Douglasville, GA


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Douglasville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 32,897 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Douglasville is the 27th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Douglasville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Douglasville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Douglasville, where the median household income is $47,707.00.

Unlike some cities, Douglasville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Douglasville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Douglasville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Douglasville who work in office and administrative support (15.55%), sales jobs (11.73%), and management occupations (9.26%).

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

One downside of living in Douglasville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Douglasville, the average commute to work is 31.30 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Douglasville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.57% of adults in Douglasville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Douglasville in 2010 was $23,009, 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 $92,036 for a family of four. However, Douglasville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Douglasville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Douglasville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Douglasville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Douglasville include German, English, Irish, and Italian.

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