Waleska is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 871 people and just one neighborhood, Waleska is the 367th largest community in Georgia.
Real Estate Prices
Waleska real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Waleska house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Waleska isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Waleska are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waleska is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waleska who work in office and administrative support (45.16%), community and social services (10.32%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (4.52%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.00% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Waleska is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Waleska to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
Waleska 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.