Cartersville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 21,760 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Cartersville is the 42nd largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cartersville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cartersville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cartersville who work in office and administrative support (11.02%), sales jobs (10.05%), and management occupations (7.27%).
A relatively large number of people in Cartersville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.99% 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 overall education level of Cartersville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.04% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cartersville in 2018 was $29,094, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,376 for a family of four. However, Cartersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cartersville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cartersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cartersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cartersville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cartersville include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Cartersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.