Lookout Mountain, GA
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Lookout Mountain is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,566 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 94.26% 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 (21.26%), sales jobs (18.90%), and office and administrative support (10.01%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.58% 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.

Lookout Mountain 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, Lookout Mountain’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lookout Mountain. 82.95% 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 $54,077, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,308 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 English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Lookout Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


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