Decatur, GA, Real Estate

Decatur is a city located in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. It is situated approximately 5 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta and is considered part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Decatur has a population of around 25,000 residents as of the 2020 census.

The city of Decatur is known for its historic charm, vibrant downtown area, and diverse community. It is home to a mix of residential neighborhoods, local businesses, restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions. Decatur's downtown area, centered around the historic Decatur Square, features a variety of independent boutiques, art galleries, cafes, and restaurants. The city also hosts several annual events, including the Decatur Arts Festival and the Decatur Book Festival, which attract visitors from the Atlanta area and beyond.

Decatur is also notable for its strong emphasis on education. It is served by the City Schools of Decatur, a highly regarded public school district known for its high academic standards. The district includes several elementary schools, a middle school, and Decatur High School.

The city's location near Atlanta provides residents with easy access to the many amenities and cultural offerings of a major city. Decatur is well-connected to Atlanta via public transportation, including MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) rail stations, making commuting to and from the city convenient.

Decatur currently has 673 single family homes for sale with an average list price of $443,040, 174 townhouses for sale with an average list price of $411,648, 89 condos for sale with an average list price of $281,487, and 45 lots for sale with an average list price of $472,049. The average annual property tax for Decatur is $3,694.

Schools

School District Level Grades
Allgood Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Austin Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Avondale Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Bob Mathis Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Briar Vista Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Briarlake Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Browns Mill Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Canby Lane Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Cedar Grove Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Chapel Hill Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Clairemont Elementary School Decatur City Elementary PK-3
Columbia Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Dunaire Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Eldridge L. Miller Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Fairington Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Fernbank Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Flat Rock Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Flat Shoals Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Hambrick Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Idlewood Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Kelley Lake Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Kingsley Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Laurel Ridge Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Livsey Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Marbut Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Mclendon Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Midvale Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Narvie Harris Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
New Glennwood Elementary Decatur City Elementary PK-3
Oak Grove Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Oakhurst Elementary School Decatur City Elementary PK-3
Oakview Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Panola Way Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Peachcrest Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Rainbow Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Redan Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Rockbridge Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Ronald E McNair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Rowland Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Sagamore Hills Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Snapfinger Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Springdale Park Elementary School Atlanta Public Schools Elementary K-5
Stone Mill Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Toney Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Toomer Elementary School Atlanta Public Schools Elementary PK-5
Vanderlyn Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Westchester Elementary School Decatur City Elementary PK-3
Woodridge Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Wynbrooke Elementary School Dekalb County Elementary PK-5
Beacon Hill Middle School Decatur City Middle 6-8
Cedar Grove Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Chamblee Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Chapel Hill Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Columbia Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
David T Howard Middle School Atlanta Public Schools Middle 6-8
Druid Hills Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Freedom Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Henderson Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Inman Middle School Atlanta Public Schools Middle 6-8
King Middle School Atlanta Public Schools Middle 6-8
Lithonia Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Mcnair High School Dekalb County Middle 9-12
Mcnair Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Miller Grove Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Redan Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Renfroe Middle School Decatur City Middle 6-8
Salem Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Stone Mountain Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Tucker Middle School Dekalb County Middle 6-8
Cedar Grove High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Clarkston High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Columbia High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Decatur High School Decatur City High 9-12
Druid Hills High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Elizabeth Andrews High School Dekalb County High 10-12
Grady High School Atlanta Public Schools High 9-12
Lakeside High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Lithonia High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Martin Luther King- Jr. High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Maynard H. Jackson High School Atlanta Public Schools High 9-12
Mcnair High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Miller Grove High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Redan High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Southwest Dekalb High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Stephenson High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Stone Mountain High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Towers High School Dekalb County High 9-12
Tucker High School Dekalb County High 9-12
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Neighborhoods

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Belvedere Park

Belvedere Park is a neighborhood in Decatur, Georgia, built between 1940 and 2024. It currently has 128 single family homes for sale with an average list price of $352,000, 14 townhouses for sale with an average list price of $430,932, 1 condo for sale with a list price of $289,000, and 7 lots for sale with an average list price of $158,129. The homes range in size from 1,008 ft2 to 6,185 ft2. The average annual property tax for Belvedere Park is $3,123. ... Read more
Median price: $308,000

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Train Stations

Station Line(s) Address
Avondale Line(s): Blue, Green 915 E Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur
Decatur Line(s): Blue 400 Church St., Decatur
Kensington Line(s): Blue 3350 Kensington Rd., Decatur

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Subdivisions/Buildings

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1750 Clairmont

1750 Clairmont is a condo and townhouse community in Decatur, Georgia, built in 1982. It currently has 1 condo for sale with a list price of $295,000. The homes range in size from 1,036 ft2 to 1,406 ft2. The average annual property tax for 1750 Clairmont is $2,352. ... Read more
Median Price: $290,000
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335 West Ponce

335 West Ponce is a condo community in Decatur, Georgia, built in 2005. It currently has 4 condos for sale with an average list price of $538,500. The homes range in size from 756 ft2 to 1,690 ft2. The average annual property tax for 335 West Ponce is $3,679. 335 West Ponce is located at 335 W. Ponce De Leon Avenue. ... Read more
Median Price: $340,000
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449 Clairemont

449 Clairemont is a condo community in Decatur, Georgia, built in 1962. It currently has no homes for sale. The homes have an average size of 960 ft2. The average annual property tax for 449 Clairemont is $3,948. ... Read more
Median Price: $295,000
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712 Oakview

712 Oakview is a townhouse community in Decatur, Georgia, built in 2014. It currently has no homes for sale. The homes have an average size of 2,142 ft2. The average annual property tax for 712 Oakview is $9,823. 712 Oakview is located west of McDonough Street on Oakview Road. ... Read more
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Abbey Road

Abbey Road is a condo and townhouse community in Decatur, Georgia, built in 1969. It currently has 3 condos for sale with an average list price of $137,633. The homes range in size from 1,254 ft2 to 1,455 ft2. The average annual property tax for Abbey Road is $988. Abbey Road is located west of Columbia Drive on Abbeywood Drive. ... Read more
Median Price: $109,000
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Real Estate News

New Homes with Master Bedrooms on the 1st Floor in Decatur: July 13th to July 19th

New Homes with Master Bedrooms on the 1st Floor in Decatur: July 13th to July 19th - July 20, 2024

Decatur had 26 new homes for sale with a master bedroom on the first floor during the month of Saturday, July 13 to Friday, July 19, including 23 single ... continue reading
New Homes For Sale This Week in Decatur: July 12th to July 18th

New Homes For Sale This Week in Decatur: July 12th to July 18th - July 19, 2024

Decatur had 60 new homes for sale during the week of Friday, July 12 to Thursday, July 18, including including 41 single family homes for sale with an average list ... continue reading
New Construction Homes For Sale This Week in Decatur: July 10th to July 16th

New Construction Homes For Sale This Week in Decatur: July 10th to July 16th - July 17, 2024

Decatur had 6 new construction homes during the week of Wednesday, July 10 to Tuesday, July 16, including 3 single family homes for sale with an average list price of ... continue reading
Homes Just Sold in Decatur: July 9th to July 15th

Homes Just Sold in Decatur: July 9th to July 15th - July 16, 2024

Decatur had 16 sales during the week of Tuesday, July 9 to Monday, July 15, including including 15 single family homes for sale with an average list price of $509,040 ... continue reading
New Homes with Master Bedrooms on the 1st Floor in Decatur: July 6th to July 12th

New Homes with Master Bedrooms on the 1st Floor in Decatur: July 6th to July 12th - July 13, 2024

Decatur had 31 new homes for sale with a master bedroom on the first floor during the month of Saturday, July 6 to Friday, July 12, including 27 single ... continue reading
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