Atlanta, GA Demographic Data

Atlanta, GA Summary

Atlanta is located in Fulton County in Georgia
  • Population: 443,768
  • Area: 134.01 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 133.15 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.86 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 3,311.47 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 957.68 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Atlanta, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
237,441
50%
50.8
Male
235,065
50%
49.2
Total Population
472,506
 
323,128,000

Atlanta, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
26,419
5.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
28,186
6.0% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
23,679
5.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
31,844
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
41,729
8.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
101,787
21.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
64,754
13.7% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
57,711
12.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
25,126
5.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
18,949
4.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
32,065
6.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
14,605
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
5,652
1.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
381,031
80.6%
77.2
Female
191,504
50.3%
51.3
Male
189,527
49.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
353,152
74.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
62,462
13.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
52,322
11.1%
15.2
Female
30,947
59.1%
55.8
Male
21,375
40.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
33
0.0%
0.0

Atlanta, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
458,611
97.1% 
96.8
White
190,892
40.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
240,202
50.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,895
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
20,450
4.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
9,691
2.1% 
1.2
Chinese
3,900
0.8% 
1.3
Filipino
638
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
673
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
2,463
0.5% 
0.4
Vietnamese
981
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
2,104
0.4% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
209
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
3,963
0.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
13,895
2.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
23,098
4.9% 
17.8
Mexican
9,966
2.1% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
3,861
0.8% 
1.7
Cuban
2,167
0.5% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,104
1.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
449,408
95.1% 
82.2

Atlanta, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
6,398
2.0% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
23,896
7.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
60,507
18.9% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
52,661
16.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
15,389
4.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
90,118
28.1% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
71,680
22.4% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
30,294
9.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
290,355
90.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
161,798
50.5%
31.2

Atlanta, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
218,648
55.5%
33.7%
Now Married
101,713
25.8%
47.5
Divorced
44,034
11.2%
11.0%
Separated
7,740
2.0%
2.0
Widowed
22,087
5.6
5.8%

Atlanta, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
402,494
90.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
43,593
9.8%
21.6%
Spanish
19,941
4.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11,690
2.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
8,114
1.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
3,848
0.9%
1.1%

Atlanta, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
21,140
10.9%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
13,021
6.7%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
19,069
9.8%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
16,035
8.3%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
21,092
10.9%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
32,380
16.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
17,732
9.1%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
23,432
12.1%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
10,458
5.4%
5.8
$200,000 or more
19,456
10.0%
6.4
Median household income
53,843
 
57,617
Per capita income
40,882
 
31,128

Atlanta, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
264
0.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
30,173
12.6%
9.8
Construction
7,296
3.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
48,666
20.4%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
20,265
8.5%
6.6
Information
9,406
3.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
13,301
5.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
12,373
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
45,677
19.1%
11.4
Public administration
9,522
4.0%
4.6
Retail trade
22,859
9.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
12,369
5.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
6,492
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
7,838
3.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
123,458
51.7%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
16,500
6.9%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
54,804
23.0%
23.3%
Service occupations
36,063
15.1%
18.1%

Atlanta, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
234,981
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
158,485
67.4%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
16,328
6.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
24,407
10.4%
5.1
Walked
10,230
4.4%
2.7
Other means
8,679
3.7%
1.8
Worked at home
16,852
7.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.3
 
26.6

Atlanta, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
31,827
16.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
92,765
47.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
55,905
28.8%
37.1
3 or more
13,318
6.9%
21.0

Atlanta, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
193,815
81.8%
87.6
Owner Occupied
80,001
41.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
113,814
58.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
43,002
18.2%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Atlanta, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
236,817
1 room
9,867
4.2%
2.4
2 rooms
11,938
5.0%
2.7
3 rooms
38,777
16.4%
9.1
4 rooms
43,193
18.2%
16.5
5 rooms
44,165
18.6%
19.8
6 rooms
37,146
15.7%
17.8
7 rooms
20,612
8.7%
12.0
8 rooms
13,084
5.5%
8.6
9 rooms or more
18,035
7.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Atlanta, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
236,817
 
 
1-unit, detached
93,090
39.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
10,187
4.3%
5.9
2-units
6,582
2.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
10,025
4.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
18,710
7.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
22,674
9.6%
4.4
20 or more units
74,269
31.4%
9.0
Mobile home
1,236
0.5%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
44
0.0%
0.1

Atlanta, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
32,239
13.6%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
14,583
6.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
28,876
12.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
32,279
13.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
18,406
7.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
17,718
7.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
28,480
12.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
49,503
20.9%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
8,423
3.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
6,310
2.7%
1.4%

Atlanta, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Atlanta, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
55,033
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
920
1.7%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
4,376
8.0%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
6,452
11.7%
11.8%
$500 to $999
6,791
12.3%
20.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
10,225
18.6%
20.1%
$3,000 or more
12,994
23.6%
10.3%
$1,000 to $1,499
13,275
24.1%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
25,392
46.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
8,041
14.7%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
6,388
11.7%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,821
7.0%
7.0%
35.0% or more
10,960
20.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
431
0.0%
0.0%

Atlanta, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
110,673 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
1,156
1.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
1,359
1.2%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
4,953
4.5%
4.4%
Less than $500
12,906
11.7%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
15,740
14.2%
11.9%
$500 to $999
35,085
31.7%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
39,474
35.7%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
3,141
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,084
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
10,369
9.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
15,366
14.4%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
15,520
14.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
12,762
12.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
10,136
9.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
42,576
39.9%
40.7%
Not Computed
7,085
0.0%
0.0%

Atlanta, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
80,001
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
4,989
6.2%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
10,500
13.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
7,119
8.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
8,916
11.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
12,254
15.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
14,487
18.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
15,133
18.9%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
6,603
8.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
262,600
 
205,000
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