Watkinsville, GA

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Living in Watkinsville

Watkinsville is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,896 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Watkinsville is the 221st 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 91.85% 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 healthcare (14.33%), teaching (14.13%), and management occupations (12.98%).

Of important note, Watkinsville is also a city of artists. Watkinsville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Watkinsville’s character.

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.

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, 48.02% 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 2018 was $31,376, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,504 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, Irish, German, Scottish, and British.

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