Decatur Real Estate Market Overview

Could Decatur, 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 Decatur. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Decatur such as Stone Mo...untain and Lithonia. When you’re ready, Trulia has 594 resale and new homes in Decatur lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 671 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$178,000

Median Sales Price

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$141

Price Per Sqft

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$1,050

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Decatur show a 2% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Decatur for Oct 5 to Jan 4 was $178,000 based on 415 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Decatur was $141, an increase of 4% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Decatur for Dec 5 to Jan 5 was $1,050.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Decatur 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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367

Counts of Theft

110

Counts of Assault

81

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Decatur

There are 39 schools in Decatur.

Elementary Schools
10

Clairemont Elementary School

Public, K - 3

10

Winnona Park Elementary School

Public, K - 3

10

Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers

Public, 4 - 6

Middle Schools
8

Renfroe Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

3

Druid Hills Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

2

Chapel Hill Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
9

Decatur High School

Public, 9 - 12

5

Southwest Dekalb High School

Public, 9 - 12

3

Columbia High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Decatur 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
39%
Single residents
Home owners
67%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$49,375
Median household income
College educated
34%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Decatur 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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