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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 10,006,693 people in Georgia as per 2016 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) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Atlanta 41 105,208
2 Savannah 9 40,897
3 Augusta 8 14,237
4 Marietta 7 13,628
5 Macon 6 17,447
6 Decatur 6 24,870
7 Morrow 5 7,600
8 Kennesaw 5 33,803
9 Columbus 4 12,979
10 Lawrenceville 4 18,643
11 Duluth 3 1,248
12 Sandy Springs 3 1,966
13 Gainesville 3 3,057
14 Thomasville 3 4,672
15 Albany 3 12,294
16 Rome 3 13,092
17 Statesboro 3 22,527
18 Athens 3 40,626
19 Norcross 2 457
20 Tucker 2 1,219

Largest Georgia Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abbeville 2,860
Acworth 21,512
Adairsville 4,712
Adel 5,281
Adrian 578
Ailey 671
Alamo 4,240
Alapaha 735
Albany 76,466
Allenhurst 577
Allentown 233
Alma 3,513
Alpharetta 62,054
Alston 152
Alto 1,165
Ambrose 410
Americus 16,345
Andersonville 295
Arabi 552
Aragon 977

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 10,006,693
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 4,341,894
Age of the Population 35.9

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.8%
Median Earnings25+ $33,793
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,611
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,350

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,410
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $879
Median House Value $148,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, 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

Georgia flag
Georgia State Flag

Georgia seal
Georgia State Seal

Georgia quarter
Georgia State Quarter

Georgia plate
Georgia State Plate

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