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Fulton County, GA Real Estate

Fulton County real estate, the major part of the Atlanta metropolitan area, is located in northwest Georgia. Approximately 93% of the population of metropolitan Atlanta resides in Fulton County real estate. Fulton County was created from the western half of Dekalb County by the Georgia legislature in 1853. There is controversy over where the name for Fulton County originated. The traditional assumption was that the county was named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat. New research indicates it might well have been named for Hamilton Fulton, a surveyor for the Western and Atlantic Railroad, In many ways, Fulton County-Atlanta is the economic and social heart of the South. The county seat is Atlanta, which is also the capital of the state of Georgia.

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Fulton County real estate, the major part of the Atlanta metropolitan area, is located in northwest Georgia. Approximately 93% of the population of metropolitan Atlanta resides in Fulton County real estate. Fulton County was created from the western half of Dekalb County by the Georgia legislature in 1853. There is controversy over where the name for Fulton County originated. The traditional assumption was that the county was named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat. New research indicates it might well have been named for Hamilton Fulton, a surveyor for the Western and Atlantic Railroad, In many ways, Fulton County-Atlanta is the economic and social heart of the South. The county seat is Atlanta, which is also the capital of the state of Georgia.

Fulton County Real Estate Demographics

Fulton County real estate is home to approximately 1,033,756 people, comprising 321,242 households. The median income for Fulton County real estate is $62,182. The population of Fulton County real estate is 49.3% male, and 50.7% female, and the median age of residents is 32.7 years. The racial make up of the county is 50.6% white, 43.1% black, and 6.3% of other descent. The population density of Fulton County real estate is 1,542.5 persons per square mile. The median house or condo value is $180,700, and the homeownship rate is 50.2%. The Fulton County economy is driven by manufacturing, transportation, and education.

Fulton County School District

Futon County School District comprises of 59 elementary schools, 19 middle schools, 16 high schools, 9 charter schools, and 2 non-traditional learning centers. As the fourth largest school system in Georgia, Fulton has more than 12,000 full-time employees, including more than 6,800 teachers and other certified personnel. Fulton County is also home to m ore than 90 private schools.

Higher education in Fulton County is provided by 3 public universities and colleges, 13 private universities and colleges, and 1 technical/community college. Georgia Institute of Technology is the premier university for engineering in the South. It offers bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees in a wide range of disciplines, from engineering to computer science to paper technology. Georgia State University, located in downtown Atlanta, offers 52 degrees in more than 250 fields of study and has more than 1000 faculty members. Emory University is one of the finest private universities in the United States, ranking seventeenth in the nation is scholastic standing.

Fulton County Real Estate's Location

Fulton County real estate is located in the northwestern part of central Georgia. Counties adjacent to Fulton County real estate are Cobb, Douglas, Carroll, Fayette, Clayton, Coweta, Dekalb, Gwinnett, Forsyth, and Cherokee. Major cities and towns in Fulton County real estate are Atlanta, Alpharetta, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, Union City, Sandy Springs, and Palmetto. Fulton County's commercial aviation needs are provided by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and Fulton County Airport.. Major roads in Fulton County real estate are Interstates 20, 75, 85, 285; U.S. Routes 19, 23, 29, 41, 78, and 278; and Georgia State Routes 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 42, 54, 70, 74, 92, 120, 138, 139, 140, 141, 154, and 400. Fulton County's transportation needs are also served by the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) which provides both bus and rail service throughout metro Atlanta.

Fulton County Attractions and Entertainment

Fulton County real estate has a multitude of options when it comes to attractions, entertainment, and events. Everything from professional baseball (the Atlanta Braves) to professional football (the Atlanta Falcons) to professional basketball (the Atlanta Hawks) to college sports (Georgia Tech, Georgia State), youth sports, cultural events, a vast number of live music and theater venues, and fine dining too numerous to name, and more. Atlanta is home to the Fox Theater, The Atlanta High Museum of Art, the Jimmy Cater Library and Museum, The Wren's Nest (home of "Uncle Remus"), The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Atlanta Opera, The Atlanta Ballet, and so many more too numerous to list. Fulton County real estate is a place to do and see and experience so very much.


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Properties Listed:  312
Median Price:  $140K

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Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 145
$100K-$199K 41
$200K-$299K 33
$300K-$399K 23
$400K-$699K 31
Luxury 39
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