Athens

80
Exceptionally Livable

Athens

  • Athens is ranked #69 in Georgia
  • Athens is ranked #3,069 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Livability Score Comparison
80Athens
71Georgia
70USA

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Compare Athens, GA Livability To Other Cities

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Grayson, GA85342,665
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Loganville, GA8231.210,711
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Maysville, GA8223.62,079
Braselton, GA81258,212
Hoschton, GA8124.51,642
Winterville, GA815.21,019
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good for college students

Attractions8/10
Community7/10
Nightlife8/10
Dining8/10
Shopping7/10
It might sound wierd, but I moved to Athens, GA after I graduated from college. I moved there from Fairfield, Iowa and so Georgia sounded really cool, plus, my best friend had a great house out there (he was there to attend UGA). I had a degree in graphic design and I couldn't find work anywhere. I did a few temp jobs here and there and I ended …
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Rezn8Posted on Jun 09, 2014
Social Life and Work Life in Athens, GA

Attractions6/10
Community7/10
Nightlife8/10
Dining7/10
Shopping7/10
Athens, Georgia is a good place to live if you enjoy the small city life. It doesn't have the noise, traffic or increased cost of living of a large city, so that's definitely a plus. Athens is a college city littered with college students. If you're young, then you'll find plenty of people to hang out with. The downtown Athens area has many restaurants, bars and clubs. Most of …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Jun 24, 2010

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Retirement We are planning to sell our house in Lawrenceville, GA because we are now empty nesters and need to downsize. Our house is already on the market. We enjoy cities that are cultural and want to get out of Atlanta Metro traffic. How is Athens for retirement? Pros and cons? …
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silverknitsPosted on Aug 24, 2015
Source: The Athens, GA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.