Tyrone, GA
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Tyrone is a somewhat small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,194 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tyrone is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tyrone is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tyrone who work in management occupations (14.34%), sales jobs (12.94%), and office and administrative support (12.89%).

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 8.39% 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.

Because of many things, Tyrone is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Tyrone a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Tyrone has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Tyrone’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Tyrone, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.33 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Tyrone ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tyrone, 42.73% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Tyrone in 2010 was $35,925, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,700 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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

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