Shady Dale is a tiny town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 238 people and just one neighborhood, Shady Dale is the 451st largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Shady Dale, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.29% of Shady Dale’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Shady Dale is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shady Dale who work in office and administrative support (19.61%), maintenance occupations (13.73%) and management occupations (8.82%).
Also of interest is that Shady Dale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Shady Dale telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shady Dale is worth considering.
Shady Dale is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.