Peachtree City, GA
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Peachtree City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 35,186 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 (16.29%), sales jobs (12.99%), and office and administrative support (9.40%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Peachtree City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.59% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Peachtree City is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Peachtree City area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

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 57.48% 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 $43,017, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,068 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 Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Peachtree City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.