Young Harris, GA

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Young Harris Profile


Overview

Young Harris is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,661 people and just one neighborhood, Young Harris is the 334th largest community in Georgia.

Young Harris real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Young Harris house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Young Harris is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Young Harris is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Young Harris who work in office and administrative support (16.00%), food service (15.37%), and teaching (10.11%).

Of important note, Young Harris is also a city of artists. Young Harris has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Young Harris’s character.

Also of interest is that Young Harris has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Young Harris spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.70 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small city, Young Harris doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Young Harris Demographics

The overall education level of Young Harris is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.20% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Young Harris in 2018 was $10,039, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $40,156 for a family of four.

Young Harris is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Young Harris home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Young Harris residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Young Harris include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Young Harris is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
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.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Young Harris, GA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

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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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
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

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Young Harris VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Young Harris Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
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

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Towns County Elementary School
1150 Konahetah Rd
Hiawassee, GA 30546
PK-05
Towns County High School
1400 Highway 76 E
Hiawassee, GA 30546
09-12
Towns County Middle School
1400 Highway 76 E
Hiawassee, GA 30546
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

TOWNS COUNTY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

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.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.1% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.8% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 5.3%

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