Sugar Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 24,617 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, Sugar Hill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sugar Hill are a mix 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 management occupations (12.91%), sales jobs (11.57%), and office and administrative support (11.31%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.22% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Sugar Hill is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Sugar Hill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sugar Hill perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Sugar Hill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sugar Hill, the average commute to work is 33.88 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Sugar Hill citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.26% of adults in Sugar Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sugar Hill in 2018 was $32,882, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,528 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 19.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Hill include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Sugar Hill also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.60%.
The most common language spoken in Sugar Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.