Roswell, GA

Roswell profile

Living in Roswell

Roswell is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 92,833 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Roswell is the ninth largest community in Georgia.

Roswell home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Roswell real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Roswell is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Roswell is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roswell who work in management occupations (18.89%), sales jobs (12.64%), and business and financial occupations (10.38%).

Also of interest is that Roswell 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: 15.40% 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.

One downside of living in Roswell is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Roswell, the average commute to work is 31.35 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Roswell is a pretty powerful place. 60.83% of the adults in Roswell 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 Roswell in 2018 was $53,187, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $212,748 for a family of four. However, Roswell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Roswell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Roswell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roswell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Roswell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Roswell include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

Roswell also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.33%.

The most common language spoken in Roswell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.