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Dunwoody
  • Suburb of Atlanta, GA

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

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Dunwoody is a suburb of Atlanta with a population of 49,371. Dunwoody is in DeKalb County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Dunwoody offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Dunwoody there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Dunwoody and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Dunwoody are above average.

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About Dunwoody...
Population
49,371

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$432,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,468
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    62.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    50.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    403.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,230.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    206.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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