Lookout Mountain is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,579 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lookout Mountain is the 276th largest community in Georgia.
Lookout Mountain real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Lookout Mountain house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Lookout Mountain is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 96.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lookout Mountain is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lookout Mountain who work in management occupations (16.85%), sales jobs (16.37%), and teaching (11.59%).
Of important note, Lookout Mountain is also a city of artists. Lookout Mountain has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lookout Mountain’s character.
Also of interest is that Lookout Mountain has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Lookout Mountain is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Lookout Mountain is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lookout Mountain 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, Lookout Mountain has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lookout Mountain’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Lookout Mountain 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lookout Mountain. 79.33% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lookout Mountain in 2010 was $47,432, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,728 for a family of four.
The people who call Lookout Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lookout Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lookout Mountain include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lookout Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.