Trenton, GA


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Trenton is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,238 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Trenton is the 243rd largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Trenton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Trenton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Trenton who work in office and administrative support (14.80%), sales jobs (12.02%), and maintenance occupations (6.71%).

Of important note, Trenton is also a city of artists. Trenton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Trenton’s character.

Trenton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In Trenton, just 9.90% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Trenton in 2010 was $17,198, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,792 for a family of four.

The people who call Trenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include German, English, Welsh, and Czech.

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