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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  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+
Southwest is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 6,778. Southwest is in Fulton County. Living in Southwest offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Southwest and residents tend to be liberal.
About Southwest...
Population
6,778

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$112,093
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$851
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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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
    455
    283
  • Murder
    16
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    439
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,538
    500
  • Theft
    1,616
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    691
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$33,486
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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Southwest Reviews

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Mostly fast foods, Mr. Everything is a great place but it's more of a mom-and-pop establishment
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A lot of shops and stores, so employment is low in this community, I believe. Not sure though
There's some crime, but there are always police around