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Odum, GA

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Overview


Odum is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 478 people and just one neighborhood, Odum is the 407th largest community in Georgia.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Odum is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Odum is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Odum who work in healthcare (14.81%), sales jobs (13.33%), and office and administrative support (11.85%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Odum 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.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Odum with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.70% of adults in Odum have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Odum in 2018 was $22,585, 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 $90,340 for a family of four. However, Odum contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Odum is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Odum home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Odum residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Odum include English, German, Irish, Polish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Odum is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 42.5% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 31 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 92.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

In the neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 25.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Odum are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 78.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 5.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 61.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 40.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.9%), and 11.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Odum, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (6.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.5%), and residents who report English roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.0%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (25.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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