Watkinsville is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,872 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Watkinsville is the 217th largest community in Georgia.
Watkinsville real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Watkinsville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Watkinsville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Watkinsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Watkinsville who work in management occupations (14.93%), office and administrative support (14.15%), and teaching (11.37%).
Also of interest is that Watkinsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Watkinsville 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 city’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, Watkinsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Watkinsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Watkinsville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Watkinsville, 40.24% 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 Watkinsville in 2010 was $24,200, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,800 for a family of four. However, Watkinsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Watkinsville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Watkinsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Watkinsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Watkinsville include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Watkinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.