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    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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East Lake is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 14,721. East Lake is in DeKalb County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in East Lake offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In East Lake there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in East Lake and residents tend to be liberal.

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About East Lake...
Population
14,721

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$411,141
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,042
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    25.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    77.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    448.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    776.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$101,189
National
$62,843
Families with Children
35%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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