Royston, GA

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Living in Royston

Royston is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,571 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Royston who work in art, media, and design (11.96%), office and administrative support (10.84%), and sales jobs (10.28%).

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.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Royston rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.85% of adults 25 and older in Royston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Royston in 2018 was $14,441, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,764 for a family of four. Royston also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.30% 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 German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Royston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Vietnamese.