Toccoa, GA


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Living in Toccoa

Toccoa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 8,283 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Toccoa is the 102nd largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Toccoa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Toccoa are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Toccoa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Toccoa who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), sales jobs (9.87%), and food service (9.08%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.83 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Toccoa citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.98% of adults 25 and older in Toccoa have a college degree.

The per capita income in Toccoa in 2010 was $18,024, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,096 for a family of four. However, Toccoa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Toccoa is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Toccoa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Toccoa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Toccoa include Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

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