For population 25 years and over in East Ellijay:
For population 15 years and over in East Ellijay city:
120 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $508 (0.4%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 84.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in East Ellijay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+32.4%).
Work and jobs in East Ellijay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East Ellijay, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
East Ellijay-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 105% 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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 75% 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 East Ellijay 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 49.4 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 32.0 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 57.2 miles away from East Ellijay center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 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 Gilmer County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near East Ellijay:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Ellijay:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.6%
(46.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
East Ellijay compared to Georgia state average:
Banks with branches in East Ellijay (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for East Ellijay city (based on Gilmer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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East Ellijay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,737 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,827 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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East Ellijay, Georgia:See more detailed statistics of East Ellijay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total average daily traffic: 30,180
Total average daily truck traffic: 67
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Ellijay)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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