Clarkesville is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,746 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clarkesville is the 268th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clarkesville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clarkesville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarkesville who work in sales jobs (13.08%), office and administrative support (12.22%), and teaching (11.86%).
The education level of Clarkesville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.51% of adults in Clarkesville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Clarkesville in 2010 was $20,970, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,880 for a family of four. However, Clarkesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clarkesville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clarkesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarkesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clarkesville include German, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Clarkesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.