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.

Peachtree City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.59% 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.

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.

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.

If knowledge is power, Peachtree City is a pretty powerful place. 57.48% 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 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.