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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 10,099,320 people in Georgia as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Atlanta39126,604
2Savannah939,414
3Morrow67,774
4Marietta613,413
5Augusta613,614
6Decatur53,189
7Macon517,484
8Columbus412,311
9Lawrenceville419,728
10Kennesaw435,223
11Duluth3844
12Sandy Springs31,202
13Gainesville33,058
14Dalton35,343
15Albany310,412
16Rome313,536
17Athens341,086
18Norcross2520
19Tucker2573
20Thomasville24,677

Largest Georgia Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbeville2,826
Acworth21,824
Adairsville4,740
Adel5,304
Adrian676
Ailey610
Alamo3,376
Alapaha763
Albany75,657
Allenhurst635
Allentown191
Alma3,511
Alpharetta63,013
Alston154
Alto1,043
Ambrose446
Americus16,185
Andersonville250
Arabi544
Aragon988

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

Demographics

People

Total Population10,099,320
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+4,438,650
Age of the Population36.2

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.4%
Median Earnings25+$34,889
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,339
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,716

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,328
% Above Poverty Level82.2%
% Below Poverty Level17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$897
Median House Value$152,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.4%
Irish7.9%
English7.9%
German7%
Italian2.2%
Scottish1.8%
African1.8%
French Except Basque1.4%
West Indian1.2%
Polish1.1%
Dutch0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Russian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Arab0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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, 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

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