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Gilmer County
  • County in Georgia

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade C+
  5. Diversity
    grade B minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade C+

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Gilmer County is located in Georgia with a population of 30,986. In Gilmer County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Gilmer County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Population
30,986

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$205,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$785
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    308.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    441.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    8,031.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    220.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  11%

Working in Gilmer County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,376
National
$64,994

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