Douglasville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 37,948 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Douglasville is the 30th 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 $61,729.00.
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 interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.34% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
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 33.11 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of Douglasville is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.93% of adults in Douglasville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Douglasville in 2018 was $31,551, 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 $126,204 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 Irish, English, Scottish, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Douglasville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.