Warrenton is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,812 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Warrenton is the 260th largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Warrenton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.69% of the Warrenton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Warrenton is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warrenton who work in office and administrative support (11.82%), sales jobs (9.85%), and healthcare (5.75%).
A relatively large number of people in Warrenton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.68% 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.
The rate of college-level education in Warrenton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.24% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Warrenton in 2010 was $16,179, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $64,716 for a family of four. However, Warrenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Warrenton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 44.10% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Warrenton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Warrenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Warrenton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Warrenton include German, Irish, Scottish, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Warrenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Tagalog.