Newnan, GA

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Living in Newnan

Newnan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 41,581 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Newnan is the 24th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Newnan was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Newnan economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Newnan, where the median household income is $60,975.00.

Newnan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Newnan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newnan who work in management occupations (13.17%), sales jobs (12.79%), and office and administrative support (10.79%).

Also of interest is that Newnan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Newnan citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.60% of adults in Newnan have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Newnan in 2018 was $31,116, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,464 for a family of four. However, Newnan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Newnan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newnan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newnan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Newnan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newnan include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

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