Suwanee has the 1623rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 21.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Suwanee 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 high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Suwanee is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in Suwanee is $235,800, which is above the national average. 51% of workers in Suwanee hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Suwanee. 79% of Suwanee workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Suwanee spend an average of 33 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.