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Georgia, VT

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Overview


Georgia is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 4,902 people and just one neighborhood, Georgia is the 31st largest community in Vermont.

Occupations and Workforce

Georgia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Georgia is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgia who work in teaching (10.71%), office and administrative support (10.07%), and community and social services (9.25%).

Also of interest is that Georgia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Georgia telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.50% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Georgia is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Georgia a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Georgia has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Georgia’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Demographics

The overall education level of Georgia citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.30% of adults in Georgia have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Georgia in 2022 was $38,321, which is middle income relative to Vermont, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,284 for a family of four. However, Georgia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Georgia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Georgia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Georgia include English, Irish, French Canadian, German, and French.

The most common language spoken in Georgia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Georgia, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Vermont. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Vermont. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.9% of neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.8% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 2.1% have Lebanese ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Georgia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 79.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 50.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.6%), and 10.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, French and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Georgia, VT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report French Canadian roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.7%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (75.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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