The small town of Tyrone, Georgia is home to slightly more than 7,000 residents. At an average age of just over 38, the town's population is middle-of-the-pack compared to other municipalities in Georgia, which has an average age of 36. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 83% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor, as the average rent of $1,481 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $974.
Tyrone has a high percentage of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 17% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Tyrone, the most common four of which are healthcare, public administration, warehousing, and retail. Together, these industries account for 23% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 9% of the town's population works in management, making it the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of around $103K, Tyrone workers earn around $36,000 more than their peers elsewhere in the state. Tyrone's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).
Tyrone has an average commute time of about 32 minutes, longer than the state average of about 28 minutes. Driving is the typical mode of getting to work, opted for by 43% of residents, while public transit isn't widely used. Relatively few commuters walk to work.