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A City Within a City
Although Decatur, Ga. is part of the Atlanta metro area, it is a city with an identity all its own. Decatur sits just to the east of Atlanta, and has become a favorite of single professionals, young couples and families thanks to its strong schools, low crime rate and beautiful historic homes. City of Decatur also boasts one of the top school districts in the state, and is the only district within Metro-Atlanta in the top 5.
The City of Decatur is located in DeKalb County, Georgia, and has a population of 23,832 residents.
The City is about 4.2 square miles.
The population density is 4,782 per sq mi which is 2765% higher than the Georgia average and 5178% higher than the national average.
Average days on market for Real Estate is 64
Seller's market in November 2019, which means that there are more people looking to buy than there are homes available.
Elementary - Clairemont Elementary
6/10 GoodSchools Rating
12:1 Student / Teacher Ratio
Middle - Renfroe Middle School
7/10 GoodSchools Rating
14:1 Student / Teacher Ratio
High - Decatur High School
8/10 GoodSchools Rating
Decatur Square is known for restaurants, shops, bars and cafes.
Home to two James Beard nominated restaurant programs.
Walk score of 90.
Originally slated to be the southernmost terminus of the Western and Atlantic Railroad in the 1830s, but the city objected, allowing nearby Atlanta to take that honor.
2 major universities - Agnes Scott College and Emory University.