What this city is made of

See why Atlanta is one of the fastest growing and diverse cities in the nation.

The City of Atlanta continues to attract new residents. The current population of the city is 465,000, and is projected to grow to 1.3 million by 2050. In 2017, Atlanta was named the #1 moving destination in the nation for the 8th straight year by Penske.

Meanwhile, Atlanta's diversity continues to be one of its greatest strengths. Many women and minority-owned businesses enrich our city in countless ways, and the City of Atlanta's government actively promotes full and equal business opportunities for all persons seeking to do business with the city.

Metric City of Atlanta Metro Atlanta
Population 464,000 5,710,795
Median Age 33.8 36.1
% population +25yo w/ Bachelor's  48% 37%
Foreign-born Population 8% 14%
Labor Force 233,306 2,836,322
Median Household Income $50,219 $60,219