Hiawassee, Georgia Population 2024

1,047

Hiawassee is a city located in Towns County Georgia. Hiawassee has a 2024 population of 1,047. It is also the county seat of Towns County.Hiawassee is currently growing at a rate of 1.45% annually and its population has increased by 5.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 988 in 2020.

The average household income in Hiawassee is $81,110 with a poverty rate of 14.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hiawassee is 56.5 years, 51.4 years for males, and 61.7 years for females.

Hiawassee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hiawassee was:

  • White: 92.28%
  • Two or more races: 7.54%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
647.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.97% (59)
The current population of Hiawassee, Georgia is 1,047 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 988.

Hiawassee, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,05292.28%
Two or more races867.54%
Asian20.18%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Hiawassee Population by Race

Hiawassee Population Pyramid 2024

Hiawassee Median Age

56.5

Total

51.4

Male

61.7

Female

Hiawassee Adults

There are 1,002 adults, (478 of whom are seniors) in Hiawassee.

Hiawassee Age Dependency

117.6

Age Dependency Ratio

91.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hiawassee Sex Ratio

Female69861.23%
Male44238.77%

Hiawassee Population by Age

Hiawassee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5151.946.453.6
Non Family2591.0618.981.1
Married1922.5887.512.5
Female643.2734.465.6
Male000
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2.75

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hiawassee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hiawassee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hiawassee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.12%.

Hiawassee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$22,225

Average Earnings

$23,646

Average Male

$21,532

Average Female

Hiawassee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hiawassee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hiawassee Language

90.83% of Hiawassee residents speak only English, while 9.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.06% of the population.

Hiawassee Language

Hiawassee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White92614815.98%
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14.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.22%

Male Poverty Rate

9.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hiawassee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hiawassee is White, with 15.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hiawassee is White, with 15.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.95%.

Hiawassee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.35%
Less Than 9th Grade19.35%
Bachelors or Greater19.31%
Some College6.59%
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Hiawassee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed21.15%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Hiawassee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hiawassee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hiawassee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hiawassee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hiawassee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

Hiawassee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hiawassee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

94

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Hiawassee Veterans by War

count

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Hiawassee Veterans by Age

count

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Hiawassee Veterans by Race

Hiawassee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hiawassee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Hiawassee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hiawassee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hiawassee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

37.11%

Born in Hiawassee

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

4.21%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Hiawassee residents were born in the United States, with 37.11% having been born in Georgia. 4.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hiawassee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,122151.36%
20281,107151.37%
20271,092151.39%
20261,077151.41%
20251,062151.43%
20241,047151.45%
20231,032151.47%
20221,017151.5%
20211,002141.42%
2020988849.29%
201990491.01%
201889580.9%
201788710.11%
201688691.03%
2015877-4-0.45%
2014881121.38%
2013869131.52%
2012856-5-0.58%
201186110.12%
2010860
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Hiawassee Population by Year