Chamblee, GA

Chamblee profile

Living in Chamblee

Chamblee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 30,307 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Chamblee is the 88th largest community in Georgia.

Chamblee home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Chamblee real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chamblee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chamblee is a city of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chamblee who work in management occupations (12.83%), sales jobs (8.26%), and food service (8.09%).

Also of interest is that Chamblee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Chamblee is also a city of artists. Chamblee has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Chamblee’s character.

Chamblee, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Chamblee is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Chamblee, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Chamblee are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.08% of adults in Chamblee have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Chamblee in 2018 was $34,936, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,744 for a family of four. However, Chamblee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Chamblee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chamblee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Chamblee, accounting for 37.44% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Chamblee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chamblee include English, German, Irish, Ethiopian, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Chamblee's cultural character, accounting for 31.56% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Chamblee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.