Valdosta, GA (population: 50,660) has three higher education schools within its city limits. Valdosta State University, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 12,391. It is the 432nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). Valdosta lies in Lowndes county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. The Valdosta, GA area has 53,240 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $15/hr average worker wage, and a $31,640 average annual salary.
Of the 3 schools in Valdosta, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Valdosta State University comes out as the most expensive ($13,221/yr), with Valdosta Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,362/yr.Popular Bars in Valdosta: