DeKalb County, Georgia


Access to suburban settings, a fast-paced city lifestyle, hip locales and one of the region’s most diverse populations make DeKalb County a popular option for young professionals, students and established business executives. More than half of the Fortune 500 companies with a presence in Atlanta also have operations in DeKalb.
Major Employers:

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Delta Air Lines
  • UPS
  • AT&T Mobility
  • DeKalb Medical Center
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

DeKalb County Main Attractions

  • 1. Stone Mountain Park

  • 2. Fernbank Museum

  • 3. DeKalb Farmers Market

  • 4. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

DeKalb County, Georgia Demographics

Familes & Kids

Families 58%
With Kids 24%

Median Age


Total Population


Male 356,943
Female 399,615

Travel to Work

Drive Alone
Public Transit
Work at Home

Big DeKalb County Employers

DeKalb County Area Cities

Avondale Estates

Known for its close-knit community, beautiful setting and diverse architectural styles, Avondale Estates has a large number of local businesses operated from homes and shops in the commercial district.  


The urban town center of Brookhaven on Dresden Drive features many mixed-use developments and is bordered by residential neighborhoods.


Chamblee is a vibrant city with a diverse community and plenty of international flair, with the Southeast’s only Chinatown and the Chamblee Motor Mile, a large antique district.


Clarkston, known as a welcoming walking and biking community, is noted for its diversity, having been named “The Most Diverse Square Mile in America” by Time Magazine.


Decatur Square is a hub for “indie” boutiques and galleries, as well as trendy restaurants and pubs that attract foodies for some of the best culinary experiences in metro Atlanta.


With one of the largest concentrations of mid-century modern homes in metro Atlanta and located where interstates 285 and 85 meet, the city of Doraville is convenient for Atlanta commuters.


Dunwoody is a bona fine shopping, dining and cultural hotspot in metro Atlanta, making it a popular travel destination for both business and leisure.


Made up of less than one square mile, Lithonia includes some of the most affluent neighborhoods in DeKalb County.  

Pine Lake

Pine Lake, the smallest city in DeKalb, is a community close to nature, where residents treasure and work diligently to protect the environment.


Stonecrest is the first majority-black city to form from the cityhood movement in DeKalb County, achieving its official status in 2017

Stone Mountain

Nestled on the west side of Stone Mountain Park, the City of Stone Mountain is known as a family-friendly place to visit and live.


One of the largest and oldest unincorporated communities in Georgia, Tucker welcomes visitors year-round to its revitalized Main Street for outdoor events, activities and more.  

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