Chamblee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 28,244 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Chamblee is the 88th largest community in Georgia.
Chamblee real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Chamblee house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Chamblee who work in management occupations (11.20%), food service (9.85%), and maintenance occupations (9.54%).
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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Chamblee use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Chamblee‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of Chamblee is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.20% of adults in Chamblee have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chamblee in 2010 was $26,455, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,820 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 39.35% 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, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
Chamblee also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.80%.
The most common language spoken in Chamblee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.