Elberton, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 4,331 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.7%
 
Males: 2,196  (50.7%)
Females: 2,135  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30635.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,048 (it was $23,246 in 2000)
Elberton:

$30,048
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,181 (it was $15,486 in 2000)

Elberton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,127 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Elberton:

$91,127
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $111,936; detached houses: $114,416; mobile homes: $53,707

Median gross rent in 2017: $577.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elberton: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.4%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.9% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Elberton, GA (2010)
    • 2,21847.7%White alone
    • 2,05744.2%Black alone
    • 2715.8%Hispanic
    • 471.0%Asian alone
    • 471.0%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Elberton, Georgia as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elberton is 89 to 1.


Crime rates in Elberton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.6)
2
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.0)
2
(44.2)
2
(44.7)
1
(21.2)
1
(21.6)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.1)
4
(91.0)
2
(46.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(164.5)
15
(308.3)
10
(214.8)
8
(176.0)
7
(154.7)
6
(134.2)
8
(169.7)
2
(43.1)
4
(89.4)
7
(155.6)
5
(112.0)
2
(45.1)
2
(45.5)
4
(93.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
43
(884.2)
25
(513.9)
34
(730.4)
27
(593.9)
35
(773.7)
29
(648.6)
35
(742.5)
40
(862.4)
54
(1,206)
30
(666.7)
43
(963.0)
46
(1,038)
17
(386.6)
33
(767.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
86
(1,768)
91
(1,871)
104
(2,234)
168
(3,696)
125
(2,763)
134
(2,997)
124
(2,630)
77
(1,660)
46
(1,028)
50
(1,111)
58
(1,299)
61
(1,376)
72
(1,637)
44
(1,023)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
364
(7,485)
377
(7,749)
376
(8,077)
409
(8,997)
373
(8,245)
347
(7,761)
234
(4,964)
222
(4,787)
259
(5,786)
262
(5,822)
206
(4,614)
204
(4,603)
174
(3,957)
170
(3,953)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(390.7)
5
(102.8)
17
(365.2)
10
(220.0)
9
(198.9)
8
(178.9)
1
(21.2)
7
(150.9)
4
(89.4)
8
(177.8)
11
(246.4)
10
(225.6)
6
(136.5)
5
(116.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A2
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)697.1677.3719.2825.3775.6740.3600.8522.4596.5504.9521.4600.9447.6457.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Elberton, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.12
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (12.1%), English (5.1%), Irish (4.5%), European (1.7%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 4.01 square miles.

Population density: 1,081 people per square mile   (low).

Elberton, Georgia map

150 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $813 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $904 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens, GA (31.5 miles , pop. 76,500).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (91.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (589.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Dewy Rose, GA (2.6 miles),
Coldwater Creek, GA (2.6 miles ),
Carlton, GA (3.3 miles ),
Bowman, GA (3.4 miles ),
Vesta-Enterprise, GA (3.6 miles ),
Lowndesville, SC (3.8 miles),
Comer, GA (3.9 miles ),
Eagle Grove, GA (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 34.11 N, Longitude: 82.87 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Granite City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,588 (+57.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 754 (44.2%)

Area code: 706

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

Elberton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $163,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Elberton, GA residents
Average permit cost in Elberton, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Elberton, GA
Historical housing units in Elberton, GA
Most common industries in Elberton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (14.6%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Food (6.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Food (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Elberton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)

Average climate in Elberton, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elberton-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Elberton city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elberton-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% 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 27.2 miles away from the city 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 160.1 miles away from Elberton center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 177.8 miles away from Elberton 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 289.6 miles away from Elberton center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.6 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 Elbert County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elberton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elberton:

  • ELBERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 4 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • HEARDMONT HEALTH CARE CENTER (ROUTE 6 BOX 249)
  • HEARDMONT NURSING HOME (1043 LONGSTREET ROAD)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE AT SPRING VALLEY (651 RHODES DRIVE)
  • NANCY HART NURSING CENTER (2117 DOCTOR WARD ROAD)
  • SPRING VALLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (651 RHODES DR)
  • ELBERTON DIALYSIS FACILITY INC (894 ELBERT STREET)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (333 B HEARD STREET)

Airports located in Elberton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elberton:

  • Athens Technical College (about 29 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Anderson University (about 31 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • University of Georgia (about 32 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 38 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Clemson University (about 40 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Lander University (about 41 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 44 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)

Public high schools in Elberton:

  • ELBERT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 964, Location: 600 ABERNATHY CIR, Grades: 9-12)
  • ELBERTON EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 600 ABERNATHY CIR, Grades: 9-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elberton:

  • ELBERT COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 739, Location: 1108 ATHENS TECH RD, Grades: 5-8)
  • ELBERT COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1150 ATHENS TECH RD, Grades: 2-4)
  • ELBERT COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 1019 FALLING CREEK DR, Grades: KG-1)
See full list of schools located in Elberton

Library in Elberton:

  • ELBERT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $327,039; Location: 345 HEARD STREET; 73,482 books; 1,528 audio materials; 3,074 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elberton: Elbert County Fire Department Headquarters (A), Elberton Fire Department (B), War Women Library (C), Elberton Granite Museum (D), Elberton Civic Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Market Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elberton include: West End Church (A), Saint Mary Catholic Church (B), Northside Baptist Church (C), New Era Baptist Church (D), Mount Zion Holiness Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First Methodist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Elberton include: Granite Bowl Stadium (1), Elberton Residential Historic District (2), Elberton Commercial Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Edward's L Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1410 Grady Cleveland Road), Taylor Adventure Tours (Recreational Trips & Guides; 1328 Fairway Drive).

Hotels: Days Inn (302 Elbert Street), Budget Inn (927 Elbert Street).

Birthplace of: Baby Tate - Piedmont blues guitarist, Derek Harper - Basketball player, Augustus Maxwell - Politician, Clark Gaines - Football player, Alexander Akerman - Judge, Charles E. Daniel - Politician, Cy Moore - Baseball player, Chester Willis - Football player.

Elbert 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 Elberton and their reported violations in the past:

BEAVERDAM MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-26-2013 to MAY-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elberton that have no violations reported:

  • ELBERTON (Population served: 7,800, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
50 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Elberton in 2000:

  • 54 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Elberton (2011 data):

  • Pinnacle Bank: at 884 Elbert Street, branch established on 1934/03/12; Downtown Branch at 23 College Avenue, branch established on 1992/04/13. Info updated 2008/11/07: Bank assets: $576.6 mil, Deposits: $509.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Financial Corporation
  • Elberton Federal Savings and Loan Association: Elberton Federal Savings And Loan As at 6 Church Street, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $20.1 mil, Deposits: $15.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Northeast Georgia Bank: Elberton Branch at 916 Elbert St, branch established on 1997/07/07. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $417.3 mil, Deposits: $375.1 mil, headquarters in Lavonia, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bankshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Elberton Main Branch at 125 Heard Street, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Elberton:

Marital status in Elberton, GA
  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Elberton:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Georgia average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Elberton, GA (based on Elbert County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,39236
Mainline Protestant2,39320
Black Protestant1,2787
Other1932
Catholic1781
None8,732-
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: 6
Elbert County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Elbert County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Elbert County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Elbert County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Elbert County:

29.8%
State:

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

17.2%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elberton:

47.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elberton:

14.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Elberton:

35.8%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

51.4%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Elberton:

77.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elberton, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$61,562$36,9370$0
Firefighters 15$45,039$36,0310$0
Sewerage 13$47,630$43,9660$0
Other Government Administration 12$55,319$55,3196$2,250
Solid Waste Management 12$27,662$27,6620$0
Financial Administration 11$35,304$38,5132$4,074
Electric Power 9$30,927$41,2360$0
Other and Unallocable 8$21,941$32,9120$0
Gas Supply 6$20,320$40,6400$0
Streets and Highways 6$17,367$34,7340$0
Water Supply 5$16,472$39,5330$0
Police - Other 2$8,714$52,2841$886
Parks and Recreation 2$6,496$38,9760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,723$32,6762$1,410
Fire - Other 1$4,470$53,6400$0
Totals for Government 123$401,946$39,21411$8,620

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $324,000 ($74.81)
    Regular Highways: $304,000 ($70.19)
    Gas Utilities: $289,000 ($66.73)
    General - Other: $282,000 ($65.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $200,000 ($46.18)
    Water Utilities: $96,000 ($22.17)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($14.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($9.93)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,309,000 ($3072.96)
    Gas Utilities: $2,909,000 ($671.67)
    General - Other: $2,537,000 ($585.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,542,000 ($356.04)
    Police Protection: $1,487,000 ($343.34)
    Sewerage: $1,028,000 ($237.36)
    Regular Highways: $831,000 ($191.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $825,000 ($190.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $798,000 ($184.25)
    Central Staff Services: $483,000 ($111.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $323,000 ($74.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $212,000 ($48.95)
    Financial Administration: $188,000 ($43.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000 ($28.17)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($13.85)
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000 ($5.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $60,000 ($13.85)
    Other - General - Other: $50,000 ($11.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,814,000 ($418.84)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($34.63)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($23.09)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($13.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($5.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,863,000 ($1122.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $363,000 ($83.81)

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

  • Charges - Other: $2,759,000 ($637.04)
    Sewerage: $1,129,000 ($260.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $770,000 ($177.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $52,000 ($12.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($17.78)
    Other: $77,000 ($17.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $593,000 ($136.92)
    Other: $591,000 ($136.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $673,000 ($155.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $164,000 ($37.87)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($9.24)
    Royalties: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,574,000 ($3595.94)
    Gas Utilities: $3,445,000 ($795.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,694,000 ($391.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $173,000 ($39.94)
    Other: $20,000 ($4.62)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $218,000 ($50.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000 ($35.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $90,000 ($20.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000 ($17.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($10.39)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000 ($9.93)
    Other License: $28,000 ($6.47)
    Property: $5,000 ($1.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,670,000 ($2001.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,535,000 ($1970.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,355,000 ($1929.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,220,000 ($1897.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,046,000 ($1857.77)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $481,000 ($111.06)

4.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
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 Hart County, GA  0.91% ($28,230 average AGI)
to Clarke County, GA  0.84% ($26,500)
to Madison County, GA  0.36% ($41,083)
Businesses in Elberton, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Taco Bell1
Circle K1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1UPS1
Days Inn1Walgreens1
Domino's Pizza1Walmart1
Econo Lodge1Wendy's1
FedEx2

Strongest AM radio stations in Elberton:

  • WSGC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elberton:

  • WWRK-FM (92.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ELBERTON, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEHR (105.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WUGA (91.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Elberton:

  • W60AE (Channel 60; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Elberton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Elberton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.2mTotal length
  • $16,704,000Total costs
  • 58,840Total average daily traffic
  • 579Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Elberton, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elberton, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elberton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elberton, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elberton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elberton)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 135. The highest number of fires - 220 took place in 2006, and the least - 83 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Elberton, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.1%), and Structure Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elberton, GA
    • 85345.1%Outside Fires
    • 70537.3%Structure Fires
    • 31716.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 160.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elberton, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elberton, Georgia:

  • Magnuson Hotel Elberton, 970 Elbert St, Elberton, Georgia 30635 , Phone: (706) 283-8811, Fax: (706) 283-8506
  • Rose Hill Motel, 2128 Calhoun Falls Hwy, Elberton, Georgia 30635 , Phone: (706) 283-1214
  • Days Inn Of Elberton, 302 Elbert St, Elberton, Georgia 30635 , Phone: (706) 283-2300, Fax: (706) 283-2500
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elberton, Georgia
Most common first names in Elberton, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19668.9 years
John14773.8 years
William13072.3 years
Mary11080.3 years
George10573.8 years
Willie8975.1 years
Robert8770.3 years
Thomas7974.2 years
Annie7080.6 years
Joe5668.3 years
Most common last names in Elberton, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13273.7 years
Jones12276.3 years
Brown10575.7 years
Fortson9272.1 years
Allen7967.9 years
Rucker6469.6 years
Johnson6477.8 years
Adams5879.7 years
Davis5475.2 years
Gaines5173.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elberton, GA
  • 70.2%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elberton, GA
  • 59.3%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas


Elberton compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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