Dunwoody, GA


Highest Appreciating Dunwoody Neighborhoods Since 2000

Dunwoody, GA Real Estate Data

Dunwoody Housing Market Information

With 48,733 people, 19,344 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $431,466, Dunwoody house prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, Dunwoody real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Dunwoody, accounting for 49.12% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dunwoody include single-family detached homes ( 44.02%), row houses and other attached homes ( 5.29%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.52%). This particular housing mix is relatively uncommon and characteristic of cities that are compact and walkable, and which often have a lively downtown.

People in Dunwoody primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) units, chiefly found in large apartment complexes or high rise apartments. Dunwoody has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Dunwoody built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Dunwoody built between 2000 and later ( 22.51%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 14.63%).

Dunwoody Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Dunwoody have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 11.51%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Dunwoody house appreciation rate of 1.10%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Dunwoody that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Dunwoody real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Dunwoody appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.07%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 91.83% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Dunwoody. Dunwoody appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 12.51%.

Importantly, this makes Dunwoody one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Dunwoody's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Dunwoody differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Dunwoody - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Dunwoody real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,263,000 0.2
$947,001 - $1,263,000 1.2
$631,001 - $947,000 13.9
$505,001 - $631,000 19.7
$379,001 - $505,000 24.3
$253,001 - $379,000 20.2
$126,001 - $253,000 16.7
$63,001 - $126,000 2.1
$0 - $63,000 1.6

Very High for GA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
8.27428705276102 1.47991543340381

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,780 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 53.94
Renters 46.06
Vacant 9.78

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 22.5
1970 - 1999 62.3
1940 - 1969 14.6
1939 or Older 0.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 44.0
Townhomes 5.3
Small Apt. Buildings 1.5
Apt. Complexes 49.1
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.01
1 Bedroom 21.48
2 Bedrooms 25.88
3 Bedrooms 16.31
4 Bedrooms 24.11
5 or more bedrooms 10.21

Dunwoody Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
44.87% 2.20% 9 5
* 10 is highest