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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Royston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Royston is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Royston who work in office and administrative support (12.75%), sales jobs (10.74%), and healthcare suport services (7.20%).

Of important note, Royston is also a city of artists. Royston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Royston’s character.

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 10.72% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Royston in 2010 was $15,536, 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 $62,144 for a family of four.

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 Irish, Scottish, German, and Italian.

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