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.
Swainsboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Swainsboro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Swainsboro who work in office and administrative support (11.78%), healthcare (8.80%), and personal care services (7.42%).
In Swainsboro, just 8.55% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Swainsboro in 2010 was $13,607, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,428 for a family of four. Swainsboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.13% 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 English, Italian, African, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Swainsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.