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Athens, GA
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Athens, Georgia is one of the great places in the U.S. to live or retire. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Athens, Georgia
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Athens, Georgia


Athens Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Athens-Clarke County Metro Area blank blank blank 205,290
Athens na 100,266 115,452 123,371



Athens
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2018 .$212,3398.9%
Sep $239,082 . .
Aug $213,482 . .
Jul $229,618 . .
Jun $250,078 . .
May $207,011 . .
Apr $199,190 . .
Mar $183,165 . .
Feb $229,324 . .
Jan $199,553 . .
2017 .$194,9665.6%
2016 .$184,6053.2%
2015 .$178,8238.6%
2014 .$164,668-4.5%
2013 . $172,361 11.9%
2012 . $154,060 -3.2%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2018)
. Athens GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $212,339 $419,000
Nearest Big City Atlanta na
Home Sales Price in Atlanta $224,000 $340,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 77% of Atlanta home prices 101%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2018)
. Athens GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $212,339 $419,000
Monthly Rent $1,054 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 13.5 times the annual rent 19.0



Athens
Cost of Living (2018)
76% GPTR 99 City Average
109%



Athens Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.2% -- 31* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 99 days 8* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



Athens Building Permits
(single family homes)
Athens-Clarke County
2016 115
2015 89
2014 116
2013 143
2012 201
2011 84
2010 42



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