Summerville is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,243 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Summerville is the 156th largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Summerville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 50.79% of the Summerville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Summerville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerville who work in sales jobs (8.66%), office and administrative support (7.07%), and food service (6.28%).
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!) Summerville 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. Summerville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Summerville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Summerville may be for you.
Being a small city, Summerville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Summerville have a very low rate of college education: just 7.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Summerville in 2018 was $16,643, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,572 for a family of four.
Summerville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Summerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Summerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Summerville include Irish, English, German, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Summerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.