Eatonton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,520 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Eatonton is the 119th largest community in Georgia.
Eatonton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eatonton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eatonton who work in maintenance occupations (16.74%), office and administrative support (12.35%), and food service (12.25%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Eatonton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eatonton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Eatonton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Eatonton, just 10.30% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Eatonton in 2010 was $14,984, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $59,936 for a family of four. However, Eatonton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eatonton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eatonton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eatonton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Eatonton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eatonton include Irish, Italian, German, and French .
The most common language spoken in Eatonton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.