Atlanta is a city, wrapped up in history with a population of about 520,000. Atlanta has a median age of 34, but their median income is $42,000 (national median income $50,000). Even with the myriad of activities and housing options, the cost of living is just 4% above the national average (in a major metropolitan area)! Statistically, Atlanta also has around 37% of its inhabitants as homeowners and 49% as renters. Sell below clicks to search homes for sale in the Atlanta areas.
The area is very entrenched in history of the Civil War. Stone Mountain, Kennesaw Mountain Battleground Park, Sweetwater State Park, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and Piedmont Park have trails, history and activities for the outdoor enthusiasts. Shopping is world class with Phipps Plaza, Lenox Square, Perimeter Mall a few of the retail centers and two large farmers markets. Many, many cultural and family events are available at the High Museum, Fox Theater, Coke Museum, Atlanta Aquarium, Woodruff Arts Center, Zoo Atlanta and the list goes on and on! The City of Atlanta has web information access at http://www.atlantaga.gov/.
The people in the Atlanta area are very aware of the importance of a good education with over 27 private high schools, Fulton County public schools and Atlanta city schools. There are numerous well known colleges and universities including Georgia Tech, Morehouse, Emory, Georgia State, Southern Poly and many others. There are technical degrees available from Le Cordon Bleu, ITT Technical, Art Institute and too many others too list. Atlanta has 77% of its inhabitants with a high school diploma and 21% have Bachelor’s Degrees.