Cairo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,369 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cairo is the 91st largest community in Georgia.
Cairo is a blue-collar town, with 38.62% 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 (10.68%), maintenance occupations (9.07%), and teaching (8.34%).
As is often the case in a small city, Cairo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Cairo with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.74% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cairo in 2018 was $19,388, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,552 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 33.16% 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 16.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cairo include Irish, English, German, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Cairo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.