Ellijay, GA 30536 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Ellijay, GA 30536

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 84
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,360
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 435
  • County: Gilmer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.695, Longitude -84.482
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 30536 has segments in 2 Counties (Dawson, Gilmer).

Ellijay, GA 30536 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30536 to the other 697 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 320 54th
Population Density1 # 449 36th
Diversity Index2 # 608 13th
Median Household Income # 405 42nd
Per Capita Income # 336 52nd

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Ellijay, GA 30536 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,663
Population in Households 8,547
Population in Familes 7,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 3,546
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,470
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,736 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 810 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,515 (29.9%)
Median Home Value $168,530
Average Home Value $202,988


Median Household Income $37,166
Average Household Income $47,614
Per Capita Income $19,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.35% 0.65%
Households 0.65% 0.76%
Families 0.49% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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