Ocilla is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,387 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ocilla is the 195th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Ocilla isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ocilla are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ocilla is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocilla who work in teaching (10.62%), office and administrative support (10.05%), and maintenance occupations (8.78%).
One of the benefits of Ocilla is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.13 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Ocilla is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Ocilla have a very low rate of college education: just 7.57% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Ocilla in 2010 was $14,994, 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 $59,976 for a family of four.
Ocilla is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ocilla home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ocilla residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Ocilla include German, English, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Ocilla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.