Commerce is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,762 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Commerce is the 117th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Commerce isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Commerce are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Commerce is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Commerce who work in office and administrative support (17.34%), sales jobs (11.83%), and food service (9.08%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Commerce is worth considering.
Being a small city, Commerce does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Commerce, just 11.30% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Commerce in 2010 was $16,878, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,512 for a family of four. However, Commerce contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Commerce is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Commerce home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Commerce residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Commerce also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Commerce include English, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Commerce is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.