Demorest, Georgia Information
Home to Piedmont College, the city of Demorest is in the county of Habersham, Georgia. Clarkesville, however, is the county seat for Habersham, and is about four miles from Demorest. The city has 2.3 square miles of total area and is part of the 706-area code. Two zip codes cover the city of Demorest: 30535 and 30544. The city is home to several noteworthy landmarks: Demorest Springs Park, the Old Demorest Train Depot, Demorest Women’s Club and the former Lake Demorest. One of Demorest’s most popular landmarks is the Johnny Mize Athletic Center and Museum. The museum is owned by Piedmont College and is named for Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Mize. Mize was born in Demorest and played baseball at Piedmont. The museum houses Mize memorabilia from his time at Piedmont as well as from his professional baseball career with the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants and the New York Yankees. In addition to the museum, Mize’s childhood home is a Georgia Historical site with a private owner. The most recent landmark is the new addition of the pedestrian bridge over a span of Historic U.S. 441 in front of the Piedmont College campus. The new bridge was assembled off-site and lowered into place by crane. The bridge was modeled after the Vanderbilt University 21st Avenue Pedestrian Bridge. The installation of the bridge was a joint project of the Georgia Department of Transportation, Piedmont College and the city of Demorest.
Demorest is ranked #86 in Georgia and #7,952 in the United States with a livability score of 70, which is in the 72nd percentile. The city scored best for great weather, crime, and cost of living. The average summer temperature is a comfortable 76 degrees, crime is 72 percent lower than the state of Georgia, and the cost of living is five percent lower than Georgia’s.
The overall crime rate in Demorest is 66% lower than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 2.62 daily crimes that occur in Demorest. Demorest is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States. In Demorest you have a 1 in 105 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Demorest has increased by 6%.
Of the factors which are used to determine the livability index, Demorest does well in the areas of weather, crime and cost of living. It scores poorly in the areas of Education, Housing, Amenities, and Employment.
Facebook Page for Demorest, Georgia:
Mayor Dr. Rick Austin
City of Demorest
546 Georgia Street
Demorest, GA 30535
Demorest, Georgia Crime rates and statistics:
In 2016, the crime index in Demorest, Georgia was 71.8 which was lower the United States average of 280.5.
The total crime rate in Demorest was 958 total crimes for every 100,000 residents, which is higher than the average in the state of Georgia with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 persons, and higher than the national average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens.
According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Demorest, Georgia as of June 13, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Demorest to the number of sex offenders is 129 to 1.
Demorest, Georgia Police Department Address:
Demorest Police Department
465 Georgia Street
Demorest, GA 30535
Other Information about the Demorest Police Department:
Robin Krockkum, Chief of Police
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In 2016, there were 8 full-time law enforcement employees, 5of whom were police officers. This means that in the year 2016 in there were 2.39 police officers for every 1,000 residents in Demorest, Georgia, while the state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.
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For records from different government agencies in Habersham County, Georgia:
David Wall, Clerk of Court
295 Llewellyn St., Suite 110
Clarkesville, GA 30523
County Sheriff, Most Wanted, Warrant Information, Etc.
Sheriff Joey Terrell
Habersham County Sheriff’s Office
1000 Detention Drive
Clarkesville, Georgia 30523
Phone: (706) 839-0500
Fax: (706) 839-1932
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Habersham Detention Center
1000 Detention Dr
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Fax: (706) 754-1932
The Habersham County Detention Center houses inmates who are awaiting trial or have been sentenced to one year or less. Inmates are treated in a fair and professional manner as required by law and are provided programs such as GED, and Religious Programs.
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