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Population in 2012: 4,499 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 

Males: 2,154  (47.9%)
Females: 2,345  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30635.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,930 (it was $23,246 in 2000)
Elberton:

$27,930
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,173

Elberton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,152 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Elberton:

$73,152
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,750; Detached houses: $114,861; In 2-unit structures: $83,795; Mobile homes: $102,212

Median gross rent in 2012: $554.

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  • White alone - 2,218 (47.7%)
  • Black alone - 2,057 (44.2%)
  • Hispanic - 271 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 47 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elberton: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (8.5%), Irish (7.7%), English (6.4%), German (5.5%), Italian (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 4.01 square miles.

Population density: 1,123 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Elberton:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elberton city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

119 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This city:  2.6%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Elberton, Georgia as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elberton to the number of sex offenders is 90 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $734 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $584 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (31.5 miles , pop. 100,266).

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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $163,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 34.11 N, Longitude: 82.87 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,091 (+66.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,039 (69.2%)

Area code: 706

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Crime rates in Elberton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00100000000
per 100,000 0.00.021.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 12112012211
per 100,000 20.640.321.220.641.10.022.044.244.721.221.6
Robberies 66168151087682
per 100,000 123.5121.0338.6164.5308.3214.8176.0154.7134.2169.743.1
Assaults 301571314325342735293540
per 100,000 617.73165.32771.9884.2513.9730.4593.9773.7648.6742.5862.4
Burglaries 727355869110416812513412477
per 100,000 1482.41471.81163.81768.51870.52234.23695.62763.02997.12630.51660.2
Thefts 309284276364377376409373347234222
per 100,000 6362.05725.85840.07485.17749.28077.38996.98244.97761.14963.94786.5
Auto thefts 17161219517109817
per 100,000 350.0322.6253.9390.7102.8365.2220.0198.9178.921.2150.9
Arson 0000N/AN/AN/A0N/A20
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0N/AN/AN/A0.0N/A42.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 532.91002.3993.9659.5640.7680.4780.8733.8700.4568.3494.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.10
Georgia average:

2.77

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Elberton, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.7%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -458 (-8.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Elberton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 73% 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 above Georgia state average. It is 88% 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 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from Elberton center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Elberton center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elbert County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elberton topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Elberton:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Elberton, GA

Airports located in Elberton:


Local government website: www.cityofelberton.net

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elberton:

  • Athens Technical College (about 29 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,099)
  • University of Georgia (about 32 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 38 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Clemson University (about 40 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Lander University (about 41 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 43 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 44 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,675)

Public high school in Elberton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elberton:

Private elementary/middle school in Elberton:

  • ELBERTON CHRISTIAN (Students: 34; Location: 592 RHODES DR; Grades: KG - 10)
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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)

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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).

 
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:

FARMORE, INC.-NANCY HART NURSING CENTER (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and NOV-21-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (2 times from AUG-01-2005 to OCT-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-03-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-20-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1999 and AUG-06-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2004)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
FARMORE, INC.-HEARDMONT NURSING HOME (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-02-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-03-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-20-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2001)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BEAVERDAM MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-1998), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-1998)

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

  • ELBERTON (Population served: 8710, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.2%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elberton, GA

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

Elberton compared to Georgia state average:

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elberton, Georgia:

  • Econolodge Of Elberton, 970 Elbert St, Elberton, GA 30635 , Phone: (706) 283-8811, Fax: (706) 283-8506
  • Rose Hill Motel, 2128 Calhoun Falls Hwy, Elberton, GA 30635 , Phone: (706) 283-1214
  • Days Inn Of Elberton, 302 Elbert St, Elberton, GA 30635 , Phone: (706) 283-2300, Fax: (706) 283-2500
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elberton, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elberton travel time to work - commute


Elberton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Elberton city (based on Elbert County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.75%
Here59.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents63.1%19.1%5.1%3.5%2.8%
Congregations39.6%24.5%7.5%3.8%1.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.4%0.8%0.6%0.5%2.0%
Congregations5.7%1.9%1.9%3.8%9.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 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.
Georgia:

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

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Elbert County:

29.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.2%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$29,721$32,4230$0
Other Government Administration 5$17,043$40,9037$2,836
Judicial and Legal 1$2,247$26,9642$1,900
Police Protection - Officers 20$61,005$36,6030$0
Police - Other 1$1,924$23,0881$487
Firefighters 19$47,743$30,15316$240
Streets and Highways 6$17,311$34,6221$399
Health 1$1,942$23,3040$0
Solid Waste Management 13$26,838$24,7740$0
Sewerage 5$13,776$33,0620$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,751$43,0041$184
Water Supply 13$37,611$34,7180$0
Electric Power 14$41,335$35,4300$0
Gas Supply 6$16,189$32,3780$0
Other and Unallocable 15$43,399$34,7194$1,723
Totals for Government 133$368,835$33,27832$7,769

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,545,000 ($2121.58)
    Gas Utilities: $2,366,000 ($525.89)
    Police Protection: $1,058,000 ($235.16)
    Water Utilities: $795,000 ($176.71)
    Fire Protection: $737,000 ($163.81)
    General - Other: $684,000 ($152.03)
    Sewerage: $530,000 ($117.80)
    Financial Administration: $425,000 ($94.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000 ($80.46)
    Regular Highways: $299,000 ($66.46)
    Central Staff Services: $239,000 ($53.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000 ($16.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000 ($9.11)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($8.22)
    Health Services - Other: $32,000 ($7.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($4.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($3.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $223,000 ($49.57)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($11.11)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $15,000 ($3.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $89,000 ($19.78)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($8.67)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($4.67)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,859,000 ($857.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $163,000 ($36.23)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $962,000 ($213.83)
    Sewerage: $927,000 ($206.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000 ($80.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($3.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $111,000 ($24.67)
    All Other: $51,000 ($11.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,328,000 ($295.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,092,000 ($242.72)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,010,000 ($2224.94)
    Gas Utilities: $3,416,000 ($759.28)
    Water Utilities: $1,391,000 ($309.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $180,000 ($40.01)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $233,000 ($51.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $165,000 ($36.67)
    NEC: $144,000 ($32.01)
    Public Utilities: $65,000 ($14.45)
    Property: $17,000 ($3.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,709,000 ($602.13)
    Industrial Revenue: $200,000 ($44.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $13,000,000 ($2889.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $13,000,000 ($2889.53)
    Industrial Revenue: $155,000 ($34.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $45,000 ($10.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,709,000 ($602.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,919,000 ($2649.26)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $557,000 ($123.81)

4.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hart County, GA  0.79% ($26,636 average AGI)
from Clarke County, GA  0.40% ($22,214)
from Franklin County, GA  0.37% ($27,385)


5.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hart County, GA  0.81% ($19,625 average AGI)
to Clarke County, GA  0.58% ($24,250)
to Franklin County, GA  0.33% ($22,478)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Elberton, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 33
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 34
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 63
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Elberton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,250

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elberton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elberton, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (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: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elberton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elberton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 220
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Elberton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elberton, GA

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
Businesses in Elberton, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Days Inn1UPS1
Domino's Pizza1Walgreens1
Econo Lodge1Walmart1
FedEx2Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Elberton on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James C. Ferrell (2)
  • James Ferrell (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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