Waynesboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,363 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waynesboro is the 131st largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Waynesboro is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.98% of the Waynesboro workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Waynesboro is a city of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesboro who work in sales jobs (9.85%), office and administrative support (8.45%), and healthcare suport services (8.30%).
As is often the case in a small city, Waynesboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Waynesboro is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.69% of adults 25 and older in Waynesboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waynesboro in 2018 was $17,127, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,508 for a family of four. Waynesboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.75% 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 English, Irish, Northern European, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Waynesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.