Atlanta, GA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Atlanta?

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There are 494,838 residents in Atlanta, with a median age of 33.6. Of this, 49.39% are males and 50.61% are females. US-born citizens make up 90.02% of the resident pool in Atlanta, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.55%. Additionally, 4.44% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 390,727 people in Atlanta currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 494,838 0.5%
Male Population 244,396 1.4%
Female Population 250,442 -0.3%
Male population 49.39%
Female population 50.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.6 0.6%
Citizen US Born 445,439 0.5%
Citizen not US Born 27,452 3.4%
Not Citizen 21,947 -1.6%
Citizen US Born 90.02%
Citizen not US Born 5.55%
Not Citizen 4.44%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 3,235 -18.0%
Moved from Same County 42,187 -8.7%
Moved from Same State 29,724 -3.5%
Moved from Different State 23,826 5.3%
Same House as Last Year 390,727 1.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.66%
Moved from Same County 8.61%
Moved from Same State 6.07%
Moved from Different State 4.87%
Same House as Last Year 79.79%

What are the employment statistics in Atlanta?

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White-collar workers make up 89.75% of the working population in Atlanta, while blue-collar employees account for 10.25%. There are also 29,178 entrepreneurs in Atlanta (11.05% of the workforce); 179,213 workers employed in private companies (67.87%); and 33,527 people working in governmental institutions (12.7%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 236,962 2.3%
Blue Collar 27,077 3.2%
White Collar 89.75%
Blue Collar 10.25%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 29,178 2.1%
Private Companies 179,213 2.9%
Governmental Workers 33,527 -0.4%
Not for Profit Companies 22,121 2.6%
Self Employees 11.05%
Private Companies 67.87%
Governmental Workers 12.7%
Not for Profit Companies 8.38%

How many households are there in Atlanta?

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There are a total of 227,388 households in Atlanta, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 40.94% of these Atlanta households, while non-family units account for the remaining 59.06%. Additionally, 18.79% of households have children and 81.21% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 227,388 2.8%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.5%
Family Households 93,091 0.5%
Non-family Households 134,297 4.5%
Family Households 40.94%
Non-family Households 59.06%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 42,723 0.0%
Households without Children 184,665 3.5%
Households with Children 18.79%
Households without Children 81.21%

What are the median and average incomes in Atlanta?

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The average annual household income in Atlanta is $128,965, while the median household income sits at $77,655 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $91,475, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $85,770. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $38,813 and $42,369, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $128,965 9.2%
Median Household Income $77,655 12.3%
People below Poverty Level 81,188 -2.7%
People above Poverty Level 377,196 2.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Atlanta?

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There are 255,220 housing units in Atlanta, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1985. Of the 227,388 occupied housing units in Atlanta, 45.66% are owner-occupied, while 54.34% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 70.94% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $419,500. In general, housing costs reach $1,589 per month in Atlanta.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 255,220 1.2%
Median Year Built 1985 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 30,486 -0.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 14,060 -1.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 25,328 -5.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 26,712 -4.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 20,133 3.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 20,431 7.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 25,247 -2.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 53,264 -3.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 36,856 15.4%
Built in 2020 or Later 2,703 141.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 227,388 2.8%
Owner Occupied 103,831 3.9%
Renter Occupied 123,557 1.9%
Owner Occupied 45.66%
Renter Occupied 54.34%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 73,662 5.1%
Without Mortgage 30,169 0.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $419,500 13.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $325,400 20.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,589 11.0%
With Mortgage 70.94%
Without Mortgage 29.06%

What is the level of education in Atlanta?

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Approximately 23.01% of the population in Atlanta holds a high school degree (that's 94,273 residents), while 18.49% have attained a college certificate (64,006 locals) and 30.24% have a bachelor's degree (123,931 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 8,291 -3.9%
Some High School 94,273 -1.7%
Some College 64,006 -0.8%
Associate Degree 19,980 0.0%
Bachelor's Degree 123,931 3.8%
Graduate Degree 87,554 5.6%
No High School 2.02%
Some High School 23.01%
Some College 18.49%
Associate Degree 4.88%
Bachelor's Degree 30.24%
Graduate Degree 21.37%

What is the marital status of Atlanta residents?

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A total of 232,043 people in Atlanta have never been married (which represents 55% of the total population), while 129,188 of them are wedded (30.62%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 7,163 (1.7%) and 43,363 (10.28%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 232,043 0.6%
Married 129,188 0.2%
Separated 7,163 -4.8%
Widowed 17,337 2.9%
Divorced 43,363 2.5%
Never Married 55%
Married 30.62%
Separated 1.7%
Widowed 4.11%
Divorced 10.28%

What are the most common means of transportation in Atlanta?

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The top three means of transportation people in Atlanta use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 160,191 residents commute by car, 10,768 prefer going to work by walking and 10,572 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 160,191 -2.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 10,572 -12.9%
Subway or Elevated 7,764 N/A
Railroad 468 89.5%
Bicycle 2,074 -18.5%
Motorcycle 108 -66.2%
TaxiCab 1,614 1.9%
Walk 10,768 -4.3%

What is the median and average household income in Atlanta by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
30303 5,974 1,148 $0.00 $54,478.00
30305 26,565 14,504 $103,982.00 $199,640.00
30306 24,493 11,911 $120,679.00 $195,439.00
30307 21,266 9,574 $140,417.00 $190,023.00
30308 23,377 14,581 $78,429.00 $106,642.00
30309 29,600 18,020 $110,303.00 $160,806.00
30310 25,847 11,823 $45,641.00 $66,507.00
30311 32,935 14,984 $46,988.00 $72,973.00
30312 26,263 14,120 $70,540.00 $107,220.00
30313 12,119 3,466 $64,514.00 $92,380.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 30303 30305 30306 30307 30308 30309 30310 30311 30312 30313 30314 30315 30316 30317 30318 30319 30322 30324 30326 30327 30328 30329 30331 30332 30334 30336 30337 30338 30339 30340 30341 30342 30344 30345 30346 30349 30350 30354 30360 30363

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