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Atlanta, Georgia
Huntsville, Alabama
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Atlanta is 288% more densely populated than Huntsville.
People are 16% less likely to be married in Huntsville.
The Median Age is 3.5 years younger in Atlanta.

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PEOPLE
 Atlanta, GAHuntsville, ALUnited States
 Population463,878190,582321,418,820
 Population - 2010413,462175,416308,745,538
 Population - 2000416,474158,216285,036,114
 Population - 1990394,017159,789251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.73%19.27%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.38%20.46%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,48589791
 Land Area1332123,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age33.336.837.4
 Female Population50.54%51.33%50.81%
 Male Population49.46%48.67%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Atlanta, GAHuntsville, ALUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.35%6.30%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.07%5.71%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.90%5.56%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.49%3.60%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.51%4.99%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.10%6.72%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.73%14.83%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.66%11.85%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.30%14.52%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.10%6.18%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.65%5.47%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.86%7.57%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.91%4.74%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.36%1.97%1.85%
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 RACE
 Atlanta, GAHuntsville, ALUnited States
 White36.41%59.00%62.77%
 Black52.39%30.10%12.24%
 Asian3.76%2.34%4.95%
 Native American0.12%0.36%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.08%0.16%
 Other0.17%0.14%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.56%2.29%2.13%
 Hispanic5.56%5.70%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.44%94.30%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Atlanta, GAHuntsville, ALUnited States
 Households181,68176,959116,211,000
 Family Households78,69144,77476,958,100
 Non Family Households102,99032,18539,253,000
 Household Size2.252.312.63
 Married Population29.72%45.48%50.58%
 Single Population70.28%54.52%49.42%
 Now Married27.36%43.21%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%2.27%2.17%
 Never Married53.71%34.69%32.55%
 Widowed5.52%6.10%5.95%
 Divorced11.05%13.73%10.92%
 Married, w/children23.08%26.29%31.68%
 Married, no children33.50%41.81%41.44%
 Single, w/children26.72%19.77%16.94%
 Single, no children16.70%12.14%9.95%
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