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Sugar Hill, GA
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Sugar Hill profile


Living in Sugar Hill



Sugar Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 25,407 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Sugar Hill is the 45th largest community in Georgia. Sugar Hill 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 Sugar Hill, where the median household income is $89,583.00.

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.

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: 11.80% 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.

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.

In Sugar Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.02 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Sugar Hill ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sugar Hill, 40.93% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Sugar Hill in 2018 was $35,990, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,960 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 19.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Hill include European, German, English, Irish, and Nigerian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Sugar Hill's cultural character, accounting for 24.87% of the city’s population.

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