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As the capital of Georgia, Atlanta is in many ways the iconic Southern city of the United States. It is a town of great civic pride and accomplishments. In fact, it’s one of only two cities in the world that can lay claim to two winners of the Nobel Prize: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and former President Jimmy Carter. Atlanta boasts a thriving economy, bolstered by some of the best shopping in the nation, and is home to the world’s busiest airport.

Atlanta is a town where there’s always something going on, whether it’s hot clubs and a great nightlife or a thriving arts and cultural scene, including galleries, festivals, live performances, and museums. If you’re considering calling Atlanta home, the best moving companies are just a click away when you team up with MoveWise, ready to deliver free quotes to get you moving.

Atlanta Demographics & Crime Rate

Atlanta is a popular place, with a population of 448,901. The people of Atlanta are hard workers and take pride in their accomplishments, as evidenced by their education: nearly 70% of the adult population in Atlanta has attended college at some level, with 27.3% holding a bachelor’s degree and 20.6% having completed a professional or graduate-level education. New residents who are looking to take advantage of Atlanta's success need help from the best moving companies in the area. You can get set up at no cost by using the MoveWise tool to request up to six free moving quotes from the very best moving companies available.

City Population


Total US Pop 2016: 321,418,820



National Avg 2016: 8.3%

Median Income


National Avg 2015: $53,889

Violent Crime Rate


National Avg 2016: 3.83%


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data

Atlanta Real Estate Pricing & Taxes

The median household income in the 2015 fiscal year across Atlanta was $47,527, making it a solid middle-class city. Median home values are $209,200 while a rental will cost you around $975 per month, with sales tax at 8%. It’s a moderately affordable town, and people flock here for both the bustling city life and the comforts of Southern hospitality. Atlanta movers are ready and willing to help you, so if you’re ready to make Atlanta your new home, just use our handy tool to request your free moving quotes from up to six of the best Atlanta movers through MoveWise today!

Home Price


National Avg 2015: $178,600

Apartment Rent


National Avg 2015: $928

Sales Tax "State-Local"


Ranked [#40]

State Property Tax


Ranked [#27]


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