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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    B
Fulton County is located in Georgia with a population of 1,010,420. Fulton County is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Fulton County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fulton County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Fulton County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Fulton County are above average.
Population
1,010,420

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$268,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,089
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Fulton County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    350.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    10.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    37.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    202.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    550.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,862.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    501.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

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Fulton County Reviews

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One thing I likes about Fulton county is my high school, Banneker. However, gun violence is the single most important societal problem in my community. On March 2, 2019, there was a local shooting of a teenager outside of a barbershop in South Fulton County, GA. He was eighteen year old, Willie Redditt IV, a high school student attending Benjamin Banneker High school, my school. Every time I pass that barbershop, it haunts me to think of how close it is to my home. It saddens me to know someone my age, could be taken from their family in an instant.
A common counterpoint is that guns are used as a form of protection however, when in the wrong hands, it may cause malice and pain n in the world. We can overcome this problem by enforcing effective gun control laws. Creating restrictions on legal purchases and increasing the legal age to obtain a gun could reduce the number of mass casualty incidents that occur annually.
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Great place to live if you have a big family.So you want to move to a new state, and you're considering Georgia. ... For starters, you'll be joining about 10,545,138 other Georgians, according to worldpopulationreview.com. Georgia is home to Atlanta, the most-populous major-metropolitan area in the country, and the ninth-largest metro area overall.
My overall experience in Fulton County has been a prominent experience. I moved here from New York and I have to say it is a big change, in a profound way. People are very friendly and welcoming. The schools are different but the teachers are more greatly involved in my education, more hands on. The schools are smaller so we are more together as a family. There is a lot more school spirit which makes going to school and learning rather exciting.