Atlanta, Georgia 

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Population

465,230

+12.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$46,439

Median Home Price

$259,000

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
 $2,400 
2009 Afond Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2456 SqFt
 $1,950 
1175 State St NW
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1052 SqFt
 $260,000 
479 Larchmont Cir NW
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2200 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 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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 7.5% 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 26.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Atlanta is $259,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.6%. 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 11.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Atlanta Real Estate

The median home price in Atlanta is $259,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Atlanta   315 Reviews
Too many people, overpopulated, worst traffic ever - 8/14/2020
Christ, this place has so much explosive population growth it should be illegal. I've actually never seen a city explode so fast and so much in population before. Not in... Read More

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Hot, rude, ordinary, inconvenient - 6/26/2020
Rude people, boring, hot, unhealthy, no culture, soulless. There's just nothing to write home about, except that at least you can shop in "exclusive" stores more than... Read More

Becoming more Antisocial - 6/17/2020
This city is becoming ruder and ruder and more deadly and deadlier by the day. It doesn't help that there are many transplants and immigrants coming in from all over as... 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
$2,400
2009 Afond Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,950
1175 State St NW
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$260,000
479 Larchmont Cir NW
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$220,490
275 Riggins Rdg
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$239,500
1397 Dodson Dr SW
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$221,490
274 Riggins Rdg
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,576
12th St NE
Bed 0 | Bath 1

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