Demographics

Demographics are taken from 2010 Census statistics, unless otherwise noted.
Demographic Estimate
Population 126,000 (2018 estimate)
University of Georgia Enrollment (Fall 2019) 37,311 (Fall 2019)
Median Age 27.6 years old
Gender 48% male / 52% female (2018)
High school graduates (age 25 and up) 87%
Bachelor's degree (age 25 and up) 42.7%
Poverty (all ages) 31.6% (individuals)
Median household income  $36,637
Unemployment (GA Department of Labor, November 2019) 2.6%
   
Racial Makeup  
White 66.0% (2018 estimate)
Black 29.2% (2018 estimate)
Hispanic or Latino 10.8% (may be any race - 2018 estimate) 
Asian 4.9% (2018 estimate)
Other 2.6% (2018 estimate)
Athens-Clarke County is the 19th most populous of Georgia's 159 counties and 5th most populous of Georgia's 535 cities (2010).