Cairo Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Cairo, GA

General Cairo Information

State: Georgia

County: Grady County

Close cities: Thomasville, GA, Meigs, GA, Calvary, GA, Ochlocknee, GA, Whigham, GA, Pelham, GA

Cairo Population (census data)
Total 9,697 (+2.5% since 2000)
Male 4,409 (45.5%)
Female 5,288 (54.5%)

Population Density: 1,041 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.5 (US Avg is 100)

Cairo Elevation: 258 feet above sea level

Land Area: 9.31 square miles

Median Household Income: $26,055

Zip Codes: 39828, and 39827.

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Cairo Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (51.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.1%)
  • Other race (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.4%)
  • English (6.2%)
  • Irish (3.7%)
  • German (3.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)
  • French (1.5%)
Foriegn Born: 479 people (4.9%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Cairo Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves,
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Orlando Magic, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: Florida State University, Florida A&M University

Cairo School Information

High Schools
Cairo High School (455 Fifth Street, SE, Cairo, GA, 31728 - Grady County District)
Middle Schools
Washington Middle School (1277 Bookerhill Boulevard, Cairo, GA, 31728 - Grady County District)
Elementary Schools
Eastside Elementary School (1201 20th Street, NE, Cairo, GA, 31728 - Grady County District)
Northside Elementary School (985 First Street, NW, Cairo, GA, 31728 - Grady County District)
Southside Elementary School (491 Third Street, NE, Cairo, GA, 31728 - Grady County District)

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