Hiawassee is a city located in Towns County Georgia. Hiawassee has a 2020 population of 944. It is also the county seat of Towns County. Hiawassee is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 9.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 865 in 2010.
The average household income in Hiawassee is $64,644 with a poverty rate of 10.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $277,300. The median age in Hiawassee is 70 years, 65.7 years for males, and 71.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hiawasseewas:
92.69% of Hiawassee residents speak only English, while 7.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.07% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hiawassee is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hiawassee is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.82%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hiawassee
94.48% of Hiawassee residents were born in the United States, with 40.86% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.