Grovetown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 15,152 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Grovetown is the 81st largest community in Georgia. Grovetown has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Grovetown, where the median household income is $68,756.00.
Grovetown is a military town: the armed forces employs 8.85% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Manufacturing and Construction are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 17.29% and 16.40% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Also of interest is that Grovetown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Grovetown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Grovetown are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.02% of adults in Grovetown having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grovetown in 2018 was $24,599, 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 $98,396 for a family of four. However, Grovetown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grovetown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grovetown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grovetown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Grovetown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grovetown include Irish, English, German, Canadian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Grovetown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.