Hartwell, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 4,437 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 2,167  (48.8%)
Females: 2,270  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30643.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,247 (it was $26,411 in 2000)
Hartwell:

$31,247
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,009 (it was $14,745 in 2000)

Hartwell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,206 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Hartwell:

$103,206
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $178,858; detached houses: $185,828; mobile homes: $28,059

Median gross rent in 2019: $775.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hartwell: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.9%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hartwell, GA (2019)
    • 2,70560.9%White alone
    • 1,16626.2%Black alone
    • 3207.2%Hispanic
    • 1884.2%Asian alone
    • 481.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Hartwell, Georgia as of October 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hartwell is 77 to 1.


Crime rates in Hartwell by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
2
(46.4)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
8
(185.6)
13
(301.9)
7
(168.6)
7
(154.6)
2
(44.1)
2
(44.3)
2
(44.5)
2
(44.2)
6
(133.0)
2
(44.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(298.3)
14
(324.8)
17
(394.8)
13
(313.1)
12
(265.0)
29
(639.8)
15
(332.1)
32
(712.4)
12
(265.3)
16
(354.7)
28
(626.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(1,033)
47
(1,090)
35
(812.8)
32
(770.7)
61
(1,347)
59
(1,302)
45
(996.2)
21
(467.5)
26
(574.8)
44
(975.4)
17
(380.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
335
(7,687)
296
(6,868)
229
(5,318)
290
(6,985)
243
(5,367)
330
(7,280)
303
(6,708)
276
(6,144)
225
(4,975)
198
(4,389)
188
(4,208)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(160.6)
3
(69.6)
3
(69.7)
14
(337.2)
3
(66.3)
5
(110.3)
8
(177.1)
3
(66.8)
7
(154.8)
8
(177.3)
5
(111.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(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)
City-Data.com crime index477.5514.4463.3473.5413.6532.3431.9439.7335.6413.2342.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hartwell, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.72
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (16.4%), Irish (6.3%), German (4.9%), English (4.7%), African (4.6%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3280 feet

Land area: 4.63 square miles.

Population density: 959 people per square mile   (low).

Hartwell, Georgia map

216 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America).

This city:

4.9%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,136 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $936 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (37.7 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (93.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (578.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Eagle Grove, GA (2.4 miles),
Reed Creek, GA (2.5 miles ),
Bowersville, GA (3.0 miles ),
Canon, GA (3.2 miles ),
Royston, GA (3.3 miles ),
Fair Play, SC (3.4 miles ),
Lavonia, GA (3.4 miles ),
Bowman, GA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.35 N, Longitude: 82.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,260 (+73.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 523 (34.5%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Hartwell, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hartwell, GA in 2019

Hartwell satellite photo by USGS

Hartwell tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $176,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Hartwell, GA residents
Average permit cost in Hartwell, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in Hartwell, GA
Historical housing units in Hartwell, GA
Most common industries in Hartwell, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.6%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Apparel (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.1%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Apparel (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Hartwell, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Construction laborers (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Hartwell, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hartwell-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the Hartwell 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 11.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hartwell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 23% greater 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 41.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.7 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) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from Hartwell center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from Hartwell center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 371.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 154.3 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 Hart County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Hartwell:

  • HART COUNTY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 138 W GIBSON STREET, P O BOX 280)
  • HART CARE CENTER (261 FAIRVIEW AVENUE)
  • HARTWELL HEALTH CARE CENTER (94 CADE STREET)
  • HERITAGE INN OF HARTWELL (108 CADE ST)
  • LAKE HARTWELL KIDNEY CENTER (98 ARTHUR STREET)

Airports located in Hartwell:

See details about airports located in Hartwell, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hartwell:

  • Anderson University (about 21 miles; Anderson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,510)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 22 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Clemson University (about 24 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Athens Technical College (about 35 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 38 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Piedmont College (about 38 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Lander University (about 45 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public high school in Hartwell:

Private high school in Hartwell:

  • BARNES ACADEMY (Students: 102, Location: 154 HART SERVICE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hartwell:

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Library in Hartwell:

  • HART COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $334,980; Location: 150 BENSON STREET; 31,522 books; 866 audio materials; 1,213 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hartwell: Hart County Fire Department Station 1 Central (A), Hartwell Fire Department (B), Hart County Courthouse (C), Hart County Library (D), Hartwell City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hartwell Plaza Shopping Center (1), Hartwell Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hartwell include: Hartwell Methodist Church (A), Hartwell Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Powell Cemetery (1), Sanders Grove Cemetery (2), North View Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hartwell include: Hart Monument (1), Hartwell Commercial Historic District (2), Franklin Street-College Avenue Residential Historic District (3), Benson Street-Forest Avenue Residential Historic District (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chamber of Commerce - Historical Museum (203 West Franklin Street).

Hotels: Days Inn (1679 Anderson Highway), Best Western Lake Hartwell Inn & Suites (1357 East Franklin Street), Hartwell Lake-Side Vacation Rentals (586 Winding Way).

Courts: Clerk Of Superior Court (Courthouse Annex), Hart County Superior Court Judge (Hart County Courthou), Magistrate Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Mike Hubbard (politician) - Politician, E. G. Sewell - Politician, George Page (television presenter) - Television personality.

Hart 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 Hartwell and their reported violations in the past:

BRINSONS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-27-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-1998), St Intentional no-action (SEP-20-2001)
CHANDLER`S FERRY SUBDIVISION (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-17-2008 to NOV-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2008)

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

  • CHATEAU ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 81, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BONITA POINT SUBDIVISION (Population served: 29, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAMBOO POINT S/D HOA (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Hartwell in 2000:

  • 139 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Hartwell (2011 data):

  • Northeast Georgia Bank: Hartwell Branch, Quality Foods Supermarket Branch, Hartwell Wal-Mart Branch. 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.
  • Synovus Bank: Hartwell Branch at 100 E Howell St, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Pinnacle Bank: Hartwell Branch at 135 East Franklin Street, branch established on 1996/09/09. Info updated 2008/11/07: Bank assets: $576.6 mil, Deposits: $509.5 mil, headquarters in Elberton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hartwell Branch at 241 East Howell Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Hartwell Branch at 86 West Franklin Street, branch established on 1997/05/12. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hartwell:

Marital status in Hartwell, GA
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hartwell:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hartwell
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hartwell, GA (based on Hart County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01739
Catholic2,6501
Mainline Protestant2,12812
Black Protestant5073
Other1152
None6,796-
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
This county:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hart County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Hart County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.8%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
State:

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

13.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hartwell:

49.7%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Hartwell:

29.6
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.4%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hartwell:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

36.7%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.1%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hartwell, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$24,214$14,5280$0
Water Supply 14$14,031$12,0270$0
Streets and Highways 11$23,856$26,0250$0
Firefighters 10$15,313$18,3760$0
Gas Supply 10$30,701$36,8410$0
Financial Administration 9$11,414$15,2190$0
Other Government Administration 8$6,013$9,0202$2,644
Solid Waste Management 6$15,283$30,5660$0
Sewerage 4$4,211$12,6330$0
Police - Other 4$9,718$29,1541$584
Other and Unallocable 1$2,960$35,5200$0
Totals for Government 97$157,715$19,5113$3,228

Hartwell government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,848,000 ($641.88)
    Gas Utilities: $2,629,000 ($592.52)
    Police Protection: $1,653,000 ($372.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,152,000 ($259.63)
    Sewerage: $898,000 ($202.39)
    Regular Highways: $825,000 ($185.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $791,000 ($178.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $608,000 ($137.03)
    General - Other: $136,000 ($30.65)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($4.28)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($2.70)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($3.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($2.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $913,000 ($205.77)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($10.59)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($4.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($2.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,000 ($4.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.58)

Hartwell government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,541,000 ($347.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $702,000 ($158.22)
    Other: $203,000 ($45.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $590,000 ($132.97)
    Other: $397,000 ($89.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $491,000 ($110.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $243,000 ($54.77)
    Rents: $111,000 ($25.02)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($5.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($2.48)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,476,000 ($783.41)
    Water Utilities: $784,000 ($176.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $69,000 ($15.55)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,569,000 ($353.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $427,000 ($96.24)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $279,000 ($62.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $212,000 ($47.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $65,000 ($14.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $41,000 ($9.24)
    Other License: $36,000 ($8.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($6.31)
    Other: $27,000 ($6.09)

Hartwell government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,120,000 ($252.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000 ($185.94)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000 ($101.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000 ($34.71)

Hartwell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,980,000 ($897.00)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Franklin County, GA  1.38% ($34,547 average AGI)
from Elbert County, GA  0.72% ($28,230)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.33% ($63,929)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
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 Franklin County, GA  1.25% ($39,733 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.52% ($29,795)
to Elbert County, GA  0.51% ($24,465)
Businesses in Hartwell, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Home Depot1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway2
Curves1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1UPS2
Domino's Pizza1Walmart1
FedEx1Wendy's1
GameStop1YMCA1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hartwell:

  • WKLY (980 AM; 1 kW; HARTWELL, GA; Owner: JAMES E. HICKS & BILLIE F. HICKS, PARTNERS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hartwell:

  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WWRK-FM (92.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ELBERTON, INC.)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hartwell:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Hartwell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Hartwell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.5mTotal length
  • $4,717,000Total costs
  • 26,240Total average daily traffic
  • 254Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,360Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hartwell, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hartwell, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hartwell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hartwell, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (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: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hartwell)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hartwell)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 100. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 167 took place in 2008, and the least - 13 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hartwell, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.1%), and Structure Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hartwell, GA
    • 84753.1%Outside Fires
    • 46629.2%Structure Fires
    • 27317.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 100.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hartwell, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hartwell, Georgia:

  • Best Western Lake Hartwell Inn & Suites, 1357 E Franklin St, Hartwell, Georgia 30643 , Phone: (706) 376-4700, Fax: (706) 376-4726
  • Quality Inn, 1091 E Franklin St, Hartwell, Georgia 30643 , Phone: (706) 376-7298, Fax: (706) 377-4877
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hartwell, Georgia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hartwell, GA
  • 61.8%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hartwell, GA
  • 64.1%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Other fuel


Hartwell compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Hartwell on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
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  • Ernest J. Allison (2)
  • Walter T. Hardigree (1)
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  • Christopher Phillips (1)

Total of 67 patent applications in 2008-2021.