Ellijay, GA 30536 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 30536: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ellijay, GA 30536

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,396
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 418
  • 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).

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Ellijay, GA 30536 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 9,866
Population in Households 9,671
Population in Familes 7,986
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 4,053
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,809
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,112 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 941 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,877 (31.7%)
Median Home Value $160,160
Average Home Value $194,280


Median Household Income $39,282
Average Household Income $52,282
Per Capita Income $21,526
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.82%
Households 0.78% 0.93%
Families 0.57% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Ellijay, GA 30536 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30536 to the other 711 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 296 59th
Population Density1 # 460 35th
Diversity Index2 # 609 14th
Median Household Income # 350 51st
Per Capita Income # 259 64th

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