Riceboro is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 644 people and just one neighborhood, Riceboro is the 383rd largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Riceboro is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.39% of the Riceboro workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Riceboro is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Riceboro who work in food service (13.30%), maintenance occupations (10.45%), and teaching (5.94%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.25% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Overall, Riceboro’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Riceboro has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Riceboro a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The percentage of people in Riceboro with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.09% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Riceboro in 2018 was $20,728, 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 $82,912 for a family of four.
The people who call Riceboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riceboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Riceboro include Czech, African, German, Scottish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Riceboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.7% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 16 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.5% of America.
If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Riceboro is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in GA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.4% of the neighborhoods in Georgia. If you are considering retiring to Georgia, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Riceboro are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 1.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 75.6% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 37.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.6%), and 10.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Riceboro, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (5.8%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (5.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (2.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (2.0%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.