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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Atlanta is 296% less densely populated than Boston.
People are 6.0% more likely to be married in Boston.
The Median Age is 2.0 years older in Atlanta.

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PEOPLE
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Population463,878667,137321,418,820
 Population - 2010413,462602,609308,745,538
 Population - 2000416,474589,141285,036,114
 Population - 1990394,017574,283251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.73%16.17%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.38%13.24%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,48513,79491
 Land Area133483,531,905
 Water Area141264,837
 Median Age33.331.337.4
 Female Population50.54%52.17%50.81%
 Male Population49.46%47.83%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.35%5.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.07%4.36%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.90%4.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.49%2.79%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.51%8.12%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.10%9.40%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.73%22.04%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.66%12.50%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.30%11.33%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.10%5.02%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.65%4.54%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.86%5.59%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.91%3.24%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.36%1.58%1.85%
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 RACE
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 White36.41%46.03%62.77%
 Black52.39%22.69%12.24%
 Asian3.76%9.08%4.95%
 Native American0.12%0.19%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.17%1.31%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.56%2.31%2.13%
 Hispanic5.56%18.37%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.44%81.63%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Households181,681251,212116,211,000
 Family Households78,691119,71876,958,100
 Non Family Households102,990131,49439,253,000
 Household Size2.252.362.63
 Married Population29.72%31.50%50.58%
 Single Population70.28%68.50%49.42%
 Now Married27.36%28.64%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married53.71%56.53%32.55%
 Widowed5.52%4.15%5.95%
 Divorced11.05%7.82%10.92%
 Married, w/children23.08%22.36%31.68%
 Married, no children33.50%33.09%41.44%
 Single, w/children26.72%27.08%16.94%
 Single, no children16.70%17.47%9.95%

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