Harlem Community

Overview

Harlem is a city in Columbia County, Georgia and is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area. The population was 1,814 at the 2000 census. Harlem is the birthplace of comedian Oliver Hardy; the annual Harlem Oliver Hardy Festival is held each October on Main Street in his honor.

From the building of the Georgia Railroad which passes through town until at least the 1860s. Harlem was formed after a few citizens of Saw Dust, Ga. became infuriated at the rowdiness of Saw Dust. The people packed up and moved one mile east and formed Harlem, Ga. which they aptly named from Harlem, New York. This act made the people of Saw Dust mad by naming the town after a northern city.

LIVING IN HARLEM

Harlem is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,018 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Harlem is the 227th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harlem is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harlem is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Harlem who work in sales jobs (12.17%), office and administrative support (10.55%), and management occupations (9.55%).

Also of interest is that Harlem has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small city, Harlem doesn’t have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Harlem who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.98% of the adults in Harlem have a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Harlem in 2010 was $26,665, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,660 for a family of four. However, Harlem contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Harlem is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Harlem home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harlem residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harlem include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Harlem is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.

 

What are Absorption Rates and Why should you know them?

The absorption rate is the rate at which available homes are sold in a specific real estate market during a given time period. It is calculated by dividing the average number of sales per month by the total number of available homes.

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