Athens Information

Athens Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Athens, GA

General Athens Information

State: Georgia

County: Clarke County

Close cities: Statham, GA, Athens, GA, Bogart, GA, Athens-Clarke County (balance), GA, Nicholson, GA

Athens Population (census data)
Total 85,576
Male 41,446 (48.4%)
Female 44,130 (51.6%)

Population Density: 1,328 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 88.9 (US Avg is 100)

Athens Elevation: 758 feet above sea level

Land Area: 64.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,976

Zip Codes: 30607, 30609, 30606, 30605, 30612, 30608, 30603, 30604, 30601, and 30602.

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Athens Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (66.5%)
  • American Indian (25.2%)
  • Black (25.2%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:

Local Athens Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks,
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia

Athens School Information

High Schools
Cedar Shoals High School (1300 Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens, GA, 30605 - Clarke County District)
Clarke Central High School (350 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA, 30605 - Clarke County District)
Middle Schools
Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School (1600 Tallassee Road, Athens, GA, 30606 - Clarke County District)
Clarke Middle School (1235 Baxter Street, Athens, GA, 30606 - Clarke County District)
Coile Middle School (110 Old Elberton Road, Athens, GA, 30601 - Clarke County District)
Hilsman Middle School (870 Gaines School Road, Athens, GA, 30605 - Clarke County District)
Elementary Schools
Barnett Shoals Elementary School (3220 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA, 30605 - Clarke County District)
Barrow Elementary School (100 Pinecrest Drive, Athens, GA, 30605 - Clarke County District)
Chase Street Elementary School (757 North Chase Street, Athens, GA, 30601 - Clarke County District)
Fourth Street Elementary School (715 Fourth Street, Athens, GA, 30601 - Clarke County District)
Fowler Drive Elementary School (400 Fowler Drive, Athens, GA, 30601 - Clarke County District)
New Alps Road Elementary School (200 Alps Road, Athens, GA, 30606 - Clarke County District)
New Gaines Elementary School (280 Gaines School Road, Athens, GA, 30605 - Clarke County District)
Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School (1150 Oglethorpe Avenue, Athens, GA, 30606 - Clarke County District)
South Jackson Elementary School (8144 Jefferson Road, Athens, GA, 30607 - Jackson County District)
Timothy Elementary School (1900 Timothy Road, Athens, GA, 30606 - Clarke County District)
Whit Davis Road Elementary School (1450 Whit Davis Road, Athens, GA, 30605 - Clarke County District)
Whitehead Road Elementary School (500 Whitehead Road, Athens, GA, 30606 - Clarke County District)
Other/Private Schools
Classic City Performance Learning Center (280 Mitchell Bridge Road, Athens, GA, 30606 - Clarke County District)

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