Atlanta, Georgia 

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Population

465,230

+12.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$46,439

Median Home Price

$261,700

Best Places to Live in Atlanta, Georgia

Regional center - North-central Georgia at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Atlanta, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Excellent housing
-Entertainment
-Education
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Traffic and commutes
-Summer heat

Local Listings in Atlanta
 $110,000 
2792 Plantation Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1354 SqFt
 $174,900 
1265 Eason St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1390 SqFt
 $569,000 
1830 Vancroft Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3940 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell Metro Area

The large, energetic and cosmopolitan Atlanta is a booming regional center for the growing and increasingly prosperous American South. Originally Atlanta was founded as a transportation crossroads, as railroads converged on its end-of-mountains location and radiated in all directions. Today’s Atlanta still plays that role, both for ground and air transport, as it originates more flights than any city except Chicago. But more generally, Atlanta has boomed, first as home to such giants as Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines, and more recently as a vital regional and headquarters business center for large corporations. Home offices for Home Depot, UPS, CNN and Bellsouth are in the area, and almost any company you can think of has an operation here, and some are quite large.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Atlanta
Zip Codes: 30331, 30318, 30311, 30315, 30316, 30310, 30324, 30314, 30305, 30309, 24 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1034 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Atlanta is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Atlanta jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Atlanta's cost of living is 15.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Atlanta's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Atlanta, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Fulton county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Atlanta's population is 465,230 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Atlanta is $261,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Atlanta public schools spend $16,062 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Atlanta. More Education


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Housing Market in Atlanta

It's a good time to buy in Atlanta. Home Appreciation is up 14.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Atlanta Real Estate

The median home price in Atlanta is $261,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Atlanta   313 Reviews
Atlanta getting worse - 7/7/2019
I have lived in Atlanta for 30 years and plan to leave soon. Atlanta was good when I first came here but has declined into an over-crowded, hyper-fast-paced, expensive,... Read More

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It calls itself a city. - 4/27/2019
Hot, humid, with some of the heaviest traffic in the United States, cultural life meager, modest public transportation, parks in scarce supply, a great big suburb... Read More

Atlanta Great Place to Live - 1/6/2019
Atlanta is an incredibly exciting and very progressive city. Having lived all over the world myself, I believe it is among the best. You need not compare it to other... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA
30331, 30318, 30311, 30315, 30316, 30310, 30324, 30314, 30305, 30309, 24 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ATLANTA
$110,000
2792 Plantation Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$174,900
1265 Eason St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$569,000
1830 Vancroft Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$1,275,000
641 Peachtree Battle Ave NW
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$534,900
2079 Street Deville NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,775,000
1922 Wildwood Pl NE
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$238,000
1179 Fair St SW
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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