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 107,436 people and 32 constituent neighborhoods, South Fulton is the eighth largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in South Fulton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local South Fulton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in South Fulton, where the median household income is $65,104.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, South Fulton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Fulton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Fulton who work in office and administrative support (14.30%), management occupations (10.41%), and sales jobs (8.49%).

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.

In South Fulton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.29 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in South Fulton use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of South Fulton‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The population of South Fulton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.54% of adults in South Fulton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in South Fulton in 2018 was $30,985, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,940 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, German, and Nigerian.

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