Atlanta, GA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Atlanta, Georgia Info Snack

Population
488,800
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
20.8%
Median Home
$290,400
Median Income
$59,948
Median Rent
$1,153

Atlanta SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Atlanta, GA Crime Report

26,905
Total Crimes
5,423.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
118.97%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Atlanta
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 26,905 5,423.2 2,716.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 3,814 768.8 340.7 366.7
Murder 88 17.7 6.2 5.0
Robbery 1,099 221.5 75.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,382 480.1 232.0 250.2
Property Crime 23,091 4,654.4 2,375.8 2,109.9
Burglary 3,082 621.2 372.1 340.5
Larceny 16,701 3,366.4 1,779.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 3,308 666.8 223.9 219.9

Atlanta, GA Cost Of Living

108
Atlanta's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Atlanta Georgia National Average
Overall 108 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 116 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100

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Population over time in Atlanta

Year Population % Change
2019 488,800 1.9%
2018 479,655 3.1%
2017 465,230 1.9%
2016 456,378 1.7%
2015 448,901 1.9%
2014 440,641 1.9%
2013 432,589 1.6%
2012 425,931 1.6%
2011 419,250 1.4%
2010 413,462 -

Race / Ethnicity in Atlanta

White
38.3% (187,276)
African American
50.5% (246,810)
American Indian
0.1% (728)
Asian
4.4% (21,536)
Hawaiian
0.0% (90)
Other
0.2% (1,080)
Two Or More
2.1% (10,132)
Hispanic
4.3% (21,148)
Race Atlanta GA USA
White 38.3% 52.7% 60.7%
African American 50.5% 31.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.4% 3.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.3% 9.5% 18.0%

Gender in Atlanta

Female
51.5% (251,608)
Male
48.5% (237,191)
Gender Atlanta GA USA
Female 51.5% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Atlanta for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (14,664)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (34,216)
High School / GED
19.0% (92,872)
Some College
15.0% (73,320)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (24,440)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (141,752)
Master's Degree
15.0% (73,320)
Professional Degree
5.0% (24,440)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (9,776)
Education Atlanta GA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Atlanta, Georgia

Less than $10,000
9.9% (4,817,629)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.5% (2,704,850)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.6% (4,684,188)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.0% (3,905,109)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (5,176,237)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (7,227,155)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.3% (5,056,543)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.8% (6,276,238)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.1% (2,981,687)
$200,000 or more
12.4% (6,050,360)
Income Atlanta GA USA
Less than $10,000 9.9% 6.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 4.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.6% 9.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.0% 9.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 12.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.3% 12.6% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.8% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.1% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 12.4% 6.5% 7.7%

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