Stockbridge, GA


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Stockbridge is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 28,202 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Stockbridge is the 35th largest community in Georgia. Stockbridge has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Stockbridge, where the median household income is $54,283.00.

Stockbridge real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Stockbridge house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stockbridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stockbridge is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stockbridge who work in office and administrative support (18.88%), sales jobs (11.15%), and teaching (8.76%).

One downside of living in Stockbridge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Stockbridge, the average commute to work is 30.92 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Stockbridge citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.75% of adults in Stockbridge have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Stockbridge in 2010 was $22,028, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,112 for a family of four. However, Stockbridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Stockbridge is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stockbridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stockbridge residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Stockbridge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stockbridge include African, Irish, English, and Haitian.

The most common language spoken in Stockbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.