Doraville, GA


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Doraville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 10,896 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Doraville is the 103rd largest community in Georgia.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Doraville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.49% of the Doraville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Doraville is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Doraville who work in maintenance occupations (12.94%), sales jobs (10.20%), and office and administrative support (9.93%).

Despite being a small city, Doraville has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Doraville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.34% of adults 25 and older in Doraville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Doraville in 2010 was $17,311, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,244 for a family of four. However, Doraville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Doraville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Doraville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Doraville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Doraville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 50.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Doraville include German, Irish, French , and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Doraville's cultural character, accounting for 48.77% of the city’s population.

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