Cairo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,752 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cairo is the 91st largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cairo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cairo is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cairo who work in office and administrative support (13.85%), sales jobs (9.69%), and healthcare (9.17%).
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.
Cairo is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Cairo rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.14% of adults 25 and older in Cairo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Cairo in 2010 was $15,184, 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 $60,736 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 42.55% 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 17.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cairo include Irish, German, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cairo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.