Douglasville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 34,650 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Douglasville is the 30th largest community in Georgia.
Douglasville real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Douglasville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Douglasville who work in office and administrative support (15.10%), sales jobs (10.81%), and teaching (8.95%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 32.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Douglasville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.56% of adults in Douglasville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Douglasville in 2018 was $29,980, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,920 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 African.
The most common language spoken in Douglasville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.