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Get accurate, up-to-date research on doing business in Athens, Georgia. We’re here to help you get the facts — whether you’re relocating, expanding, or starting with a new business idea.
Athens, Georgia: 128, 419
Athens MSA (within a 45-min drive time): 484,569
Athens-Clarke County Median Age: 26.6
Athens-Clarke County Diversity Index: 63.0
Athens Citizens with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: 21.6%
Athens-Clarke County Average Household Income: $56,379
Athens-Clarke County Median Individual Income: $35,528
Healthcare provider for Northeast Georgia
Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital: Level II Trauma Care & 350 Beds
St. Mary’s Hospital: Nationally Ranked Orthopedic and Cardiac Programs & 250 Beds
14% of Athens’ labor force is employed in Manufacturing
23 miles from Interstate 85
30 miles from Interstate 20
68 miles from Interstate 75
Sites with rail access are available throughout Athena Industrial Park and Athens-Clarke County.
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL)
79 miles or 1 hr 34 min drive
Athens-Ben Epps Airport (AHN)
Local, newly renovated commercial terminal currently seeking a commercial tenant.
Port of Savannah
206 miles or 3 hr 57 min drive
Georgia Sales Tax: 4%
Local Sales Tax: 4%
Real & Ad Valorem Tax: 1.36% of FMV
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All data provided by ESRI Q2 2018, Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, and Google Maps.