Ellenwood, GA

Ellenwood profile

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 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellenwood who work in office and administrative support (16.81%), sales jobs (10.01%), and teaching (7.62%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Ellenwood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.38% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 34.00 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The percentage of people in Ellenwood who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.03% of adults in Ellenwood have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ellenwood in 2018 was $28,033, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,132 for a family of four. However, Ellenwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ellenwood is a somewhat 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 Nigerian.

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