Alpharetta Real Estate and Home Profile/Statistics
- Alpharetta, GA is located about 25 miles north of Atlanta.
- The city’s current population as of 2000 was about 34,854.
- Crime levels are way under the state and national averages.
- Humid, Hot summers and mild-cold winters, average rainfall.
- Parks, shopping, and excellent schools complement this great city.
Shopping & Entertainment
Alpharetta, Georgia is close enough to Atlanta for the residents to enjoy all that the big city has to offer. Concerts, shows, museums, and more are plentiful in downtown Atlanta. Along with everything Atlanta has to offer, a quick look around Alpharetta will take you through, plenty of parks, shopping, and beautiful homes in a suburban settings. Wills Park and the Green-Way are two very popular parks that have everything a family needs for a great day of fun. The city has it’s own Verizon Amphitheater now, which hosts many big-ticket concerts. No longer do residents have to commute to downtown Atlanta to see shows and concerts.
Education and Schools
The public school system is managed by the Fulton County school system. Many of the schools in Fulton County, including Alpharetta, have enjoyed great ratings on GreatSchools.net High attendance, low student-teacher ratios, and high test scores have all contributed to that. The three high schools of Milton, Alpharetta, and Creek View are all tops in the state of Georgia. The city is also the home to DeVry University and the Chubb Institute. These schools are some of the top technical colleges in the North Georgia area.
Alpharetta Real Estate information
Homes for sale in Alpharetta typically sell within 3-6 months, depending on the real estate market at the current time. Homes are usually built with a traditional look, although craftsman style are becoming quite popular. Alpharetta real estate really took off during the housing boom due to the massive population increase. Home prices have finally started to decrease along with the rest of the country. I would highly recommend this pristine city in North Fulton County.