Livability Score

87
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (14) A+
Calle Latina
Coffee Shop
Sawicki's
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Java Monkey
Coffee Shop
Out of the Pan
Coffee Shop
Pastries A Go Go
Coffee Shop
J. Christopher's
Coffee Shop
Crepe Masters
Coffee Shop
The Dancing Goats Coffee Bar
Coffee Shop
Ducks Cosmic Kitchen
Coffee Shop
Revolution Doughnuts
Coffee Shop
Diamond Dust Cupcakes
Coffee Shop
Kavarna
Coffee Shop
Hodgepodge Coffeehouse
Coffee Shop
Chololaté
Coffee Shop
Waller's Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop
Nectar
Coffee Shop
Banjo Coffee
Coffee Shop
Radio Roasters Coffee
Coffee Shop
Bread Coffeehouse
Coffee Shop
Taproom Coffee & Beer
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Gato Bizco
Coffee Shop
The Flying Biscuit
Coffee Shop
Dr. Bombay's
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (10) A+
Eddie's Attic
Nightclub
DeKalb History Center
Museum
Scott Park
Attraction
Seen Gallery
Art Gallery
Dana Fine Arts Building
Theatre Arts
Delafield Planetarium
Museum
Decatur Fine Art
Art Gallery
Lemon Zesty
Theatre Arts
Amalgam Arts Atl
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Waffle House Museum
Museum
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Museum
Giant Screen Theatre
Cinema
Academy Theatre
Theatre Arts
Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Church School Amphitheatre
Theatre Arts
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Museum
Unknown Name
Stadium
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
David J. Sencer CDC Museum
Museum
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Theatre Arts
AMC North Dekalb 16
Cinema
7 Stages Playhouse
Theatre Arts
Variety Playhouse
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (23) A+
Chick-fil-A
Fast Food
Greene's Fine Foods
Sweets
Twain's
Bar
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Sweets
O'Sullivans
Bar
BOHO115
Bar
The SOS Tiki Bar
Bar
Zucca
Bar
Brick Store Pub
Bar
Butter and Cream
Sweets
Kelly's Market
Deli
Las Brasas
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Marlay House
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
The Imperial
Bar
Corner Pub
Bar
Revolution Doughnuts
Sweets
Scout
Bar
Diamond Dust Cupcakes
Sweets
Universal Joint
Bar
Steinbeck’s
Bar
Cremalosa
Sweets
Jax Package
Alcohol
Decatur Package Store
Alcohol
Fitness (7) B
Pace 23
Gym
Jazzercise
Gym
Decatur School of Ballet
Gym
The Sweat Box
Gym
Pinnacle Fitness Center
Gym
Atlanta Barbell
Gym
Firefly Studio
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Complex Fitness Room
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Coan Park Recreation Center
Community Centre
Heck House
Community Centre
Orangetheory Fitness
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Little Five Points Community Center
Community Centre
LA Fitness
Gym
Energy Lab
Gym
Trinity fitness
Gym
CrossFit Terminus
Gym
Workout Anytime
Gym
The Dance Center at Vista Grove
Gym
Vista Yoga
Gym
CrossFit Downtown Atlanta
Gym
CorePower Yoga
Gym
Groceries (4) A+
Bakery at Cakes & Ale
Bakery
Pastries A Go Go
Bakery
Kroger
Grocery Store
Oakhurst Market
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Pine Street Market
Butcher
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Your Dekalb Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Aldi
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Ali’s Cookies
Bakery
Kroger
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Earth Fare
Grocery Store
Sevananda
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Parks (46) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Ebster Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Scott Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Adair Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Sycamore Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Winnona Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (40) A+
Books Again
Books
Forbici
Hairdresser
Rockit
Clothing
Botique Karma
Clothing
Squash Blossom
Clothing
Worthmore
Fashion
Christian Science Reading Room
Books
Rutabaga
Hairdresser
Decatur Station Food Mart
Convenience Store
Little Shop of Stories
Books
Boogaloos
Clothing
Heliotrope
Gift Shop
Metro by T-Mobile
Electronics
Vivid Botique
Gift Shop
Kismet
Fashion
Blue Moon Designs
Gift Shop
Salon Red
Hairdresser
Mingei
Gift Shop
Salon Red Kids
Hairdresser
Collage
Gift Shop
Wireless Etc.
Electronics
Guild + Journeyman
Bicycle
Decatur City Jewelers
Fashion
Great Clips
Hairdresser
Terra Mater Salon
Hairdresser
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 7.7% take public transportation in Decatur.
Public Transit Stops (17)
Stops & Stations
A+
Decatur
Transit Station
Two Decatur Town Center
Bus Stop
Clairemont Ave & Williams St
Bus Stop
Clairmont Oaks(SB)
Bus Stop
Clairmont Oaks(NB)
Bus Stop
Clairemont-Michigan(NB)
Bus Stop
Clairemont-Wilton (SB)
Bus Stop
Clairemont Ave & Garden Ln
Bus Stop
Avondale
Transit Station
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
East Lake
Transit Station
Avondale
Bus Stop
Clairemont-Scott(NB)
Bus Stop
Clairemont-Scott(SB)
Bus Stop
N Arcadia Ave & E Ponce De Leon Ave
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Grove Pl
Bus Stop
Winn Way & Pinehurst St
Bus Stop
Clairemont Ave & Clairmont Run
Bus Stop
Winn Way & Coalter Way
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & 2775
Bus Stop
N Decatur Rd & Clairmont Cir
Bus Stop
N Decatur Rd & Clairmont Cir
Bus Stop
N Decatur Rd & Webster Dr
Bus Stop
N Decatur Rd & N Superior Ave
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
7.7%
B
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Decatur is 143/100 - which is 55% higher than Georgia.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C+
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crime B

Decatur crime rates are 2,848 per 100k, which is 38% higher than Georgia
Property Crime
2,717 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
132 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment A+

The median income in Decatur is $114,615 - which is 125% higher than Georgia.
Med. Household Income
$114,615
A+
Unemployment Rate
3.6%
C
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health A-

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (9)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Agnes Scott Public Safety
Police
Decatur Police Station
Police
Decatur Fire Station One
Fire Station
Kaiser Permanente
Clinic
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
McKinney's Apothecary
Pharmacy
DeKalb Medical L-TAC
Hospital
Decatur Family Dental
Dentist
Decatur Fire Station Two
Fire Station
Publix
Pharmacy
Unknown Name
Doctor
DeKalb Medical
Hospital
Unknown Name
Clinic
Podiatry Institute
Doctor
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Emory Police Department
Police
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 3
Fire Station
DeKalb County Station 3 Fire Station
Fire Station
Avondale Estates Police Station
Police
Clinic B
Clinic
Winship Cancer Institute Clinic C
Clinic
Emory Clinic Building A
Clinic
Unknown Name
Police
Emory University Hospital
Hospital
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Decatur home prices are $547,300 - which is 259% higher than Georgia
Home Price
$547,300
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
30%
A+
Home Affordability
4.8x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools B+

The Decatur graduation rate is 94% - which is 16% higher than Georgia
School Test Scores
38%
F
High School Grad. Rates
94%
A+
Elementary Schools (54) A+
Renfroe Middle School
Decatur Presbyterian Children'S Community
Global Village Project
Decatur First Umc Weekday Childrens Ministries
The Community School
New Glennwood Elementary
Winnona Park Elementary School
Oakhurst Elementary School
Clairemont Elementary School
Talley Street Elementary School
The Hirsch Academy
Montessori Academy
The Ellis School Of Atlanta
The Friends School Of Atlanta
Westchester Elementary School
Fernbank Elementary School
Fifth Avenue Elementary
The Waldorf School Of Atlanta
Hess Academy
Charles R. Drew Charter School
Charles Drew Charter School Ja/Sa
21 Century Stem Academy
Toomer Elementary School
Avondale Elementary School
Museum School Avondale Estates
High Schools (9) A+
Decatur High School
The Community School
Academe Of The Oaks
Druid Hills High School
Charles Drew Charter School Ja/Sa
Dekalb School Of The Arts
21 Century Stem Academy
Paideia School
Ben Franklin Academy
Mohammed Schools Of Atlanta
Crim High School
Uhs Of Laurel Heights
The New School
Temima, The Richard And Jean Katz High School For
Light Of The World Of Atlanta
Miller'S Military Academy
Clarkston High School
Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael Of Atlanta
Towers High School
Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
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ratings B+

Decatur has an overall rating of 74% from 25 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
B-
User Surveys (24)
From AreaVibes
A+
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Decatur, Georgia: Something for Everyone 3.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 10, 2018) The overall experiences that I have had while living in Decatur, Georgia have overall been positive. Being that it is a suburb of Atlanta, you have tons of opportunities for things to do close by. You are also close to major airports should you find yourself in need of air travel ...Read More .

The best areas of Decatur, Georgia are areas located in the food scene. In 2012, Decatur was named one of the “Tastiest Towns” in the U.S. Known for its restaurants like Brick Store Pub and The Pinewood Tipping Room, food lovers from all across Georgia will come to Decatur to get some yummy food.

Decatur overall can be considered to be a small town inside of a big city. You will find something to do year-round here and there is always something to do for everyone in your family. From a visit to the farmers market to walking and biking down the numerous trails that can be found, Decatur is a great place to live if you need to be close to the hub of Atlanta. Read Less
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Decatur? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

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Ebster Park
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Scott Park
Unknown Name
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Entertainment

Eddie's Attic
DeKalb History Center
Scott Park
Seen Gallery
Dana Fine Arts Building
Delafield Planetarium
Decatur Fine Art
Lemon Zesty

Food & Drink

Chick-fil-A
Greene's Fine Foods
Twain's
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
O'Sullivans
BOHO115
The SOS Tiki Bar
Zucca

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Decatur? Of all people who commute, 7.7% take public transportation in Decatur.
Drive to Work
61%

15% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
8%

3% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
6%

3% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Decatur a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

DeKalb Medical L-TAC

Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy
McKinney's Apothecary

Doctors

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