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 85.12% 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Watkinsville who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), management occupations (13.84%), and teaching (9.10%).
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.
Because of many things, Watkinsville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Watkinsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Watkinsville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Watkinsville 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.
The education level of Watkinsville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.23% of adults in Watkinsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Watkinsville in 2010 was $23,512, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,048 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 English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Watkinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.