North Decatur

33.7904° N, 84.3060° W

Welcome to North Decatur

Welcome to North Decatur, an inviting and vibrant community nestled in the heart of Atlanta's charming Decatur area. Known for its tree-lined streets, picturesque neighborhoods, and close-knit atmosphere, North Decatur offers residents a perfect blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience.
North Decatur boasts a diverse range of housing options, from historic bungalows and cozy cottages to modern townhomes and spacious single-family homes. With its well-maintained properties and lush landscaping, the neighborhood exudes a timeless appeal that attracts homebuyers seeking both charm and comfort.
Convenience is a hallmark of life in North Decatur, with easy access to an array of amenities and attractions. Residents enjoy proximity to Emory University, Emory University Hospital, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), making it an ideal location for students, faculty, and healthcare professionals. Nearby shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment venues provide ample opportunities for dining, shopping, and leisure activities, while beautiful parks and green spaces offer plenty of room for outdoor recreation and relaxation.
For families, North Decatur is served by top-rated schools in the Decatur City School District, known for their academic excellence and commitment to student success. With a strong sense of community and a rich cultural heritage, North Decatur offers residents a welcoming and inclusive environment where neighbors become friends and memories are made.
With its convenient location, diverse housing options, and vibrant community spirit, North Decatur is more than just a place to live – it's a place to call home.

Overview for North Decatur, GA

16,369 people live in North Decatur, where the median age is 40.4 and the average individual income is $62,343. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40.4 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Around North Decatur, GA

There's plenty to do around North Decatur, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Duluth Nutrition, Balance Yoga, and Ford Foundational Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.9 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.94 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.73 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.31 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for North Decatur, GA

North Decatur has 7,818 households, with an average household size of 2.07. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in North Decatur do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,369 people call North Decatur home. The population density is 3,332.95 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

46.95 / 53.05%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

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

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status


Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in North Decatur, GA

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby North Decatur. 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.
School rating
Druid Hills Middle School
6th - 8th
Laurel Ridge Elementary School
PreK - 5th
PreK - 8th
No rating available
International Community School
K - 5th
Search Homes

Work With Us

Get assistance in determining current property value, crafting a competitive offer, writing and negotiating a contract, and much more. Contact us today.

Follow Us on Instagram