East Point, GA

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Living in East Point

East Point is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 34,875 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, East Point is the 21st largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, East Point isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East Point are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Point is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Point who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), sales jobs (9.80%), and food service (7.90%).

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

One downside of living in East Point is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In East Point, the average commute to work is 30.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Many people in East Point take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among East Point citizens for affordable transportation.

The percentage of people in East Point who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.06% of adults in East Point have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in East Point in 2018 was $23,674, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,696 for a family of four. However, East Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

East Point is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call East Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Point residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in East Point include African, English, Irish, German, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in East Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.