Braselton, GA
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Braselton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,476 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Braselton is the 105th largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Braselton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Braselton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Braselton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Braselton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $84,069.00.

Braselton real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Braselton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Braselton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Braselton is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Braselton who work in office and administrative support (19.60%), management occupations (18.24%), and sales jobs (16.27%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Because of many things, Braselton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Braselton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Braselton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Braselton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.74 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Braselton ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Braselton, 44.53% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Braselton in 2010 was $36,355, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,420 for a family of four. However, Braselton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Braselton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Braselton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Braselton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Braselton include English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

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