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Cities and Towns

State of Georgia

Georgia, abbreviated "GA", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Atlanta. There were 10,201,635 people in Georgia as per 2018 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on January 2, 1788.

Please explore the cities and towns of Georgia, below.

Top Georgia College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Atlanta34127,695
2Savannah837,594
3Marietta513,308
4Lawrenceville520,962
5Decatur42,698
6Morrow47,290
7Augusta413,317
8Macon416,853
9Sandy Springs3819
10Gainesville33,087
11Albany39,782
12Columbus311,680
13Rome313,176
14Kennesaw336,023
15Athens342,436
16Lilburn2268
17Norcross2450
18Duluth2854
19Americus24,902
20Dalton25,187

Largest Georgia Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbeville2,812
Acworth22,163
Adairsville4,756
Ailey586
Alapaha874
Albany74,892
Allenhurst823
Allentown151
Alma3,484
Alto1,073
Ambrose401
Argyle205
Arlington1,551
Ashburn3,716
Auburn7,316
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government (balance)196,899
Austell7,227
Avondale Estates3,117
Bainbridge12,280
Barnesville6,553

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,201,635
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+4,553,332
Age of the Population36.4

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.9%
Median Earnings25+$35,868
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,005
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,587

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,053
% Above Poverty Level83.1%
% Below Poverty Level16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$927
Median House Value$158,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.1%
Irish7.7%
English7.6%
German6.9%
Italian2.2%
Scottish1.8%
African1.8%
French Except Basque1.4%
West Indian1.2%
Polish1.1%
Dutch0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Andersonville (Historic Site)
Andersonville National Historic Site
Andersonville, Georgia 31711
229-924-0343

Chattahoochee River (Recreation Area)
1978 Island Ford Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30350-3400
678-538-1200

Chickamauga & Chattanooga (Battlefield)
Chickamauga & Chattanooga NMP
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 30742
706-866-9241

Cumberland Island (Seashore)
P.O. Box 806
Saint Marys, Georgia 31558
877-860-6787

Fort Frederica (Monument/Memorial)
6515 Frederica Rd.
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
912-638-3639

Fort Pulaski (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 30757
Savannah, Georgia 31410-0757
912-786-5787

Jimmy Carter (Historic Site)
300 North Bond Street
Plains, Georgia 31780
229-824-4104

Kennesaw Mountain (Battlefield)
Ranger Activities
Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
770-427-4686 ext 0

Martin Luther King Jr (Historic Site)
450 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30312-1525
404-331-5190

Ocmulgee (Monument/Memorial)
1207 Emery Highway
Macon, Georgia 31217-4399
478-752-8257

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