A town located in Georgia, Stockbridge has a population of approximately 28,000. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 36, skew younger than most cities in Georgia. Most residents own their homes in Stockbridge, and 44% of residents rent. The average rent for Stockbridge is $206 a month more than the state average.
With an average commute time of about 35 minutes, slower than most cities in Georgia, Stockbridge residents have found that it takes some patience getting to work. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, selected by 41% of workers, while public transit is not extensively used. Relatively few residents walk to work.
There are three primary industries in Stockbridge: retail, warehousing, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 19% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $63,000, Stockbridge workers earn roughly the same as the average Georgia resident. Stockbridge, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Twelve percent of Stockbridge residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 6% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.