REGIONAL DATA


Fannin County Tri-State Regional Population and Labor Force Data

  • 79% population growth from 2000-2015
  • 2010 Total Population: 72,737
  • 2015 Total Population (Est.): 76,662
  • Cities included: Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Morganton, Ellijay, Blairsville, Copperhill and Ducktown, TN, and Murphy, NC
  • 2015 Total Housing Units: 51,098
  • 2015 Median Household Income: $37,303

 

Fannin County’s labor force draws from the Tri-State area (Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee) and the primary counties are shown below.

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County Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate
Fannin (GA) 9,758 9,088 670 6.90%
Union (GA) 9,391 8,872 519 5.50%
Gilmer (GA) 11,833 11,068 765 6.50%
Towns (GA) 4,005 3,689 316 7.90%
Polk (TN) 7,235 6,691 544 7.50%
Cherokee (NC) 10,833 10,159 674 6.20%
TOTAL 53,055 49,567 3,488 6.75%
Source:  U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics Local Area Unemployment