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Atlanta (pronounced /tlnt/) is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia, and the core city of the ninth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. It is the county seat of Fulton County, although portions of the city extend into DeKalb County. As of July 2006, the city of Atlanta had a population of 486,411[6] and a metropolitan population of 5,138,223,[7] making it the nation's ninth-largest metro area. Residents of the city are known as Atlantans.
Atlanta has in recent years undergone a transition from a city of regional commerce to a city of international influence.[8] Between 2000 and 2006, the Atlanta metropolitan area grew 20.5%, making it the fastest growing metropolitan area in the nation.[9] Atlanta is often considered a poster child for cities worldwide experiencing rapid growth and urban sprawl.[10][11]

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Total Population: 416,629
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $34,770
Median Home Value: $130,600
State sales tax: 4.0%

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