Clarkesville is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,911 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 teaching (16.09%), office and administrative support (10.06%), and sales jobs (9.77%).
Being a small city, Clarkesville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Clarkesville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.25% of adults in Clarkesville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clarkesville in 2018 was $25,401, 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 $101,604 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 Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Clarkesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.