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Overview

Introduction to Statesboro, Georgia

Statesboro, Georgia, in Bulloch county, is 47 miles NW of Savannah, Georgia and 146 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida.

Statesboro History

George Sibbald of Augusta donated 200 acres of land to the agricultural community of Bulloch county in 1801. An act of the Georgia Legislature created the town of Statesboro on December 19, 1803. However, it was officially incorporated years later, in 1866. Transportation and trade were the primary sources of income during the 1800s and the early 1900s here. In the early years of the 20th century, Statesboro was the world leader in the sale of long-staple Sea Island Cotton.

Statesboro and nearby Attractions

  • Statesboro Regional Library
  • Charles H Herty Pines Nature Preserve
  • Lake Wells
  • Lamar Q. Ball Jr. Raptor Center
  • Georgia Southern Botanical Garden
  • Hanner Tennis Courts

Things To Do In Statesboro

In Statesboro, one can visit the Statesboro Regional Library, Brannen Hall, Statesboro City Hall, Rosenwald Building, Oxford Hall, Veazy Hall, Olliff Hall and South Building. There are also many shopping sites in the area. The parks in Statesboro are ideal for an outing with family and friends. In addition, the International Festival is celebrated by the residents of the city every November.

Statesboro Transportation

Facilities for air transportation are provided by the Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport.

Statesboro Higher Education

Georgia Southern University and Ogeechee Technical College are the local institutes of higher education. One can also enroll at the Armstrong Atlantic State University or the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,597
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens7.2%
Employed Population 16+12,304
Age of the Population22

Families

% of people married18.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.4%
Median Earnings25+$22,622
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,045
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,694

Wealth

Median Family Income$29,640
% Above Poverty Level48.5%
% Below Poverty Level51.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27.4%
Median Gross Rent$742
Median House Value$116,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.8%
Irish10.9%
German8.9%
English8.5%
Scottish2.9%
Italian2.5%
French Except Basque1.6%
African1.4%
Polish1.1%
West Indian1.1%
Arab1%
Jamaican0.9%
Dutch0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Greek0.4%
Syrian0.4%
Russian0.3%
South African0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Statesboro Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bulloch County
Standard Zip Codes30458, 30461
P.O. Box Zip Codes30459
Company Zip Codes30460
Phone Area Codes912
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude32.44
Approximate Longitude-81.77

Statesboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBROOKLET 1 W
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 58 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp54 to 77 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationMETTER
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp39 to 61 F
Apr Temp53 to 80 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches
StationSAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AP
Distance41.7 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip49.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brooklet1,726$61,250
Oliver311$39,500
Portal641$48,750
Pulaski284$38,750
Register144$37,188
Rocky Ford240$55,455

Statesboro Public Libraries

Statesboro Regional Public Libraries
124 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Statesboro, Georgia
(912) 764-1341

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Statesboro Hospitals

East Georgia Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1499 Fair Road
(912) 486-1500
Willingway Hospital
(Proprietary)
311 Jones Mill Road

Statesboro Public Schools

Bryant Elementary School
421 W Main St
ZIP: 30458
(912) 212-8680
Primary
Total Enrollment 865
Langston Chapel Elementary School
150 Langston Chapel Rd
ZIP: 30458
(912) 212-8700
Primary
Total Enrollment 785
Langston Chapel Middle School
156 Langston Chapel Rd
ZIP: 30458
(912) 212-8720
Middle
Total Enrollment 688
Mattie Lively Elementary School
204 Debbie Dr
ZIP: 30458
(912) 212-8760
Primary
Total Enrollment 610
New Nevils Elementary School
8438 Nevils Groveland Rd
ZIP: 30458
(912) 842-8320
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
Statesboro High School
10 Lester Rd
ZIP: 30458
(912) 212-8860
High
Total Enrollment 1540
William James Middle School
18809 Us Highway 80 W
ZIP: 30458
(912) 212-8820
Middle
Total Enrollment 621
Mill Creek Elementary School
239 Beasley Rd
ZIP: 30461
(912) 212-8780
Primary
Total Enrollment 685
Sallie Zetterower Elementary School
1724 Cawana Rd
ZIP: 30461
(912) 212-8800
Primary
Total Enrollment 519

Statesboro Private Schools

Bulloch Academy
873 Westside Rd
ZIP: 30458
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 407
Trinity Christian School
571 E Main St
ZIP: 30461
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 180
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