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Senior housing types near Ellijay, GA

  • Manor Lake Ellijay (Opening Summer 2020)

    85 Highland Ridge Road, Ellijay, GA 30540
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    Caring For Seniors Is Our Mission If you’re worried about a senior parent, you’ll find relief at Manor Lake Ellijay. Care at Manor Lake Ellijay is more than just meals and medications. It includes serving the Body, Mind and Spirit of a senior – because care is physical, emotional, and transcendent....

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  • The Lodge at Bridgemill

    The Lodge at Bridgemill

    10451 Bells Ferry Road, Canton, GA 30114
    (22)
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    The Lodge at Bridgemill is a unique alternative for those with discerning taste seeking a carefree, amenity-rich lifestyle.  With its magnificent appointments, spacious apartment homes, and well crafted amenities, The Lodge at Bridgemill offers an unprecedented opportunity to enjoy the fine art of...

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  • Gracemont Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Gracemont Assisted Living & Memory Care

    4960 Jot-Em-Down Road, Cumming, GA 30041
    (36)
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    Gracemont Senior Living is a senior community located on the northern border of Georgia in the town of Cumming. Gracemont is located in a lightly populated rural countryside that is dotted with small forests and neighbors Dunroven Lake. The nearby city of Dawsonville offers a wide selection of...

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  • The Arbor at BridgeMill

    The Arbor at BridgeMill

    700 Freedom Boulevard, Canton, GA 30114
    (8)
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    The Arbor at BridgeMill provides the highest quality of geriatric care, assisted and independent living in the Canton, Georgia area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized...

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  • The Holbrook of Woodstock (Opening Fall 2020)

    13682 Highway 92, Woodstock, GA 30188
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    At Holbrook Woodstock, we have 300 custom designed apartments and 16 state of the art cottages on a 21 acres campus. With our leadership team, we have over 100 years experience in the senior living industry. Our vision is to create, develop, serve and inspire life giving residences; buildings of...

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  • The Springhouse at Cartersville (Opening Spring 2020)

    The Springhouse at Cartersville (Opening Spring 2020)

    20 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
    (1)
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    The Spring House at Cartersville , is one of Metro Atlanta’s newest Assisted living and Memory Care communities located in the North Suburbs of Atlanta in Cartersville Georgia. Our community is conveniently located off I-75, at exit 293 next to the Tellus Science Museum, only a few minutes from...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Woodstock

    Merrill Gardens at Woodstock

    12730 Hwy 92 E, Woodstock, GA 30188
    (12)
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    This beautiful community outside Atlanta oozes southern charm with all the modern conveniences - including spacious apartments with washers and dryers and full kitchens in most units, a theater, wine bar style bistro and lots of cozy common areas. Relax with friends in the landscaped courtyard or...

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  • Gardens of Gainesville

    Gardens of Gainesville

    3315 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506
    (28)
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    The Gardens of Gainesville is situated at the base of the North Georgia Mountains on the outskirts of downtown Gainesville and a short distance from Lake Lanier. Offering Independent Senior Living (with services available), Assisted Living and Memory Care, The Gardens of Gainesville offers true...

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  • Cottonwood Estates

    Cottonwood Estates

    255 Vaughan Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009
    (27)
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    We believe that Cottonwood Estates Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Cottonwood Estates, our management...

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  • Village Park Milton NOW OPEN

    Village Park Milton NOW OPEN

    555 Wills Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30009
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    Village Park Milton is a former equestrian property, with pieces and parts of the new community re- purposed from the former. The goal of the community is the whole person. This is achieved through chef-led dining, health and wellness and an active social life. Come join us!

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  • Towne Club Windermere

    Towne Club Windermere

    3950 Towne Club Windermere, Cumming, GA 30041
    (19)
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    Towne Club Windermere is a Resort Style Senior Living Community that offers Independent, Assisted Living with One and Two Bedroom full size apartments and Memory Care. We are committed to your wellness and dedicated to exceeding your expectations. Towne Club offers the luxury of resort-style...

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  • Ashwood Square Retirement Community

    Ashwood Square Retirement Community

    7683 Shallowford Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (1)
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    Ashwood Square Retirement Resort, a Resort Lifestyle Community, has been developed exclusively for adults 55 and over. We offer the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement. Ashwood Square’s all-inclusive services and amenities include EVERYTHING you...

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  • Canterfield of Kennesaw

    Canterfield of Kennesaw

    4381 Bells Ferry Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (8)
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    At Canterfield of Kennesaw, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest parking available at our location. All...

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  • Creekside at Shallowford

    Creekside at Shallowford

    7511 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (33)
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    Creekside at Shallowford provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Set back off a main road, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the quiet, picturesque setting created by the lush woods surrounding us. And you'll be delighted by the convenience of living just blocks...

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  • Village Park of Alpharetta

    Village Park of Alpharetta

    12300 Morris Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30005
    (8)
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    WE ARE NOW OPEN! Welcome to Village Park - where days are for rediscovering and reconnecting, recreation is an art worth mastering and relaxation is always well deserved. We call it Next-Level Senior Living. You'll just call it home. NOW OPEN in the heart of Alpharetta. We offer bungalows, cottages,...

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  • Celebration Village Forsyth

    Celebration Village Forsyth

    3000 Celebration Blvd, Suwanee, GA 30024
    (3)
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    Celebration Village is a Masterpiece Senior Living Community that promotes individualized growth in older adults. We do this by facilitating areas of engagement through spiritual, intellectual, physical and social enrichment. Celebration Village Forsyth has 5 distinct neighborhoods: Active Adult...

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  • Inspired Living at Alpharetta

    Inspired Living at Alpharetta

    11450 Morris Road, Alpharetta, GA 30005
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    Inspired Living at Alpharetta is a vibrant and innovative community that offers assisted living, memory care, and independent living options. Whether you are active and independent, need a little assistance, or require personalized memory care, you can be assured that we will help design a rewarding...

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  • Brookdale Chambrel Roswell

    Brookdale Chambrel Roswell

    1000 Applewood Drive, Roswell, GA 30076
    (55)
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    Here, you can do more of what you love. Whether you’re looking for independent living, a personal care home or memory care, our senior living community in Roswell, Georgia, has care options to meet your changing needs. You’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it. When it comes to...

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  • Atria North Point

    Atria North Point

    100 Somerby Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009
    (44)
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    Atria Senior Living is proud to offer exceptional independent living, assisted living and supportive living communities in Georgia. Atria North Point provides gracious senior living in the Metro Atlanta area. When searching for a retirement living community or senior apartment to call home, visit...

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  • Vickery Rose Retirement Community

    Vickery Rose Retirement Community

    295 E Crossville Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
    (3)
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    At Vickery Rose Retirement Community, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high...

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  • The Mansions of Alpharetta - Senior Independent Living

    The Mansions of Alpharetta - Senior Independent Living

    3700 Brookside Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30022
    (9)
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    The Mansions at Alpharetta features all-inclusive senior independent living (spacious one and two bedrooms available) with all utilities paid including gas, water, electricity, trash, local phone, expanded basic cable and Internet. Open now, these large apartments feature spacious closets, washer...

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  • Smoky Springs

    Smoky Springs

    940 South Enota Dr NE, Gainesville, GA 30501
    (69)
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    Smoky Springs provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled near the Northeast Georgia Mountains and overlooking Lake Lanier, Smoky Springs is the home you've been looking for. Residents love the peace and quiet of a country home with big city conveniences just...

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  • Park at Johns Creek

    Park at Johns Creek

    4345 Alta Drive, Suwanee, GA 30024
    (29)
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    Stylish and vibrant. Modern and uncomplicated. Spacious and thoughtfully designed. Urban excitement and suburban convenience. That's what living is like at Park at Johns Creek. If you're looking for sophistication, warmth and a sense of community, you've come to the right place. You'll find a home...

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  • Belmont Village Johns Creek

    Belmont Village Johns Creek

    4315 Johns Creek Parkway, Suwanee, GA 30024
    (24)
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    The townspeople of Johns Creek, Georgia proudly proclaim that their city is one of America's best places to live. The founders of Belmont Village agree and that's why they brought their vision for one of the best facilities for senior living to this area. From our mature landscaping and generous...

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  • Celebration Village Acworth (AL & MC)

    Celebration Village Acworth (AL & MC)

    4460 Celebration Blvd, Acworth, GA 30101
    (9)
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    Celebration Village Acworth is on schedule to open June 2016. Reservations are currently being accepted. We offer Independent, Concierge, Assisted Living and Memory Care. A fully furnished independent living model apartment is in the showroom that displays the standard full kitchen with granite...

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  • Ashwood Meadows

    Ashwood Meadows

    11190 Medlock Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30097
    (21)
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    At Ashwood Meadows we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities +pour coffee at mealtime and take time to get to know each of our residents. Plus, each...

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  • Sanford Estates

    Sanford Estates

    500 Walton Way, Roswell, GA 30076
    (13)
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    * Located in beautiful Roswell, Georgia - one of the safest cities in the state, only a few minutes from Downtown Atlanta * Opened in December, 2016 * Part of Hawthorn Retirement Group, offering over 45 years of experience providing gracious retirement living environments for seniors * Residents...

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  • Heartis Suwanee

    Heartis Suwanee

    4055 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee, GA 30024
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    Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care, Heartis Suwanee provides the support you need to remain living as independently as possible, plus everything you want to continue to lead a full, active, and enjoyable life. It’s the perfect balance of 24-hour support and an engaging...

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  • Wickshire South Lee Buford

    Wickshire South Lee Buford

    4355 S Lee St, Buford, GA 30518
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    Brookdale South Lee Buford is a senior care community offering assisted living and memory care services in Buford Georgia. We also have a sister independent living community. Buford is located in the Atlanta metropolitan area and exudes southern charm and hospitality, with lovely walking paths,...

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  • Sunrise at Huntcliff Summit I

    Sunrise at Huntcliff Summit I

    8592 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30350
    (22)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, and over 30 years experience; Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of...

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  • Parc at Piedmont

    Parc at Piedmont

    999 Hood Road, Marietta, GA 30068
    (13)
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    Designed specifically with you in mind, Parc at Piedmont-East Cobb offers exceptional service, care and amenities. Since 2001, Parc at Piedmont has established itself as the premier independent and assisted living choice for seniors in the Marietta, East Cobb and Roswell neighborhoods of Atlanta....

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  • Overture Barrett 55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Barrett 55+ Apartment Homes

    1490 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (5)
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    You’ve been dreaming of this moment for a while now. The moment when you can finally take a breath and start focusing on enjoying life your way. At Overture Barrett, the style is modern and luxurious so the living is easy. Our 55+ active adult apartment home community is one like no other. The...

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  • North Cleveland Towers

    1200 Magnolia Avenue NE, Cleveland, TN 37311
    (2)
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    Secure independence and relaxation for your relative in beautiful North Cleveland Towers when you need a superior senior housing in Bradley County of Cleveland, Tennessee. Picturesquely located between the ridges and rolling hills of Tennessee, on a clear morning you may be able to catch a glimpse...

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  • Hiawassee Park

    1600 Highway 76 E, Hiawassee, GA 30546
    (1)
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    The Baptist senior housing of Hiawassee Park is located in the blossoming little town of Hiawassee, the county seat of Town County, Georgia. This beautiful development is situated amongst the majestic Georgia mountains. If you are looking for a luxury retreat with strong traditional values and...

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  • The Enclave at Depot Park

    2726 S Main St, Kennesaw, GA 30144
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    The Enclave at Depot Park, located in beautiful, historic downtown Kennesaw, Georgia is a newly built community for 62 and older elderly adults. The spacious units are outfitted with modern amenities to fit today's lifestyle while the exterior embraces the historic look and feel of the surrounding...

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  • Daybreak Village Senior Living

    3056 Cherokee Street NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (40)
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    Located in the lovely historic town of Kennesaw, Georgia, DayBreak Village exists as the perfect senior living facility for your loved ones. As a family owned establishment, we are dedicated to providing a warm, homelike environment for all our residents. For more than 20 years now, we have been in...

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  • The Garden Plaza at Cleveland

    The Garden Plaza at Cleveland

    3500 Keith St NW, Cleveland, TN 37312
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  • Brickmont of Milton

    Brickmont of Milton

    2925 Webb Rd, Milton, GA 30004
    (19)
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  • Silverdale Senior Apartments

    Silverdale Senior Apartments

    2831 Silverdale Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (4)
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  • The Holbrook of Acworth NOW OPEN

    The Holbrook of Acworth NOW OPEN

    4491 S. Main Street, Acworth, GA 30101
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  • The Phoenix at Union Hill (Assisted Living and Memory Care Opening Summer 2020)

    9651 Union Hill Road, Canton, GA 30115
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  • Highland Manor

    198 North Corners Parkway, Cumming, GA 30040
    (1)
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  • Garden Plaza Of Greenbriar Cove

    4586 Forythia Way, Ooltewah, TN 37363
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  • Ashton Senior Living

    1012 Enota Ave NE, Gainesville, GA 30501
    (8)
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  • Everleigh Halcyon

    6550 Halcyon Way, Alpharetta, GA 30005
    (1)
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  • Brickmont of Acworth

    3114 Cobb Pkwy NW, Acworth, GA 30101
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  • The Veranda at Grove Way

    735 Myrtle Street, Roswell, GA 30075
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Ellijay, Georgia

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a nice balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with the basic tasks of housekeeping and responsibilities. Basic chores such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private medical professionalls, they may always do so. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in your service plan: laundry, cable TV, internet access, transportation, housekeeping, move-in fee, parking, and wellness program. The conveniences associated with independent living include beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, laundry service, healthcare center, security guards, restaurant-style dining hall, golf course, and fitness center & swimming pool.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing which community works for your loved one's needs. Per month, the median rent in Ellijay is $829 and the median home value in Ellijay is $166,009. The rent burden for Ellijay is about 17.9% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Ellijay 3.4% have a graduate degree, 11.0% have a college degree, and 32.3% have a high-school diploma. In Ellijay, 6.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Ellijay is 0.9% mixed race, 50.4% Hispanic, 69.6% white, 9.5% black, 19.8% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Ellijay, 61.1% participate in the labor force, 25.2% live in poverty, 9.7% are widowed, and 31.0% do not have health insurance. Ellijay has a population density of 187 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 43.4% are female and 56.6% are male. The median age of Ellijay is 33 years old.

State Information

An overview of Georgia

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 73.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Georgia ranks 20th in the nation. The state of Georgia has 151 hospitals and 251 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,626,983. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 42% of Georgia's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 12,292 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. The average air quality index rating in Georgia is 37.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of March with a rating of 43.9 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Georgia is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 70F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 24F in the month of January. While residents of Georgia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Georgia can include hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Georgia

The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow jasmine, white hickories, palms, and maples. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the brown thrasher, the salamanders, the eastern diamondback, or the cottonmouth snakes. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.