Gillsville is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 246 people and just one neighborhood, Gillsville is the 455th largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
Gillsville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gillsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gillsville who work in art, media, and design (17.35%), teaching (14.29%) and office and administrative support (13.27%).
Of important note, Gillsville is also a city of artists. Gillsville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gillsville’s character.
Also of interest is that Gillsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Gillsville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Gillsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Gillsville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Gillsville, the average commute to work is 32.07 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Gillsville is a very car-oriented city. 96.81% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Gillsville is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Gillsville has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Gillsville 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.