Stone Mountain, GA


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Stone Mountain is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,109 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Stone Mountain is the 130th largest community in Georgia.

Stone Mountain is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stone Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Stone Mountain who work in office and administrative support (18.32%), food service (10.54%), and sales jobs (9.16%).

Also of interest is that Stone Mountain has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Stone Mountain is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Stone Mountain, the average commute to work is 35.85 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.

Despite the fact that it is a small city, Stone Mountain has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.

The citizens of Stone Mountain are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.23% of adults in Stone Mountain have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Stone Mountain in 2010 was $21,345, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,380 for a family of four. However, Stone Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Stone Mountain is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stone Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stone Mountain residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Stone Mountain include German, Jamaican, English, and African.

The most common language spoken in Stone Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.