Cedartown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,841 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cedartown is the 90th largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cedartown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.83% of the Cedartown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cedartown is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cedartown who work in maintenance occupations (10.97%), office and administrative support (10.62%), and sales jobs (8.63%).
The rate of college-level education in Cedartown is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.16% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cedartown in 2010 was $15,718, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $62,872 for a family of four. Cedartown also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.04% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Cedartown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cedartown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedartown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cedartown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.36% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cedartown include English, German, Jamaican, and Bahamian.
In addition, Cedartown has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.78%).
The most common language spoken in Cedartown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.