Ellijay, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 1,647 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 740  (45.0%)
Females: 907  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30175.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,137 (it was $22,120 in 2000)
Ellijay:

$25,137
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,063 (it was $13,740 in 2000)

Ellijay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,437 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Ellijay:

$145,437
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $173,281; Detached houses: $180,248; Mobile homes: $83,282

Median gross rent in 2013: $596.

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  • Races in Ellijay, GA (2010)

    Ellijay races chart
    • 1,07666.5%White alone
    • 49730.7%Hispanic
    • 181.1%Black alone
    • 161.0%Two or more races
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ellijay: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.4%), Irish (16.5%), English (9.9%), German (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1360 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 615 people per square mile   (low).

Ellijay,GA real estate house value index trend

Ellijay, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Ellijay:

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ellijay city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

276 residents are foreign born (17.0% Latin America).

This city:

17.9%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Ellijay, Georgia as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ellijay to the number of sex offenders is 18 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $837 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $790 (0.6%)

Ellijay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (46.4 miles , pop. 79,334).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (64.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: East Ellijay, GA (1.0 miles ), Carters Lake, GA (2.3 miles ), Cartecay, GA (2.5 miles ), Cherry Log, GA (2.8 miles) , Rich Mountain, GA (2.9 miles ), Talking Rock, GA (3.6 miles) , Blue Ridge, GA (3.9 miles ), Jasper, GA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 84.48 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Georgia's Apple Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,522 (+292.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 312 (52.3%)

Area code: 706

Ellijay household income distribution Ellijay home values distribution

Crime rates in Ellijay by Year
Type 2002 2003 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000013
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.061.3182.9
Burglaries 000000713
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0429.4792.7
Thefts 0000001446
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0858.92,804.9
Auto thefts 00000012
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.061.3122.0
Arson 0N/A0000N/A0
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.4) 0.00.00.00.00.00.050.4132.3

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

Crime rate in Ellijay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.71
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+29.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Ellijay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ellijay, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

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 14.3 miles away from the Ellijay city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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 66.7 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 81.9 miles away from Ellijay center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.7 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 182.2 miles away from Ellijay 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 321.3 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: John Davis (offensive lineman) - Player of football.

Main business address for: APPALACHIAN BANCSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ellijay:

  • NORTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 1362 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • GILMER NH (JASPER HWY S BOX 346)
  • DAVITA ELLIJAY DIALYSIS (449 INDUSTRIAL BLVD #240)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES ELLIJAY (941 PROGRESS ROAD)

airports located in Ellijay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellijay:

  • Dalton State College (about 31 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • University of North Georgia (about 31 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Lee University (about 40 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 41 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 42 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 46 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)
  • Brenau University (about 47 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public high school in Ellijay:

Private high schools in Ellijay:

  • NORTH GEORGIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 104, Location: 191 HAROLD PRITCHETT RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: 164 LEGION RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ellijay:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ellijay:

  • JOSEPHINE EDWARDS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 12472 HIGHWAY 515 N, Grades: PK-8)
  • PLEASANT HILLS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 2228 PLEASANT GAP CIR, Grades: PK-3)
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Notable locations in Ellijay: Ellijay Fire Department (A), Gilmer County Courthouse (B), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverside Plaza Shopping Center (1), South Main Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Ellijay: APPALACHIAN BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ellijay include: First Baptist Church of Ellijay (A), Ellijay Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ellijay Cemetery (1), Jarrett Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Ellijay River (A), Cartecay River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ellijay: Gilmer Fairground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Ellijay Inn (92 South Main Street), Budget Inn (34 Jeff Drive).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.7. This is better than average.

City:

59.7
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.8%
(30.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.3% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
105 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Ellijay (2011 data):

  • Community & Southern Bank: Appalachian Community Bank Branch at 829 Industrial Boulevard, branch established on 1995/03/03; Highlands Branch at 19 Highland Crossing, branch established on 2006/10/02. 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.
  • Regions Bank: Ellijay Main Branch at 187 South Main Street, branch established on 1974/08/29. 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
  • United Community Bank: Of Gilmer Coun at 558 Industrial Boulevard, branch established on 1998/01/30. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.9
Georgia average:

12.6

Ellijay travel time to work - commute Ellijay mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ellijay city (based on Gilmer County data)

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.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Gilmer County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilmer County:

25.2%
Georgia:

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

20.9%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.6%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ellijay:

41.5%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ellijay:

24.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ellijay:

10.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

30.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Ellijay:

51.4%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ellijay:

75.7%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of 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
Other Government Administration 4$10,364$31,0921$1,873
Police Protection - Officers 11$25,279$27,5770$0
Police - Other 1$2,668$32,0160$0
Firefighters 4$10,926$32,7786$2,511
Streets and Highways 3$5,756$23,0240$0
Totals for Government 23$54,993$28,6927$4,384

Ellijay government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $971,000 ($589.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $98,000 ($59.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $512,000 ($310.87)
    Central Staff Services: $383,000 ($232.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $275,000 ($166.97)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($111.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000 ($34.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($13.36)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($12.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($6.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $481,000 ($292.05)
    General - Other: $456,000 ($276.87)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($22.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $733,000 ($445.05)

Ellijay government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($5.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($2.43)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $882,000 ($535.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,182,000 ($717.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000 ($119.00)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($20.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $412,000 ($250.15)
    All Other: $14,000 ($8.50)
  • Tax - Property: $308,000 ($187.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $209,000 ($126.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $95,000 ($57.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $67,000 ($40.68)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $65,000 ($39.47)
    Other License: $32,000 ($19.43)

Ellijay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,202,000 ($729.81)

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pickens County, GA  0.63% ($20,140 average AGI)
from Fannin County, GA  0.43% ($27,487)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.38% ($34,629)


6.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fannin County, GA  0.61% ($24,339 average AGI)
to Pickens County, GA  0.61% ($27,589)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.55% ($29,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in 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.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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 Ellijay:

  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • 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.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W215AY (90.9 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYYU (104.5 FM; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around 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)
  • Ellijay, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count32
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents48
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:9
  • Fatalities37
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents77
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count109
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents168
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents284
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents17
See more detailed statistics of Ellijay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 48m157ftTotal length
  • $2,450,000Total costs
  • 57,570Total average daily traffic
  • 2,767Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ellijay, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ellijay)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 156 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ellijay, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ellijay)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ellijay)

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

  • ELLIJAY-GILMER CO. WATER AUTH. (Population served: 13,010, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 130
  • Hazardous Condition: 259
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Ellijay

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ellijay, GA
Most common first names in Ellijay, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11373.3 years
John9774.0 years
William9374.9 years
Mary6979.6 years
Robert6669.8 years
Charles5370.6 years
George3873.4 years
Ruth2874.3 years
Thomas2875.0 years
Henry2680.6 years
Most common last names in Ellijay, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis8774.1 years
Parks5776.6 years
Weaver4876.9 years
Jones4774.1 years
Smith4674.9 years
Reece3777.8 years
Sanford3672.4 years
Johnson3178.9 years
Cantrell3073.8 years
Wright2676.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Ellijay, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS4
IHOP1Wendy's1

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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Ellijay on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
There are 33 pilots and 26 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Philip Lowman (9)
  • Philip L. Lowman (5)
  • James Harold Gray (4)
  • Marius Caldas (2)
  • Jeffrey Sherwood (2)
  • Timothy Jackovitch (2)
  • Tim Jackovitch (2)
  • Klaus Dern (1)
  • Dean Ellis (1)
  • Jeffrey S. Sherwood (1)

Total of 37 patent applications in 2008-2016.