Metter, GA


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Metter is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,111 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Metter is the 173rd largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Metter is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Metter is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Metter who work in office and administrative support (11.03%), sales jobs (10.97%), and teaching (8.94%).

As is often the case in a small city, Metter doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Metter with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.85% of adults in Metter have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Metter in 2010 was $16,017, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $64,068 for a family of four. Metter also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.23% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Metter is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Metter home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Metter residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Metter include English, German, Italian, and Haitian.

The most common language spoken in Metter is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

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