Ellenwood, GA

Ellenwood profile

Living in Ellenwood

Ellenwood is a medium-sized town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 35,726 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ellenwood is the 26th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some towns, Ellenwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ellenwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ellenwood is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellenwood who work in office and administrative support (16.81%), sales jobs (10.01%), and teaching (7.62%).

Also of interest is that Ellenwood 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 Ellenwood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.38% 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.

In Ellenwood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.00 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Ellenwood is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.03% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ellenwood in 2018 was $28,033, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,132 for a family of four. However, Ellenwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ellenwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ellenwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ellenwood residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Ellenwood include Jamaican, African, German, Irish, and Nigerian.

The most common language spoken in Ellenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.