Guyton, GA


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Guyton is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,856 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Guyton is the 273rd largest community in Georgia. Guyton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Guyton, where the median household income is $49,038.00.

Unlike some cities, Guyton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Guyton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Guyton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Guyton who work in office and administrative support (13.07%), sales jobs (9.01%), and food service (8.63%).

Also of interest is that Guyton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Guyton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Guyton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Guyton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Guyton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Guyton, the average commute to work is 36.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Guyton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.47% of adults in Guyton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Guyton in 2010 was $18,884, 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 $75,536 for a family of four. However, Guyton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Guyton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Guyton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Guyton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Guyton include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Guyton is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and African languages.