Suwanee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 20,569 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Suwanee is the 61st largest community in Georgia.
Suwanee real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Suwanee house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Suwanee is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Suwanee is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Suwanee who work in management occupations (15.34%), sales jobs (14.50%), and office and administrative support (11.95%).
Also of interest is that Suwanee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Suwanee telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.77% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
One downside of living in Suwanee is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Suwanee, the average commute to work is 32.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Suwanee, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Suwanee is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.18% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Suwanee in 2010 was $38,141, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,564 for a family of four.
Suwanee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Suwanee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Suwanee residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Suwanee include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
In addition, Suwanee has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.02%).
The most common language spoken in Suwanee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.