Cairo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,410 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cairo is the 91st largest community in Georgia.
Cairo is a blue-collar town, with 37.44% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Cairo is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cairo who work in farm management occupations (12.00%), maintenance occupations (9.97%), and sales jobs (8.16%).
Also of interest is that Cairo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Cairo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Cairo, just 11.98% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cairo in 2010 was $20,445, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,780 for a family of four. However, Cairo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Cairo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.95% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Cairo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cairo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cairo residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Cairo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.93% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cairo include English, Irish, German, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Cairo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.