Jesup is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,809 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Jesup is the 104th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jesup is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jesup is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jesup who work in office and administrative support (10.53%), teaching (9.77%), and food service (8.89%).
Also of interest is that Jesup has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of adults in Jesup with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.77% of adults in Jesup have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jesup in 2018 was $22,286, 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 $89,144 for a family of four. However, Jesup contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jesup is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jesup home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jesup residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jesup include Irish, English, German, British, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Jesup is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.