Cornelia, Georgia

Population 4,179

Cornelia is located in Habersham County, GA. The population is 4,179, making Cornelia the largest city in Habersham County.

There are 3 public schools in Cornelia with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Cornelia is very low , and there are 21 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cornelia is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cornelia property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cornelia include Mount Airy, Baldwin and Demorest.

Cornelia Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 26.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 13.3%

Crime Rate

40.91% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 23
  • Violent Crimes: 397
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 584
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

64.47% Higher than national avg.
  • 21 offenders in Cornelia
  • 50.25 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

63 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 57


Low 4.4%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 6.3%
  • National unemployment average: 7.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Cornelia, GA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Cornelia's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
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21 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Cornelia, GA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$284,900 compared to September 2019
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2012, the city of Cornelia, GA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Cornelia, GA issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $640
  • 1 Bedroom: $710
  • 2 Bedrooms: $810
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,080
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,150

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Environmental Hazards

63 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Cornelia, GA has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Cornelia, GA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Cornelia, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.63°
  • February 44.68°
  • March 52.75°
  • April 61.72°
  • May 71.6°
  • June 77.74°
  • July 79.32°
  • August 78.48°
  • September 72.63°
  • October 61.17°
  • November 51.73°
  • December 45.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cornelia, GA

Cornelia, GA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Cornelia, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Cornelia, GA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Cornelia, GA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cornelia, GA: $25,000


Unemployment in Cornelia is 4.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 6.3% and 7.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 54.15%
White Collar - 45.85%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Doug Collins

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Cornelia, GA

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Cornelia, GA
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