College Park, GA


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College Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 14,601 people and six constituent neighborhoods, College Park is the 68th largest community in Georgia.

College Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although College Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

College Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.71%), sales jobs (13.67%), and management occupations (7.73%).

For a small city, College Park has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in College Park exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

The education level of College Park citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.27% of adults 25 and older in College Park have a college degree.

The per capita income in College Park in 2010 was $17,752, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,008 for a family of four. College Park also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.38% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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 German, African, Irish, and European.

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