Jesup is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,633 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jesup is the 86th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Jesup isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jesup are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jesup is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jesup who work in sales jobs (13.15%), teaching (12.28%), and office and administrative support (11.79%).
One of the benefits of Jesup is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.45 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Jesup 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.
The citizens of Jesup are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.21% of adults in Jesup have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Jesup in 2010 was $15,644, 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 $62,576 for a family of four. However, Jesup contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Jesup also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.65% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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, German, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Jesup is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.