Waynesboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,704 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waynesboro is the 131st largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waynesboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waynesboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesboro who work in office and administrative support (17.84%), teaching (8.87%), and management occupations (8.07%).
Also of interest is that Waynesboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Waynesboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Waynesboro, just 10.16% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Waynesboro in 2010 was $13,887, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,548 for a family of four. Waynesboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.20% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Waynesboro is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Waynesboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waynesboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Waynesboro include Irish, German, African, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Waynesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.