Acworth is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 22,818 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Acworth is the 41st largest community in Georgia.
Acworth real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Acworth house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Acworth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Acworth is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Acworth who work in office and administrative support (12.92%), management occupations (10.00%), and sales jobs (8.74%).
Also of interest is that Acworth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Acworth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In Acworth, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Acworth are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.58% of adults in Acworth have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Acworth in 2018 was $29,652, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,608 for a family of four. However, Acworth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Acworth is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Acworth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Acworth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Acworth also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Acworth include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Nigerian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Acworth's cultural character, accounting for 15.83% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Acworth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.