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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
North Druid Hills is a suburb of Atlanta with a population of 17,287. North Druid Hills is in DeKalb County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in North Druid Hills offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In North Druid Hills there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in North Druid Hills and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in North Druid Hills are above average.
About North Druid Hills...
Population
17,287

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$354,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,371
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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North Druid Hills Rankings

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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    28%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in North Druid Hills

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,472
National
$55,322
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North Druid Hills Reviews

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Incredibly safe places to live and for kiddos to grow up. Access to hundreds of different stores and restaurants, always something to do! Many different religious areas, such as Orthodox Catholic and Orthodox Jew, who create a safe and welcoming environment. Outside play is seen daily and encouraged. Amazing place to live.
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North Druid Hills is the perfect to place to live if you want to be connected to all of Atlanta. We're a few minutes away from Decatur, Midtown, Buckhead, Little 5 Points, and much much more! In 2 minutes you can get on 400, 85, 285, 75 and go wherever your heart desires. The area is safe. I walk or bike to all the different shops around my area and have never felt in danger. Diversity is huge around here. There are many different restaurants available to you such as ethiopian, thai, vietnamese, mexican, latin american, italian, greek, etc. If you love to eat out, this is a perfect place for you. Many choices with affordable prices!
I would like for the speed signs throughout the neighborhood to change since I live near the main road of Briarcliff. Overall, it is a quiet neighborhood with lots of young people my age and schools, activities, nightlife and jobs are all within 15 minutes or less by vehicle.