Sugar Hill, GA

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Living in Sugar Hill

Sugar Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 23,180 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 (12.90%), sales jobs (12.73%), and office and administrative support (11.99%).

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.

Because of many things, Sugar Hill is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sugar Hill a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sugar Hill has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 33.84 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Sugar Hill are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.31% of adults in Sugar Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sugar Hill in 2010 was $30,202, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,808 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 Asian. 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

In addition, Sugar Hill has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.24%).

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