2017 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Atlanta Metro

Explore the best neighborhoods to raise a family based on public schools, crime rates, cost of living, and family-friendly amenities. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other data sources.

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    Woodfield

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Tuxedo Park

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 2 reviews
    Niche User:Great location with easy access to midtown, downtown, and highways to suburbs. Great local restaurnants, entertainment. Wonderful outdoor ampitheatre and public parks.
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    Wildwood (NPU-C)

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Hanover West

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Argonne Forest

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Collier Hills North

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Chastain Park

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 1 review
    Current Resident:Nothing special from my perspective be also if you say hi to your neighbors it's easy to get to know them and there a couple of parks with sports programs that youth can get involved in such as baseball which I personally have participated in when I was younger.
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    North Buckhead

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 10 reviews
    Current Resident:Great place to live, work, and raise a family. Very convenient to all major roads, and easy access to the interstate. Many outstanding restaurants, and lots of diversity.
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    West Paces Ferry/Northside

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Lake Claire

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 7 reviews
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    Druid Hills

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Hills Park

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Bolton

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Riverside

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Mt. Paran/Northside

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 13 reviews
    Niche User:I mostly feel very safe, however, there have been some robberies in the area, and so I set the alarm every night.
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    Brookhaven

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 1 review
    Niche User:I love where I am!
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    Paces

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Cross Creek

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Buckhead Heights

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Collier Hills

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Peachtree Heights East

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Ansley Park

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
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    Morningside/Lenox Park

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 3 reviews
    Niche User:I would stay here my entire life if I could. I love Atlanta, and I love the people in it. Most people I might are very involved in the community and wish to make it better. It is a hub for culture in the South. I love the music and art in Atlanta. The diversity and inclusiveness of Atlanta make anyone feel at home here.
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    Candler Park

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 2 reviews
    Niche User:I've wanted to live in this neighborhood for a while. One street over and there are many bustling business, but our street is quiet and friendly. The only things I'd change would be my landlord being more engaged about the condition of the house or live in CA.
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    East Chastain Park

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
    • 14 reviews
    Parent:People look out for each other in this neighborhood
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