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, 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 office and administrative support (20.91%), sales jobs (11.85%), and management occupations (10.76%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.93% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 32.54 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Sugar Hill citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.88% of adults in Sugar Hill have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sugar Hill in 2010 was $25,508, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,032 for a family of four. However, Sugar Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sugar Hill is a very 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 20.84% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Hill include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

Sugar Hill also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.59%.

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