Mount Airy, GA

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Mount Airy Profile


Overview

Mount Airy is a very small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,265 people and just one neighborhood, Mount Airy is the 300th largest community in Georgia. Mount Airy has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Mount Airy, where the median household income is $53,333.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Mount Airy is a blue-collar town, with 45.04% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Mount Airy is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Airy who work in office and administrative support (12.10%), farm management occupations (8.91%), and sales jobs (8.57%).

You will also find that a lot of people in Mount Airy work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Mount Airy is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mount Airy really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mount Airy perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

As is often the case in a small town, Mount Airy doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Mount Airy Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Mount Airy rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.94% of adults 25 and older in Mount Airy have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Mount Airy in 2018 was $17,785, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,140 for a family of four. However, Mount Airy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mount Airy is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mount Airy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Airy residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Mount Airy also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mount Airy include English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Scots-Irish.

Mount Airy also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.64%.

The most common language spoken in Mount Airy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Cornelia Elementary School
375 Old Cleveland Rd
Cornelia, GA 30531
PK-05
Demorest Elementary School
3116 Demorest Mount Airy Hwy
Demorest, GA 30535
PK-05
Habersham Central High School
2059 State Hwy 197 S
Mt Airy, GA 30563
09-12
Hazel Grove Elementary School
6390 Dicks Hill Pkwy
Mount Airy, GA 30563
KG-05
Hilliard A. Wilbanks Middle School
3115 Demorest Mount Airy Hwy
Demorest, GA 30535
06-08
North Habersham Middle School
1500 Wall Bridge Rd
Clarkesville, GA 30523
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HABERSHAM COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Georgia

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Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 60.8% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.3% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 5.3%

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