Royston, GA
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Royston is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,574 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Royston is the 233rd largest community in Georgia.

Royston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Royston is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Royston who work in office and administrative support (12.05%), sales jobs (9.45%), and management occupations (9.12%).

As is often the case in a small city, Royston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The rate of college-level education in Royston is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.65% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Royston in 2010 was $15,236, 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 $60,944 for a family of four. Royston also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.63% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

The most common language spoken in Royston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.