Hiawassee is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 906 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hiawassee is the 335th largest community in Georgia.
Hiawassee is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hiawassee is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hiawassee who work in food service (19.00%), office and administrative support (17.92%), and maintenance occupations (16.85%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Hiawassee, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Hiawassee provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 12.19 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Hiawassee doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Hiawassee citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.70% of adults in Hiawassee have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hiawassee in 2010 was $20,320, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,280 for a family of four.
The people who call Hiawassee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hiawassee residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Hiawassee include English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hiawassee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.