Hiawassee, Georgia

Population 1,079

Hiawassee is located in Towns County, GA. The population is 1,079, making Hiawassee the 2nd largest city in Towns County.

There are 3 public schools in Hiawassee with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Hiawassee is high , and there are 20 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Hiawassee is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Hiawassee property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Hiawassee include Hiawassee Township, Young Harris and Hayesville.

Hiawassee Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 10.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.3%

Crime Rate

69.21% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 483
  • Violent Crimes: 905
  • Robbery: 60
  • Burglary: 2
  • Property Crime: 7
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

91.36% Higher than national avg.
  • 20 offenders in Hiawassee
  • 185.36 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

31 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 31


Moderate 4.8%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Hiawassee, GA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Hiawassee's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
1 Private School

Eastgate Life Academy

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

20 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 Hiawassee, GA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$414,250 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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42 Building Permits View All

  • In 2006, the city of Hiawassee, GA issued 42 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2005, the city of Hiawassee, GA issued 8 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: $587
  • 1 Bedroom: $590
  • 2 Bedrooms: $708
  • 3 Bedrooms: $951
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,243

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Environmental Hazards

31 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Hiawassee, GA has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Hiawassee, GA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.81 Average
    Hiawassee, 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 Hiawassee, GA

Hiawassee, GA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hiawassee, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hiawassee, GA has a low risk of hail storms.
Hiawassee, GA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Hiawassee, GA: $35,217


Unemployment in Hiawassee is 4.8%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.14%
White Collar - 56.86%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Doug Collins

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

0 Police Stations view all

  • No police station found in Hiawassee, GA

1 Retirement Home view all

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