Atlanta Metro Area

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The Atlanta metro area is centered in Georgia and has 5,213,854 residents. It has average home values, average rent costs, and high unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.
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Atlanta Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
Atlanta 419,250
Sandy Springs 92,768
Roswell 87,413
Johns Creek 74,920
Marietta 57,204
Alpharetta 56,316
Smyrna 50,882
Dunwoody 45,490
Mableton 36,769
North Atlanta 36,109
Redan 34,614
Peachtree City 34,444
East Point 34,361
Newnan 31,583
Milton 30,852
Douglasville 30,203
Kennesaw 29,050
Lawrenceville 28,234
Tucker 28,201
Duluth 26,623
Stockbridge 24,636
Carrollton 24,392
Griffin 23,651
Woodstock 22,982
Canton 21,868
McDonough 21,106
Acworth 19,868
Cartersville 19,555
Decatur 19,235
Forest Park 19,048
Union City 18,695
Snellville 18,373
North Druid Hills 18,189
Sugar Hill 18,091
North Decatur 17,309
Lithia Springs 16,074
Fayetteville 15,584
Riverdale 15,125
Suwanee 14,987
Conyers 14,871
Druid Hills 14,741
Belvedere Park 14,512
College Park 14,021
Winder 13,959
Powder Springs 13,898
Monroe 13,312
Covington 13,251
Villa Rica 13,167
Buford 12,335
Fairburn 12,229
Chamblee 12,095
Mountain Park 11,800
Lilburn 11,786
Dallas 11,179
Panthersville 10,213
Loganville 10,184
Scottdale 9,330
Norcross 9,222
Vinings 8,951
Holly Springs 8,774
Doraville 8,363
Gresham Park 8,080
Clarkston 7,566
Auburn 7,312
Irondale 7,278
Braselton 6,973
Fair Oaks 6,876
Conley 6,845
Hampton 6,803
Tyrone 6,627
Barnesville 6,626
Austell 6,437
Morrow 6,379
Hapeville 6,342
Bremen 6,115
Lovejoy 6,069
Stone Mountain 5,941
Cumming 5,387
Locust Grove 5,209
Jackson 5,018
Jonesboro 4,591
Adairsville 4,520
Dacula 4,455
Palmetto 4,431
Social Circle 4,224
Manchester 4,199
Temple 4,097
Euharlee 4,088
Jasper 3,640
Hiram 3,443
Senoia 3,174
Tallapoosa 3,165
Experiment 3,019
Statham 3,000
Avondale Estates 2,962
Lakeview Estates 2,943
Grantville 2,895
Monticello 2,677
Lake City 2,671
Grayson 2,527

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Birmingham Metro Area 1,122,192
Columbia Metro Area 756,550
Charlotte Metro Area 1,729,955
Nashville Metro Area 1,569,470
Jacksonville Metro Area 1,334,688
Louisville Metro Area 1,273,988
Charleston Metro Area 303,980
Memphis Metro Area 1,309,692
Cincinnati Metro Area 2,120,924
Raleigh Metro Area 1,104,503

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area 6,280,597 697 mi.
Miami Metro Area 5,526,089 601 mi.
New Orleans Metro Area 1,139,643 425 mi.
Houston Metro Area 5,836,814 744 mi.
Charlotte Metro Area 1,729,955 212 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
30043 81,595
30044 77,440
30349 67,904
30024 64,312
30096 63,801
30022 63,640
30062 63,035
30281 62,338
30127 61,025
30135 60,538
30047 59,694
30052 59,406
30331 56,122
30318 55,021
30040 54,706
30101 53,939
30058 53,715
30066 53,427
30041 52,669
30093 52,371
30263 52,034
30075 52,015
30188 51,455
30004 51,238
30016 49,874
30080 49,377
30253 49,037
30144 48,980
30083 48,801
30114 47,934
30032 47,667
30064 46,816
30236 46,741
30034 45,694
30518 45,039
30067 44,241
30157 44,072
30134 43,838
30252 43,380
30506 42,979
30076 41,760
30152 41,007
30039 40,818
30097 39,659
30019 39,653
30519 39,484
30680 38,293
30294 38,160
30038 37,544
30189 37,092
30115 36,851
30126 36,832
30120 36,645
30223 36,268
30014 36,211
30060 36,117
30087 35,836
30228 35,829
30274 35,704
30319 35,381
30084 35,128
30005 35,006
30269 34,838
30078 34,722
30117 34,096
30311 33,856
30102 33,799
30350 33,786
30046 33,543
30315 33,125
30338 32,881
30068 32,705
30344 32,578
30238 32,227
30316 32,227
30045 31,613
30180 31,604
30215 31,583
30092 31,066
30340 30,548
30265 30,506
30328 30,371
30033 30,085
30132 29,916
30094 29,903
30214 29,443
30342 29,354
30008 28,927
30297 27,799
30341 27,746
30088 27,653
30012 27,570
30534 26,758
30213 26,289
30168 26,167
30082 26,095
30030 25,940
30329 25,711
30296 25,532
30013 25,525

School Districts

Name
Dekalb County Schools
Gwinnett County Schools
Cobb County Schools
Atlanta Public Schools
Fulton County Schools
Clayton County Schools
Henry County Schools
Cherokee County Schools
Paulding County Schools
Douglas County Schools
Forsyth County Schools
Coweta County Schools
Fayette County Schools
Newton County Schools
Carroll County Schools
Bartow County Schools
Spalding County Schools
Rockdale County Schools
Walton County Schools
Barrow County Schools
Marietta City Schools
Meriwether County Schools
Dawson County Schools
Pickens County Schools
Decatur City Schools
Haralson County Schools
Butts County Schools
Heard County Schools
Jasper County Schools
Bremen City Schools
Pike County Schools
Cartersville City Schools
Buford City Schools
Social Circle City Schools
Lamar County Schools
Carrollton City Schools

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
1.66 Odyssey Charter School Public, Charter K-9 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Mill Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Brookwood High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Collins Hill High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Peachtree Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Norcross High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Berkmar High School Public 9-12 High
Woodward Academy Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 East Coweta High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Parkview High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Walton High School Public, Charter 9-12 High
1.33 Meadowcreek High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Grayson High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 North Gwinnett High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Milton High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 North Cobb High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Central Gwinnett High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Roswell High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Hull Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 South Gwinnett High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Duluth High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Alpharetta High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Newnan High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Campbell High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Creekland Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Langston Hughes High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 McEachern High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Richards Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Douglas County High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 North Forsyth High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Etowah High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Harrison High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Shiloh High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Pebblebrook High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.33 Westlake High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.33 Wheeler High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.66 Cherokee High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Hillgrove High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Woodstock High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Luella High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Newton High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Lassiter High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Kennesaw Mountain High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.66 Marietta High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 South Cobb High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.33 West Forsyth High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Centennial High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Dacula High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Alcovy High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 South Paulding High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Lambert High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 North Gwinnett Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Northview High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Lovejoy High School Public 9-12 High
Greater Atlanta Christian School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Trickum Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Rockdale County High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.33 Tri-Cities High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.00 Lithia Springs Comprehensive High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Winder-Barrow High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Chapel Hill High School Public 9-12 High
The Westminster Schools Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Alexander High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Morrow High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Pope High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Sprayberry High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Lakeside High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Sweetwater Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Northgate High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Duluth Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Hopkins Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Sequoyah High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Osborne High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Chattahoochee High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Creekview High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Mountain View High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Jackson Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.00 Woodland High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 North Paulding High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Mundy's Mill High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Kell High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 McIntosh High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Archer High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Carrollton Elementary School Public PK-3 Pre-K, Elementary
1.66 Southwest DeKalb High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.33 Riverwood International Charter School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.33 Stephenson High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Martin Luther King Jr. High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Nesbit Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Heritage High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Hiram High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Peachtree Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Forest Park High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Allatoona High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 South Forsyth High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Johns Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 East Paulding High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Shiloh Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Miller Grove High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Frank N. Osborne Middle School Public 6-8 Middle

Colleges

Name
University of Georgia
Georgia State University
Georgia Perimeter College
Kennesaw State University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Chattahoochee Technical College
University of West Georgia
Georgia Gwinnett College
University of North Georgia - Gainesville
Georgia Military College - Milledgeville
Jacksonville State University
Emory University
Clayton State University
Gwinnett Technical College
West Georgia Technical College - Murphy
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
University of North Georgia
Macon State College
Georgia College & State University
Southern Crescent Technical College
Georgia Highlands College
Southern Polytechnic State University
Dalton State College
Southern Union State Community College
Atlanta Technical College
Athens Technical College
Central Georgia Technical College
Mercer University
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Gordon State College
DeVry University - Georgia
Lanier Technical College
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Clark Atlanta University
Morehouse College
Spelman College
Berry College
Brenau University
University of Phoenix - Atlanta
Point University
Shorter University
Truett-McConnell College
American InterContinental University - Dunwoody
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Atlanta
Shorter University - College of Adult & Professional Programs
Reinhardt University
Brown Mackie College - Atlanta
Oglethorpe University
Agnes Scott College
Life University
LaGrange College
Bauder College
American Professional Institute - Riverside
Wesleyan College
Fortis College - Smyrna
Georgia Career Institute
Beulah Heights University
ITT Technical Institute - Duluth
Medtech Institute - Atlanta
Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Atlanta
Westwood College - Atlanta Midtown
ITT Technical Institute - Atlanta
Luther Rice University & Seminary
Everest Institute - Norcross
Sanford-Brown College - Atlanta
Argosy University - Atlanta
Herzing University - Atlanta
Westwood College - Northlake
Everest Institute - Jonesboro
ITT Technical Institute - Kennesaw
Laurus Technical Institute
International School of Skin, Nailcare & Massage Therapy
Gwinnett College - Lilburn
Everest Institute - Marietta
Georgia Institute of Cosmetology
Lincoln College of Technology - Marietta
Interactive College of Technology - Chamblee
Brown College of Court Reporting
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service
Empire Beauty School - Kennesaw
Atlanta School of Massage
Empire Beauty School - Gwinnett
Everest Institute - Dekalb
Empire Beauty School - Dunwoody
Gwinnett College - Sandy Springs
Vogue Beauty School
Omnitech Institute
Atlanta Institute of Music
Portfolio Center
Grady Health System Professional Schools
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy - Atlanta
Cobb Beauty College
Beauty College of America
Interactive College of Technology - Gainesville
Pro Way Hair School
Fayette Beauty Academy
Michael's School of Beauty
Powder Springs Beauty College
Interactive College of Technology - Morrow
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Atlanta Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area Miami Metro Area New Orleans Metro Area Houston Metro Area Charlotte Metro Area
White 51.35% 64.16% 50.82% 35.54% 54.63% 40.29% 61.81%
African American 31.72% 12.21% 14.60% 19.77% 33.20% 16.93% 23.32%
Hispanic 10.13% 16.05% 27.13% 40.99% 7.61% 34.82% 9.53%
Asian 4.76% 4.67% 5.24% 2.21% 2.73% 6.44% 3.07%
Other 2.00% 2.87% 2.17% 1.45% 1.81% 1.48% 2.24%

Gender

Gender Atlanta Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area Miami Metro Area New Orleans Metro Area Houston Metro Area Charlotte Metro Area
Male 48.7% 49.2% 49.4% 48.4% 48.6% 49.7% 48.6%
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.6% 51.6% 51.3% 50.3% 51.4%

Education Levels

Education Levels Atlanta Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area Miami Metro Area New Orleans Metro Area Houston Metro Area Charlotte Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 13% 15% 17% 17% 16% 20% 13%
High school diploma or equivalent 25% 29% 23% 28% 30% 24% 24%
Some college or associate degree 27% 29% 29% 27% 28% 28% 30%
Bachelor's degree 23% 18% 21% 18% 17% 19% 23%
Master's degree or higher 12% 10% 10% 10% 9% 10% 10%

Age

Age Atlanta Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area Miami Metro Area New Orleans Metro Area Houston Metro Area Charlotte Metro Area
9 years and under 15% 13% 16% 12% 13% 16% 15%
10 to 17 years 12% 11% 12% 10% 11% 12% 11%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 9% 9% 10% 10% 9%
25 to 34 years 15% 13% 15% 13% 14% 15% 15%
35 to 44 years 16% 14% 15% 14% 13% 15% 16%
45 to 54 years 14% 15% 14% 15% 15% 14% 14%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 10% 11% 12% 10% 10%
65 and over 9% 13% 9% 16% 12% 8% 10%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Atlanta Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area Miami Metro Area New Orleans Metro Area Houston Metro Area Charlotte Metro Area
Rent 32.7% 33.9% 37.4% 35.0% 36.2% 36.9% 32.7%
Own 67.3% 66.1% 62.5% 65.0% 63.8% 63.1% 67.3%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Atlanta Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area Miami Metro Area New Orleans Metro Area Houston Metro Area Charlotte Metro Area
Rape 25.9 29.2 43.3 NA 37.5 31.4 29.5
Murder 19.0 5.6 8.5 NA 53.2 9.7 6.1
Robbery 520.8 150.7 236.4 NA 293.5 420.3 208.9
Assault 813.4 280.9 311.9 NA 431.0 508.9 378.5

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Atlanta Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area Miami Metro Area New Orleans Metro Area Houston Metro Area Charlotte Metro Area
Burglary 1,416.8 718.3 1,137.0 NA 943.3 1,210.0 934.8
Larceny 3,938.3 2,276.2 2,622.2 NA 2,218.7 3,125.9 2,869.2
Motor vehicle theft 1,178.4 275.5 418.3 NA 610.4 585.0 252.9

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