The majority of people living in Dalton work in fields requiring manual labor. Dalton is very ethnically diverse. Nearly 50% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino descent. In addition, almost 30% of residents were born overseas. Dalton residents rely on their internet connection to stay in touch with loved ones in their country of origin and provide entertainment after a hard day's labor. Compared with 87% of Georgia, 100% of Dalton residents can connect to high speed internet.
Dalton residents have three options for internet services. Cable connectivity is provided by Charter to 100% of the area. Dalton Utilities reaches 100% of residents with fiber optics and Windstream reaches 97% homes with DSL services.
Commercial users in Dalton have access to the same service offerings as residents.