Demographics

Demographics are taken from 2010 Census statistics, unless otherwise noted.
Demographic Estimate
Population 123,912 (2015 estimate)
University of Georgia Enrollment (Fall 2016) 35,162 (Fall 2016)
Median Age 26.2 years old
Gender 47.5% male / 52.5% female (2015)
High school graduates (age 25 and up) 85.5%
Bachelor's degree (age 25 and up) 39.3%
Poverty (all ages) 37.8% (individuals)
Median household income  $33,060
Unemployment (GA Department of Labor, October 2016) 5.3%
   
Racial Makeup  
White 65.4% (2015 estimate)
Black 27.5% (2015 estimate)
Hispanic or Latino 10.6% (may be any race - 2015 estimate) 
Asian 4.5% (2015 estimate)
Other 1.3% (2015 estimate)
Athens-Clarke County is the 19th most populous of Georgia's 159 counties and 5th most populous of Georgia's 535 cities (2010).

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