Locust Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,790 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Locust Grove is the 136th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Locust Grove was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Locust Grove economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Locust Grove, where the median household income is $53,214.00.
Locust Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Locust Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Locust Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Locust Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Locust Grove is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Locust Grove who work in office and administrative support (20.43%), food service (13.07%), and management occupations (10.87%).
Also of interest is that Locust Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Locust Grove does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Locust Grove is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.89% of adults 25 and older in Locust Grove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Locust Grove in 2010 was $22,894, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,576 for a family of four. However, Locust Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Locust Grove is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Locust Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Locust Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Locust Grove include English, Irish, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Locust Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.