Alpharetta, GA 

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+87.0% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

113.3 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

7.2 / 6.6

summer / winter

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Alpharetta, GA

Alpharetta, Georgia is a vibrant city located in northern part of the Atlanta metro area. This bustling city offers plenty for visitors to explore such as the expansive Wills Park or the classic Downtown Alpharetta. Residents here also enjoy plenty of outdoor activities at Big Creek Greenway or Autrey Mill Nature Preserve. With its excellent school systems, thriving businesses, and wide range of recreational opportunities, it's no wonder why so many people choose to make Alpharetta their home. Regional center - North-central Georgia at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains.
State: Georgia
County: Fulton County
Metro Area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta Metro Area
City: Alpharetta
Zip Codes: 30005 30009
Cost of Living: 13.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1034 ft above sea level
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What Bert Has To Say About Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta 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.


The unemployment rate in Alpharetta is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alpharetta jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Alpharetta's cost of living is 13.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alpharetta's Cost of Living

May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Alpharetta, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Fulton county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.6% to 26.2%. More Voting Stats

Alpharetta's population is 65,187 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 27.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Alpharetta is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.6%.

Alpharetta public schools spend $10,734 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Alpharetta. More Education

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Housing Market in Alpharetta

It's a good time to buy in Alpharetta. Home Appreciation is up 16.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Alpharetta is .

Reviews for Alpharetta   26 Reviews
Great city to live - 9/5/2019
I have lived in Alpharetta for almost 6 years. Great city, professional residents, high end neighborhoods, and of course beautiful shopping centers. The example is... Read More

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Meh. - 8/11/2019
I’ve lived in Alpharetta for 13y. I was initially excited and open-minded about living in the South. (We are from Chicago). The traffic is terrible. Urban planning... Read More

Alpharetta, GA - 10/24/2017
I live work and play in Alpharetta, GA. The standard of living is excellent. Housing is high end and affordable. Schools are highly rated. Amenities are top notch and... Read More

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