Ellijay, GA (Chopped Oak / Flat Branch)




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About Ellijay, GA (Chopped Oak / Flat Branch)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Chopped Oak / Flat Branch median real estate price is $164,719, which is more expensive than 59.7% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 43.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Chopped Oak / Flat Branch is currently $852, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.1% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Chopped Oak / Flat Branch is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ellijay, Georgia.

Chopped Oak / Flat Branch real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Chopped Oak / Flat Branch. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 42.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (25.9%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood has more Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 36.6% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 42.3%, which is higher than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 43 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.7% of America. One of the notable things about Chopped Oak / Flat Branch is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Ellijay neighborhood.

In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood in Ellijay is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in GA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in Georgia. If you are considering retiring to Georgia, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood in Ellijay are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 11.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 60.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood, 33.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.3%), and 10.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood in Ellijay, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report German roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.6%), along with some Belgian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.8%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Chopped Oak / Flat Branch neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Chopped Oak / Flat Branch 0.101011101001110
Ellijay 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Georgia 30.22
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Ellijay 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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GILMER COUNTY


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Mountain Innovation Program
1860 S Main St
Ellijay, GA, 30540
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Ellijay Elementary School
32 Mccutchen St
Ellijay, GA, 30540
02-04
Ellijay Primary School
196 Mccutchen St
Ellijay, GA, 30540
PK-01
Gilmer Middle School
1860 S Main St
Ellijay, GA, 30540
05-06
Gilmer High School
408 Bobcat Trl
Ellijay, GA, 30540
09-12
Mountain View Elementary
350 Calvin Jackson Dr
Ellijay, GA, 30540
KG-04
Clear Creek Middle School
1020 Clear Creek Rd
Ellijay, GA, 30536
07-08

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FANNIN COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Georgia

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Better than of GA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Fannin County Middle School
4560 Old Highway 76
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513
06-08
West Fannin Elementary School
5060 Blue Ridge Dr
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513
KG-05
East Fannin Elementary School
1 Elementary Cir
Morganton, GA, 30560
KG-05
Fannin County High School
360 Rebels Cir
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513
09-12
Blue Ridge Elementary School
224 E Highland St
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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