Mountain Park is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 579 people and just one neighborhood, Mountain Park is the 387th largest community in Georgia.
Real Estate Prices
Mountain Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Mountain Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Mountain Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mountain Park is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain Park who work in management occupations (18.81%), sales jobs (15.82%) and art, media, and design (10.45%).
Of important note, Mountain Park is also a city of artists. Mountain Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mountain Park’s character.
Also of interest is that Mountain Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.21% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Mountain Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mountain Park 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, Mountain Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mountain Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Mountain Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.46 minutes every day commuting to work.