Georgia

Georgia

State in United States


Georgia has a land area of 57,701.1 square miles and a water area of 1,706.3 square miles. It is the 21st largest state by area. Georgia is bordered by Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Alabama.

Population and People

  • Total Population

    10,799,566
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Average Age

    37.5 Year
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Senior Population (65 years and older)

    1,585,687
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Veterans

    7.3%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Income and Poverty

  • Median Household Income

    $93,366
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Poverty

    22.3%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Employment and Labor Force

  • Total Eligible Employment Population

    8,508,461
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Unemployed

    3.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Housing

  • Housing Units

    4,001,109
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Gross Rent (in dollars)

    $1,153
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: Less Than 30% Household Income

    52.4%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: 30% or More of Household Income

    47.6%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Home Price (in dollars)

    $249,700
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Renter Rate

    1,358,983
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Homeownership Rate

    2,642,126
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Health

  • Disabled

    13.0%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of Georgia is located in Atlanta Regional Office. Within Georgia there are . Throughout Georgia there are 181 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: GEORGIA

For general questions about HUD or its programs, contact the HUD office nearest you. In Florida, offices are located in Jacksonville and Miami.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our local Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Resource Center:

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: GEORGIA

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LIHEAP OFFICE HUD: GEORGIA

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Public Housing Authority in Georgia

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RENTAL HELP: GEORGIA

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants.  To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

Need advice?

HOMEOWNERSHIP: GEORGIA

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in Georgia

Age and Sex

36.5 +/- 0.1

Median Age in Georgia

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Age and Sex

36.5 +/- 0.1
Median Age in Georgia
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in Georgia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in Georgia

Older Population

14.70 +/- 0.1

65 Years and Older in Georgia

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Older Population

14.70 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in Georgia
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in Georgia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in Georgia

Veterans

7.30 +/- 0.2

Veterans in Georgia

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Veterans

7.30 +/- 0.2
Veterans in Georgia
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in Georgia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in Georgia

Median Household Income

$66,559 +/- $712

Median Household Income in Georgia

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Median Household Income

$66,559 +/- $712
Median Household Income in Georgia
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in Georgia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in Georgia

Poverty

14.00 +/- 0.4

Poverty in Georgia

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Poverty

14.00 +/- 0.4
Poverty in Georgia
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in Georgia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in Georgia

Educational Attainment

34.60 +/- 0.4

Educational Attainment in Georgia

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Educational Attainment

34.60 +/- 0.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Georgia
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in Georgia

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in Georgia

Employment rate

58.70% +/- 0.3%

Employment rate in Georgia

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Employment rate

58.70% +/- 0.3%
Employment rate in Georgia
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: GEORGIA

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Georgia Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Partners Receive updates about HUD’s Faith-based initiatives and news about upcoming HUD events.

Georgia News This list is open to any individual or organization interested in the latest news, announcements, program updates, training opportunities and other helpful HUD resources in Georgia.

HUD Multifamily Housing Updates for the Southeast Region To self-register to receive updates and announcements for the Multifamily Housing Southeast region, enter your e-mail address, select the Southeast Region subscription topic, then select the specific state(s) you would like to subscribe to.

The purpose of the distribution list is to provide an efficient way for property owners, management companies, sponsors, developers, and other interested parties to stay informed.

Region IV Environmental Team Mailing List This list is intended to inform persons with environmental review responsibilities of training announcements, regulatory updates and policy announcements regarding completion of environmental reviews pursuant to NEPA as implemented by HUD regulations. Mailings that do not address national matters, will focus primarily on items specific to HUD Region IV.

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Last Updated: August 23, 2023