Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, GA Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County Content

Also See: Athens, GA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County is the 6th largest city in Georgia with a population of 127,663 as of July 1, 2018. Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County is located at latitude 33.9496 and longitude -83.3701 in Clarke County. The formal boundaries for the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County (see map below) encompass a land area of 116.36 sq. miles and a water area of 1.79 sq. miles. Clarke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County (GNIS ID: ) has a C8 Census Class Code which indicates the balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government. Separate census estimates are also produced for the semi-independent places which together with the "balance record," sum to the entire territory of the consolidated city.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County is located within Athens Division of Clarke County.


Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Georgia Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Georgia Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a Georgia Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 127,663
Population in Households 117,451
Population in Familes 70,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,212
Population Density2 1,097
Diversity Index3 65
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,426
Average Household Income $59,751
Per Capita Income $23,899

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 53,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,189 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,999 (57.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,612 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $181,512
Average Home Value $233,532
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 49,188
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 23,267
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.23% 1.21%
Households 1.12% 1.25%
Families 0.86% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 99th
Population Density # 138 78th
Diversity Index # 93 86th
Median Household Income # 398 37th
Per Capita Income # 191 70th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Georgia July 1, 2018 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement