Dunwoody

Dunwoody is a suburban city located in the northern part of Atlanta, Georgia. Known for its excellent schools, family-friendly atmosphere, and convenient location, Dunwoody offers a desirable blend of residential comfort and urban amenities.

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Welcome to Dunwoody

Located in Dekalb County, Dunwoody is a suburban city that is so close to Atlanta that you can be there in mere minutes, yet can often seem as far away and as inviting as a small town somewhere in the mountains. Newer homes and communities, good schools, and plenty of shopping opportunities are just a few of the reasons why people are moving to Dunwoody each year.

Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment

Dunwoody’s top attraction is definitely its multitude of shops and retail outlets. Perimeter Mall is home to 200 stores and restaurants like Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Cheesecake Factory, and Maggiano’s Little Italy. The commercial area surrounding Perimeter Mall is also home to many popular retailers. The nearby Colonial-style Dunwoody Village shopping center is home to several business, but it is popular for its local restaurants, including places like Ye Olde Dunwoody Tavern. If you want to get to know your neighbors, Dunwoody is an excellent place to do that. Annual activities like the 4th of July parade, Lemonade Days Festival, Marist Holiday Traditions, and Light Up Dunwoody are just a few of the events that are perfect for the whole family.

Homes

Many of Dunwoody’s homes were built during the late 20thcentury, but it still has its fair share of history. Architectural styles range from that of Colonial Williamsburg to modern two-story brick houses. Many of the homes in Dunwoody sit upon larger lots than those in Atlanta’s popular in-town neighborhoods which makes it an ideal place to raise a family or enjoy a garden. The average price of a home is usually between $300,000 and $350,000. That said luxury gated communities like Ashworth, Bellewood, and Gates of Dunwoody are also located within the city. Other popular neighborhoods include Marlborough, Ashford Chase, Dunwoody Club Forest, Dunwoody North, and Mill Glen.

Family-friendly

Dunwoody’s young residents have many great options when it comes to academics. Public school students will attend one of several the Dekalb County School System’s elementary schools, such as Austin, Chestnut Charter, Kingsley, Dunwoody, or Vanderlyn. Middle and high school students will attend Peachtree Charter Middle School and Dunwoody High School, which offers two specialized career academies of finance and mass communications. Nearby private schools include Wesleyan, The David Academy, and the highly coveted Marist School. As for higher education, four colleges have campuses in Dunwoody: Troy University, American InterContinental University, and Georgia Perimeter College.

Why Dunwoody?

Some of Atlanta’s most notable residents choose to make Dunwoody their home, and if you spend even a day here, you will know why. Since becoming its own city in 2008, it continues to grow with new homes and businesses but manages to keep its tight-knit community feels. Even Atlanta’s own newspaper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has relocated here.
 
 

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Overview for Dunwoody, GA

57,698 people live in Dunwoody, where the median age is 39.2 and the average individual income is $53,572.89. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

57,698

Total Population

39.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$53,572.89

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Dunwoody, GA

Dunwoody has 24,059 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dunwoody do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 57,698 people call Dunwoody home. The population density is 3,754.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

57,698

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.2

Median Age

48.84 / 51.16%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
24,059

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$53,572.89

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Dunwoody, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Dunwoody. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Peachtree Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Dunwoody Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Dunwoody Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Austin Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Vanderlyn Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Kingsley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Crossroads Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Luke's Little Saints Preschool & Kindergten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Atlanta North School Of Seventh-Day Adventists
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Dunwoody High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Chesnut Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5

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