Athens, Georgia

Population 118,866

Athens is located in Clarke County, GA. The population is 118,866, making Athens the largest city in Clarke County and the 5th largest city in the state of Georgia.

There are 21 public schools in Athens with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Athens is moderate , and there are 157 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Athens is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Athens property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Athens include Winterville, Hull and Watkinsville.

Athens Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 47%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 41%

Crime Rate

22.61% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 184
  • Violent Crimes: 416
  • Robbery: 98
  • Burglary: 547
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

31.56% Lower than national avg.
  • 157 offenders in Athens
  • 13.21 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

393 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 18
  • Superfunds: 12
  • Tanks & Spills: 363

Unemployment

Moderate 3.1%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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21 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 21 K-12 public schools in Athens, GA and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Athens's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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157 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Athens, GA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$200,000 compared to December 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    10%
  • Rented
    59.9%
  • Owned
    30.1%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $619
  • 1 Bedroom: $678
  • 2 Bedrooms: $793
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,073
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,375

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Environmental Hazards

393 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1221/1326)
    Athens, GA has 92.08% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Athens, GA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Athens, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

  • We're sorry! No Weather statistics found in our database.

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 43.38°
  • February 46.57°
  • March 54.4°
  • April 62.68°
  • May 70.41°
  • June 78.97°
  • July 81°
  • August 80.44°
  • September 73.85°
  • October 62.25°
  • November 52.45°
  • December 44.53°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Athens, GA

Earthquakes
Athens, GA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Athens, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Athens, GA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Athens, GA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Athens, GA: $34,592

Unemployment

Unemployment in Athens is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.71%
White Collar - 57.29%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Doug Collins
  • Jody Hice

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

52 FCC Towers view all

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