Commerce, GA

Commerce profile

Living in Commerce

Commerce is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,387 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Commerce is the 117th largest community in Georgia.

Commerce is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Commerce is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Commerce who work in food service (13.72%), sales jobs (11.25%), and office and administrative support (9.38%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Commerce has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Commerce has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Commerce than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Commerce may be for you.

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

In terms of college education, the citizens of Commerce rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.96% of adults 25 and older in Commerce have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Commerce in 2018 was $24,700, 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 $98,800 for a family of four. However, Commerce contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Commerce is an extremely 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 10.63% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Commerce include Irish, English, German, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Commerce is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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