Wrens, GA

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Wrens Profile


Overview

Wrens is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,939 people and just one neighborhood, Wrens is the 246th largest community in Georgia.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Wrens, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.33% of Wrens’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Wrens is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wrens who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), sales jobs (11.32%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.21%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wrens has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wrens has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wrens than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wrens may be for you.

One downside of living in Wrens is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wrens, the average commute to work is 30.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Wrens does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Wrens Demographics

The citizens of Wrens are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.34% of adults in Wrens have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Wrens in 2018 was $17,182, 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 $68,728 for a family of four. However, Wrens contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Wrens also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.93% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Wrens is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wrens home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wrens residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Wrens include English, Irish, European, Swedish, and Norwegian.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Wrens Elementary School
1711 Ga Highway 17 N
Wrens, GA 30833
PK-05
Wrens Middle School
101 Griffin St
Wrens, GA 30833
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

JEFFERSON COUNTY


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Georgia

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Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.3%

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