Dacula, GA

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Living in Dacula

Dacula is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,350 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dacula is the 160th largest community in Georgia.

Dacula real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Dacula 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, Dacula is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dacula is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dacula who work in sales jobs (16.50%), office and administrative support (11.52%), and healthcare (7.54%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Dacula telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.33% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Dacula is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Dacula’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Dacula is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dacula, the average commute to work is 36.44 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Dacula does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Dacula who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.08% of adults in Dacula have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dacula in 2018 was $27,277, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,108 for a family of four.

Dacula is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dacula home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dacula residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Dacula also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dacula include European, Irish, Romanian, German, and Italian.

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