Pine Lake is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 754 people and just one neighborhood, Pine Lake is the 351st largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
Pine Lake is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pine Lake is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Lake who work in management occupations (18.16%), office and administrative support (11.65%) and teaching (7.32%).
Of important note, Pine Lake is also a city of artists. Pine Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Pine Lake’s character.
Also of interest is that Pine Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Pine Lake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pine Lake, the average commute to work is 37.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Pine Lake is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.