Dunwoody

Welcome to Dunwoody

Metropolitan connectivity, green tranquility, and shopping superiority
 
Dunwoody emerges as a radiant gem to the north of bustling Atlanta, perfectly balancing city dynamism with suburban serenity. For those drawn to the heartbeat of a city but yearning for the soul-soothing embrace of nature, this community offers an experience like no other.

Dunwoody provides seamless connectivity to the metropolis thanks to the efficient MARTA transit system. But the true essence of this community lies in its expansive green canvas. With over 200 acres of pristine green space, this neighborhood beckons nature lovers. Towering red oak trees stand as sentinels, their branches whispering tales of history and growth. Miles of trails wind through the lush landscapes, beckoning explorers and casual strollers alike.

And for the little ones, the abundance of playgrounds is a testament to Dunwoody's commitment to fostering joy and growth for its youngest residents. The presence of top-rated schools reaffirms Dunwoody's commitment to education and development. Its reputation as a hub for corporate headquarters adds to its allure, making it a magnet for professionals.

Residentially, the community exudes classic elegance. The predominant traditional Colonial homes, with grand facades and spacious front yards, ensure privacy and grandeur. The way these homes are set back, enveloped by nature, provides a tranquil buffer from the world outside. For those seeking a more contemporary living experience, Dunwoody boasts stylish townhomes offering comfort and modernity.
 

What to Love

  • Excellent connectivity to Atlanta via the MARTA transit system
  • Over 200 acres of lush green space, playgrounds, and trails
  • A shopper's paradise anchored by the Perimeter Mall
  • Robust job market with several corporate headquarters

Local Lifestyle

Amid this verdant splendor, Dunwoody pulses with energy. The iconic Perimeter Mall is the heart of this vibrancy, making it a beacon for those who savor premier shopping experiences. Beyond retail, Dunwoody's culinary landscape is a gourmet's delight, with a tapestry of award-winning dining venues painting a delicious mosaic.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

In the heart of Dunwoody, the Perimeter Mall is a shopping beacon, housing many name-brand retailers that cater to every whim and fancy. Yet, it's not just retail that the mall excels at; its diverse dining venues ensure that every palate, from the most discerning to the most adventurous, finds its delight.

Away from the hustle and bustle of the mall, tucked within the cozy corners of Dunwoody Village, you'll stumble upon Village Threads. This boutique clothing store is a treasure trove of fashion, beckoning style aficionados with its curated collection.

McKendrick's Steak House promises a sublime dining experience for those who yearn for an elegant evening of elegance. The rustle of white tablecloths, soft ambient lighting, and a menu boasting a modern chophouse charm — a symphony of sophistication awaits diners.

At Village Burger, casual comfort takes center stage. The aroma of sizzling burgers, the cheerful clink of beer mugs, and the chatter of families and friends create an atmosphere of warmth. And with patio seating, frozen custards, and a welcoming vibe, it's a favorite haunt for many.

Completing the mosaic of Dunwoody's dining venues is Eclipse di Luna. Here, the heartbeats of Latin rhythms mingle with the clinking of cocktail glasses. As live music sets the tone, patrons dive into a world of tantalizing tapas and inventive drinks, making for an evening where every moment dances with flavor and flair.
 

Things to Do

Dunwoody is a vibrant hub of activities that cater to people of all ages and interests. At the heart of its community spirit is the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta. This thriving center is a testament to the city's dedication to cultural enrichment and communal bonding. Here, members can immerse themselves in various programs, from the therapeutic bends of yoga to the delightful aroma of cooking classes. Whether you're an adult looking to learn a new skill or a child eager for a fun day, the center has something tailor-made for you.

The Dunwoody Art Festival is an event that paints the town in vibrant hues. This expansive celebration showcases local and national artists' masterpieces, turning Dunwoody's streets into an open-air gallery.
Food Truck Thursdays at Brook Run Park is a must-attend for those with a penchant for delectable delights. The aroma of sizzling treats fills the air as food trucks line up, offering a smorgasbord of cuisines. And speaking of Brook Run Park, this 100-acre wooded haven is a sanctuary for nature lovers. With a community garden that blooms in splendor, trails that beckon for a leisurely walk, a vast playground for children's laughter, and a dedicated dog run for your furry friend, it's a slice of nature's paradise.

For those who seek a touch of elegance and leisure, the Dunwoody Country Club awaits. Sprawled across a magnificent 200 acres, this prestigious establishment is the crown jewel of the South. Golfers can revel in its manicured greens, tennis enthusiasts can rally on its courts, and those looking to relax can dip in the pool or work out in the fitness center.
 

Schools

As a suburb with metropolitan leanings, Dunwoody's emphasis on education is evident in its range of top-rated schools, providing quality learning experiences for its young residents.

 

Overview for Dunwoody, GA

51,103 people live in Dunwoody, where the median age is 36.5 and the average individual income is $57,873. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,103

Total Population

36.5 years

Median Age

High

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

$57,873

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Dunwoody, GA

Dunwoody has 21,043 households, with an average household size of 2.43. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dunwoody do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 51,103 people call Dunwoody home. The population density is 3,923.15 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,103

Total Population

High

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

36.5

Median Age

48.05 / 51.95%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
21,043

Total Households

2.43

Average Household Size

$57,873

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Dunwoody, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Dunwoody. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Peachtree Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Dunwoody Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Dunwoody Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Austin Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Vanderlyn Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Kingsley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Crossroads Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Luke's Little Saints Preschool & Kindergten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Atlanta North School Of Seventh-Day Adventists
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Dunwoody High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Chesnut Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5

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