Eatonton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,725 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Eatonton is the 119th largest community in Georgia.
When you are in Eatonton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.53% of Eatonton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Eatonton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eatonton who work in sales jobs (13.28%), food service (9.55%), and maintenance occupations (9.26%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Eatonton is worth considering.
Being a small city, Eatonton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Eatonton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.27% of the adults in Eatonton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Eatonton in 2018 was $20,024, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,096 for a family of four. However, Eatonton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eatonton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eatonton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eatonton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Eatonton include Irish, German, English, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Eatonton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.