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"Georgia's Hospitality City"

Cairo is a city in Grady County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition (though disputed) says the community was named for Cairo, IL

The latitude of Cairo is 30.877N. The longitude is -84.201W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 243 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,342.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$23,054
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cairo demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 46. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Teresa Edwards, Olympic medallist
· Bobby Walden, football player known as the "Big Toe from Cairo"
· Willie Harris, baseball player
· Bill Stanfill, football player
· Jackie Robinson, baseball player
Nearby parks & recreation: Birdsong Nature Center, Ochlockneee River
Historic sites and museums: Cairo Antique Auto Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: CAY-roe
Municipal address:
PO Box 29
Cairo, GA 31728

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Cairo residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cairo ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cairo was $13,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Cairo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cairo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $251.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $732.


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Libraries in Cairo include Roddenbery Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Grady County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cairo political report.

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The average commute time for Cairo workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Cairo include Americas Best Value Inn-Cairo, Best Western Executive Inn.

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