Dunwoody, GA


Highest Appreciating Dunwoody Neighborhoods Since 2000

Dunwoody, GA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Dunwoody Housing Market Information

With 48,733 people, 19,388 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $435,612, 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 50.47% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dunwoody include single-family detached homes ( 43.73%), row houses and other attached homes ( 4.54%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.21%). Cities that are predominantly high-density buildings are relatively uncommon in the US. Because of the density, these types of cities are often walkable and compact, and 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 ( 23.67%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 14.74%).

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 7.38%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Dunwoody house appreciation rate of 0.71%.

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 6.39%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 77.07% 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 1.10%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.47%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Dunwoody's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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
> $1,211,000 0.4
$908,001 - $1,211,000 1.7
$605,001 - $908,000 14.7
$484,001 - $605,000 21.4
$363,001 - $484,000 21.3
$242,001 - $363,000 20.5
$121,001 - $242,000 15.8
$61,001 - $121,000 2.3
$0 - $61,000 2.0

Very High for GA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
7.87530762920427 1.47991543340381

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Dunwoody Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
43.16% 2.10% 9 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,660 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 53.38
Renters 46.62
Vacant 9.81

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 23.7
1970 - 1999 61.1
1940 - 1969 14.7
1939 or Older 0.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 43.7
Townhomes 4.5
Small Apt. Buildings 1.2
Apt. Complexes 50.5
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.13
1 Bedroom 21.61
2 Bedrooms 26.01
3 Bedrooms 15.96
4 Bedrooms 23.50
5 or more bedrooms 10.78