In Atlanta, fine dining, shopping and rich history combine with inspiration-inducing attractions to create a city with Southern charm and world-class sophistication. It’s easy to see why Atlanta, Georgia is one of the most popular destinations in the Southeast to live and to visit.
Atlanta's population is 6.1M, with a total workforce of 2.8M. The labor market grew by 175,100 jobs over the past year, up by 6.3%. The median household income in Atlanta is $76,826, 2.5% higher than last year and 13.8% above the national average of $67,521.
In the housing market, total permits issued totaled 35,581 over the last twelve months, up 13.4% year-over-year. Atlanta has 470 active new home projects on the market, 33.1% fewer than the 703 from last year. The average list price in the market is $436,840, 15.6% higher than last year and 3.1% below the national average. Over the last three months, new home contracts decreased by 37.2% to 4,496. Atlanta and Cumming had the highest concentration of the new home contracts in the Atlanta market.