Exquisite, serene, and upscale suburb with a semi-rural feel

Welcome to Dunwoody

Exquisite, serene, and upscale suburb with a semi-rural feel.

Serving as a northern Atlanta suburb, Dunwoody is a high-end city with a myriad of conveniences and amenities. It is situated in DeKalb County and has a current population of 49,371 individuals. The area is located approximately 16 miles north of Atlanta, providing an easy commute for those working downtown. Although compact in size, residents enjoy access to parks and nature centers, excellent schools, the Perimeter Mall, Interstate 285, and top-rated restaurants.

Homes throughout Dunwoody offer unparalleled elegance, space, and luxury. Nestled in neighborhoods that are the epitome of tranquil suburban living, relocate to an area that values peace and privacy. The majority of the residential properties in this city are extra spacious, featuring over 2,000 square feet of interior space.

What to Love

  • Peaceful, upscale residential neighborhoods
  • Breathtaking homes
  • Reasonable drive to Downtown Atlanta
  • Highly rated schools
  • Convenient location

Local Lifestyle

Overflowing with picturesque communities that routinely impress the most discerning of individuals, Dunwoody is one of Atlanta’s most desirable places to reside. Balancing both residential and commercial areas, locals are never too far from every kind of amenity or convenience that they seek. Close to home, roads are extremely quiet and undisturbed. Many neighborhoods are within walking distance of a park, including Brook Run Park and Dunwoody Park. Nearby, residents can also frequent the Dunwoody Country Club, highly-rated restaurants, and popular retailers.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Learning about Dunwoody for the first time? A wide array of outstanding shopping and dining establishments await your arrival.

On the southwestern edge of town, Perimeter Mall and Perimeter Square bustle with activity. At the mall, shop retailers such as Macy’s, Nordstrom, Balmori Balmori, Anthropologie, Banana Republic, and Sephora. Steps away, grab a table at favorite restaurants such as Seasons 52, Sage Woodfire Tavern Perimeter, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern, Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse, McKendricks Steak House, and Eclipse di Luna (which serves Latin-inspired tapas).

While exploring the rest of Dunwoody, there are plenty of other shops and restaurants to check out. North of Perimeter Mall, uncover another sprawling commercial district that boasts unparalleled findings. Popular places to dine include Novo Cucina, Village Burger, Vintage Pizzeria, and Bar{n} Dunwoody. In this same area, you can also pick up everything you need at stores such as Publix Super Market, PetPeople, and The Fresh Market.

Things to Do

Consider yourself to be an outdoor enthusiast? If so, you’ll be thrilled to discover the abundance of parks, playgrounds, trails, and preserves that exist in (and just outside of) Dunwoody.

Ready to experience some of Dunwoody’s best nature spots immediately upon arrival? In town, the Dunwoody Nature Center is easily the area’s top place to visit. Encompassing walking trails, nature viewing spots, picnic areas, and educational programs, locals adore this tranquil destination. Minutes outside of the city, another incredibly popular place to visit is Morgan Falls Overlook Park. Sitting along the banks of the Chattahoochee River, visitors can partake in hours of wildlife watching, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

Shifting closer to home, Dunwoody offers even more fun and leisure. Top picks from area residents include Dunwoody Country Club, Brook Run Park, Windwood Hollow Park, and Vernon Oaks Park.


Parents of children in elementary school have several quality options throughout Dunwoody.

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.


Total Population

36.5 years

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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.


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Median Age

48.05 / 51.95%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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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.
School rating
Peachtree Middle School
6th - 8th
Dunwoody Christian Academy
PreK - K
No rating available
Dunwoody Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Austin Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Vanderlyn Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Kingsley Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Crossroads Christian Academy
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PreK - K
No rating available
St Luke's Little Saints Preschool & Kindergten
PreK - K
No rating available
Atlanta North School Of Seventh-Day Adventists
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Dunwoody High School
9th - 12th
Chesnut Elementary School
PreK - 5th

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