Copperhill, TN Population

Population: 511. Estimated population in July 2020: 482 (-5.7% change)
Males: 226 (44.2%), Females: 285 (55.8%)

Polk County

Zip code: 37317

Median resident age: 44.5 years
Median household income: $25,313
Median house value: $51,400

Races in Copperhill:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (17.4%), German (9.8%), English (8.8%), Irish (6.8%), Scottish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%).

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Copperhill

  • High school or higher: 67.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Copperhill city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

3.3% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Copperhill:

  • COPPER BASIN MEDICAL CENTER (HWY 68 P O BOX 990)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Copperhill:

  • FANNIN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • MURPHY MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 21 miles; MURPHY, NC)
  • NORTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; ELLIJAY, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Copperhill:

  • LOVELL FIELD (about 58 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 62 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 70 miles; ROME, GA; Abbreviation: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Copperhill:

  • MARTIN CAMPBELL FIELD (about 3 miles; COPPERHILL, TN; Abbreviation: 1A3)
  • CHILHOWEE (about 22 miles; BENTON, TN; Abbreviation: 92A)
  • GILMER COUNTY (about 28 miles; ELLIJAY, GA; Abbreviation: 49A)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Copperhill:

  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
  • NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; DAHLONEGA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,119)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • GAINESVILLE COLLEGE (about 62 miles; OAKWOOD, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,181)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 65 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)

Schools

Public high school in Copperhill:

  • COPPER BASIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: RT 1 BOX 250; Grades: 07 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Copperhill:

  • COPPERHILL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,144; Location: 160 MAIN STREET; 4,346 books; 128 video materials)

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