Newnan, GA


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Newnan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 37,291 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Newnan is the 24th largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Newnan, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Newnan, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Newnan’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Newnan does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $50,175.00.

Newnan real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Newnan house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newnan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newnan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newnan who work in office and administrative support (14.02%), sales jobs (12.38%), and management occupations (9.66%).

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 education level of Newnan citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.75% of adults in Newnan have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Newnan in 2010 was $24,927, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,708 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 11.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newnan include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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