Austell, GA

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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. Much of the housing stock in Austell was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Austell economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Austell, where the median household income is $49,384.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Austell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (16.74%), management occupations (7.86%), and sales jobs (7.26%).

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.31 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Austell are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.65% of adults in Austell having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Austell in 2010 was $20,561, 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 $82,244 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 17.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Austell include English, Irish, Jamaican, African, and German.

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