Roswell

Established and charming suburban neighborhood — with excellent schools and serene green spaces.

Welcome to Roswell

Established and charming suburban neighborhood — with excellent schools and serene green spaces.

Suburban and peaceful, Roswell is an incredibly desirable place to relocate. The area is situated in Fulton County and is located just 22 miles north of Downtown Atlanta. Home to a population of 94,498 residents, Roswell is the ninth-largest in all of Georgia. Brimming with historic landmarks, top-tier schools, and numerous nature preserves and parks, there are so many reasons to love this breathtaking community.

Delivering ample square footage, acreage, and style, it is nearly effortless to find your ultimate dream home in Roswell. Yards are perfectly maintained, lots are ultra-private, and residential neighborhoods are tucked away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Every day, come home to a suburban oasis that is tranquil — yet close to top conveniences.

What to Love

  • Picturesque, undisturbed suburban neighborhoods
  • Exceptional public schools
  • Idyllic parks and green spaces
  • Historic sites

Local Lifestyle

Laid-back and untroubled, Roswell is one of the Atlanta area’s most coveted suburban communities. Offering an abundance of land and square footage on every property, those seeking extra space and privacy should consider relocating to the area. Traffic in Roswell is kept to a minimum and is largely concentrated in the centrally-located commercial districts. Another massive perk of residing in the community is its close proximity to parks, riverfront, recreation areas, and country clubs.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Toward the center of town, know as Canton Street, Roswell overflows with exceptional places to shop and dine. In multiple locales, you can enjoy a robust selection of establishments that span a variety of specialties.

Homey and full of small-town charm, the dining and social scene along Canton Street is top-rate. Whether spending time catching up with friends or with your significant other on a date night, this is the perfect spot to check out. Favorite restaurants along this road include Lola's Burger & Tequila Bar, Le Bistro at Roswell Provisions, Ceviche Taqueria & Margarita Bar, Little Alley Steak, 1920 Tavern, and Roux On Canton. Other noteworthy restaurants in Roswell include Peach & the Porkchop, Pho Roswell, The Mill Kitchen and Bar, and Brookwood Grill.

Roswell also has a fantastic reputation for its wonderful shopping scene. Pick up anything you want or need without traveling too far from home. As a new resident, you’ll have quick and easy access to stores such as Sprouts Farmers Market, Sam’s Club, Lidl, Kroger, ALDI, and numerous others.

Things to Do

Among all local cities, Roswell has one of the best selections of things to do in your spare time. Experience life to the fullest by taking advantage of the area’s many attractions, green spaces, and more.

Upon relocating to the area, be sure to check out the schedule of performances at the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre. Featuring internationally-known singers, bands, and traveling shows, this venue is lauded for its diverse range of entertainment. Nearby, plan your visit to historical attractions such as the Archibald Smith Plantation Home, the Computer Museum of America, and Bulloch Hall.

Plan on enjoying Georgia’s warm and sunny climate? Throughout Roswell, there is a seemingly endless list of parks and outdoor spaces. Favorites among locals include Leita Thompson Memorial Park, Brookfield Country Club, Georgia Golf Center, Riverside Park, and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.

Schools

Roswell has an exceptional reputation for its local public schools.
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Overview for Roswell, GA

112,082 people live in Roswell, where the median age is 42.3 and the average individual income is $53,588.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

112,082

Total Population

42.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$53,588.81

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Roswell, GA

Roswell has 41,899 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roswell do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 112,082 people call Roswell home. The population density is 2,198.85 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

112,082

Total Population

High

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

42.3

Median Age

49.47 / 50.53%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
41,899

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$53,588.81

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Roswell, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Roswell. 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
International Charter School of Atlanta
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Mimosa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
River Eves Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Hembree Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Vickery Mill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Roswell United Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Fellowship Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Jackson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Centennial High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Sweet Apple Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Northwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Holcomb Bridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Hillside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Fulton Academy of Science and Technology
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Cross Of Life Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Elkins Pointe Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Mountain Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Roswell North Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Crabapple Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Independence High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Roswell High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
St Francis Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
High Meadows School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Queen Of Angels Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Village Montessori School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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