Dearing is a tiny town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 527 people and just one neighborhood, Dearing is the 393rd largest community in Georgia.
Dearing is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dearing is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dearing who work in sales jobs (14.29%), office and administrative support (11.56%), and teaching (10.54%).
Also of interest is that Dearing has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Dearing is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dearing, the average commute to work is 31.58 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Dearing is a very car-oriented town. 96.60% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Dearing is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Dearing has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Dearing doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Dearing are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.18% of adults in Dearing having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dearing in 2018 was $22,186, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,744 for a family of four. However, Dearing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dearing is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dearing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dearing residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dearing include English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Dearing is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
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The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.9% of all neighborhoods in America, with 41.4% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
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How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Dearing are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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In the neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.0%), and 11.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Dearing, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (7.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (5.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (1.5%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (86.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.