Folkston is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,247 people and just one neighborhood, Folkston is the 237th largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Folkston is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.44% of the Folkston workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Folkston is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Folkston who work in management occupations (10.78%), food service (8.96%) and office and administrative support (8.90%).
Setting & Lifestyle
As is often the case in a small city, Folkston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.