A town in Georgia, Statesboro has a population of slightly more than 31,000. Young adults (15-24) should feel welcome, as they make up an above-average 46% of the population, while middle-aged professionals account for a smaller percentage of the city. At an average age of just over 29, the city's residents skew notably younger than most cities in Georgia, ranking as the seventh-youngest municipality in the state. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 70% of residents are renters. The city boasts a relatively affordable average rent of $865 per month, which is $109 less than the state average.
Statesboro has an average commute time of about 20 minutes, faster than the state average of about 28 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 35% of residents, while public transportation isn't used widely. Few residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number is higher than the national average.
There are two primary industries in Statesboro: education and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 17% of the city's workforce. With an average annual income of almost $41,000, Statesboro workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Seven percent of Statesboro residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 5% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.