Shiloh is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 415 people and just one neighborhood, Shiloh is the 420th largest community in Georgia.
Shiloh is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shiloh is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shiloh who work in management occupations (25.36%), office and administrative support (12.68%), and sales jobs (7.25%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.09% 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.
Shiloh is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Shiloh’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Shiloh 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. Shiloh has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Shiloh than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Shiloh may be for you.
One downside of living in Shiloh is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Shiloh, the average commute to work is 31.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Shiloh does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Shiloh who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.94% of adults in Shiloh have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Shiloh in 2018 was $48,974, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,896 for a family of four. However, Shiloh contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shiloh is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Shiloh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shiloh residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shiloh include English, Irish, German, African, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Shiloh is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Of particular note, 4.3% of the people in the neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Georgia, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Georgia, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.0% of neighborhoods in GA. If a Georgia retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Shiloh are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 56.6% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 37.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Shiloh, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.3%), and residents who report German roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of Eastern European ancestry (2.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.1%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (83.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.