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. Douglasville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Douglasville, where the median household income is $47,707.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Douglasville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.30 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Douglasville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.57% of adults in Douglasville have at least a bachelor's 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.