East Point is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 35,471 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, East Point is the 21st largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, East Point is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Point is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Point who work in office and administrative support (15.69%), sales jobs (9.25%), and teaching (7.67%).
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.
East Point has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, East Point has quite a high level of public transit users. East Point’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.
The percentage of people in East Point who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.34% of adults in East Point have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in East Point in 2010 was $20,132, 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 $80,528 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, Irish, German, and Jamaican.
The most common language spoken in East Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.