Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA

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Population

122,292

1.22% growth

Poverty Rate

34.4%


Median Age

27.2


Median Household Income

$34,258

3.94% growth

Number of Employees

57,110

3.35% growth

Median Property Value

$154,800

1.44% growth

About

In 2017, Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA had a population of 122k people with a median age of 27.2 and a median household income of $34,258. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA grew from 120,813 to 122,292, a 1.22% increase and its median household income grew from $32,959 to $34,258, a 3.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.4%), White (Hispanic) (7.92%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.27%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.47%). N/A% of the people in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA speak a non-English language, and 92.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA are University of Georgia (11,197 degrees awarded in 2017), Athens Technical College (2,054 degrees), and Georgia Institute of Cosmetology (132 degrees).

The median property value in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is $154,800, and the homeownership rate is 38%. Most people in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA employs 57.1k people. The largest industries in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA are Educational Services (12,852 people), Accommodation & Food Services (7,858 people), and Retail Trade (6,624 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($213,958), Finance & Insurance ($43,039), and Utilities ($42,750).

Median household income in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is $34,258. Males in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,258

2017 value

± $1,598

3.94%

1 Year Growth

± 5.71%

Households in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA have a median annual income of $34,258, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $32,959 in 2016, which represents a 3.94% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1509

  2. Census Tract 1508

  3. Census Tract 17

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was Census Tract 1509 with a value of $67,548, followed by Census Tract 1508 and Census Tract 17, with respective values of $62,804 and $59,509.

The following map shows all of the places in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

34.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA (38.5k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    21,564 ± 959

  2. Black

    12,653 ± 838

  3. Hispanic

    5,704 ± 513

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

57.1k

2017 Value

± 1,768

3.35%

1 Year growth

± 4.36%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA grew at a rate of 3.35%, from 55.3k employees to 57.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (7,498 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,972 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (5,846 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, by number of employees, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (7,498 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,972 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (5,846 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.7 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2.17 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($61,632), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,450), and Legal Occupations ($60,139).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

57.1k

2017 Value

± 1,768

3.35%

1 Year growth

± 4.36%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA grew at a rate of 3.35%, from 55.3k employees to 57.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, are Educational Services (12,852 people), Accommodation & Food Services (7,858 people), and Retail Trade (6,624 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, though some of these residents may live in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (12,852 people), Accommodation & Food Services (7,858 people), and Retail Trade (6,624 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.43 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.81 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($213,958), Finance & Insurance ($43,039), and Utilities ($42,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.3% of the population of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA has health coverage, with 48.2% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 6.98% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA see 1493 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.68% increase from the previous year (1440 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1834 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 402 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,493 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Clarke County, GA see an average of 1,493 patients per year. This represents a 3.68% increase from the previous year (1,440 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clarke County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.7%

Uninsured

48.2%

Employer Coverage

14.1%

Medicaid

6.98%

Medicare

14.7%

Non-Group

1.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA declined by 4.64% from 15.5% to 14.7%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

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Diversity

Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is home to a population of 122k people, from which 92.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.4% of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA residents were born outside of the country (12.7k people).

In 2017, there were 2.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.6k people) in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.69k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was 27.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12.7k people

10.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12.3k people

As of 2017, 10.4% of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA residents (12.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was 10.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

92.5%

2017 Citizenship

92.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.5% of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    67.6k ± 213

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    33.5k ± 399

  3. White (Hispanic)

    9.69k ± 790

In 2017, there were 2.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.6k people) in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.69k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,411 ± 251

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    823 ± 202

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    552 ± 144

Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA awarded 13,383 degrees. The student population of Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is skewed towards women, with 17,715 male students and 24,721 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA are White (9,454 and 73.5%), followed by Black or African American (1,221 and 9.5%), Asian (901 and 7.01%), and Hispanic or Latino (653 and 5.08%).

The largest universities in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA by number of degrees awarded are University of Georgia (11,197 and 83.7%), Athens Technical College (2,054 and 15.3%), and Georgia Institute of Cosmetology (132 and 0.986%).

The most popular majors in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA are General Finance (585 and 4.37%), General Psychology (492 and 3.68%), and General Business Administration & Management (465 and 3.47%).

The median tuition costs in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $9,552 and $28,126 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 585 degrees awarded

  2. 464 degrees awarded

  3. 445 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was General Finance with 585 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 11,197 degrees awarded

  2. 2,054 degrees awarded

  3. 132 degrees awarded

$9,552

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Georgia with 11,197 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,501

Degrees Awarded to Men

7,882

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 5,501 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA, which is 0.698 times less than the 7,882 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,454 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,221 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    901 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA were to White students. These 9,454 degrees mean that there were 7.74 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,221 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was $154,800 in 2017, which is 0.674 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $152,600 to $154,800, a 1.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is 38%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$154,800

2017 Median

± $4,395

$152,600

2016 Median

± $4,244

In 2017, the median property value in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA grew to to $154,800 from the previous year's value of $152,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$34,258

Median Household Income

± $1,598

45.8k

Number of Households

± 1,402

In 2017, the median household income of the 45.8k households in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA grew to $34,258 from the previous year's value of $32,959.

The following chart displays the households in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

38%

2017 Homeownership

38.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 38% of the housing units in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 38.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.86% of the workforce in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.5%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Public Transit

    4.55%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA was Drove Alone (74.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Public Transit (4.55%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance), GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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