East Ellijay, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 570 (77% urban, 23% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.4%
Males: 254  (44.7%)
Females: 316  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

30.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30540.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,194 (it was $35,875 in 2000)
East Ellijay:

$33,194
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,861 (it was $13,934 in 2000)

East Ellijay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,559 (it was $77,700 in 2000)
East Ellijay:

$167,559
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,207; detached houses: $185,222; townhouses or other attached units: $128,649; mobile homes: $27,877

Median gross rent in 2017: $672.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Ellijay: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.7%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 70.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.8% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in East Ellijay, GA (2010)
    • 38370.1%White alone
    • 14426.4%Hispanic
    • 122.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.7%Black alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in East Ellijay, Georgia as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Ellijay is 398 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in East Ellijay by year

Type

2009

2010

2012

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(141.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(181.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(182.5)
2
(364.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(141.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(185.5)
1
(182.5)
1
(182.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(349.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(425.5)
3
(428.6)
9
(1,630)
6
(1,113)
3
(547.4)
2
(364.3)
4
(716.8)
1
(178.3)
4
(698.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(567.4)
2
(285.7)
10
(1,812)
3
(556.6)
4
(729.9)
3
(546.4)
1
(179.2)
4
(713.0)
5
(872.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
120
(17,021)
67
(9,571)
131
(23,732)
84
(15,584)
100
(18,248)
87
(15,847)
110
(19,713)
128
(22,816)
130
(22,688)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(142.9)
1
(181.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(365.0)
2
(364.3)
3
(537.6)
3
(534.8)
7
(1,222)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)961.7500.01561.6940.61120.41120.2987.51041.01310.6

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City-data.com crime index in East Ellijay, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

13.96
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (12.5%), English (5.0%), Irish (3.7%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 288 people per square mile   (very low).

East Ellijay, Georgia map

94 residents are foreign born (10.8% Latin America).

This city:

10.8%
Georgia:

10.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
East Ellijay city:

0.5% ($394)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (45.6 miles , pop. 79,334).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (64.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (524.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ellijay, GA (1.0 miles ),
Carters Lake, GA (2.4 miles ),
Cartecay, GA (2.4 miles ),
Rich Mountain, GA (2.8 miles ),
Cherry Log, GA (2.8 miles),
Talking Rock, GA (3.5 miles),
Jasper, GA (3.9 miles ),
Blue Ridge, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 84.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 East Ellijay, GA residents
Average permit cost in East Ellijay, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+32.4%).
Most common industries in East Ellijay, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (29.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Wood products (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (37.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Wood products (6.3%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (14.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (14.0%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in East Ellijay, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.6%)
  • Food processing workers (12.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food processing workers (17.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)

Average climate in East Ellijay, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

East Ellijay, Georgia average temperatures East Ellijay, Georgia average precipitation East Ellijay, Georgia humidity East Ellijay, Georgia wind speed East Ellijay, Georgia snowfall East Ellijay, Georgia sunshine East Ellijay, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

East Ellijay-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the East Ellijay city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 20.2 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:

East Ellijay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 67.2 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 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from East Ellijay 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 245.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 182.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gilmer County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near East Ellijay:

  • DAVITA ELLIJAY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; ELLIJAY, GA)
  • NORTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ELLIJAY, GA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES ELLIJAY (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; ELLIJAY, GA)
  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF BLUE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Ellijay:

  • University of North Georgia (about 30 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Dalton State College (about 31 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 41 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 42 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 43 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 46 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)
  • Brenau University (about 46 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: East Ellijay City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Mountain View Inn (43 Coosawattee Drive).

Gilmer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in East Ellijay (2011 data):

  • Citizens South Bank: New Horizons Bank Branch at 489 Highland Xing, branch established on 2004/05/21. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,078.7 mil, Deposits: $878.1 mil, headquarters in Gastonia, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ellijay Main Branch at 894 Maddox Drive, 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
  • Community & Southern Bank: East Ellijay Branch at 696 First Avenue, branch established on 2000/05/25. 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.

For population 15 years and over in East Ellijay:

Marital status in East Ellijay, GA
  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 31.0%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in East Ellijay:

  • High school or higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.3
Georgia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Ellijay, GA (based on Gilmer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,15236
Mainline Protestant2,0438
Catholic1,1201
Other3813
None15,596-
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: 5
Gilmer County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Gilmer County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gilmer County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gilmer County:

10.3%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.2%
State:

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

20.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Ellijay:

45.7%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Ellijay:

43.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Ellijay:

10.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
East Ellijay:

31.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
East Ellijay:

78.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Ellijay, 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$29,365$39,1530$0
Other Government Administration 5$14,105$33,8527$1,952
Streets and Highways 2$6,083$36,4980$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,462$41,5449$3,802
Solid Waste Management 1$2,172$26,0642$2,811
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$55,187$36,79118$8,565

East Ellijay government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $516,000 ($905.26)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($400.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $149,000 ($261.40)
    Regular Highways: $133,000 ($233.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($103.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000 ($52.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($45.61)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($45.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $502,000 ($880.70)

East Ellijay government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $370,000 ($649.12)
    Other: $111,000 ($194.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $255,000 ($447.37)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($50.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($7.02)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($1.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($36.84)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage License: $268,000 ($470.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $151,000 ($264.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $83,000 ($145.61)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $26,000 ($45.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($40.35)
    Other: $11,000 ($19.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $11,000 ($19.30)
    Other License: $9,000 ($15.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,098,000 ($3680.70)

8.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.59% ($41,000 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.55% ($53,018)
from Fannin County, GA  0.47% ($33,298)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.71% ($32,314 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.67% ($47,470)
to Fannin County, GA  0.57% ($36,518)
Businesses in East Ellijay, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Ruby Tuesday1
DHL1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS1
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in East Ellijay:

  • WPGY (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Ellijay:

  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPPL (103.9 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: FANNIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W215AY (90.9 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around East Ellijay:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • East Ellijay, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents51
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count16703
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25905
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5016
  • Fatalities18519
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents43141
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1824
See more detailed statistics of East Ellijay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.6mTotal length
  • $178,000Total costs
  • 46,520Total average daily traffic
  • 868Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,640Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • APPLE, 11156 Highway 515 (Lat: 34.694000 Lon: -84.467667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQUG396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2014, Expiration Date: 06/30/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Ellijay)
Most common first names in East Ellijay, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1372.9 years
Mary972.3 years
Robert864.5 years
William669.5 years
Helen570.1 years
John573.4 years
Charles559.2 years
Billy465.3 years
Emma482.7 years
Troy459.5 years
Most common last names in East Ellijay, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1877.1 years
Weaver871.9 years
Davis661.3 years
Buffington663.5 years
Craig558.0 years
Elliott577.2 years
Parks580.9 years
Waters573.4 years
Jones472.0 years
Dunn467.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Ellijay, GA
  • 30.6%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Ellijay, GA
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 36.2%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used


East Ellijay compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

East Ellijay on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
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