Mableton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 39,498 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mableton is the 17th largest community in Georgia.
Mableton real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Mableton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mableton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mableton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mableton who work in management occupations (12.26%), office and administrative support (11.82%), and sales jobs (8.91%).
Also of interest is that Mableton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Mableton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.28% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
One downside of living in Mableton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.20 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Mableton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.08% of adults in Mableton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mableton in 2010 was $26,786, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,144 for a family of four. However, Mableton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mableton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mableton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mableton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Mableton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.83% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mableton include Irish, English, Nigerian, and African.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Mableton's cultural character, accounting for 18.07% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Mableton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.