Swainsboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,471 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Swainsboro is the 106th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Swainsboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Swainsboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Swainsboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Swainsboro who work in office and administrative support (12.98%), sales jobs (11.53%), and healthcare (7.80%).
The citizens of Swainsboro have a very low rate of college education: just 6.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Swainsboro in 2010 was $13,946, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,784 for a family of four. Swainsboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.34% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Swainsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Swainsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Swainsboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Swainsboro include Irish, Italian, African, and German.
The most common language spoken in Swainsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.