The town of Milledgeville, Georgia is home to approximately 18,000 people. Young adults aged 15-24 will fit right in, as they make up an above-average percentage of the population, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 36, skew younger than most cities in Georgia. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 63% of residents rent their homes, driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent that is $247 a month lower than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Milledgeville will save around $3,000 compared to the state average.
With an average commute time of about 19 minutes, quicker than most cities in Georgia, Milledgeville residents are well aware that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (31%) drive themselves to work, while public transit isn't extensively used. Few residents commute to work on foot.
Many Milledgeville residents work in one of three industries: entertainment, education, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 17% of the workforce in the city. With an average annual income of about $38K, Milledgeville workers bring in less than their peers elsewhere in the state. Milledgeville's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Milledgeville has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (20%) compared to the Georgia average. Furthermore, 6% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.