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Surrency, GA

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Overview


Surrency is a tiny town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 193 people and just one neighborhood, Surrency is the 475th largest community in Georgia.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Surrency, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.50% of Surrency’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Surrency is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Surrency who work in office and administrative support (27.68%), community and social services (8.93%), and business and financial occupations (8.04%).

Setting & Lifestyle

As is often the case in a small town, Surrency doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Surrency ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.02% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Surrency in 2022 was $21,420, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,680 for a family of four. However, Surrency contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Surrency also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.74% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Surrency is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Surrency home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Surrency residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Surrency also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.23% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Surrency include Swedish, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.

The most common language spoken in Surrency is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Surrency, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the neighborhood than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Surrency are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 44.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.3%), and 8.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Surrency, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (9.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (2.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (1.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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