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

Local Listings in Atlanta, GA
 $295,000 
2779 Glenlocke Cir NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2518 SqFt
 $295,000 
2779 Glenlocke Cir NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2518 SqFt
 $235,000 
632 S Eugenia Pl NW
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1069 SqFt
 $223,500 
1421 Westmont Rd SW
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1465 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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Fulton County
Metro Area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
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 2.88%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Atlanta's cost of living is 15.40% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Atlanta's Cost of Living

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 12.52%. 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 13.75%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Atlanta

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. Learn More...


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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 or Find top agents in Atlanta

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Reviews for Atlanta   311 Reviews
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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Population growth is destroying Atlanta metro - 12/27/2018
The Atlanta metro area is being ravaged by absurdly fast population growth. I don't even believe the official statistics at this point. I know this is a cliched thing to... Read More

Population growth is destroying Atlanta metro - 12/27/2018
The Atlanta metro area is being ravaged by absurdly fast population growth. I don't even believe the official statistics at this point. I know this is a cliched thing to... Read More


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

NEW LISTINGS IN ATLANTA GA
$295,000
2779 Glenlocke Cir NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$235,000
632 S Eugenia Pl NW
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$223,500
1421 Westmont Rd SW
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$297,500
2310 Red Hibiscus Ct LOT 40
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$214,900
1130 Mitchell Crossing Dr SW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$309,990
4892 Albany Way # 2RIXWJ
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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