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Cochran, GA
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Living in Cochran


Cochran is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,026 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cochran is the 148th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Cochran isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cochran are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cochran is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cochran who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (10.98%), office and administrative support (9.74%), and healthcare (9.52%).

Cochran is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Cochran to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.

As is often the case in a small city, Cochran doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Cochran citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.97% of adults in Cochran have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cochran in 2018 was $16,062, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,248 for a family of four. However, Cochran contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cochran is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cochran home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cochran residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Cochran include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Cochran is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.


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