Lookout Mountain is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,574 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lookout Mountain is the 276th largest community in Georgia.
Lookout Mountain real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Lookout Mountain house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Lookout Mountain is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lookout Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lookout Mountain who work in sales jobs (24.97%), management occupations (16.26%), and healthcare (8.50%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.38% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Lookout Mountain 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, Lookout Mountain really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lookout Mountain 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.
If knowledge is power, Lookout Mountain is a pretty powerful place. 79.02% of the adults in Lookout Mountain have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Lookout Mountain in 2018 was $55,211, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,844 for a family of four. However, Lookout Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lookout Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lookout Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lookout Mountain include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Lookout Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.