Atlanta Population 2021

5,911,239
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Atlanta's 2021 population is now estimated at 5,911,239. In 1950, the population of Atlanta was 513,150. Atlanta has grown by 108,174 since 2015, which represents a 1.86% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Atlanta, which typically includes Atlanta's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Atlanta Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20356,889,3100.81%55,684
20346,833,6260.83%56,495
20336,777,1310.85%57,334
20326,719,7970.87%58,247
20316,661,5500.90%59,337
20306,602,2130.93%60,743
20296,541,4700.97%62,632
20286,478,8381.02%65,194
20276,413,6441.08%68,675
20266,344,9691.17%73,286
20256,271,6831.28%79,176
20246,192,5071.41%86,166
20236,106,3411.56%93,764
20226,012,5771.71%101,338
20215,911,2391.86%108,174
20205,803,0652.00%113,639
20195,689,4262.10%117,040
20185,572,3862.58%140,400
20175,431,9862.58%136,862
20165,295,1242.58%133,414
20155,161,7102.58%129,875
20145,031,8352.58%126,608
20134,905,2272.58%123,255
20124,781,9722.58%120,484
20114,661,4882.58%117,290
20104,544,1982.58%114,338
20094,429,8602.58%111,309
20084,318,5512.58%108,809
20074,209,7422.58%105,923
20064,103,8192.58%103,257
20054,000,5622.58%100,523
20043,900,0392.58%98,264
20033,801,7752.58%95,658
20023,706,1172.58%93,251
20013,612,8662.58%90,781
20003,522,0854.37%147,339
19993,374,7464.95%159,295
19983,215,4514.95%151,776
19973,063,6754.95%144,418
19962,919,2574.96%137,981
19952,781,2764.95%131,282
19942,649,9944.95%125,086
19932,524,9084.95%119,021
19922,405,8874.96%113,716
19912,292,1714.95%108,195
19902,183,9763.45%72,770
19892,111,2062.95%60,435
19882,050,7712.96%58,864
19871,991,9072.95%57,097
19861,934,8102.95%55,461
19851,879,3492.95%53,798
19841,825,5512.96%52,399
19831,773,1522.95%50,827
19821,722,3252.95%49,370
19811,672,9552.95%47,889
19801,625,0663.17%49,974
19791,575,0923.24%49,433
19781,525,6593.24%47,882
19771,477,7773.24%46,317
19761,431,4603.24%44,987
19751,386,4733.24%43,513
19741,342,9603.24%42,149
19731,300,8113.24%40,770
19721,260,0413.24%39,599
19711,220,4423.24%38,303
19701,182,1394.05%46,039
19691,136,1004.32%47,020
19681,089,0804.33%45,196
19671,043,8844.32%43,262
19661,000,6224.32%41,469
1965959,1534.32%39,697
1964919,4564.33%38,156
1963881,3004.32%36,524
1962844,7764.32%35,011
1961809,7654.32%33,514
1960776,2514.25%31,672
1959744,5794.22%30,169
1958714,4104.22%28,946
1957685,4644.22%27,735
1956657,7294.23%26,685
1955631,0444.22%25,568
1954605,4764.22%24,533
1953580,9434.22%23,506
1952557,4374.23%22,616
1951534,8214.22%21,671
1950513,1500.00%

Atlanta Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
New York Newark18,822,5700.10%
Los Angeles Long Beach Santa Ana12,458,8880.10%
Chicago8,877,4290.14%
Houston6,490,7491.88%
Dallas Fort Worth6,396,5051.52%
Miami6,167,3580.74%
Atlanta5,911,2391.86%
Philadelphia5,733,5780.29%
Washington, D.c.5,378,3771.06%
Phoenix Mesa4,583,7521.60%
Boston4,314,8930.15%
Detroit3,530,467-0.48%
Seattle3,460,5610.80%
San Francisco Oakland3,313,351-0.01%
San Diego3,272,0930.65%
Minneapolis St Paul2,945,9020.68%
Tampa St Petersburg2,911,3761.19%
Denver Aurora2,862,4581.27%
Las Vegas2,771,8402.71%
Riverside San Bernardino2,513,9651.82%

Other Cities in United States

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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