Fort Oglethorpe, GA


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Fort Oglethorpe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,803 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fort Oglethorpe is the 94th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Fort Oglethorpe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fort Oglethorpe are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Oglethorpe is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Oglethorpe who work in office and administrative support (24.51%), sales jobs (14.41%), and management occupations (7.89%).

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

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, Fort Oglethorpe has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fort Oglethorpe 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, Fort Oglethorpe doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Fort Oglethorpe rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.11% of adults 25 and older in Fort Oglethorpe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Fort Oglethorpe in 2010 was $20,622, 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 $82,488 for a family of four. However, Fort Oglethorpe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Fort Oglethorpe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Oglethorpe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Oglethorpe include English, German, French , and African.

The most common language spoken in Fort Oglethorpe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Laotian and Gujarathi.