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Dekalb County, GA Real Estate

DeKalb County real estate is a place where one can enjoy the natural scenery and yet revel in its urban character. It is a place where first time home buyers can find a place to call home and those seeking a grand estate can have one as well.  A county offering everything from quaint antique shops to bargain basement outlets to specialized boutiques.  For those wanting to get back to nature, there are several county parks and nature trails. DeKalb County real estate has tree lined streets among historical squares and friendly neighbors around each corner.  If one seeks a true sense of community with all the advantages of the city, DeKalb County real estate is worth visiting or calling home.

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DeKalb County real estate is a place where one can enjoy the natural scenery and yet revel in its urban character. It is a place where first time home buyers can find a place to call home and those seeking a grand estate can have one as well.  A county offering everything from quaint antique shops to bargain basement outlets to specialized boutiques.  For those wanting to get back to nature, there are several county parks and nature trails. DeKalb County real estate has tree lined streets among historical squares and friendly neighbors around each corner.  If one seeks a true sense of community with all the advantages of the city, DeKalb County real estate is worth visiting or calling home.

Dekalb County Entertainment

Local shopping venues in DeKalb County real estate include Chandler Park, Chamblee's Antique Row, East Atlanta Village, Old Mill Antiques Village and Downtown Decatur.  There are also five malls: North DeKalb, Northlake Mall, Perimeter Mall, The Gallery at South Dekalb and the Mall at Stonecrest.  If one yearns for somethings more exotic, Atlanta's International Corridor has everything from Asian apparel, Chinese herbs, Hong Kong steak to unique gifts.  Stone Mountain Park is home to 3,200 acres of forest and offers everything from golf, boating, zip lines to suspended bridges. It is considered one of Georgia's top attraction. One can discover cultural treasures, see ancient fossils and explore interactive exhibits at Fernbank Museum of Natural History.  Other attractions include Michael C. Carlos Museum, Fernbank Science Center and Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

Dekalb County Real Estate and Education

School aged children of DeKalb County real estate owners can expect a good education as well as those seeking a higher education.  DeKalb County school district ranks 132 out of 155 school districts in Georgia.  The county also has more than 60 private schools available. There are several colleges and universities available for degree programs or an upgrade in technical and business skills.  They are: Agnes Scott College, Columbia Theological Seminary, DeVry, Emory University, Georgia Perimeter College, Mercer University, Oglethorpe University.

Dekalb County Real Estate Demographics

These is an estimated 747,274 residents of Dekalb County real estate .  Of the population, 40.2% are of the white race and 53.7% are African American. There are 313,602 housing units at an average density of 974 per square mile and with a median household income of $54,708.  There was approximately 10.8% living below poverty level in 2009.  Just over 40% of the residents are married couples living together, 17.6% have female householders with no husband present and 37.2% were non-families.

Dekalb County Climate

Temperatures in DeKalb County real estate range from lows in the 30's to highs close to 90 degrees. In January, the average low is 33.5 degrees and the average high is 51.9 degrees.  In July, the average low is 70.6 degrees and the average high is 89.4 degrees.  The average rainfall in Dekalb County real estate is per month is 4.18 inches.


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Properties Listed:  2,272
Median Price:  $150K

Property Price Distribution

Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 728
$100K-$199K 674
$200K-$299K 319
$300K-$399K 195
$400K-$699K 218
Luxury 138
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