Sugar Hill, GA
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Sugar Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 21,747 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sugar Hill is the 47th largest community in Georgia.

Sugar Hill real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Sugar Hill 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, Sugar Hill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sugar Hill is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sugar Hill who work in office and administrative support (17.88%), sales jobs (13.14%), and management occupations (12.36%).

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

Sugar Hill is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Sugar Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Sugar Hill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.15 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of Sugar Hill 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: 36.81% of adults in Sugar Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sugar Hill in 2010 was $26,801, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,204 for a family of four. However, Sugar Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sugar Hill is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sugar Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sugar Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sugar Hill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Hill include German, English, Polish, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Sugar Hill's cultural character, accounting for 16.97% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Sugar Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.