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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
Unemp618
% Unemp6.5
% Participation Rate60.9

FANNIN COUNTY
County Seat Blue Ridge
Nearest MSA Atlanta, 90 Miles
Population 2019 - 26,188
Available Labor Force
Labor Force 11,466 (March 2021)
Unemployment 325
Unemployment Rate 2.8%
Tax Structure
Property Tax $14.25 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
Transportation
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'
Education
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
Fannin County Schools Education 420
Fannin Regional Hospital Healthcare 250
Walmart Retail 195
Lance Trucking Transportation 100
Merciers Orchards Agriculture 50

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