Waynesboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,441 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waynesboro is the 131st largest community in Georgia.
Waynesboro is a blue-collar town, with 40.08% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Waynesboro is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesboro who work in sales jobs (11.61%), teaching (11.51%), and office and administrative support (8.48%).
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.
Waynesboro is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Waynesboro citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.48% of adults 25 and older in Waynesboro have a college degree.
The per capita income in Waynesboro in 2010 was $18,374, 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 $73,496 for a family of four. However, Waynesboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Waynesboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.55% 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 Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Waynesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.