College Park, GA


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College Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 15,035 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.

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 (13.71%), sales jobs (13.67%), and management occupations (7.73%).

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.

In terms of college education, College Park is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.27% of adults 25 and older in College Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.