Douglasville, GA

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Living in Douglasville

Douglasville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 34,190 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Douglasville is the 27th largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Douglasville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Douglasville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Douglasville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Douglasville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $51,039.00.

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 (14.98%), sales jobs (11.78%), and management occupations (10.32%).

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.

In Douglasville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Douglasville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.19% of adults in Douglasville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Douglasville in 2010 was $25,049, 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 $100,196 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, German, African, and Italian.

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