Cities & States

Fulton County
Population: 983,903
Gwinnett County
Population: 859,234
Cobb County
Population: 719,133
DeKalb County
Population: 716,331
Chatham County
Population: 279,290
Clayton County
Population: 267,234
Cherokee County
Population: 225,944
Henry County
Population: 211,512
Richmond County
Population: 201,291
Muscogee County
Population: 200,285


State of Georgia Demographics

Located in the southeastern region of the United States, Georgia stakes claim to the busiest airport in the world: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Atlanta, Georgia’s largest city, is also the largest contributor to the state’s economy.

Based on 2013 statistics, the government and government enterprise sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by retail trade; health care and social assistance; administrative and waste services; and accommodation and food services, respectively. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

The latest employment scorecard for the State of Georgia for August 2016 to August 2017 is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Georgia’s labor force grew at a healthy 2.32 percent year over year pace. Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent, and its labor force increased 0.6 percent to a good 63.1 percent. You can view what jobs are available in Georgia, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page.

Georgia Demographics

View more Georgia demographics, largest cities and counties, news sources, investor relations sites, and a directory to the individual page for each city and county in the State of Georgia below. More employment information for the State of Georgia and each of the state’s metropolitan areas in our Employment Database. This database includes 10-years rolling data on the unemployment rate and total labor force for all 50 states, the United States, and every metropolitan area in the country, including comparative analysis relating metropolitan areas to their main state and the nation.

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
16.55% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Georgia

Directory of Counties in Georgia

Georgia Unemployment Data
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