What is the current population of Athens-Clarke County?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Athens-Clarke County is 127,358. Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is the 216th largest city in the US.

Athens-Clarke County Geography [top]

What county is Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in?

Athens-Clarke County is located entirely in Clarke County.

What is the size of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in square miles?

Athens-Clarke County has an area of 116.4 square miles. Athens-Clarke County is the 5th largest city, by area, in Georgia.

Athens-Clarke County Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Athens-Clarke County?

The current population of Athens-Clarke County (127,358) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Athens-Clarke County growing?

Athens-Clarke County has grown 26.4% since the 2000. Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

Athens-Clarke County has a population density of 992.2 people per square mile.

Athens-Clarke County Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

The total voting age population of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 95,120. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

What percentage of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 10.5% of the residents of Athens-Clarke County are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

The racial demographics of Athens-Clarke County are 63.2% White, 28.0% Black, 3.9% Asian, 2.6% Two or more races, 2.1% Other, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 10.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia residents are below the poverty line?

In Athens-Clarke County, 29.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.7%. On a per-household basis, 17.4% of families are below the poverty line in Athens-Clarke County.

What percentage of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 60.9% of Athens-Clarke County residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Athens-Clarke County, Georgia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.9% of Athens-Clarke County residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 44.0% have a bachelor's degree and 21.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Athens-Clarke County residents aged 5 and older, 15.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.6% speak an Asian language.

Athens-Clarke County Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

The unemployment rate in Athens-Clarke County is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia residents work for the government?

In Athens-Clarke County, 24.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

The median household income in Athens-Clarke County is $38,311.

Athens-Clarke County Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

In Athens-Clarke County, 38.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

Renters occupy 61.5% of housing units in Athens-Clarke County.

What percentage of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Athens-Clarke County, 4.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia housing units were built after 2000?

In Athens-Clarke County, 21.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 11,300 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Athens-Clarke County is $856.

What percentage of households in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia have broadband internet?

In Athens-Clarke County, 82.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Athens-Clarke County Population By Year

Population Graph For Athens-Clarke County
Year Population Rank in US
2021 127,358 216
2020 127,141 217
2019 126,913 217
2018 125,964 219
2017 125,691 220
2016 123,371 220
2015 122,604 221
2014 119,648 225
2013 119,980 222
2012 118,999 221
2011 117,287 223
2010 115,452 224
2000 100,748 240
1990 86,520 246

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2000-2021
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2000-2021
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216 Athens-Clarke County 127,358 26.4%
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