Latest Data (2013)
Population 447,841
Nationwide Rank 40

Quick Facts

Atlanta, Georgia is the 40th largest city in the United States as of 2013.

Atlanta, Georgia is a city.

Atlanta, Georgia is currently 9.9% smaller than it was in 1970, the year of its peak recorded population.

Atlanta, Georgia's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Atlanta, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2013
34 Fresno, California 18.3%
35 Sacramento, California 17.2%
36 Long Beach, California 1.5%
37 Kansas City, Missouri 5.5%
38 Mesa, Arizona 13.5%
39 Virginia Beach, Virginia 5.1%
40 Atlanta, Georgia 6.2%
41 Colorado Springs, Colorado 21.4%
42 Omaha, Nebraska 5.9%
43 Raleigh, North Carolina 48.7%
44 Miami, Florida 14.9%
45 Oakland, California 1.3%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 4.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2013 447,841 40
2012 443,775 40
2011 431,740 40
2010 420,003 40
2009 540,922 33
2008 537,385 33
2007 519,569 33
2006 498,208 34
2005 483,108 34
2004 468,839 35
2003 457,068 37
2002 442,947 39
2001 431,321 39
2000 421,323 40
1990 393,760 38
1980 425,022 29
1970 496,973 27
1960 487,455 24
1950 331,314 33
1940 302,288 28
1930 270,366 32
1920 200,616 33
1910 154,839 31
1900 89,872 43
1890 65,533 42
1880 37,409 49
1870 21,789 61
1860 9,554 99