|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Atlanta is 496,461. Atlanta, Georgia is the 38th largest city in the US.
Parts of Atlanta are located within DeKalb County and Fulton County.
The peak population of Atlanta was in 2020, when its population was 499,586. Atlanta is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Atlanta has grown 17.8% since the 2000. Atlanta, Georgia's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Atlanta is the biggest city in the state of Georgia based on population. Atlanta is also the only city in Georgia that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.
Atlanta has a population density of 3,154.3 people per square mile.
|32||Albuquerque, New Mexico||562,599||24.8%|
|37||Kansas City, Missouri||508,394||14.9%|
|40||Colorado Springs, Colorado||483,956||33.6%|
|41||Raleigh, North Carolina||469,124||61.6%|
|42||Virginia Beach, Virginia||457,672||7.3%|
|43||Long Beach, California||456,062||-1.3%|
The total voting age population of Atlanta, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 378,605. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.5% of the residents of Atlanta are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Atlanta are 51.0% Black, 40.9% White, 4.4% Asian, 2.4% Two or more races, 1.0% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 4.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Atlanta, 20.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.5%. On a per-household basis, 16.4% of families are below the poverty line in Atlanta.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.7% of Atlanta residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.9% of Atlanta residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 51.8% have a bachelor's degree and 22.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Atlanta residents aged 5 and older, 9.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Atlanta is 6.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Atlanta, 12.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Atlanta is $59,948.
In Atlanta, 43.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.5% of housing units in Atlanta.
Of all the housing units in Atlanta, 12.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Atlanta, 30.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 74,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Atlanta is $1,153.
In Atlanta, 81.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.