Stone Mountain, GA

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Living in Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,368 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Stone Mountain is the 130th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Stone Mountain isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stone Mountain are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (20.05%), food service (10.65%), and sales jobs (8.07%).

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.

In Stone Mountain, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.41 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.

For a small city, Stone Mountain has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Stone Mountain exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

The overall education level of Stone Mountain citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.82% of adults in Stone Mountain have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Stone Mountain in 2010 was $21,134, 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 $84,536 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 Irish, English, German, and Italian.

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