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. 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 $50,052.00.
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.
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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newnan who work in office and administrative support (14.95%), sales jobs (12.02%), and management occupations (9.72%).
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.
In terms of college education, Newnan is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.96% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newnan in 2010 was $25,392, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,568 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 11.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newnan include English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Newnan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.