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 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, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron who work in sales jobs (16.98%), food service (13.34%), and office and administrative support (9.10%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Byron has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Byron has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Byron than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Byron may be for you.
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, 22.07% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Byron in 2010 was $25,507, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,028 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Byron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.