Conyers, GA

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Living in Conyers

Conyers is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 16,256 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Conyers is the 62nd largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Conyers isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Conyers are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conyers is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Conyers who work in office and administrative support (13.86%), sales jobs (9.92%), and teaching (8.79%).

Also of interest is that Conyers has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.36% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Conyers is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Conyers, the average commute to work is 30.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Conyers is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.80% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Conyers in 2018 was $22,767, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,068 for a family of four. However, Conyers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Conyers is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Conyers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conyers residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Conyers also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.69% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Conyers include Irish, English, Jamaican, Haitian, and German.

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