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Pros

-Excellent housing
-Entertainment
-Education

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Traffic and commutes
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta 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 About Stone Mountain


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Stone Mountain is 6.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Stone Mountain jobs have Increased by 1.77 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Stone Mountain's cost of living is 15.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Stone Mountain's population is 5,905 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.59 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 40 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Stone Mountain is $80,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 17.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Stone Mountain public schools spend $11,551 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Stone Mountain.

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Stone Mountain Housing Market


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Comments


Sunny
As a town so close to Atlanta, Stone Mountain is pretty nice. The people are friendly and 9 out of 10 work hard to raise their kids right and to set a good example. It... (read more)
Traffic
Traffic is getting worse. The whole area is getting more... (read more)
Stephenson Middle School
Stephenson Middle School is a good school. What we put out as parents is what we get back. My children have not had any problems with their teachers, but they come home... (read more)
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