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Americus, GA

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Located near the state borders of both Florida and Alabama, Americus is a charming and quaint Southern city with a rich history and strong educational community. While the closest larger city is Columbus, Plains, a small city in the Americus area, is perhaps more famous as the home of former President Jimmy Carter. Carter's legacy is strong in Americus, and the Jimmy Carter Historic Site is located just a few miles outside of the city.

Apartments in Americus GA Rental Information

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Rosewood Estates
Beds: 3-4
Baths: 2-2.5


Whisperwood Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2


Timberwood Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2


$430 One bedroom in Americus-120 Lonnie Ln
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$697 Three bedroom in Cordele-1516 20th Ave
Beds: 3
Baths: 2


Winslow Place
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Americus, GA is
5 to 9
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.42%
  • 6.13%
  • 5.18%
  • Female
  • 9.12%
  • 6.16%
  • 5.15%
is average rent in Americus, GA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 8.69%
  • 6.04%
  • 5.65%
of units are available for rent in Americus
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 332
  • 116
  • 392
Getting Around in Americus, GA

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Americus is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 1.55%
  • 6.81%
  • 1.29%

Koinonia Farm and Hab

Koinonia Farm was a Christian commune founded in Americus in 1942, a time when racism and poverty were rife in rural parts of the South. The aim of the commune was to bring likeminded Christians of all races together in service of principles of love and acceptance, nonviolence, and simple living. Early years for Koinonia were difficult due to racially motivated violence. Their practice of racial integration was considered unacceptable by many locals at the time. However, the community persisted, and it still exists to this day. Habitat for Humanity was founded by former Koinonians, who modeled the nonprofit on Koinonia Partnership's activities.

Programs at Georgia S

Americus is home to Georgia Southwestern State University, a public university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a variety of fields. Georgia Southwestern State University is smaller than many of the other schools in the University System of Georgia, with a student body that is generally under 5,000 students, making this school a good choice for those looking for a state university experience, but would also like to attend a more intimate school. The university includes colleges of arts and science, nursing, business administration, computing and mathematics, education, and caregiving, giving students a diverse range of options.