Latest Data (2016)
Population 123,371
Nationwide Rank 220

Quick Facts

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is the 220th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is a unified government.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Athens-Clarke County had its largest population ever.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
210 New Haven, Connecticut 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,113 9.8%
212 Thousand Oaks, California 128,888 9.7%
213 Concord, California 128,726 5.2%
214 Elizabeth, New Jersey 128,640 6.4%
215 Lafayette, Louisiana 127,626 14.0%
216 Kent, Washington 127,514 58.1%
217 Topeka, Kansas 126,808 2.7%
218 Simi Valley, California 126,327 12.8%
219 Santa Clara, California 125,948 23.0%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 123,371 22.4%
221 Hartford, Connecticut 123,243 -0.7%
222 Victorville, California 122,265 89.4%
223 Abilene, Texas 122,225 5.4%
224 Norman, Oklahoma 122,180 26.1%
225 Vallejo, California 121,299 3.3%
226 Berkeley, California 121,240 17.6%
227 Round Rock, Texas 120,892 99.2%
228 Ann Arbor, Michigan 120,782 5.3%
229 Fargo, North Dakota 120,762 32.7%
230 Columbia, Missouri 120,612 40.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
119 Columbus 197,485 5.8%
120 Augusta-Richmond County 197,081 1.0%
168 Macon-Bibb County 152,555
179 Savannah 146,763 10.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County 123,371 22.4%
284 Sandy Springs 105,703 24.4%
332 Roswell 94,598 15.9%
396 Johns Creek 83,873 38.3%
471 Warner Robins 74,388 49.4%
475 Albany 73,801 -3.7%
549 Alpharetta 65,338 40.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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