assigned Frequencies: 6392.44 MHz, 10642.5 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • N DEMOREST, 3116 Demorest Mt. Airy Hwy (Lat: 34.562028 Lon: -83.528778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPSD910, Licensee ID: L00278143
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23475.0 MHz, 23575.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23325.0 MHz, 23375.0 MHz, 23525.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2001, Expiration Date: 03/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2011, Certifier: Wesley L Taylor
    Registrant: Habersham County Schools, 132 W. Stanford Mill Rd., Clarkesville, GA 30523, Phone: (706) 754-2118, Fax: (706) 754-9602, Email:
  • FAIRVIEW, 901 Fairview School Road (Lat: 34.599250 Lon: -83.613500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPSD913, Licensee ID: L00278143
    Assigned Frequencies: 23575.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2001, Expiration Date: 03/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2011, Certifier: Wesley L Taylor
    Registrant: Habersham County Schools, 132 W. Stanford Mill Rd., Clarkesville, GA 30523, Phone: (706) 754-2118, Fax: (706) 754-9602, Email:
  • DEMOREST, 250 Alabama Street (Lat: 34.562861 Lon: -83.547389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPSD918, Licensee ID: L00278143
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2001, Expiration Date: 03/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2011, Certifier: Wesley L Taylor
    Registrant: Habersham County Schools, 132 W. Stanford Mill Rd., Clarkesville, GA 30523, Phone: (706) 754-2118, Fax: (706) 754-9602, Email:
  • AT72XC080, Golf Course Rd (Lat: 34.565472 Lon: -83.522083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.9 m, Overall height: 89.6 m, Call Sign: WQQY911
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Demorest)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: GREAT LAKES-EWERTZ WILLIAM A 2T-1A-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37646 , Serial Number: 0779, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Moore, Highway 441 Box 13, Demorest, GA 30535
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44361 , Serial Number: 10161, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Linda E Brookshire, 310 Spencer Rd, Demorest, GA 30535
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9892Q , Serial Number: 17265836, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1975
    Registrant (Individual): James B Butterworth, 419 Ginger Trl, Demorest, GA 30535


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 8


Most common first names in Demorest, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4877.7 years
John4175.1 years
James4072.4 years
Mary3578.9 years
Robert3274.2 years
Charles1475.5 years
George1375.5 years
Ruby1181.9 years
Ethel1178.5 years
Grace1077.1 years
Most common last names in Demorest, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3580.3 years
Allen2477.2 years
Taylor1979.4 years
Mote1771.1 years
Elrod1771.1 years
Palmer1580.3 years
Williams1569.2 years
Davis1577.5 years
Sosebee1479.9 years
Wilson1469.1 years

Businesses in Demorest, GA

  • Jones New York: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


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