Byron, GA

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Living in Byron

Byron is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,702 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Byron is the 138th largest community in Georgia. Byron has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Byron, where the median household income is $52,500.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Byron is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Byron is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron who work in sales jobs (18.64%), office and administrative support (10.49%), and management occupations (10.04%).

As is often the case in a small city, Byron doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Byron citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.23% of adults in Byron have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Byron in 2018 was $27,880, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,520 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 German, English, Scottish, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Byron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.