Data Profile of ZIP Code 30540

All About Ellijay, GA (ZIP Code 30540)

Georgia

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 30540

The ZIP Code 30540 is associated with the city of Ellijay in Georgia in Gilmer County in the U.S. Approximately 12% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $50,750. The ZIP Code 30540 has a median age of approximately 45.8 years, with 29.1% of residents aged 62 years and older. An estimated 18.9% in this Georgia region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $25,942. The current population estimate is 19,634.

Population in 30540

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 30540 is 19,634.

Ellijay, GA

The 30540 ZIP Code is associated with Ellijay, GA in Gilmer County.

Area Codes associated with 30540

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 30540 include 706.

Sunrise / Sunset in 30540

Sunrise: 7:22 am
Sunset: 5:28 pm
Sunrise in 30540 7:22 am
Sunrise in 30540 5:28 pm

Weather forecast for 30540

Forecast currently unavailable.

Current air quality in 30540

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 30540 Fair

Internet in 30540

Approximately 82.7% of households in ZIP Code 30540 have a computer, while about 73.3% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 30540

Females make up an estimated 50.3% of the overall population in ZIP Code 30540, while males comprise about 49.7%.

Health Insurance in 30540

Approximately 23.2% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 30540 (Ellijay, GA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 30540

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 30540, 97.9% is one race, while 2.1% are two or more races. Approximately 14.5% of 30540 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 30540 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (90.8%), followed by Some other race (6.0%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 30540

Industry Percent
White 90.8%
Black or African American 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native 4.0%
Asian 0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 6.0%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Income in ZIP Code 30540

The median household income in ZIP Code 30540 is $50,750, while the region's mean household income is $65,144. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $25,942. The per capita income in ZIP Code 30540 of $25,942 is approximately 16.5% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $31,067. An estimated 12.2% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately28.42% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 18.1% of the population in 30540 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 15.1% earn $75,000 to $99,999 per year, and 2.5% of 30540 residents earn $150,000 to $199,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 30540

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 4.8%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 14.1%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 11.8%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 18.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 15.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 10.8%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 2.5%
$200,000 or more per year 3.9%

Education levels in ZIP Code 30540

In ZIP Code 30540, 79.3% of the population graduated high school, while 18.9% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 9.7% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 7.7% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 33.1% in this Gilmer County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 30540

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 9.7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11.0%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 33.1%
Some college, no degree 20.1%
Associate's degree 7.1%
Bachelor's degree 11.1%
Graduate or professional degree 7.7%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 30540

Residents of ZIP Code 30540 are older than average. The median age of 45.8 years in ZIP Code 30540 is approximately 20.21% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 80.5% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 29.1% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.3% of the population in 30540 falls in the age group 65 to 74 years, while an estimated 12.3% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.5% of 30540 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 30540

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 4.9%
5 to 9 years 4.7%
10 to 14 years 5.9%
15 to 19 years 5.8%
20 to 24 years 6.4%
25 to 34 years 9.6%
35 to 44 years 11.1%
45 to 54 years 12.3%
55 to 59 years 6.9%
60 to 64 years 8.8%
65 to 74 years 14.3%
75 to 84 years 7.6%
85 years and over 1.5%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 30540

In ZIP Code 30540, 86.2% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 11.2% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.6% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.5% of homes. Lastly, 1.5% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Gilmer County region.

Language Spoken in 30540

Language Spoken Percent
English only 86.2%
Spanish 11.2%
Other Indo-European languages 0.6%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.5%
Other languages 1.5%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 30540

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 30540, an estimated 32.8% of homes were built between 2000 and 2009. Additionally, 25.2% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 0.4% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Gilmer County region.

Age of Housing in 30540

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.4%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 32.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 25.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 19.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 7.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1.6%
Built in 1939 or earlier 1.5%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 30540

In 30540, 55.6% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 5.8% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 31.8 minutes. Approximately 16.4% of the employed population 16 years and over in 30540 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 14.5% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.6% of 30540 workers 16 years and over work in wholesale trade.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 30540

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2.6%
Construction 13.1%
Manufacturing 14.5%
Wholesale trade 0.6%
Retail trade 12.6%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.0%
Information 1.4%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.6%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 11.8%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 16.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 10.5%
Other services, except public administration 4.7%
Public administration 1.3%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 30540

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 30540 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 37.1% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 30540 is high cholesterol, as approximately 36.7% of adults 18 and older in this Gilmer County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 30540

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Current asthma 9.6%
Stroke 3.8%
Chronic kidney disease 3.5%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.2%
Arthritis 29.2%
High cholesterol 36.7%
Coronary heart disease 8.4%
Diagnosed diabetes 12.6%
High blood pressure 37.1%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 30540

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 30540 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 89.3% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 77.4% of those 18 and above in 30540 list taking medicine for high blood pressure control, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 30540 include obesity (34.8% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (32.7% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 30540

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 54.3%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 74.8%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 77.4%
Cholesterol screening 89.3%
Current access to health insurance 76.8%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 30540

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 14.9%
Obesity 34.8%
Current smoking 21.4%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 32.7%
No leisure-time physical activity 29.9%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 30540

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 30540 of 11.39¢/kWh. This rate is about 24.82% less than the average rate in Georgia, and approximately 28.59% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 30540 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.21 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 26.46% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 20.94% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes electricity rates in 30540 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 30540

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 30540 11.39¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh 5.85¢/kWh
Georgia 15.15¢/kWh 13.41¢/kWh 10.27¢/kWh
United States 15.95¢/kWh 13.45¢/kWh 9.72¢/kWh

Solar Power in 30540

Month ZIP Code 30540 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 4.32 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.77 3 6.31
Mar 5.09 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.61 5.13 7.3
May 5.65 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.74 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.26 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.74 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.82 5.15 7.02
Oct 5.68 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.63 2.33 5.99
Dec 4.14 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes solar power levels in 30540 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 30540

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 30540, checking or savings account have received the most complaints in 30540 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Gilmer County region was managing, opening, or closing a mobile wallet account.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 30540

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Checking or savings account 3
Debt collection 2
Money transfer, virtual currency, or money service 2
Credit reporting or credit repair services 1
Mortgage 1
Other 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 30540

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Managing, opening, or closing your mobile wallet account 2
Problem with a lender or other company charging your account 2
Written notification about debt 2
Managing an account 1
Managing the loan or lease 1
Other 2
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 30540. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.