Talbotton is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 740 people and just one neighborhood, Talbotton is the 360th largest community in Georgia.
Talbotton is a blue-collar town, with 40.61% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Talbotton is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Talbotton who work in teaching (34.81%), maintenance occupations (4.78%), and office and administrative support (4.44%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Talbotton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Talbotton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Talbotton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Talbotton may be for you.
One downside of living in Talbotton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Talbotton, the average commute to work is 46.58 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Talbotton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Talbotton ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.16% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Talbotton in 2018 was $49,002, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,008 for a family of four. However, Talbotton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Talbotton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.86% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Talbotton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Talbotton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Talbotton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Talbotton include English, African, Irish, German, and French.
The most common language spoken in Talbotton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.
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 Talbotton, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America, with 39.0% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
In addition, 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 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Talbotton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.3% 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, 37.0% 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 36.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.7%), and 11.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Talbotton, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (3.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (3.5%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (3.4%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (3.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
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 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (10.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (81.1%) 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 (17.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.