Atlanta Real Estate Market Overview

Could Atlanta, GA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Atlanta. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Atlanta such as Decatur ...and Sandy Springs. When you’re ready, Trulia has 3,665 resale and new homes in Atlanta lined up for you, including 19 open houses, and 1,457 home in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$305,000

Median Sales Price

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$209

Price Per Sqft

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$1,500

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Atlanta show a 13% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Atlanta for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $305,000 based on 1,970 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Atlanta was $209, an increase of 9% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Atlanta for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $1,500.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Atlanta can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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29,004

Counts of Theft

4,922

Counts of Burglary

3,329

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Atlanta

There are 100 schools in Atlanta.

Elementary Schools
10

Brandon Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Jackson Elementary School

Public, PK-5

10

Morningside Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
9

Inman Middle School

Public, 6-8

9

Kipp Strive Academy

Charter, 5-8

8

Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy

Charter, 5-8

High Schools
9

Early College High School At Carver

Public, 9-12

8

Chamblee Charter High School

Charter, 9-12

7

Riverwood International Charter School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Atlanta by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
48%
Single residents
Home owners
49%
Home owners
Median age
35
Median age
Household income
$48,080
Median household income
College educated
48%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Atlanta commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
88% commute by car
0% commute by bike
9% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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