Flowery Branch, GA Demographics

Population (year 2000): 1,806. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,087 (+15.6% change)
Males: 918 (50.8%), Females: 888 (49.2%)

Hall County

Zip code: 30542

Median resident age: 31.2 years
Median household income: $35,478 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,500 (year 2000)

Races in Flowery Branch:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.7%)
  • Black (13.2%)
  • Hispanic (9.7%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (23.6%), Irish (10.4%), English (5.5%), German (5.4%), Italian (2.0%), Dutch (1.2%).

Elevation: 1115 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Flowery Branch

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flowery Branch town

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

10.2% Foreign born (8.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +455 (+33.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Flowery Branch:

  • NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • GWINNETT HOSPITAL SYSTEM (about 17 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; CUMMING, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Flowery Branch:

  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 45 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 46 miles; ATHENS, GA; ID: AHN)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 51 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Flowery Branch:

  • LEE GILMER MEMORIAL (about 10 miles; GAINESVILLE, GA; ID: GVL)
  • GWINNETT COUNTY – BRISCOE FIELD (about 16 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; ID: LZU)
  • WINDER-BARROW (about 24 miles; WINDER, GA; ID: WDR)
Amtrak station near Flowery Branch:

  • 10 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flowery Branch:

  • GAINESVILLE COLLEGE (about 5 miles; OAKWOOD, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,181)
  • GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 3,215)
  • NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DAHLONEGA, GA; FT enrollment: 3,119)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 39 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 10,839)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 41 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 8,213)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 42 miles; ATHENS, GA; FT enrollment: 28,464)

Schools

Public high school in Flowery Branch:

  • FLOWERY BRANCH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 967; Location: 4450 HOG MOUNTAIN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Flowery Branch:

  • C. W. DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 879; Location: 4335 FALCON PARKWAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARTIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 863; Location: 4216 MARTIN ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SPOUT SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 682; Location: 6640 SPOUT SPRINGS ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FLOWERY BRANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 629; Location: 5544 RADFORD ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 529; Location: 4670 WINDER HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – 05)