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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Metter who work in sales jobs (16.89%), food service (10.02%), and office and administrative support (8.93%).
Being a small city, Metter does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Metter, just 12.73% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Metter in 2010 was $16,495, 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 $65,980 for a family of four. However, Metter contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Metter also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.78% 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, Welsh, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Metter is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.