South Fulton, GA
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Living in South Fulton

South Fulton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 108,575 people and 32 constituent neighborhoods, South Fulton is the eighth largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in South Fulton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to South Fulton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. South Fulton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. South Fulton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $69,557.00.

Also of interest is that South Fulton 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: 8.42% 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 South Fulton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In South Fulton, the average commute to work is 33.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, South Fulton is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the South Fulton area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of South Fulton are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.56% of adults in South Fulton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in South Fulton in 2018 was $33,103, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,412 for a family of four. However, South Fulton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call South Fulton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Fulton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in South Fulton include African, Jamaican, Irish, Nigerian, and English.

The most common language spoken in South Fulton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.