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Atlanta, Georgia
Charlotte, North Carolina
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Atlanta is 28% more densely populated than Charlotte.
People are 53.6% more likely to be married in Charlotte.
The Median Age is 0.3 years younger in Atlanta.

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PEOPLE
 Atlanta, GACharlotte, NCUnited States
 Population463,878827,097321,418,820
 Population - 2010413,462705,896308,745,538
 Population - 2000416,474540,828285,036,114
 Population - 1990394,017395,934251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.73%108.90%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.38%52.93%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,4852,72691
 Land Area1333033,531,905
 Water Area12264,837
 Median Age33.333.637.4
 Female Population50.54%52.05%50.81%
 Male Population49.46%47.95%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Atlanta, GACharlotte, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.35%7.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.07%7.24%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.90%6.46%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.49%3.81%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.51%4.06%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.10%5.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.73%17.43%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.66%15.47%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.30%13.25%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.10%5.57%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.65%4.44%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.86%5.16%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.91%2.70%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.36%1.14%1.85%
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 RACE
 Atlanta, GACharlotte, NCUnited States
 White36.41%43.90%62.77%
 Black52.39%34.42%12.24%
 Asian3.76%5.52%4.95%
 Native American0.12%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.06%0.16%
 Other0.17%0.19%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.56%2.24%2.13%
 Hispanic5.56%13.43%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.44%86.57%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Atlanta, GACharlotte, NCUnited States
 Households181,681298,815116,211,000
 Family Households78,691181,09476,958,100
 Non Family Households102,990117,72139,253,000
 Household Size2.252.552.63
 Married Population29.72%45.64%50.58%
 Single Population70.28%54.36%49.42%
 Now Married27.36%42.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%3.05%2.17%
 Never Married53.71%39.52%32.55%
 Widowed5.52%4.49%5.95%
 Divorced11.05%10.35%10.92%
 Married, w/children23.08%32.12%31.68%
 Married, no children33.50%33.92%41.44%
 Single, w/children26.72%22.73%16.94%
 Single, no children16.70%11.22%9.95%

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