Cordele is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 10,044 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cordele is the 99th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Cordele isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cordele are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cordele is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cordele who work in sales jobs (19.07%), healthcare (10.69%), and office and administrative support (9.00%).
Of important note, Cordele is also a city of artists. Cordele has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cordele’s character.
The percentage of people in Cordele with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.93% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cordele in 2018 was $20,258, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,032 for a family of four. However, Cordele contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Cordele also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 45.13% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Cordele is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cordele home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cordele residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Cordele include English, Scottish, African, German, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Cordele is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.