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Gillsville - Town vs. County Stats

Gillsville - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Gillsville: $262,900/Co. / County Avg $413,100


Avg Taxes in Gillsville: $1,400/Co. / County. Avg $2,100


Avg Sq. Ft. in Gillsville: 2,402/Co. / County Avg 3,058


Avg Price per/ft2 in Gillsville: $109/Co. / County Avg $135


Avg Walkscore in Gillsville: 18 / County Avg 14


Avg Year Built in Gillsville: 1992/Co. / County Avg 1994


Avg Days on Website in Gillsville: 64/Co. / County Avg 105


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Gillsville is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 247 people and just one neighborhood, Gillsville is the 455th largest community in Georgia.


Gillsville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gillsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gillsville who work in art, media, and design (17.35%), teaching (14.29%) and office and administrative support (13.27%).

Of important note, Gillsville is also a city of artists. Gillsville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gillsville’s character.

Also of interest is that Gillsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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Because of many things, Gillsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gillsville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Gillsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gillsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Gillsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.07 minutes every day commuting to work.

Gillsville is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Gillsville isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 96.81% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

Being a small city, Gillsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Gillsville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.11% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Gillsville in 2010 was $20,749, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,996 for a family of four. However, Gillsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Gillsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gillsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gillsville include Irish, English and German.

The most common language spoken in Gillsville is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
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