Cataula is a very small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,433 people and just one neighborhood, Cataula is the 293rd largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Cataula was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Cataula economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Cataula, where the median household income is $111,840.00.
Cataula real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Cataula house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Cataula isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cataula are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cataula is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cataula who work in office and administrative support (26.61%), sales jobs (18.54%), and healthcare (8.29%).
Also of interest is that Cataula has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Cataula is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Cataula’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Cataula is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Cataula citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.11% of adults 25 and older in Cataula have a college degree.
The per capita income in Cataula in 2018 was $30,925, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,700 for a family of four.
Cataula is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cataula home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cataula residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cataula also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.25% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cataula include Irish, German, French, Romanian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Cataula is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.5% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Georgia, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Georgia. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cataula are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 66.3% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 40.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 21.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.1%), and 17.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and Polish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Cataula, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report English roots (5.1%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (3.6%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.