Pelham is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,708 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pelham is the 181st largest community in Georgia.
Pelham is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pelham is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pelham who work in office and administrative support (16.14%), management occupations (13.62%), and maintenance occupations (9.79%).
As is often the case in a small city, Pelham doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Pelham, just 7.31% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pelham in 2010 was $13,811, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,244 for a family of four. Pelham also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.96% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pelham include Irish, Swedish, European, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pelham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.