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About Statesboro


The City of Statesboro is a progressive community that provides an exceptional quality of life to its residents and offers southern charm and hospitality to its visitors. The City offers a high standard of living with a commitment to ensure the most responsive and progressive public services to our residents, businesses, and visitors. Statesboro is where the living remains softly southern and folks call out to one another by your first name.

The City of Statesboro is approximately 13 square miles with an average elevation of 240 feet above sea level, the terrain being mostly flat. The climate is seasonal, but moderate, with mild winters and warm, humid summers. The average high temperature in January is 58 degrees and 91 degrees in July. The average annual rainfall is 47.0″ and the relative humidity is 69% in January and 72% in July. Statesboro is a short distance from Sea Island, Georgia, site of the 2004 G-8 Summit and 55 miles west of Savannah, Georgia, site of the 1996 Centennial Olympics Sailing Venue.


sboroStatesboro, with its growing economy, is a regional trade center for commerce, education, and health care. The City has a highly diversified economy with several major industries located in the area and is a regional shopping center and health care provider for 8 surrounding Georgia counties. This is reflected in the low unemployment rate of 3.4%. Approximately 24% of the Bulloch County labor force is employed by the government sector including the City’s largest employer, Georgia Southern University. Major private sector employers in the City include East Georgia Regional Medical Center, Wal-Mart SuperCenter, and Lowe’s Home Center.

Last updated: 10/31/2018