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 (18.37%), sales jobs (12.42%), and maintenance occupations (7.37%).

The percentage of people in Trenton with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.40% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Trenton in 2010 was $16,862, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,448 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 Scots-Irish.

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