Dekalb County, GA

Population 707,089

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 45.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 42.2%

Registered Offenders

30.51% Lower than national avg.
  • 780 offenders in Dekalb County
  • 11.03 offenders/10,000 residents

Property Report

Median List Price $269,000
  • Median Sales Price: $195,000

Environmental Hazards

1,094 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 67
  • Superfunds: 63
  • Tanks & Spills: 962

Unemployment

Moderate 3.8%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Schools view all

116 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 116 K-12 public schools in Dekalb County, GA and 48 private schools. Homefacts rates Dekalb County's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

780 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Dekalb County, GA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$269,000 compared to April 2017
Median Sales Price
$195,000 compared to April 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    10.2%
  • Rented
    41.8%
  • Owned
    47.9%

1,231 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Dekalb County, GA issued 1,231 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,231 permits, 485 were issued for single family homes and 746 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dekalb County, GA issued 1,212 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,212 permits, 336 were issued for single family homes and 876 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Dekalb County, GA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $873
  • 1 Bedroom: $898
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,031
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,344
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,651

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Environmental Hazards

1094 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Dekalb County, GA
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Dekalb County, GA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Dekalb County, GA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.1 Average
    Dekalb County, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 42.43°
  • February 45.67°
  • March 53.6°
  • April 62.28°
  • May 70.27°
  • June 78.47°
  • July 80.33°
  • August 80°
  • September 73.55°
  • October 61.77°
  • November 51.7°
  • December 45.42°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dekalb County, GA

Earthquakes
Dekalb County, GA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Dekalb County, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Dekalb County, GA has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Dekalb County, GA has a high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dekalb County, GA: $54,057

Unemployment

Unemployment in Dekalb County is 3.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 7.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.29%
White Collar - 67.71%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

112 FCC Towers view all

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