Latest Data (2017)
Population 125,691
Nationwide Rank 220

Quick Facts

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is the 220th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is a unified government.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Athens-Clarke County had its largest population ever.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%
215 Kent, Washington 128,458 59.3%
216 Santa Clara, California 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley, California 126,878 13.3%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,848 13.3%
219 Topeka, Kansas 126,587 2.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,691 24.7%
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 122,843 26.8%
224 Victorville, California 122,441 89.7%
225 Fargo, North Dakota 122,359 34.5%
226 Berkeley, California 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo, California 122,105 4.0%
228 Abilene, Texas 121,885 5.1%
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%
230 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,477 5.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
122 Augusta-Richmond County 197,166 1.0%
124 Columbus 194,058 4.0%
172 Macon-Bibb County 152,663
180 Savannah 146,444 10.3%
220 Athens-Clarke County 125,691 24.7%
284 Sandy Springs 106,739 25.6%
331 Roswell 94,786 16.1%
400 Johns Creek 84,350 39.0%
470 Warner Robins 74,854 50.3%
483 Albany 73,179 -4.5%
555 Alpharetta 65,799 41.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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