Athens (zip 30609), Georgia 

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Population

2,269

+12.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Age

18.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.6 / 6.9

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Athens (zip 30609), Georgia

College town - Northeast Georgia, about 70 miles east of Atlanta. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 30609 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Athens (zip 30609)
Cost of Living: -13.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 802 ft above sea level

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Athens, Ga Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Athens (zip 30609) is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens (zip 30609) jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens (zip 30609)'s cost of living is 13.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Athens (zip 30609)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 30609 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Clarke county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 70.1% to 28.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Athens (zip 30609)'s population is 2,269 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.2%. 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 30609) is Real Estate: $214,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.4%.

SCHOOLS
Athens (zip 30609) 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 30609). More Education



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Housing Market in Athens

It's a good time to buy in Athens. Home Appreciation is up 14.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Athens is $214,000.
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