GA

National Population : 333,590,059
Georgia State Population : 10,835,660

About Athens, GA

Athens, GA is located in Clarke County in the state of Georgia.

The total City Population for Athens is about 126,862 with about 421 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 141,532.

The Average Home Value is $124,860.00, which is roughly 11% lower than the Average Home Value of $139,998.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 34% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $32,259.80, which is roughly 35% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,600.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 44% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Athens is about 6.5%.

Georgia is ranked #51 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 7.47 out of 100.

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Voting

Clarke County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 59.93% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 70.22%
Republican: 28.14%
Libertarian: 1.63%


Nearby Locations

Hull, GA (4.22 mi.)
Winterville, GA (4.46 mi.)
Nicholson, GA (7.55 mi.)
Watkinsville, GA (9.20 mi.)
Colbert, GA (9.73 mi.)
Arnoldsville, GA (9.78 mi.)
Bogart, GA (10.05 mi.)
Crawford, GA (10.99 mi.)
N High Shoals, GA (11.53 mi.)
Bishop, GA (11.53 mi.)
Statham, GA (13.31 mi.)
Danielsville, GA (14.62 mi.)
Comer, GA (15.16 mi.)
Arcade, GA (15.61 mi.)
Jefferson, GA (15.61 mi.)
Commerce, GA (17.05 mi.)
Lexington, GA (17.83 mi.)
Good Hope, GA (17.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 30601, 30602, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30609
Latitude : 34.001740
Longitude : -83.350823
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 793 ft.
Area Code(s) : 706, 762, 678, 770

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.01
Male Population Estimate : 43.61%
Female Population Estimate : 48.04%
Median Age : 25.1
Male Median Age : 24.9
Female Median Age : 25.3

White Population Estimate : 59.18%
Black Population Estimate : 24.17%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 9.69%
Asian Population Estimate : 4.49%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.56%
Other Population Estimate : 5.24%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Athens specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Clarke County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Clarke County: About 405 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Clarke County is about 9% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 29% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.