Acworth has the 1396th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 8.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Acworth is part of the Atlanta metro area. Unemployment in the Atlanta area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Atlanta has the 10th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Acworth is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in Acworth is $153,000, which is below the national average. 30% of workers in Acworth hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Acworth. 79% of Acworth workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Acworth spend an average of 33 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.