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Atlanta
  • City in Georgia

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Atlanta is a city in Georgia with a population of 488,800. Atlanta is in Fulton County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Atlanta offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Atlanta there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Atlanta and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Atlanta are above average.

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About Atlanta...
Population
488,800

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$290,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,153
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    480.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    17.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    221.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    621.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,366.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    666.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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