A large metropolitan district in Atlanta full of shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.

Welcome to Buckhead

Buckhead is recognized internationally for its world class residential neighborhoods, corporate offices, high rise apartments, regional shopping, dining destinations, hospitality, and entertainment options. Today, Buckhead is building upon its reputation by transforming from a more driving focused part of the city to a vital urban center focused on the pedestrian experience and mobility options.
Buckhead’s increasing walkability and more urban environment have lured a younger demographic to the area. The area is centrally located and close to all major interstates and boasts three MARTA stations which makes it easy to get to any part of the city and beyond. Access to multiple restaurants, hotels and three major high end shopping meccas are transforming Buckhead into a live-work-play environment.
Buckhead's real estate options comprise approximately the northernmost fifth of the city and the area is home to some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods, beautiful homes, and is known for its large gorgeous green lots. All of this has made Buckhead one of the most desirable and sought-after places to call home in the Metro Atlanta area.
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What to Love

  • World class shopping, restaurants, and hospitality. Buckhead is known as the fashionable center of the city
  • Beautiful homes and neighborhoods nestled on large green lots 
  • Buckhead condos and single-family homes for sale housed together for the best of living for all residents
  • Walkability in many key Buckhead neighborhoods
  • Top level schools 

Dining, Shopping and Entertainment

Fun Things to Do

  • Buckhead Fine Arts Festival 
  • Concert series Cadence Bank Amphitheatre Chastain Park
  • Northside Beltline Trail
  • Path400 Greenway Trail-Party on the Path
  • Legoland Discovery Center


  • Elementary- E. Rivers, Sarah Smith, Jackson, and Garden Hills
  • Middle-Sutton 
  • High school-North Atlanta 

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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

38 years

Median Age


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


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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.


Total Population


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


Median Age

47.17 / 52.83%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Around Buckhead, GA

There's plenty to do around Buckhead, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lidl, Dance It Off, and MADabolic Chamblee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.08 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.76 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.37 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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
K - 5th

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