Dunwoody, GA
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Dunwoody is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 48,884 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Dunwoody is the 16th largest community in Georgia.

Dunwoody home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Dunwoody real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Dunwoody is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dunwoody is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunwoody who work in management occupations (15.97%), business and financial occupations (12.19%), and sales jobs (11.33%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Dunwoody telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.39% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Dunwoody is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Dunwoody, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

If knowledge is power, Dunwoody is a pretty powerful place. 69.15% of the adults in Dunwoody have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Dunwoody in 2010 was $47,761, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,044 for a family of four. However, Dunwoody contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

In addition, Dunwoody has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.18%).

The most common language spoken in Dunwoody is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.