Locust Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,211 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 $50,330.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Locust Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Locust Grove is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Locust Grove who work in sales jobs (13.37%), office and administrative support (12.53%), and management occupations (6.59%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Locust Grove is worth considering.
Locust Grove is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Locust Grove is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.35% 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 $19,313, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,252 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. Locust Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Locust Grove include English, German, African, Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Locust Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.