Pelham is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,466 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pelham is the 181st largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Pelham isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pelham are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pelham is a city of transportation and shipping workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pelham who work in sales jobs (13.41%), management occupations (10.18%), and food service (7.35%).
Being a small city, Pelham does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Pelham have a very low rate of college education: just 9.89% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Pelham in 2018 was $16,085, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,340 for a family of four.
Pelham is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pelham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pelham residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Pelham include Irish, English, German, Norwegian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Pelham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.