Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 119,980 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.7%
 
Males: 57,268  (47.7%)
Females: 62,712  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  26.1 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30601, 30602, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30609, 30622, 30646.

Athens-Clarke County Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,406 (it was $28,118 in 2000)
Athens-Clarke County:

$31,406
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,545 (it was $17,103 in 2000)

Athens-Clarke County income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $141,800 (it was $103,000 in 2000)
Athens-Clarke County:

$141,800
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $763.

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  • Races in Athens-Clarke County, GA (2013)

    Athens-Clarke County races chart
    • 67,20256.6%White alone
    • 31,25026.3%Black alone
    • 12,63210.6%Hispanic
    • 5,0784.3%Asian alone
    • 2,1711.8%Two or more races
    • 1950.2%American Indian alone
    • 1770.1%Other race alone
    • 60.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Athens-Clarke County detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Athens-Clarke County: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.8%), United States (8.8%), English (8.3%), Irish (7.7%), Scottish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 117.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,019 people per square mile   (low).

Athens-Clarke County,GA real estate house value index trend

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Athens-Clarke County:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Athens-Clarke County :

  • Never married: 55.3%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

12,351 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

This city:

10.3%
Georgia:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,498 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,268 (1.0%)

Athens-Clarke County satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (60.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (593.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Athens, GA (0.7 miles ), Winterville, GA (2.4 miles ), Hull, GA (2.5 miles) , Watkinsville, GA (2.6 miles ), Bogart, GA (2.9 miles ), Bishop, GA (3.2 miles) , Arnoldsville, GA (3.2 miles ), North High Shoals, GA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 318 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 1998: 537 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 1999: 416 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2000: 531 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2001: 541 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2002: 750 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2003: 817 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2004: 1137 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2005: 772 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2006: 463 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2007: 472 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2008: 204 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2009: 90 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2010: 94 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2011: 84 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2012: 185 buildings, average cost: $157,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.96 N, Longitude: 83.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,308 (+13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 39,724 (73.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Athens-Clarke County household income distribution Athens-Clarke County home values distribution

Crime rates in Athens-Clarke County by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 87955572105652
per 100,000 7.86.78.64.84.74.76.21.88.74.45.14.31.7
Rapes 26535249415338544229304837
per 100,000 25.350.549.847.038.849.733.547.436.725.725.640.930.8
Robberies 156158139166135125142204155110132158125
per 100,000 151.7150.5133.3159.1127.7117.2125.2179.0135.397.5112.7134.5104.1
Assaults 261223187247176190248275265227249244240
per 100,000 253.8212.4179.3236.7166.5178.1218.7241.3231.4201.2212.6207.7199.8
Burglaries 1,0691,0421,0761,1991,0471,1161,3061,7061,9171,3341,3591,149967
per 100,000 1,039.4992.31,031.51,148.9990.31,045.91,151.81,497.11,673.71,182.11,160.4978.2805.0
Thefts 4,9564,7794,6124,4324,1854,1543,8364,3743,4533,2993,2733,2102,912
per 100,000 4,819.04,551.14,421.34,246.83,958.33,893.23,383.03,838.53,014.72,923.32,794.72,732.92,424.2
Auto thefts 379431396358361364351365274298241242195
per 100,000 368.5410.4379.6343.0341.4341.1309.6320.3239.2264.1205.8206.0162.3
Arson 35353042302136262115232018
per 100,000 34.033.328.840.228.419.731.722.818.313.319.617.015.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 409.8408.4395.7402.9352.2360.9346.6410.1374.7306.8303.7304.5254.7

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Crime rate in Athens-Clarke County detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 298 (235 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13,524 (+15.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Athens-Clarke County: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Athens-Clarke County-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Athens-Clarke County city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.3 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Athens-Clarke County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from Athens-Clarke County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 131.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 200.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.6 miles away from Athens-Clarke County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 226.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Athens-Clarke County topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Athens-Clarke County:

  • ATHENS REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ABC HOME HLTH OF ATHENS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ATHENS KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • ATHENS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ATHENS, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Athens-Clarke County:

  • University of Georgia (about 1 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 4 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 34 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Brenau University (about 35 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 36 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 40 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Piedmont College (about 44 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • HIGH SCHOOLS Clarke Central High School: 350 South Milledge Avenue Cedar Shoals High School: 1300 Cedar Shoals Drive Clarke County Alternative Education Program: H.T. Edwards Teaching and Learning Center, 440 Dearing Extension Classic City High School: A Performance Learning Center: 240 Mitchell Bridge Road added by TH
Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.0. This is about average.

City:

73.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.37
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.0%
(32.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 47.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.2% for American Indian residents, 54.0% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Athens-Clarke County in 2010:

  • 8,045 people in college/university student housing
  • 431 people in state prisons
  • 348 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 157 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 98 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 74 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Athens-Clarke County in 2000:

  • 6,594 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 583 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 528 people in nursing homes
  • 145 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 97 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 67 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other group homes

Athens-Clarke County compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Georgia average:

12.6

Athens-Clarke County travel time to work - commute Athens-Clarke County mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Athens-Clarke County (based on Clarke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,82456
Mainline Protestant13,40520
Catholic8,4751
Black Protestant3,84710
Other3,26617
Orthodox--
None72,897-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Clarke County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Clarke County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Clarke County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

25.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.2%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 77$332,951$51,8885$5,784
Other Government Administration 63$276,422$52,6527$3,686
Judicial and Legal 105$452,011$51,65824$30,158
Police Protection - Officers 231$943,387$49,0070$0
Police - Other 65$219,860$40,59040$19,209
Firefighters 187$743,580$47,7160$0
Fire - Other 4$14,996$44,9880$0
Correction 215$789,420$44,0611$1,450
Streets and Highways 95$334,081$42,2002$1,051
Airports 6$25,116$50,2327$5,224
Solid Waste Management 62$192,172$37,1953$6,157
Sewerage 26$81,560$37,6430$0
Parks and Recreation 110$408,110$44,52186$77,415
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$39,039$52,0520$0
Water Supply 146$483,714$39,7571$2,476
Transit 60$188,124$37,62520$25,635
Local Libraries 50$143,503$34,44167$36,973
Totals for Government 1,511$5,668,046$45,014263$215,218

Athens-Clarke County government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,735,000 ($56.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,776,000 ($31.47)
    Corrections - Other: $2,992,000 ($24.94)
    General: $2,757,000 ($22.98)
    Sewerage: $2,707,000 ($22.56)
    Fire Protection: $2,602,000 ($21.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,313,000 ($10.94)
    General Public Buildings: $1,023,000 ($8.53)
    Water Utilities: $842,000 ($7.02)
    Police Protection: $604,000 ($5.03)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $19,670,000 ($163.94)
    Water Utilities: $10,370,000 ($86.43)
    General - Other: $10,277,000 ($85.66)
    Central Staff Services: $9,679,000 ($80.67)
    Fire Protection: $9,024,000 ($75.21)
    Corrections - Other: $8,404,000 ($70.05)
    Sewerage: $8,371,000 ($69.77)
    Health Services - Other: $7,879,000 ($65.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,027,000 ($58.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,718,000 ($47.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,219,000 ($43.50)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,188,000 ($34.91)
    Regular Highways: $4,049,000 ($33.75)
    Financial Administration: $3,660,000 ($30.51)
    General Public Buildings: $2,990,000 ($24.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,335,000 ($19.46)
    Libraries: $1,317,000 ($10.98)
    Air Transportation: $1,114,000 ($9.28)
    Parking Facilities: $779,000 ($6.49)
    Welfare - Other: $479,000 ($3.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $403,000 ($3.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,858,000 ($15.49)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $80,000 ($0.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,594,000 ($21.62)
    Police Protection: $1,298,000 ($10.82)
    Central Staff: $1,190,000 ($9.92)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $752,000 ($6.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $493,000 ($4.11)
    General Public Building: $393,000 ($3.28)
    Regular Highways: $130,000 ($1.08)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($0.34)
    Housing & Community Development: $34,000 ($0.28)
    Judicial: $31,000 ($0.26)
    Corrections - Other: $10,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,343,000 ($461.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,938,000 ($16.15)

Athens-Clarke County government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,935,000 ($16.13)
  • Charges - All Other: $11,786,000 ($98.23)
    Sewerage: $10,196,000 ($84.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,300,000 ($44.17)
    Parking Facilities: $1,039,000 ($8.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $764,000 ($6.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,222,000 ($26.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,906,000 ($15.89)
    Highways: $1,598,000 ($13.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,554,000 ($154.64)
    General Support: $17,643,000 ($147.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,667,000 ($138.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,513,000 ($54.28)
    Rents: $602,000 ($5.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,294,000 ($127.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $6,778,000 ($56.49)
    All Other: $3,717,000 ($30.98)
    Highways: $288,000 ($2.40)
  • Tax - Property: $34,615,000 ($288.51)
    Public Utilities: $6,518,000 ($54.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,662,000 ($47.19)
    NEC: $3,501,000 ($29.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,575,000 ($21.46)

Athens-Clarke County government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $42,100,000 ($350.89)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,720,000 ($56.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($1.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $38,695,000 ($322.51)
    Other, NEC: $4,995,000 ($41.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,405,000 ($28.38)
    Other, NEC: $1,605,000 ($13.38)

Athens-Clarke County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $161,443,000 ($1345.58)

11.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.09%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($156 average AGI)
Clarke County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oconee County, GA  0.75% ($30,443 average AGI)
from Madison County, GA  0.71% ($22,730)
from Fulton County, GA  0.55% ($35,477)


12.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.26%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Clarke County:

0.11%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oconee County, GA  0.79% ($48,389 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.77% ($26,473)
to Madison County, GA  0.73% ($27,540)

Strongest AM radio stations in Athens-Clarke County:

  • WGAU (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WXAG (1470 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: MECCA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Athens-Clarke County:

  • WUOG (90.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA)
  • W250AC (97.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W203BK (88.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WUGA (91.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Athens-Clarke County:

  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Athens-Clarke County fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED347$137,549580$146,4201,767$162,86594$75,95223$1,521,391692$134,05831$52,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$158,00736$178,607111$145,6475$16,0700$017$92,0261$119,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED45$121,89255$141,871470$158,63444$45,1611$1,500,00067$129,00414$59,449
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN55$134,24171$143,651372$148,34018$43,1030$066$111,6983$75,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$121,6054$116,75062$157,4763$140,0000$03$74,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 29 tracts in Athens Clarke County, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED62$154,52281$187,62610$125,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$166,00019$152,2013$115,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$132,3338$163,7501$126,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$174,7502$155,5001$94,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$150,0000$01$109,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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