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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  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+
West Lake is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 2,041. 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 parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Lake and residents tend to be liberal.
About West Lake...
Population
2,041

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$69,662
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$845
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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West Lake Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    615.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    284.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    710.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    710.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$28,721
National
$55,322
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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West Lake Reviews

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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.