Demographics

County Demographics
Demographics are taken from 2010 Census statistics, unless otherwise noted.
Demographic Estimate
Population 120,938  (2014 estimate)
University of Georgia Enrollment (Spring 2016) 34,895 (Spring 2016)
Median Age 26.2 years old
Gender 47.5% male, 52.5% female
High school graduates (age 25 and up) 85.1%
Bachelor's degree (age 25 and up) 39.5%
Poverty (all ages) 36.7% (individuals)
Median household income  $33,060
Unemployment (GA Department of Labor, November 2015) 5.1%
   
Racial Makeup  
White 56.0%
Black 27.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.8%
Asian 4.4%
Other 1.1%
Athens-Clarke County is the 19th most populous of Georgia's 159 counties. Between April 2000 and July 2008, the population increased 18.3%.