Hiawassee, Georgia Population 2020

922
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Hiawassee is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 922, it is the 316th largest city in Georgia and the 10661st largest city in the United States. Hiawassee is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 4.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 880 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Hiawassee has a population density of 570 people per square mile.

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. For every 100 females there are 62.0 males.

Hiawassee Demographics

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

  • White: 97.67%
  • Black or African American: 1.72%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Hiawassee, Georgia is 922, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 900.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 880.

Hiawassee, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79697.67%
Black or African American141.72%
Asian50.61%
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Hiawassee Population by Race

Hiawassee Population Pyramid 2020

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Hiawassee Median Age

70


Total

65.7


Male

71.8


Female

Hiawassee Adults

There are 792 adults, (510 of whom are seniors) in Hiawassee.

Hiawassee Age Dependency

189

Age Dependency Ratio

180.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hiawassee Sex Ratio

Female

503

61.72%

Male

312

38.28%

Hiawassee Population by Age

Hiawassee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hiawassee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female88.2%11.8%
Married81.2%18.8%
All53%47%
Non Family37%63%
Male0%0%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hiawassee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4361.5753
Non Family2811.1237
Married1382.2881.2
Female173.1888.2
Male00

2.35

Average Family Size

1.57

Average Household Size

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Hiawassee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade577.71%
9th to 12th Grade202.71%
High School Graduate21629.23%
Some College14219.22%
Associates Degree638.53%
Bachelors Degree13618.40%
Graduate Degree10514.21%
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Hiawassee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hiawassee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White685608235
Hispanic40406
Black1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.31%.

Hiawassee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,667$37,500$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$10,417$11,111$4,167
Some College$48,636$49,545$32,083
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$44,750$$

$31,667

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$

Average Female

Hiawassee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hiawassee Language by Age

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Hiawassee Language

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.

Hiawassee Language

Hiawassee Poverty by Race

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10.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

9.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hiawassee

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 White, with 11.11% 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%.

Hiawassee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School81.25%
High School19.88%
Some College6.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%

Hiawassee Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed16.67%
Female Employed8.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hiawassee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hiawassee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,643$64,644
Families$92,656$116,012
Married Families$89,000-
Non Families$35,188$36,270
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Income by Household Type

Hiawassee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hiawassee Married by Age and Sex

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Hiawassee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hiawassee Marital Status by Race

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Hiawassee Marital Status

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121

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
World War II15
First Gulf War15
Korea9
Second Gulf War7

Hiawassee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7454
75+51
35 to 5412
55 to 644
18 to 34

Hiawassee Veterans by Age

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Hiawassee Veterans by Race

Hiawassee Veterans by Education

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4.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hiawassee Veterans by Education

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25.6%

Labor Force Participation

25.1%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Hiawassee Employment by Age

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Hiawassee Employment by Race

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Hiawassee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.86%

Born in Georgia

94.48%

Native Born

5.52%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

5.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Hiawassee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020922111.21%
2019911111.22%
201890091.01%
20178910.00%
201689180.91%
2015883-2-0.23%
2014885101.14%
2013875141.63%
2012861-6-0.69%
201186720.23%
20108650.00%

Hiawassee Population by Year