Alpharetta is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 65,818 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Alpharetta is the 13th largest community in Georgia.
Alpharetta home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Alpharetta real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Alpharetta is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Alpharetta is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alpharetta who work in management occupations (21.23%), business and financial occupations (12.33%), and computer science and math (12.01%).
Also of interest is that Alpharetta has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.73% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, Alpharetta is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Alpharetta 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Alpharetta has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Alpharetta’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Alpharetta, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Alpharetta is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.92% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Alpharetta in 2018 was $60,833, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $243,332 for a family of four.
Alpharetta is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alpharetta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alpharetta residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Alpharetta include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Alpharetta's cultural character, accounting for 29.09% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Alpharetta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.