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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Perkerson is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 6,602. Perkerson is in Fulton County. Living in Perkerson offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Perkerson there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Perkerson and residents tend to be liberal.
About Perkerson...
Population
6,602

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,994
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$784
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
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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
    479
    283
  • Murder
    15
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    374
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    329
    500
  • Theft
    1,692
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    524
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$24,262
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%
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Perkerson Reviews

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I grew up in this neighborhood over 30 years ago and have seen a tremendous transformation within the last ten to twelve years. The area was crime-ridden, and disenfranchised. Now, I witness a lot of community development and participation from the residents. Schools are still under-performing but I see growth in home-ownership which will eventually impact the schools in the area.
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The area is slightly gaining popularity resulting in new restaurants and centers being built.
The police are always patrolling; there aren't many major crimes committed.