Johns Creek, GA
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Johns Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 83,335 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Johns Creek is the tenth largest community in Georgia.

Johns Creek home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Johns Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Johns Creek is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Johns Creek is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Johns Creek who work in management occupations (18.31%), sales jobs (13.37%), and computer science and math (11.54%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.35% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Johns Creek is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Johns Creek a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Johns Creek has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Johns Creek’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Johns Creek is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Johns Creek, the average commute to work is 31.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Johns Creek is a pretty powerful place. 64.91% of the adults in Johns Creek have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Johns Creek in 2010 was $44,619, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,476 for a family of four.

Johns Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Johns Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Johns Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Johns Creek include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

Johns Creek also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.68%.

The most common language spoken in Johns Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.