For population 25 years and over in Hiawassee:
For population 15 years and over in Hiawassee town:
49 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $640 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (71.6 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (90.2 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (521.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Macedonia, GA (1.9 miles ), Young Harris, GA (2.3 miles ), Hayesville, NC (2.8 miles ), Blairsville, GA (3.5 miles ), Ivylog, GA (4.1 miles ), Helen, GA (4.1 miles ), Andrews, NC (4.2 miles ), Murphy, NC (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 83.76 W
Area code: 706
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Crime in Hiawassee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +259 (+47.2%).
Work and jobs in Hiawassee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hiawassee, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hiawassee-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Hiawassee town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 35.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hiawassee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from Hiawassee center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from Hiawassee center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Towns County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Hiawassee:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Hiawassee and their reported violations in the past:HIAWASSEE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.9%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
112 people in nursing homes
36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Hiawassee compared to Georgia state average:
Banks with branches in Hiawassee (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hiawassee, Georgia:
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Religion statistics for Hiawassee (based on Towns County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.08%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hiawassee government finances in 2002:
10.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($65,937 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,594 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Hiawassee fatal accident list:
Apr 2, 1992 04:08 PM, Sr2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 1981 10:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1980 04:58 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 5, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hiawassee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hiawassee, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hiawassee)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hiawassee)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Hiawassee on our top lists:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.