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Retire To Athens, GA
City Report

Athens, Georgia is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. 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 2013 (est.)
Athens-Clarke County Metro Area blank blank blank 192,541
Athens na 100,266 115,452 119,980



Athens
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2015 .$178,8238.6%
Dec $212,962 . .
Nov $177,267 . .
Oct $177,404 . .
Sep $167,795 . .
Aug $199,720 . .
Jul $212,147 . .
Jun $174,033 . .
May $168,813 . .
Apr $172,224 . .
Mar $162,088 . .
Feb $163,094 . .
Jan $163,441 . .
2014 .$164,668-4.5%
2013 .$172,36111.9%
2012 .$154,060-3.2%
2011 . $159,075 -6.8%
2010 . $170,730 -6.2%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2015)
. Athens GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $178,823 $361,000
Nearest Big City Atlanta na
Home Sales Price in Atlanta $179,000 $281,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 80% of Atlanta home prices 128%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2015)
. Athens GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $178,823 $361,000
Monthly Rent $1,007 $1,336
Price/Rent Index 11.9 times the annual rent 18.1



Athens
Cost of Living (2015-16)
79% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Athens Taxes
(2016)
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 7.0% -- 21* 6.9% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 108 days 31* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Athens Building Permits
(single family homes)
2014 116
2013 143
2012 201
2011 84
2010 42



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