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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
West Lake is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 1,954. West Lake is in Fulton County. Living in West Lake offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Lake there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Lake and residents tend to be liberal.
About West Lake...
Population
1,954

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$65,286
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$798
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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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
    616
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    284
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    711
    500
  • Theft
    711
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,963
National
$55,322
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
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West Lake Reviews

3
I love westlake its fun and very family oriented. Beautiful houses and trees. I want to see more of the houses occupied with people with families.
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I do not feel safe in my area due to gang activity and suspicious characters roaming around. I love that the government is taking the initiative to beautify my community, but the safety could use a lot of work.
If it doesn't concern me then I really don't care.