Ellijay

County seat of Gilmer County 21 miles north of Jasper known for great shopping, restaurants and vineyards.

Welcome to Ellijay

County seat of Gilmer County 21 miles north of Jasper known for great shopping, restaurants and vineyards. Known as the Apple Capital of Georgia. Popular activities include hiking, mountain biking, kayaking or tubing on the Cartecay River, and boating on Carter’s Lake or golfing at Whitepath Golf Course.

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Overview for Ellijay, GA

30,986 people live in Ellijay, where the median age is 47.4 and the average individual income is $27,788.85. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,986

Total Population

47.4 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,788.85

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Ellijay, GA

Ellijay has 12,423 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ellijay do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,986 people call Ellijay home. The population density is 72.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,986

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.4

Median Age

49.94 / 50.06%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
12,423

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$27,788.85

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ellijay, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Ellijay. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Clear Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Ellijay Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Pleasant Hills Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Clear Creek Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Mountain View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Josephine Edwards Christian School
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5

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