Calhoun is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 16,309 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Calhoun is the 58th largest community in Georgia.
Calhoun is a blue-collar town, with 40.58% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Calhoun is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Calhoun who work in office and administrative support (12.06%), sales jobs (10.78%), and management occupations (8.89%).
The percentage of adults in Calhoun who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.49% of the adults in Calhoun have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Calhoun in 2010 was $18,261, 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 $73,044 for a family of four. However, Calhoun contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Calhoun is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Calhoun home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calhoun residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Calhoun also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Calhoun include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Calhoun's cultural character, accounting for 21.47% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Calhoun is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.