Scottdale is a somewhat small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 11,437 people and just one neighborhood, Scottdale is the 83rd largest community in Georgia.
Real Estate Prices
Scottdale real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Scottdale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Scottdale is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Scottdale is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottdale who work in sales jobs (12.76%), office and administrative support (10.31%) and teaching (9.14%).
Also of interest is that Scottdale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Scottdale is also a town of artists. Scottdale has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Scottdale’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
For a small town, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Scottdale. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Scottdale.
One downside of living in Scottdale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.24 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Scottdale has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.