Tyrone is a somewhat small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,388 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tyrone is the 111th largest community in Georgia.
Tyrone real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Tyrone house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Tyrone is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tyrone is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tyrone who work in management occupations (11.90%), sales jobs (11.44%), and office and administrative support (10.55%).
Also of interest is that Tyrone 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 Tyrone telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.78% 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.
Tyrone is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Tyrone’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Tyrone is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tyrone, the average commute to work is 30.60 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Tyrone are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.75% of adults in Tyrone have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tyrone in 2010 was $38,370, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,480 for a family of four. However, Tyrone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tyrone is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Tyrone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tyrone residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tyrone include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Tyrone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.