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Stone Mountain - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Stone Mountain: $195,400/Co. / County Avg $358,500
Avg Taxes in Stone Mountain: $1,900/Co. / County. Avg $2,600
Avg Sq. Ft. in Stone Mountain: 2,351/Co. / County Avg 2,448
Avg Price per/ft2 in Stone Mountain: $83/Co. / County Avg $146
Avg Walkscore in Stone Mountain: 19 / County Avg 27
Avg Year Built in Stone Mountain: 1984/Co. / County Avg 1983
Avg Days on Website in Stone Mountain: 91/Co. / County Avg 88
Stone Mountain Real Estate Market Health
Unlike some cities, Stone Mountain isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stone Mountain are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stone Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Stone Mountain who work in office and administrative support (15.20%), sales jobs (12.21%) and food service (8.32%).
One downside of living in Stone Mountain is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Stone Mountain, the average commute to work is 35.97 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For a small city, Stone Mountain has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Stone Mountain exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
Stone Mountain Information and Demographics
In terms of college education, Stone Mountain is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.92% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Stone Mountain in 2010 was $21,644, 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 $86,576 for a family of four. However, Stone Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Stone Mountain is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stone Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stone Mountain residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Stone Mountain include Irish, German and Jamaican.
The most common language spoken in Stone Mountain is English. Some people also speak Spanish.