|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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 is located entirely in Clarke County.
The current population of Athens-Clarke County (127,358) is it's peak population.
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.
Athens-Clarke County has a population density of 992.2 people per square mile.
|211||Sterling Heights, Michigan||133,269||6.8%|
|213||Coral Springs, Florida||132,822||10.9%|
|216||Athens-Clarke County, Georgia||127,358||26.4%|
|217||Santa Clara, California||127,151||24.1%|
|219||Fargo, North Dakota||126,748||39.3%|
|221||Simi Valley, California||125,975||12.5%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.5% of the residents of Athens-Clarke County are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.9% of Athens-Clarke County residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
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.
In Athens-Clarke County, 24.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Athens-Clarke County is $38,311.
In Athens-Clarke County, 38.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.5% of housing units in Athens-Clarke County.
Of all the housing units in Athens-Clarke County, 4.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Athens-Clarke County, 21.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 11,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Athens-Clarke County is $856.
In Athens-Clarke County, 82.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.