Demorest, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 1,940 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.4%
Males: 946  (48.8%)
Females: 994  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

31.3 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30535.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,863 (it was $31,382 in 2000)
Demorest:

$47,863
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,800 (it was $14,981 in 2000)

Demorest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,090 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Demorest:

$119,090
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $177,734; detached houses: $196,813; townhouses or other attached units: $167,135; mobile homes: $74,873

Median gross rent in 2017: $783.

March 2019 cost of living index in Demorest: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.7% for Black residents, 3.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Demorest, GA (2010)
    • 1,56986.1%White alone
    • 1246.8%Hispanic
    • 573.1%Black alone
    • 402.2%Two or more races
    • 261.4%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Demorest, Georgia as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Demorest is 139 to 1.


Crime rates in Demorest by year

Type

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.8)
3
(143.7)
1
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(251.6)
1
(49.2)
3
(143.3)
6
(287.4)
5
(238.8)
6
(307.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(704.6)
14
(689.0)
15
(716.7)
10
(478.9)
14
(668.6)
14
(717.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(100.7)
1
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.9)
1
(47.8)
1
(51.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)53.974.348.371.856.895.3

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City-data.com crime index in Demorest, GA

Crime rate in Demorest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.59
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (35.4%), Irish (11.9%), English (8.1%), German (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), British (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 2.27 square miles.

Population density: 853 people per square mile   (low).

Demorest, Georgia map

141 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

6.5%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,335 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $971 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.56 N, Longitude: 83.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Demorest, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Demorest, GA in 2017
Demorest satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $630,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $630,200
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $630,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $630,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $630,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Demorest, GA residents
Average permit cost in Demorest, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +302 (+26.0%).
Most common industries in Demorest, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (25.6%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (35.6%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Demorest, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Demorest, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.3. This is better than average.

City:

61.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0993. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0993
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.71
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00281. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00281
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Demorest-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 26% 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 slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% 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 Demorest 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 118.9 miles away from Demorest 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 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 252.8 miles away from Demorest 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 227.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from Demorest 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Demorest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Demorest:

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

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: 2,251; Location: 165 Central Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.piedmont.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Demorest:

  • Brenau University (about 25 miles; Gainesville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of North Georgia (about 26 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 30 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Clemson University (about 42 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Athens Technical College (about 42 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 44 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • University of Georgia (about 44 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)

Public elementary/middle schools in Demorest:

  • DEMOREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 505, Location: 3116 DEMOREST MOUNT AIRY HWY, Grades: KG-5)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 367, Location: 2925 CANNON BRIDGE RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • WILBANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 3115 DEMOREST MOUNT AIRY HWY, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Demorest

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Johnny Mize - Baseball player and coach.

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

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

DEMOREST (Population served: 13,965, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation
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
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

For population 15 years and over in Demorest:

Marital status in Demorest, GA
  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Demorest:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Demorest
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Demorest, GA (based on Habersham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
Georgia:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Habersham County:

19.7%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.0%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Demorest:

30.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Demorest, 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
Water Supply 7$19,541$33,4990$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,650$42,3602$1,010
Other and Unallocable 4$8,136$24,4081$354
Solid Waste Management 2$5,634$33,8040$0
Financial Administration 2$8,074$48,4440$0
Sewerage 2$7,578$45,4680$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,241$26,8920$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,728$32,7360$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,417$65,0040$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$2,020
Totals for Government 25$76,999$36,9605$3,384

Demorest government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,216,000 ($626.80)
    Sewerage: $811,000 ($418.04)
    Police Protection: $574,000 ($295.88)
    Central Staff Services: $310,000 ($159.79)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($78.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($46.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($66.49)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($44.33)
    General Public Building: $12,000 ($6.19)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($3.61)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($3.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,017,000 ($524.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $300,000 ($154.64)

Demorest government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,156,000 ($595.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($40.72)
    Other: $27,000 ($13.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $207,000 ($106.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($29.90)
    Royalties: $8,000 ($4.12)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,734,000 ($893.81)
  • Tax - Property: $436,000 ($224.74)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $90,000 ($46.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000 ($43.81)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000 ($9.28)
    Other License: $8,000 ($4.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($2.06)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.55)

Demorest government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,363,000 ($3279.90)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,148,000 ($2653.61)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,353,000 ($697.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,000 ($71.13)

Demorest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $534,000 ($275.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $660,000 ($340.21)

6.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,961 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Banks County, GA  0.92% ($29,376 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  0.90% ($36,489)
from White County, GA  0.74% ($36,926)


5.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hall County, GA  0.82% ($41,814 average AGI)
to White County, GA  0.63% ($37,582)
to Banks County, GA  0.59% ($32,369)

Businesses in Demorest, GA

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

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, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count9567
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14793
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2755
  • Fatalities10506
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23751
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1329
See more detailed statistics of Demorest fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 46.6mTotal length
  • $9,380,000Total costs
  • 123,100Total average daily traffic
  • 4,559Total average daily truck traffic
  • 169,050Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Demorest, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Demorest, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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: 02/28/2018, Expiration Date: 02/28/2028, Certifier: Juanita Crumley, Registrant: City Of Demorest, 546 Georgia Street, Demorest, GA 30535, Phone: (706) 778-4202, Fax: (706) 776-6316, Email:
  • The Torch L/S, 800 Cannon Bridge Road (Lat: 34.546500 Lon: -83.554389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQTU337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.037 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2014, Expiration Date: 04/14/2024, Certifier: Juanita Crumley, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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: 11245.0 MHz, 6392.44 MHz, 10642.5 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2014, 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 Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Demorest Elem School, Lat: 34.561944 Lon: -83.528611, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQST869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/2013, Expiration Date: 11/14/2023, Certifier: Michael Foor, Registrant: Georgia Communications Corporation, 6135 State Highway 115, Clarkesville, GA 30523, Phone: (706) 770-2022, Fax: (866) 293-5861, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35716 , Serial Number: 17256930, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence K Black, 260 Red Plum Knl, Demorest, GA 30535
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 68266 , Serial Number: 15282218, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 05/28/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew G Crews, Po Box 127, Demorest, GA 30535

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of reported fires - 53 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Demorest, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.7%), and Outside Fires (41.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Demorest, GA
    • 13944.7%Structure Fires
    • 12941.5%Outside Fires
    • 3912.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Demorest, GA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Demorest, GA
  • 52.1%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Demorest, GA
  • 93.4%Electricity
  • 5.4%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Demorest on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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