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Atlanta, GA vs San Diego, CA

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- San Diego is 0% more densely populated than Atlanta.
- People are 50.9% more likely to be married in San Diego.
- The Median Age is 2.0 years older in San Diego.
 Atlanta, GASan Diego, CAUnited States
 Female Population51.1%49.0%50.5%
 Male Population49.0%51.0%49.5%
 Median Age33.435.438.4
 Population - 2010429,4141,305,632309,327,143
 Population - 2000416,4741,223,400285,036,114
 Population - 1990394,0171,110,549251,960,433
 Pop. 2000 to Now23.1%16.3%15.6%
 Pop. 1990 to Now30.1%28.1%30.8%
 Population Density3,630.34,255.093.4
 Land Area135.6325.63,531,905.4
 Water Area1.046.8264,836.8
 Est. Total Population By Age
 Atlanta, GASan Diego, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.3%5.6%5.9%
 Age 5 to 95.2%5.4%6.1%
 Age 10 to 144.3%5.5%6.6%
 Age 15 to 172.5%3.1%3.9%
 Age 18 to 206.2%4.4%4.0%
 Age 21 to 247.6%6.3%5.2%
 Age 25 to 3421.6%19.0%13.8%
 Age 35 to 4414.2%14.3%12.9%
 Age 45 to 5411.4%12.2%12.6%
 Age 55 to 595.1%5.7%6.7%
 Age 60 to 645.0%5.2%6.3%
 Age 65 to 747.0%8.0%9.6%
 Age 75 to 843.2%3.7%4.5%
 Age 85 and over1.4%1.6%1.9%
 Atlanta, GASan Diego, CAUnited States
 Native American0.2%0.2%0.6%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.0%0.4%0.2%
 Two or More Races2.6%4.3%3.2%
 Marriage & Family
 Atlanta, GASan Diego, CAUnited States
 Married Population30.8%46.4%49.8%
     Currently Married29.0%44.8%48.0%
 Married but Separated1.8%1.6%1.8%
 Single Population69.2%53.6%50.2%
 Never Married55.1%40.1%33.8%
 Household Size2.062.642.60
 Family Households92,650304,49980,755,759
     Married couple, w/children21.8%33.2%30.5%
     Married couple, no children37.9%41.9%42.9%
 Non Family Households128,521204,84843,255,233
     Single householder, w/children23.8%13.4%15.8%
     Single householder, no children16.4%11.6%10.8%

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Reviews for Atlanta    316 Reviews
It's really not that bad - 2/1/2023
I've lived just outside of Atlanta for 22 years and have spent a year deep within the hustle and bustle of the city. It's really NOT that bad. The crime really isn't... Read More

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Growing American City with a Bright Future - 8/17/2022
I have spent my life between Chicago and Atlanta and in the end I chose the Atlanta metro area for affordability. People may complain about rising rent prices, but if... Read More

Atlanta is a no no - 11/6/2021
I've been in Atlanta my whole life!!! The traffic here is so bad, the people here are awful, more and more people are moving here, violence is everywhere, the rent... Read More

Reviews for San Diego    318 Reviews
America's finest city? If not, pretty darn close. - 7/10/2022
The only real knock again San Diego is the cost of living, but it is paradise compared to most cities of similar size. Those who complain about the traffic here or say... Read More

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Beautiful Place, Too Crowded and Expensive. - 7/1/2022
I have lived in San Diego since 1968 and I am now almost 62 years old. I love San Diego, I really do. But it has become so crowded and so expensive over the years. It... Read More

Good but unlivable - 12/27/2021
Visited San Diego a few times and loved everything about it. Everything I hate about LA is absent in San Diego. The traffic, the 60k homeless population, the... Read More

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