Austell, GA

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Austell profile

Living in Austell

Austell is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,213 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Austell is the 115th largest community in Georgia.

Austell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Austell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Austell who work in office and administrative support (16.20%), sales jobs (7.61%), and business and financial occupations (7.35%).

Also of interest is that Austell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Austell is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Austell, the average commute to work is 35.29 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Austell citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.27% of adults in Austell have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Austell in 2010 was $20,655, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,620 for a family of four. However, Austell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Austell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Austell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Austell residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Austell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Austell include English, African, Irish, German, and Jamaican.

The most common language spoken in Austell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.