Considering a move to Statesboro? You’ll like it here. There’s an urban vibe and amenities here because we’re home to business and industry, government offices and a major university. Among our nearly 27,000 residents (that’s double-digit growth in the last decade), we’re a global village, attracting professionals from all over the U.S. and around the world.
Still, we never forget our small-town roots. This is a place where you’ll know your neighbors, have a chance to get involved in civic, community and cultural activities. You’ll feel at home on tree-lined avenues, in our city parks, and our historic downtown.
Within minutes of your home or work, you’ll find a variety of choices in entertainment, cultural arts, dining and shopping. Statesboro is just an hour from the beach, international airports and the charms of Savannah.
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Cost of living and property taxes
Living well is truly affordable in Statesboro. Our cost of living indexes at almost 20% less than the national average. We have a variety of real estate options, from charming and historic older stock to new construction. Property taxes are lower here than all but nine counties in Georgia. Statesboro’s current millage rate is almost 60% of Savannah’s at 6.921.
Education and healthcare
Statesboro is home to two award-winning educational institutions, which brings enrichment to the community and an educated workforce to area employers.
Georgia Southern University, recently named the fourth most popular university in the country by U.S. News & World Report, based on yield, brings nearly 20,000 students to campus. It has highly acclaimed undergraduate and graduate programs in IT, nursing, education and business and other fields, and facilities that are at the forefront of the country. The university also holds claim to six national football championships and is the home of community resources like the Botanical Garden, Museum and Raptor Center.
Ogeechee Technical College offers over 100 different majors from dental assisting to criminal justice, culinary arts to forestry, agribusiness to computer information systems. Over 2000 students are pursuing associates degrees, certificate programs and diplomas.
Statesboro has both public and a private school options. The Bulloch Country School District of the public school system serves some 5500 students in neighborhood elementary schools, middle schools and high schools.
The East Georgia Regional Medical Center is the centerpiece of the Statesboro health care community. The state-of-the-art facility is equipped with 150 patient rooms. The physician base is extensive, offering skilled care in general medicine and a full range of medical specialties, as well as allied fields such as physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Others complain about the weather. We did something about it – moved to Statesboro.
Let’s start with 212 sunny days per year and comfortably warm most months of the year. Even in January, average low temperatures dip to only about 40oF and highs peak at 60oF. Snowfall is rare and is thoroughly enjoyed when it does happen. You’re more likely see flowers than frost, even January. And summers? In June, July and August, high temperatures hover in the low 90 degrees. Average rainfall ranges from 2.35 inches in November to 5.57 inches in August.
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