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  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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    A-
Buckhead Forest is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 2,670. Buckhead Forest is in Fulton County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Buckhead Forest offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Buckhead Forest there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Buckhead Forest and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Buckhead Forest are above average.
About Buckhead Forest...
Population
2,670

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$244,382
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,504
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    71%
  • Own
    29%
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Buckhead Forest Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    289.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    124.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    662
    500.1
  • Theft
    6,702.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    537.9
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$85,591
National
$55,322
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    48%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Buckhead Forest Reviews

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Only have been here for a month, but I really enjoy the location and how close it is to downtown. I can walk my dog all over the place, and I feel safe in the area.
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Although the traffic is busy, as expected, the overall quality is amazing and the people are hospitable.