Prestigious, serene, and ultra-desirable Atlanta suburb

Welcome to Buckhead

Prestigious, serene, and ultra-desirable Atlanta suburb.

Frequently described as the crossroads between urban and rural living, Buckhead is one of the Atlanta area’s most desirable communities. Affluent and luxurious in every way imaginable, those seeking upscale living should explore this illustrious locale. The neighborhood can be found nestled between Interstate 75 and Interstate 85, just minutes north of Downtown Atlanta.

​​​​​​​Stunning and grand, residential areas in Buckhead deliver the height of peace and privacy. Immaculate lawns, lush landscaping, and towering trees further enhance the breathtaking environment of this community. As Atlanta’s premier suburb, homes here fetch a higher price than surrounding locales. However, if you ask any resident, they'll say the investment is well worth it.

What to Love

  • Minutes north of Downtown Atlanta
  • Exceptional schools
  • Upscale homes in a serene neighborhood
  • Bustling shopping and dining scene

​​​​​​​Local Lifestyle

Encompassed by trees and plant life, many neighborhoods in Buckhead feel as though they are in the midst of nature. Winding, peaceful roads lead to the area’s many exclusive communities. Lined with luxurious homes that boast every feature imaginable, properties here are nothing shy of awe-inspiring. Outside of residential areas, locals enjoy an outstanding selection of restaurants and retailers. On and around Peachtree Road, those living in Buckhead can access locally-owned establishments, as well as a host of popular chains.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Brand new to Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood? Experience the area like a longtime local by knowing the top hot spots for both shopping and dining.

Planning a meal out on the town? There are a handful of restaurants you’ll definitely want to check out. Residents highly recommend the menu offerings at eateries such as Alma Cocina, Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante, Bones Restaurant, Bistro Niko, Anis Cafe & Bistro, The Iberian Pig, The Southern Gentleman, The White House Restaurant, and Chido & Padre's. On top of these superior selections, there are dozens of other top-tier cafes, bars, and eateries in the neighborhood.

Buckhead is also revered for its amazing selection of stores. From the essentials to designer shopping, everything you want can be found minutes from home. For the essentials, pick up items at Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, ALDI, and Publix Super Market. In the mood to treat yourself to a day of retail therapy? In the Buckhead Village District, you’ll find a magnificent selection of high-end stores such as Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin, Hermès, TOM FORD, VERSACE, and Lilly Pulitzer. Some restaurants include Gypsy Kitchen, Le Bilboquet, and Fado Irish Pub.

Things to Do

Seeking fun ways to spend your free time as a new resident of Buckhead? On top of being minutes away from the excitement of Downtown Atlanta, there is ample to do in the neighborhood. One of the largest outdoor parks in the Atlanta Metro Area is Chastin Park which includes ball fields (NYO), a horse park, a golf course, and walking trails. Additionally, the park is where Chastain Amphitheatre is located - Atlanta’s oldest outdoor music venue.

One of the area’s top highlights among families (and among those with a sweet tooth) is Candytopia. Serving as one of the only interactive candy museums in the country, visitors can enjoy a truly decadent experience.

Around Buckhead, there are even more places to explore in your free time. No matter your interests, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Highlights include performances at the Buckhead Theatre, Peachtree Hills Park, the Atlanta History Center, Atlanta Memorial Park, North Fulton Golf Course, and Capital City Country Club.


Buckhead has a superior selection of top-rated public schools at all grade levels.

Overview for Buckhead, GA

11,637 people live in Buckhead, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $108,292. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

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Demographics and Employment Data for Buckhead, GA

Buckhead has 6,141 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Buckhead do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,637 people call Buckhead home. The population density is 6,771.291 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Buckhead, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Buckhead. 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.
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Smith Elementary School
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