Most Expensive Atlanta Neighborhoods
|1||Piedmont Rd NE / Lind...|
|2||Chatham Rd NW / Andre...|
|3||Northside Dr NW / Mou...|
|4||Chastain Dr NE / Rosw...|
|5||Northside Pky NW / W ...|
|6||W Wesley Rd NW / Moor...|
|7||Brookwood Valley Cir NE|
|9||Alexander Cir NE / Ph...|
Real estate in popular Atlanta neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Atlanta, GA
Atlanta is a large city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 432,427 people and 175 constituent neighborhoods, Atlanta is the largest community in Georgia.
Atlanta real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Atlanta house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Atlanta is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Atlanta is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atlanta who work in management occupations (12.96%), sales jobs (12.76%) and office and administrative support (10.46%).
Of important note, Atlanta is also a city of artists. Atlanta has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Atlanta’s character.
Also of interest is that Atlanta has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Atlanta, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Atlanta is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Atlanta a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Atlanta is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
One of the benefits of being a big city like Atlanta is having a public transportation system, but in Atlanta the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the bus for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist. If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the bus Atlanta benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic.
Atlanta is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.10% of adults in Atlanta have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Atlanta in 2010 was $35,884, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,536 for a family of four. However, Atlanta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Atlanta is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Atlanta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Atlanta residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Atlanta include English, German, Irish and African.
The most common language spoken in Atlanta is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||185,142|
|ATLANTA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.12%|
|TYPE OF ATLANTA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||40.41%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.15%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.71%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||46.18%|
|SIZE OF ATLANTA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.80%|
|AGE OF ATLANTA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||21.76%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||28.72%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||35.84%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.69%|
|ATLANTA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$193,083|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$733|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||3.51%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||11.23%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||29.48%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||18.03%|
|$263,001 - $351,000||10.71%|
|$351,001 - $438,000||6.37%|
|$438,001 - $658,000||9.73%|
|$658,001 - $877,000||5.10%|
|PEOPLE OF ATLANTA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.38%|
|5 TO 17||13.00%|
|18 TO 24||14.33%|
|25 TO 34||19.80%|
|35 TO 54||27.07%|
|55 TO 64||9.58%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.84%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.29%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$45,946|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,884|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||23.24%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.61%)
Information Technology (4.32%)
Public Service (4.11%)
Real estate (3.42%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||54.02%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.22%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.99%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.19%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (4.99%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.49%)
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