Rocky Ford is a tiny town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 141 people and just one neighborhood, Rocky Ford is the 470th largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Rocky Ford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rocky Ford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rocky Ford is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocky Ford who work in teaching (17.31%), office and administrative support (9.62%) and architecture and engineering (9.62%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Rocky Ford, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Setting & Lifestyle
Rocky Ford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rocky Ford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rocky Ford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rocky Ford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rocky Ford may be for you.
In Rocky Ford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.85 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Rocky Ford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.