Ellenwood, GA

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Living in Ellenwood

Ellenwood is a medium-sized town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 35,726 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ellenwood is the 26th largest community in Georgia.

Ellenwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Ellenwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Ellenwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ellenwood is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellenwood who work in office and administrative support (18.64%), sales jobs (9.58%), and management occupations (8.22%).

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.34% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

One downside of living in Ellenwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ellenwood, the average commute to work is 34.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Ellenwood is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.23% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ellenwood in 2018 was $27,186, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,744 for a family of four. However, Ellenwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Ellenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.