Peachtree City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 36,223 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Peachtree City is the 19th largest community in Georgia.
Peachtree City home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Peachtree City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Peachtree City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Peachtree City is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peachtree City who work in management occupations (15.78%), sales jobs (13.39%), and office and administrative support (8.23%).
Of important note, Peachtree City is also a city of artists. Peachtree City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Peachtree City’s character.
Also of interest is that Peachtree City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.96% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Peachtree City is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Peachtree City’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Peachtree City is a pretty powerful place. 57.25% of the adults in Peachtree City have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Peachtree City in 2018 was $51,994, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $207,976 for a family of four.
Peachtree City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Peachtree City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Peachtree City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Peachtree City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Peachtree City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.