Atlanta, GA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 186,998 housing units in Atlanta. This represents a 2.3% growth from 182,754 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 186,989 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 9 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Atlanta is about 43.7%. Atlanta's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Atlanta were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.90%
One Bedroom23.90%
Two Bedrooms35.80%
Three Bedrooms24.50%
Four Bedrooms8%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$130,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$97,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.23
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$582

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage9%
Home Equity Loan9.70%
Simple Mortgage54.20%
Debt Free26.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.3%