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 office and administrative support (13.04%), sales jobs (12.71%), and teaching (9.62%).
Being a small city, Jesup does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Jesup with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jesup in 2010 was $15,678, 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 $62,712 for a family of four. Jesup also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.41% 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 African.
The most common language spoken in Jesup is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.