Hiram, GA

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Living in Hiram

Hiram is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,223 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hiram is the 190th largest community in Georgia. Hiram 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 Hiram, where the median household income is $59,722.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hiram is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hiram is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hiram who work in sales jobs (12.03%), office and administrative support (10.35%), and maintenance occupations (9.70%).

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

The citizens of Hiram are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.44% of adults in Hiram having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hiram in 2018 was $28,228, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,912 for a family of four. However, Hiram contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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