Realtor's Guide to Jackson County, GA


What's to Love about Jackson County, GA

Welcome to Jefferson!


Only an hour's drive from Atlanta you'll find the rural town of Jefferson. Jefferson has been the county seat of Jackson County, GA since November 24, 1806.


On Main Street, in Jefferson, you'll find a wide array of community events throughout the year, including Concerts on the town Square, the Jefferson Farmer's Market and of course the annual Christmas Parade! Downtown you'll also find local shops and restaurants. Jefferson is home of the Crawford W. Long Museum, which highlights the life and medical career of Dr. Long, who was the first to use ether as anesthesia in 1842. Jefferson is also home to the historic Jackson County Courthouse and the Jefferson Memorial Stadium, home to the Jefferson Dragons! 


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How do the median prices for homes in Jackson County vary by ZIP code?


According to the AJC 2020 Metro Atlanta Home Sales Report, "Home prices in Jackson County are up 7.8 percent from a year ago as the number of sales rose. But the results varied in different parts of the county.


Over the year from May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020, the median price of a Jackson County home sold was $249,563, an increase of 7.8 percent from the previous 12-month period, according to home sales data collected by Smart Real Estate Data."


According to the AJC 2020 Metro Atlanta Home Sales Report, home sales results broke down by ZIP code in Jackson County, listed from the most expensive to least expensive:


1. 30622 - $313,000


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 33 homes sold in 30622 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following community: Bogart. The median sales price of $313,000 is an decrease of 0.7 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $124.


2. 30517 - $272,402


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 285 homes sold in 30517 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following community: Braselton. The median sales price of $272,402 is an increase of 0.5 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $104.


3. 30548 - $263,400


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 421 homes sold in 30548 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following communities: Braselton, Hoschton and Pendergrass. The median sales price of $263,400 is an increase of 0.6 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $111.


4. 30666 - $256,250


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 4 homes sold in 30666 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following community: Statham. The median sales price of $256,250 is an decrease of 43.1 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $115.


5. 30549 - $255,000


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 670 homes sold in 30549 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following areas: Arcade and Jefferson. The median sales price of $255,000 is an increase of 11.4 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $111.


6. 30022 - $235,000


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 1 homes sold in 30022 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following communities: Johns Creek, Roswell and Alpharetta.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $N/A.


7. 30530 - $223,000


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 14 homes sold in 30530 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following communities: Nicholson, Commerce and Ila. The median sales price of $223,000 is an increase of 34 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $102.


8. 30575 - $221,250


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 6 homes sold in 30575 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following communities: Pendergrass and Talmo. The median sales price of $221,250 is an increase of 2.9 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $110.


9. 30567 - $204,900


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 215 homes sold in 30567 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following communities: Pendergrass, Jefferson and Talmo. The median sales price of $204,900 is an increase of 6.8 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $116.


10. 30607 - $197,450


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 24 homes sold in 30607 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following community: Athens. The median sales price of $197,450 is an increase of 14.8 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $115.


11. 30529 - $191,900


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 227 homes sold in 30529 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following communities: Commerce and Nicholson. The median sales price of $191,900 is an increase of 12.5 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $109.



12. 30565 - $173,000


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 20 homes sold in 30565 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following community: Nicholson. The median sales price of $173,000 is an decrease of 8.9 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $93.


13. 30543 - $165,000


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 8 homes sold in 30543 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following community: Gillsville. The median sales price of $165,000 is an increase of 32 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $120.


14. 30558 - $158,000


In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 27 homes sold in 30558 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following communities: Maysville, Commerce and Homer. The median sales price of $158,000 is an increase of 5.3 percent from the previous year.


Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $96. All sales date taken from the AJC 2020 Metro Atlanta Home Sales Report. For more information or to view the entire article please click here.


Homes for Sale in Jackson County, GA


Jackson County Schools

The Jackson County School System serves approximately 8,500 students in six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. In addition, Empower College & Career Center is under development and is expected to open summer of 2021. 

Jefferson City Schools rank among top 3 statewide on student achievement and other college and career readiness performance indicators. 

These include;

Jefferson Elementary School (Grades Pre-kindergarten – 2)
Jefferson Academy (Grades 3-5)
Jefferson Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Jefferson High School (Grades 9-12)

Jefferson City Schools on Greatschools.org

Jackson County Schools on Greatschools.org




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