Peachtree City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 35,240 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.
Peachtree City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Peachtree City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peachtree City who work in management occupations (16.30%), sales jobs (12.95%), and office and administrative support (11.01%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.91% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, Peachtree City is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Peachtree City really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Peachtree City perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Peachtree City, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Peachtree City is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.31% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Peachtree City in 2010 was $38,560, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,240 for a family of four. However, Peachtree City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Peachtree City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.