Johns Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 83,873 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.35% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Johns Creek 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, Johns Creek’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Johns Creek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.65 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Johns Creek's cultural character, accounting for 28.68% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Johns Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.