Byron is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,105 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Byron is the 157th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Byron isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Byron are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Byron is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron who work in food service (15.21%), sales jobs (14.48%), and office and administrative support (10.26%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Byron is worth considering.
Being a small city, Byron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Byron overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Byron, 22.32% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Byron in 2010 was $24,433, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,732 for a family of four. However, Byron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Byron is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Byron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Byron residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Byron include Irish, German, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Byron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.