AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Georgia for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Georgia is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Georgia has a population of 9,714,569 and a population density of 166.9 people per square mile. The capital city is Atlanta and the largest city in Georgia is Atlanta. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.