StatisticAtlantaGeorgiaNational
Population456,37810,617,423328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,42018791
Median age33.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%45%43%
Speak English90%86%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Atlanta is 1729% higher than Georgia
  • The median age in Atlanta is 7% lower than Georgia
  • In Atlanta 40.05% of the population is White
  • In Atlanta 52.37% of the population is Black
  • In Atlanta 4.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Atlanta, GA Demographics

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      Atlanta population breakdown by race

      RaceAtlantaGeorgiaNational
      White40.05%59.80%73.35%
      Black52.37%31.17%12.63%
      Asian4.00%3.70%5.22%
      American Indian0.29%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race2.20%2.20%3.06%
      Other race1.05%2.79%4.75%
      In Atlanta, 4.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Atlanta age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Atlanta, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).