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Overview
Population:117,762
Pop. Change:18%
State: Georgia
Metro Area: Athens-Clarke County Metro Area
County: Clarke County
City:Athens-Clarke County
Zip Code:30606, 30605, ... 8 total
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Athens-Clarke County's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Athens-Clarke County Metro Area

Profile: College town  Location: Northeast Georgia, about 70 miles east of Atlanta Elevation: 802 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Athens-Clarke_County, Georgia

As of 2014, Athens-Clarke County's population is 117,762 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.51 percent.

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The median home cost in Athens-Clarke County is $161,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.70 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Athens-Clarke County's cost of living is 1.00% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Athens-Clarke County public schools spend $14,217 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Athens-Clarke County.

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The unemployment rate in Athens-Clarke County is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens-Clarke County jobs have Increased by 0.45 percent.


Ranked #34 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #50 Most Competitive Public Colleges
Ranked #89 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #94 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #112 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Athens-Clarke_County

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Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Athens-Clarke County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes