North High Shoals, Georgia

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North High Shoals, Georgia
Location in Oconee County and the state of Georgia
Location in Oconee County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°50′3″N 83°30′4″W / 33.83417°N 83.50111°W / 33.83417; -83.50111Coordinates: 33°50′3″N 83°30′4″W / 33.83417°N 83.50111°W / 33.83417; -83.50111
Country United States
State Georgia
County Oconee
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 652
 • Density 175.6/sq mi (67.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 13-56308[1]
GNIS feature ID 1699883[2]

North High Shoals is a town in Oconee County, Georgia, United States. The population was 652 at the 2010 census.


North High Shoals is located at 33°50′3″N 83°30′4″W / 33.83417°N 83.50111°W / 33.83417; -83.50111 (33.834159, -83.501055).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.


The town's government consists of a Town Council made up of a Mayor and 5 Council Members. As of January 20, 2012 these were: Mayor Mike Beall, Violet Dawe, Steve Holzman, Ann Evans, John MacKay, and Jason Wisniewski

Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 7:30pm in the town hall.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 652 people, 144 households, and 117 families residing in the town. The population density was 175.8 people per square mile (67.8/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 64.9 per square mile (25.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.67% White, 1.59% African American, 0.46% Native American, 1.82% Asian, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.

At the time of the 2000 census there were 144 households out of which 51.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the town the population was spread out with 34.6% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $60,208, and the median income for a family was $63,333. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,444. About 6.0% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 22.7% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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