When compared with national averages, Suwanee's unemployment rate is lower and the income per capita is a fair bit higher. Put these together with the solid projections for job growth and you have a town with strong economic prospects as well. Like many cities in the rest of the nation, the fields with the largest percentages of citizens working within them are business and sales. However, the engineering, science, healthcare and construction industries also employ a fair number of locals, making for a diverse working landscape. In terms of education for the younger members of the community, Gwinnett County Public Schools serves them with several grade school campuses including three high schools. For higher education, the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is in Suwanee with Gwinnett Technical College and Georgia Gwinnett College nearby.

If you are looking for a new home and large, bustling metropolises are not on your list of most desirable locations, check out the town of Suwanee, Georgia. At just over 10 square miles of land and with fewer than 18,000 citizens in its population, Suwanee is a place for those seeking a calmer lifestyle on the United States' east coast. With multiple-bedroom houses selling anywhere from $170,000 to around $300,000, the affordability of living here is part of why Suwanee was named as one of the ten best towns for families by Family Circle magazine.

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