Rydal is a very small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,721 people and just one neighborhood, Rydal is the 272nd largest community in Georgia.
Real Estate Prices
Rydal real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Rydal house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Rydal isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rydal are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rydal is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rydal who work in teaching (15.53%), office and administrative support (8.59%) and management occupations (8.24%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.07% 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
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!) Rydal 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. Rydal has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rydal than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rydal may be for you.
One downside of living in Rydal is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rydal, the average commute to work is 33.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Rydal doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.