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Population in 2013: 447,841 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 222,435  (49.7%)
Females: 225,406  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 30032, 30303, 30305, 30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30310, 30311, 30312, 30313, 30314, 30315, 30316, 30317, 30318, 30319, 30324, 30326, 30327, 30331, 30332, 30334, 30336, 30342, 30344, 30354, 30363.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,466 (it was $34,770 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$46,466
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,829 (it was $25,772 in 2000)

Atlanta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $192,900 (it was $144,100 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$192,900
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $384,753; Detached houses: $391,185; Townhouses or other attached units: $373,931; In 2-unit structures: $417,720; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $334,929; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $356,754; Mobile homes: $122,458; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $170,497

Median gross rent in 2012: $940.

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Atlanta races chart
  • Black alone - 234,701 (52.9%)
  • White alone - 159,839 (36.0%)
  • Hispanic - 23,322 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 17,449 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6,572 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,048 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 529 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 308 (0.07%)

Races in Atlanta detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atlanta: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (6.3%), United States (6.2%), German (5.9%), Irish (4.9%), Subsaharan African (2.5%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 131.7 square miles.

Population density: 3,399 people per square mile   (average).

Atlanta,GA real estate house value index trend

Atlanta, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlanta city:

  • Never married: 52.9%
  • Now married: 29.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

33,358 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This city:  7.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 1,455 registered sex offenders living in Atlanta, Georgia as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Atlanta to the number of sex offenders is 305 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,601 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,602 (1.0%)

Atlanta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (586.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Druid Hills, GA (2.2 miles ), North Druid Hills, GA (2.4 miles ), Decatur, GA (2.5 miles ), East Point, GA (2.5 miles ), Gresham Park, GA (2.5 miles ), Hapeville, GA (2.6 miles ), North Decatur, GA (2.7 miles ), Candler-McAfee, GA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 308 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 1998: 449 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 760 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2000: 803 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2001: 781 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 759 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2003: 980 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2004: 1356 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2005: 1564 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2006: 1842 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2007: 1247 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2008: 502 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2009: 169 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2011: 227 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2012: 359 buildings, average cost: $195,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 84.40 W

Atlanta nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The City to Busy to Hate, A-Town, The Big A, The Big Peach, City of Peace, Dogwood City, Hotlanta, ATL, The ATL, Blueland

Daytime population change due to commuting: +269,433 (+60.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 132,505 (64.4%)

Area codes: 678, 404, 770

Atlanta household income distribution Atlanta home values distribution

Property values in Atlanta, GA


Crime rates in Atlanta by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1341441521491129011012910580938883
per 100,000 31.733.834.934.626.020.922.625.919.714.517.320.719.0
Rapes 27836727628126722317114812613589148113
per 100,000 65.886.063.465.262.151.835.229.823.624.416.634.825.9
Robberies 4,3224,3414,1683,7013,1162,8612,9593,5773,3082,7252,1622,3432,276
per 100,000 1023.51017.8957.1858.6724.5664.3609.1719.3620.6492.9403.0550.6520.8
Assaults 6,8495,9565,3734,3604,4274,0394,3084,2213,8643,4193,4053,5183,555
per 100,000 1622.01396.41233.81011.51029.4937.8886.8848.8724.9618.4634.7826.7813.4
Burglaries 9,2568,7318,5548,0656,7266,6487,4018,8599,9899,1128,0167,4996,192
per 100,000 2192.02047.11964.21871.01563.91543.71523.51781.51874.11648.01494.21762.31416.8
Thefts 27,27825,72123,70622,93120,70318,99318,95220,35322,49919,51117,74117,27417,212
per 100,000 6459.96030.65443.55319.94813.94410.13901.24092.84221.13528.83307.04059.43938.3
Auto thefts 7,3516,9357,2227,2355,7565,7565,8787,0206,4905,7265,0435,3715,150
per 100,000 1740.81626.01658.31678.51338.41336.51210.01411.71217.61035.6940.01262.21178.4
Arson 19612815116520719817515514715795121103
per 100,000 46.430.034.738.348.146.036.031.227.628.417.728.423.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 1196.51138.31052.4975.8860.6793.7730.6794.7725.0607.5560.0724.5671.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Atlanta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2,165 (1,775 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.06
Georgia average:

2.77

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Atlanta tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.8%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +22,299 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Other business operations specialists (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Lawyers and judicial law clerks (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Other business operations specialists (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Lawyers and judicial law clerks (3%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)

Work and jobs in Atlanta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Atlanta, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atlanta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Atlanta city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlanta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 110.3 miles away from Atlanta center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 247.6 miles away from Atlanta center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atlanta topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Jones (golfer) - Golfer, Raven-Symoné - An actress, Johnny Isakson - Politician, Paul Broun - Politician, Jimmy Rave - Professional wrestler, Hugh Thompson, Jr. - Helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, Chloë Grace Moretz - Actress, Martin Luther King, Mark Kyle - Professional wrestler, Luna Vachon - Professional wrestler.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Atlanta: Alexander, Jr. Bonnyman, Clyde Thomason.

Main business address for: Gold Kist Inc. (POULTRY SLAUGHTERING AND PROCESSING), IRT PARTNERS L P (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), COX RADIO INC (RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS), ROLLINS INC (SERVICES-TO DWELLINGS & OTHER BUILDINGS), CORAUTUS GENETICS INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), BEAZER HOMES USA INC (OPERATIVE BUILDERS), AGL RESOURCES INC (NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION), ATLANTIS PLASTICS INC (UNSUPPORTED PLASTICS FILM & SHEET) and 77 other public companies.

Hospitals in Atlanta:

  • ALTUS HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE, INC (1 DUNWOODY PARK, SUITE 128)
  • CHARTER BEHAV HLTH SYS OF ATLANTA AT M (811 JUNIPER ST NE)
  • DYNAMIC HOSPICE (626 DEKALB AVENUE NE, SUITE 1104)
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1364 CLIFTON ROAD, NE)
  • GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 80 JESSE HILL, JR DRIVE SE)
  • JOURNEY HOSPICE (5871 GLENRIDGE DRIVE NE, SUITE 110)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPICE (5825 GLENRIDGE DRIVE, BUILDING 4)
  • PIEDMONT HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1968 PEACHTREE RD NW)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-ATLANTA (550 PEACHTREE STREET NE)
  • WEINSTEIN HOSPICE: YAD V'LEV (3150 HOWELL MILL ROAD, NW)

Airports and heliports located in Atlanta:

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Amtrak station:

ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Atlanta:

  • Georgia State University (Full-time enrollment: 30,264; Location: 33 gilmer st; Public; Website: www.gsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (FT enrollment: 24,183; Location: 225 North Ave; Public; Website: www.gatech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Emory University (FT enrollment: 14,382; Location: 408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.emory.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (FT enrollment: 4,447; Location: 3355 Northeast Expwy, Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/georgia/chamblee; Offers Master's degree)
  • Atlanta Technical College (FT enrollment: 4,217; Location: 1560 Metropolitan Pky SW; Public; Website: www.atlantatech.edu/)
  • Clark Atlanta University (FT enrollment: 3,201; Location: 223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cau.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (FT enrollment: 3,140; Location: 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/atlanta)
  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College (FT enrollment: 2,437; Location: 1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW; Public; Website: www.atlm.edu)
  • Spelman College (FT enrollment: 2,383; Location: 350 Spelman Lane SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spelman.edu)
  • Morehouse College (FT enrollment: 2,379; Location: 830 Westview Dr SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.morehouse.edu)
  • Argosy University-Atlanta (FT enrollment: 1,301; Location: 980 Hammond Drive, Building 2, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: argosy.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • American InterContinental University-Atlanta (FT enrollment: 1,282; Location: 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aiuniv.edu/Atlanta; Offers Master's degree)
  • Bauder College (FT enrollment: 1,180; Location: 384 Northyards Blvd., Suite 190; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bauder.edu/)
  • Oglethorpe University (FT enrollment: 1,049; Location: 4484 Peachtree Rd NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.oglethorpe.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • MedTech Institute-Atlanta Campus (FT enrollment: 1,019; Location: 4501 Circle 75 Pky Ste D-4100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.medtech.edu)
  • Everest College-Atlanta West (FT enrollment: 910; Location: 2841 Greenbriar Parkway, SW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/atlanta_west)
  • Brown Mackie College-Atlanta (FT enrollment: 904; Location: 4370 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown (FT enrollment: 764; Location: 1100 Spring St, Ste. 102; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westwood.edu)
  • Beulah Heights University (FT enrollment: 568; Location: 892 Berne St SE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.beulah.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Westwood College-Northlake (FT enrollment: 545; Location: 2309 Parklake Drive NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westwood.edu)

Biggest public high schools in Atlanta:

Biggest private high schools in Atlanta:

  • LOVETT SCHOOL (Students: 1,553; Location: 4075 PACES FERRY RD NW; Grades: KG - 12)
  • HOLY INNOCENTS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 1,323; Location: 805 MOUNT VERNON HWY NW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MARIST SCHOOL (Students: 1,066; Location: 3790 ASHFORD DUNWOODY RD NE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • ST PIUS X CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,058; Location: 2674 JOHNSON RD NE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PACE ACADEMY (Students: 947; Location: 966 W PACES FERRY RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PAIDEIA SCHOOL (Students: 929; Location: 1509 PONCE DE LEON AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MT VERNON PRESBYTERIAN SCHOOL (Students: 864; Location: 471 MT VERNON HWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST FRANCIS DAY SCHOOL (Students: 856; Location: 9375 WILLEO RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 850; Location: 2890 N FULTON DR NE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • HOLY SPIRIT PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 729; Location: 4449 NORTHSIDE DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Atlanta:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Atlanta:

  • DAVIS ACADEMY (Students: 714; Location: 8105 ROBERTS DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRINITY SCHOOL INC (Students: 588; Location: 4301 NORTHSIDE PKWY NW; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST MARTINS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 3110 ASHFORD DUNWOODY RD NE A; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 551; Location: 46 PEACHTREE WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JUDE THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 7171 GLENRIDGE DR NE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 2855 BRIARCLIFF RD NE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 1320 HEARST DR NE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF ATLANTA (Students: 437; Location: 5750 LONG ISLAND DR NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KATHERINE JACOB GREENFIELD HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 423; Location: 5200 NORTHLAND DR NE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE CHILDREN'S SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 345 TENTH ST NE; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Atlanta, map of school districts: ATLANTA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, DE KALB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Atlanta:

  • ATLANTA FULTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $37,965,708; Location: ONE MARGARET MITCHELL SQUARE; 2,308,353 books; 86 e-books; 86,804 audio materials; 116,077 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 3,194 print serial subscriptions; 39 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Another Private Art School that you forgot to mention is: Portfolio Center-125 Bennett St. Atlanta, GA 30309
  • The Atlanta, Georgia city website has changed. It is no longer ci.atlanta.ga.us It is now www.atlantaga.gov
  • Biggest private high schools in Atlanta: The Westminster Schools, (Students: 1,804; Location: 1424 West Paces Ferry Road, NW, Pre-first-12) added by Joseph

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Notable locations in Atlanta: Capital City Country Club (A), Diuid Hills Golf Club (B), Union Station (C), Little Five Points (D), Cherokee Town Club (E), Neely Nuclear Research Center (F), Meadowbrook Country Club (G), Browns Mill Golf Course (H), Southside Industrial Park (I), Cross Creek Golf Course (J), Chattahoochee Station (K), Garnett Station (L), Lakewood-Fort McPherson Station (M), Oakland City Station (N), West End Station (O), East Lake Station (P), Edgewood-Candler Park Station (Q), Inman Park-Reynoldstown Station (R), King Memorial Station (S), Lindbergh Center Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Briarcliff Plaza Shopping Center (1), Buckhead Plaza Shopping Center (2), Colony Square Shopping Center (3), Lenox Square Shopping Center (4), Simpson-Lanier Shopping Center (5), Simpson-Woods Plaza Shopping Center (6), Hollywood Plaza Shopping Center (7), Atlantic Shopping Center (8), Phipps Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Atlanta include: ROLLINS INC (A), CORAUTUS GENETICS INC (B), AGL RESOURCES INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atlanta include: Adair Park Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church (C), Good Samaritan Baptist Church (D), Truelove Baptist Church (E), New Cedar Creek Baptist Church (F), Deliverance Tabernacle Church (G), Bolton Hills Bible Church (H), First Baptist Church of Chattahoochee (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Roseland Cemetery (1), Lincoln Cemetery (2), Elliott Cemetery (3), Magnolia Cemetery (4), McDonald Cemetery (5), Silver Brook Cemetery (6), South View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: City of East Point Reservoir (A), Lake Carol (B), Lake Jan (C), Niskey Lake (D), Lake Palmyra (E), Piedmont Lake (F), Tatum Lake (G), Wildwood Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Veterans Creek (A), A D Williams Creek (B), Proctor Creek (C), Perkerson Creek (D), Peachtree Creek (E), Nancy Creek (F), English Avenue Tributary (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Atlanta include: Ben Hill Park (1), Benteen Park (2), Collier Drive Park (3), Deerwood Park (4), Fairburn Road Nature Preserve (5), Hurt Park (6), Winn Park (7), Melvin Drive Park (8), Peyton Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fernbank Museum of Natural History - Membership Office (767 Clifton Road Northeast) (1), Atlanta History Center - Atlanta History- Public Relations (Museums; 130 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest) (2), Atlanta History Center - Atlanta History General Information (Museums; 130 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest) (3), Atlanta History Center - Atlanta History- School Group Reservations (Museums; 130 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest) (4), Imagine It the Children's Musem of Atlanta (Museums; 275 Cntnnl Olympc Park D) (5), Georgia Institute of Technology (Museums; 500 10th Street Northwest) (6), Center for Puppetry Arts (Museums; 1404 Spring Street Northwest) (7), Herndon Home Museum (587 University Place Northwest) (8), African World Museum & Center (134 Peachtree St) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn-Stes Atl Dwntwn S (759 Pollard Boulevard) (1), Comfort Inn (Highway I 85-285 & B) (2), Comfort Inn Buckhead North (5793 Roswell Road Northeast) (3), Embassy Suites Hotel (1030 Crown Pointe Parkway) (4), Amerisuites Downtown Atlanta (330 Peachtree St NE) (5), Hampton Inn Atlanta-Buckhead (3398 Piedmont Road Northeast) (6), Clarion Hotel Hartsfield Atlanta Airport (3601 North Desert Drive) (7), Best Western Airport East (2600 Century Parkway Northeast) (8), Extended Stayamerica (3115 Clairmont Road Northeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Fulton County Government - Traffic Department- Juvenile Court- Program Development Of (395 Pryor Street Southwest) (1), Fulton County Juvenile Court (34 Peachtree Street Northwest) (2), Fulton County Government - Sheriff- Juvenile Court Office (395 Pryor Street Southwest) (3), Fulton County Government - Juvenile Court- South Service Center (5600 Stonewall Tell Road) (4), Fulton County Government - Juvenile Court- North Service Center (7741 Roswell Road) (5), U S Government - Court- United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District- Clerk's Of (75 Spring Street Southwest) (6), Luray Court Group Home (2129 Luray Court) (7), Douglas County Government - Juvenile Court (8700 Hospital Drive) (8), U S Government - Court- United States Bankruptcy Court Northern Districtof- Ju (75 Spring Street Southwest) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.331. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.331
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.21
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00345
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atlanta and their reported violations in the past:

ATLANTA (Population served: 650,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-23-2013 to APR-02-2014)
ATLANTA (Population served: 650,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-23-2013 to APR-02-2014)
BROWN BROTHERS FARM SUBDIVISION (Population served: 676, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (OCT-30-2001)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
RACEWAY 6772 (Serves TX, Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2009)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
AZALEA PARK SUBDIVISON (Serves FL, Population served: 308, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
APPLE ACRES-KINGSTON-GATEWOOD (Population served: 294, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
RACE TRAC 512 (Serves TX, Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
EAGLE NEST/PARKS MILL LANDING (Population served: 263, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2001), St Intentional no-action (JUL-22-2003)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1999), St Intentional no-action (SEP-24-2001)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-24-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atlanta that have no violations reported:

  • BROOKWOOD ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 604, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • RACETRAC #698 (Serves FL, Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CEDAR COVE / HICKORY POINT SUBDIVISION (Population served: 356, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • APPALACHEE WOODS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 299, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPARKLETTS (Serves TX, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  43.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Atlanta in 2010:

  • 17,418 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,577 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2,389 people in federal prisons
  • 2,371 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,778 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,626 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 305 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 293 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 279 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 257 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 78 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 71 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Atlanta in 2000:

  • 13,465 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,761 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3,070 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,610 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,649 people in other group homes
  • 1,524 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 1,225 people in nursing homes
  • 579 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 347 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 292 people in halfway houses
  • 95 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 95 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 46 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 42 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 38 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 31 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 29 people in religious group quarters
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Atlanta compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Georgia Dome. Capacity: 71,149. Atlanta Falcons.
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium. Capacity: 55,000. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football.
  • Turner Field. Capacity: 50,096. Atlanta Braves.
  • Philips Arena. Atlanta Hawks (NBA), Atlanta Thrashers (NHL), Georgia Force (AFL).
  • Alexander Memorial Coliseum. Georgia Tech.
  • Forbes Arena. Morehouse College.

Banks with most branches in Atlanta (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 47 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 46 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 31 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 13 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Guaranty Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • Regions Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Fidelity Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,231.8 mil, Deposits: $1,889.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Southern Corporation
  • 32 other banks with 53 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlanta, Georgia:

  • Hilton Atlanta Airport, 1031 Virginia Ave, Atlanta, GA 30354 , Phone: (404) 767-9000, Fax: (404) 768-0185
  • Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Ctr Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 , Phone: (404) 521-0000
  • Atlanta Marriott Northwest, 200 Interstate N Pkwy Ne, Atlanta, GA 30339 , Phone: (770) 952-7900
  • Hilton Suites Atlanta - Perimiter, 6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328 , Phone: (770) 668-0808, Fax: (770) 730-3164
  • Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown, 35 Fourteenth St, Atlanta, GA 30309 , Phone: (404) 876-8888
  • Marriott Perimeter CTR, 246 Perimeter CTR Pkwy Ne, Atlanta, GA 30346 , Phone: (770) 394-6500, Fax: (770) 394-4338
  • Courtyard By Marriott Atlanta Dunwoody, 5601 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342 , Phone: (404) 843-2300, Fax: (404) 851-1938
  • Courtyard By Marriott, Atlanta, 1236 Executive Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30329 , Phone: (404) 728-0708, Fax: (404) 636-4019
  • 228 other hotels and motels
All 236 fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlanta, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Atlanta travel time to work - commute Atlanta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Atlanta:

(Atlanta, Georgia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Atlanta city (based on Fulton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.72%
Here: 58.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchJewish Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents16.9%15.7%15.1%13.8%6.5%
Congregations21.9%17.4%4.0%5.5%0.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents6.4%4.5%3.9%3.1%14.1%
Congregations6.4%2.8%3.4%3.0%34.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 190
Fulton County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 59
Fulton County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 298
Fulton County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,102
Here:

11.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

23.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 243$1,327,100$65,5360$0
Other Government Administration 390$1,877,461$57,76846$153,479
Judicial and Legal 232$1,183,414$61,2112$4,882
Police Protection - Officers 1,969$8,003,949$48,7800$0
Police - Other 403$1,530,022$45,5590$0
Firefighters 955$4,246,828$53,3630$0
Fire - Other 81$387,151$57,3561$1,605
Correction 280$971,297$41,6270$0
Streets and Highways 189$654,733$41,5702$3,210
Airports 496$2,405,205$58,1900$0
Solid Waste Management 528$1,702,535$38,6940$0
Sewerage 1,068$4,666,202$52,4290$0
Parks and Recreation 341$1,084,738$38,17329$59,880
Housing and Community Development(Local) 121$546,626$54,2110$0
Water Supply 256$1,199,224$56,2140$0
Other and Unallocable 68$458,019$80,8278$14,818
Totals for Government 7,620$32,244,504$50,77988$237,874

Atlanta government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $485,421,000 ($1083.91)
    Water Utilities: $181,206,000 ($404.62)
    Sewerage: $120,804,000 ($269.75)
    Regular Highways: $8,367,000 ($18.68)
    General - Other: $3,959,000 ($8.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $370,000 ($0.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($0.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $147,973,000 ($330.41)
    Air Transportation: $120,284,000 ($268.59)
    General - Other: $99,771,000 ($222.78)
    Water Utilities: $95,449,000 ($213.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,089,000 ($152.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,213,000 ($143.38)
    Sewerage: $63,632,000 ($142.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,794,000 ($100.02)
    Correctional Institutions: $35,812,000 ($79.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,124,000 ($58.33)
    Central Staff Services: $22,290,000 ($49.77)
    Regular Highways: $17,783,000 ($39.71)
    Financial Administration: $12,215,000 ($27.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,722,000 ($23.94)
    General Public Buildings: $7,050,000 ($15.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,094,000 ($11.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $929,450,000 ($2075.40)
    Corporate Bonds: $160,567,000 ($358.54)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $113,215,000 ($252.80)
    Benefit Payments: $63,837,000 ($142.54)
    Withdrawals: $1,351,000 ($3.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,421,000 ($195.21)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $23,228,000 ($51.87)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Parks and Recreation: $22,671,000 ($50.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $18,106,000 ($40.43)
    Regular Highways: $17,298,000 ($38.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,308,000 ($27.48)
    Police Protection: $3,600,000 ($8.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,877,000 ($4.19)
    Water Utilities: $544,000 ($1.21)
    Sewerage: $362,000 ($0.81)
    Correctional Institutions: $68,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $460,791,000 ($1028.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,276,000 ($290.90)

Atlanta government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $459,677,000 ($1026.43)
    Sewerage: $97,029,000 ($216.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,573,000 ($112.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,029,000 ($69.29)
    All Other: $10,684,000 ($23.86)
    Parking Facilities: $762,000 ($1.70)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $56,124,000 ($125.32)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $26,103,000 ($58.29)
    Local Employee Contribution: $7,652,000 ($17.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $84,599,000 ($188.90)
    All Other: $20,894,000 ($46.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,659,000 ($28.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $90,488,000 ($202.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $154,990,000 ($346.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,465,000 ($36.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,811,000 ($24.14)
    Rents: $6,464,000 ($14.43)
    Sale of Property: $1,600,000 ($3.57)
    Special Assessments: $103,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $145,544,000 ($324.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $102,171,000 ($228.14)
    Highways: $7,858,000 ($17.55)
    All Other: $4,256,000 ($9.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.01)
  • Tax - Property: $185,590,000 ($414.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $59,216,000 ($132.23)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $39,334,000 ($87.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,534,000 ($83.81)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,083,000 ($29.21)
    Other License: $12,334,000 ($27.54)
    Public Utility License: $6,583,000 ($14.70)

Atlanta government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,387,356,000 ($14262.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,316,230,000 ($14103.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,420,000 ($815.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $294,294,000 ($657.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $31,780,000 ($70.96)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,672,000 ($48.39)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,108,000 ($22.57)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $27,150,000 ($60.62)
    Beginning: $26,695,000 ($59.61)

Atlanta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,675,835,000 ($5974.97)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $510,723,000 ($1140.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,230,593,000 ($2747.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $244,453,000 ($545.85)

13.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.81%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.65% ($37,248 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  1.38% ($41,035)
from Clayton County, GA  1.17% ($21,844)


12.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,825 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.92%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.11%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeKalb County, GA  2.65% ($35,541 average AGI)
to Cobb County, GA  1.28% ($42,974)
to Clayton County, GA  1.14% ($20,515)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WALR (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYZE (1480 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA)
  • WAFS (920 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIV (970 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W290AA (105.9 FM; MABELTON, ETC., GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlanta:

  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Atlanta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 848
Total length: 10,591 meters (34,747ft)
Total costs: $75,659,000
Total average daily traffic: 45,315,599
Total average daily truck traffic: 369,206

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 11
  • 1910-1919: 12
  • 1920-1929: 38
  • 1930-1939: 33
  • 1940-1949: 15
  • 1950-1959: 49
  • 1960-1969: 158
  • 1970-1979: 71
  • 1980-1989: 356
  • 1990-1999: 77
  • 2000-2009: 23
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Atlanta, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atlanta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 2060 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 180 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Atlanta, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 465 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 848 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1288 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atlanta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Atlanta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 1529 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 108 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,991$172,8872,520$295,8406,392$292,523168$158,61635$1,560,755940$176,5390$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED125$158,142276$274,394669$259,60445$60,7641$176,000137$144,6021$25,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED480$155,824731$275,4473,296$254,760289$63,9567$5,690,250763$154,5354$58,168
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN423$157,490537$311,6211,871$251,62768$132,8721$280,000308$156,7810$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS114$171,883115$266,954506$268,87726$116,4070$073$191,5850$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 120 tracts in Atlanta, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 100 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED432$241,100179$266,68916$201,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED238$213,899121$244,70538$148,012
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$215,17262$229,2777$190,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$211,46927$248,5545$165,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS39$262,3879$282,9626$187,800

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 329
  • Hazardous Condition: 372
  • Service Call: 21
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Atlanta

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atlanta, GA
Most common first names in Atlanta, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5,21369.2 years
Mary5,04377.4 years
John4,83771.5 years
William4,28672.2 years
Willie3,50369.5 years
Robert3,32368.0 years
Annie2,27977.5 years
Charles2,27469.0 years
George2,12672.5 years
Thomas1,56870.6 years
Most common last names in Atlanta, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3,33771.9 years
Johnson2,25871.3 years
Williams2,19870.1 years
Jones2,13172.0 years
Brown1,86171.7 years
Jackson1,55169.8 years
Davis1,49271.8 years
Harris1,25470.4 years
Thomas1,10170.1 years
Walker95369.7 years
Businesses in Atlanta, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kincaid1
ALDO3Kmart1
AT&T16Kohl's1
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kroger21
Ace Hardware11LA Fitness8
Advance Auto Parts9La Quinta4
Aeropostale4La-Z-Boy1
American Eagle Outfitters3Lane Bryant3
Ann Taylor6Lane Furniture6
Apple Store2LensCrafters6
Applebee's4Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's9Loews1
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's1
Audi1Lowe's1
AutoZone9Macy's6
BMW1Marriott32
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marshalls3
Bakers5MasterBrand Cabinets5
Banana Republic5Mazda1
Barnes & Noble4McDonald's29
Baskin-Robbins4Men's Wearhouse6
Bath & Body Works5Motel 63
Bebe4Motherhood Maternity8
Bed Bath & Beyond4New Balance20
Ben & Jerry's4New York & Co3
Blockbuster8Nike83
Brooks Brothers3Nordstrom3
Brookstone5Office Depot8
Budget Car Rental4OfficeMax3
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy4
Burger King17On The Border2
Burlington Coat Factory2Outback3
CVS31Outback Steakhouse3
Cache3Panda Express1
Caribou Coffee11Panera Bread6
Casual Male XL2Papa John's Pizza8
Catherines1Payless12
Charlotte Russe2Penske8
Chick-Fil-A26PetSmart4
Chico's5Pier 1 Imports5
Chipotle6Pizza Hut15
Chuck E. Cheese's1Plato's Closet1
Church's Chicken8Popeyes11
Cinnabon 3Pottery Barn1
Circle K8Pottery Barn Kids1
Clarks2Publix Super Markets25
Cold Stone Creamery3Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Coldwater Creek1Quality3
Comfort Inn2Quiznos19
Comfort Suites4RadioShack12
Costco3Red Lobster1
Crate & Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Curves3Rite Aid11
DHL6Rooms To Go1
Dairy Queen6Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Decora Cabinetry3SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza10SONIC Drive-In1
Dressbarn1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Dunkin Donuts17Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears4
Express4Sephora2
Extended Stay America2Sheraton4
Extended Stay Deluxe5Shoe Carnival1
FedEx227Skechers USA2
Finish Line2Soma Intimates3
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker11Sprint Nextel9
Ford2Staples3
Forever 213Starbucks55
GNC14Steak 'n Shake3
GameStop9Subaru1
Gap4Subway27
Goodwill2Super 83
Gymboree3T-Mobile28
H&M2T.G.I. Driday's3
H&R Block19T.J.Maxx4
Haagen-Dazs6Taco Bell7
Hardee's1Talbots4
Havertys Furniture1Target6
Haworth2The Athlete's Foot10
Hilton25The Cheesecake Factory3
Holiday Inn17The Limited3
Hollister Co.1Toyota2
Home Depot8Toys"R"Us5
Homestead Studio Suites1Trader Joe's2
Houlihan's2U-Haul28
Hyatt14UPS274
Hyundai1Urban Outfitters2
IHOP5Value City Furniture1
InTown Suites2Vans12
J. Jill2Verizon Wireless9
J.Crew2Victoria's Secret5
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jimmy Jazz3Waffle House19
Jimmy John's7Walgreens11
JoS. A. Bank4Walmart3
Johnny Rockets3Wendy's17
Jones New York14Westin4
Journeys3Wet Seal2
Juicy Couture1Whole Foods Market4
Justice1YMCA13
KFC9Z Gallerie3

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