College Park, GA

College Park profile

Living in College Park

College Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 15,159 people and six constituent neighborhoods, College Park is the 68th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, College Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, College Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in College Park who work in office and administrative support (12.71%), sales jobs (10.16%), and management occupations (10.04%).

One downside of living in College Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.02 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Despite the fact that it is a small city, College Park has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.

The citizens of College Park are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.91% of adults in College Park having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in College Park in 2018 was $24,809, 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 $99,236 for a family of four. However, College Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in College Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.