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Fannin County

Wage Information (2019) 
All Industries Average Wage$33,922
Manufacturing Average Wage$36,957

Commuting Patterns 
Workers 16 and Over9,713
Percent Working Outside County of Residence40.4

Educational Attainment 
Population 25 & Over17,736
Percent High School Graduate or Higher68.4
Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher8.0

Employment Data
(September 2020)
Labor Force9,568
% Unemp6.5
% Participation Rate60.9

County Seat Blue Ridge
Nearest MSA Atlanta, 90 Miles
Population 2019 - 26,312
Available Labor Force
Labor Force 12,047 (September 2020)
Unemployment 399
Unemployment Rate 3.3%
Tax Structure
Property Tax $14.53 per $1000
Sales Tax (Local) 3.0%
Sales Tax (State) 4.0%
Income Tax:
Personal 6.0%
Corporate 6.0%
Use Tax Rate 4.0%
Unemployment Tax NA
Railroads 2 rail lines
Highways: US-76
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 1
Navigable Waterway: Tennessee River Nearest Port Facility - Chattanooga, 100 miles Channel Depth, 9'
Air Service:
Commercial Service Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, 90 miles Runway Length, Multiple
General Aviation Blairsville Regional Airport, 20 miles Runway Length, 5,006'
Number of High Schools 1-Fannin County High School
Number of Colleges Serving Fannin County (2 & 4 year) 4-North Georgia College, Tri-County Community College, Truett McConnell, Young Harris College
Health Care
Hospitals 1-Fannin Regional Hospital (51 beds)
Clinics 4-Kessler Community Clinic, Appalachian Physicians Group, Riverstone Specialty Clinic, Fannin County Public Health
Doctors 15
Dentists 6
Nursing Homes 2-Heritage Healthcare-Blue Ridge, Pruitt Health
Major Employers Product Total Employees Union Affiliation
Fannin County Board of Education Education 600 None
County of Fannin Government 500 None
Fannin Regional Hospital Healthcare 250 None
Walmart Retail 195 None
Lance Trucking Transportation 100 None
Blue Ridge Assisted Living Healthcare 100 None
Kismet Products Manufacturing 75 None
Dacorp, Inc. Manufacturing 50 None
Merciers Orchards Agriculture 50 None
Pruitt Health Healthcare 50 None
Fannin County School System Schools 420 None
Blue Ridge GA Hospital Hospital 250 None
Blue Ridge Health Care Health Care 110 None

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