Latest Data (2018)
Population 125,964
Nationwide Rank 219

Quick Facts

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is the 219th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is a unified government.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Athens-Clarke County had its largest population ever.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
209 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,964 6.6%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 130,418 5.3%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,775 10.4%
212 Concord, California 129,688 6.0%
213 Kent, Washington 129,618 60.7%
214 Santa Clara, California 129,488 26.4%
215 Elizabeth, New Jersey 128,885 6.6%
216 Round Rock, Texas 128,739 112.1%
217 Thousand Oaks, California 127,690 8.6%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,143 12.7%
219 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,964 25.0%
220 Topeka, Kansas 125,904 2.0%
221 Simi Valley, California 125,851 12.3%
222 Fargo, North Dakota 124,844 37.2%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 123,471 27.5%
224 Columbia, Missouri 123,180 43.2%
225 Abilene, Texas 122,999 6.1%
226 Wilmington, North Carolina 122,607 36.5%
227 Hartford, Connecticut 122,587 -1.2%
228 Victorville, California 122,312 89.5%
229 Pearland, Texas 122,149 165.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
123 Augusta-Richmond County 196,939 0.9%
126 Columbus 194,160 4.1%
170 Macon-Bibb County 153,095
179 Savannah 145,862 9.8%
219 Athens-Clarke County 125,964 25.0%
279 Sandy Springs 108,797 28.0%
323 South Fulton 97,277
339 Roswell 94,650 15.9%
405 Johns Creek 84,310 39.0%
466 Warner Robins 75,797 52.2%
471 Albany 75,249 -1.9%
560 Alpharetta 66,255 42.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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
2009 114,983 220
2008 113,812 220
2007 112,163 222
2006 110,247 222
2005 107,836 225
2004 108,043 224
2003 104,604 226
2002 102,984 230
2001 102,240 234
2000 100,748 240
1990 86,520 246