Eatonton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,608 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Eatonton is the 119th largest community in Georgia.
Eatonton is a blue-collar town, with 40.75% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Eatonton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eatonton who work in maintenance occupations (13.60%), sales jobs (12.93%), and food service (10.23%).
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.
As is often the case in a small city, Eatonton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Eatonton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.78% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Eatonton in 2010 was $18,562, 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 $74,248 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 10.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eatonton include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Eatonton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.