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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Hiawassee house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Hiawassee is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 96.45% 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hiawassee who work in office and administrative support (22.26%), food service (17.42%), and maintenance occupations (14.84%).
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.
One of the benefits of Hiawassee is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 10.41 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Hiawassee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Hiawassee citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.07% of adults in Hiawassee have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hiawassee in 2010 was $22,313, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,252 for a family of four. However, Hiawassee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Hiawassee also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.84% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hiawassee include German, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hiawassee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.