Athens-Clarke County Metro Area, Georgia 

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Population

202,780

+7.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$41,624

Median Home Price

$193,655

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Best Places to Live in Athens-Clarke County Metro Area, Georgia

College town - Northeast Georgia, about 70 miles east of Atlanta. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the Athens-Clarke County metro area, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Athens-Clarke County, GA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Nightlife
Educated population
Cons
Home prices
Property crime
Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Athens-Clarke County Metro Area

Athens is a clean, attractive and progressive town with a distinct southern flair. The local University of Georgia is the centerpiece of the area’s economy. Athens is noted as a center for pop music—REM and the B-52’s are from here—and the entertainment scene includes plenty of live music. Other arts and cultural amenities emanate from the university. The area has some interesting architecture and building projects, including a 10-year old Victorian-look “Classic Center” used as a convention center and concert hall, funded by tax initiatives.


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Country: United States
State: Georgia
County:
Metro Area: Athens-Clarke County Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Athens-Clarke County, Watkinsville, 16 total
Zip Codes: 30606, 30605, 30601, 30677, 30607, 30622, 30633, 30628, 30683, 30646, 19 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 802 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Athens-Clarke County Metro Area is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens-Clarke County Metro Area jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens-Clarke County Metro Area's cost of living is 9.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Athens-Clarke County Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Athens metro area voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2016. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Athens-Clarke County Metro Area's population is 202,780 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Athens-Clarke County Metro Area is Real Estate: $193,655. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.6%.

SCHOOLS
Athens-Clarke County Metro Area public schools spend $11,901 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Athens-Clarke County Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Athens-Clarke County

It's a good time to buy in Athens-Clarke County. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Athens-Clarke County is $193,655.

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MAPS OF ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY METRO AREA, GEORGIA
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ZIP CODES IN ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY METRO AREA, GEORGIA
30606, 30605, 30601, 30677, 30607, 30622, 30633, 30628, 30683, 30646, 19 total

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