Athens (zip 30602), Georgia 

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Population

2,669

+10.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

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Best Places to Live in Athens (zip 30602), Georgia

College town - Northeast Georgia, about 70 miles east of Atlanta. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 30602 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Athens, 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: Clarke County
Metro Area: Athens-Clarke County Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Athens
Zip Codes: Athens (zip 30602)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 802 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Athens (zip 30602) is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens (zip 30602) jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens (zip 30602)'s cost of living is 13.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Athens (zip 30602)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Clarke county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Athens (zip 30602)'s population is 2,669 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Athens (zip 30602) is Real Estate: $173,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.8%.

SCHOOLS
Athens (zip 30602) public schools spend $13,470 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Athens (zip 30602). More Education



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It's a good time to buy in Athens. Home Appreciation is up 9.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Athens is $173,900.

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