Sandersville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,752 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sandersville is the 128th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sandersville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sandersville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandersville who work in office and administrative support (13.81%), sales jobs (11.70%), and teaching (11.65%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.77 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Sandersville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Sandersville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.46% of adults 25 and older in Sandersville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sandersville in 2010 was $17,076, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,304 for a family of four. However, Sandersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Sandersville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.51% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Sandersville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sandersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandersville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Sandersville include German, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Sandersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.