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Atlanta, Georgia
Boulder, Colorado
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Atlanta is 24% less densely populated than Boulder.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Boulder.
The Median Age is 5.0 years older in Atlanta.

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PEOPLE
 Atlanta, GABoulder, COUnited States
 Population463,878107,349321,418,820
 Population - 2010413,46297,050308,745,538
 Population - 2000416,47494,673285,036,114
 Population - 1990394,01783,312251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.73%28.85%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.38%13.39%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,4854,32091
 Land Area133253,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age33.328.337.4
 Female Population50.54%48.56%50.81%
 Male Population49.46%51.44%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Atlanta, GABoulder, COUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.35%3.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.07%4.01%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.90%3.70%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.49%2.13%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.51%14.44%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.10%15.48%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.73%15.92%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.66%11.32%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.30%10.32%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.10%4.95%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.65%4.09%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.86%5.37%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.91%2.54%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.36%1.79%1.85%
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 RACE
 Atlanta, GABoulder, COUnited States
 White36.41%82.66%62.77%
 Black52.39%0.90%12.24%
 Asian3.76%4.67%4.95%
 Native American0.12%0.11%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.17%0.14%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.56%2.59%2.13%
 Hispanic5.56%8.89%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.44%91.11%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Atlanta, GABoulder, COUnited States
 Households181,68141,687116,211,000
 Family Households78,69117,71776,958,100
 Non Family Households102,99023,97039,253,000
 Household Size2.252.232.63
 Married Population29.72%33.93%50.58%
 Single Population70.28%66.07%49.42%
 Now Married27.36%33.09%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%0.84%2.17%
 Never Married53.71%55.25%32.55%
 Widowed5.52%2.88%5.95%
 Divorced11.05%7.94%10.92%
 Married, w/children23.08%33.78%31.68%
 Married, no children33.50%45.60%41.44%
 Single, w/children26.72%12.15%16.94%
 Single, no children16.70%8.47%9.95%
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