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Dunwoody, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Dunwoody had a population of 49,036 as of July 1, 2016. Dunwoody ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dunwoody is located at latitude 33.9414 and longitude -84.3127 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dunwoody (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The City of Dunwoody (GNIS ID: 2556482) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dunwoody is located within Chamblee-Doraville Division of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dunwoody population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Dunwoody, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 49,036
Population in Households 48,895
Population in Familes 37,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density1 3,781
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 21,019
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 12,160
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,377 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,642 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,200 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $396,778
Average Home Value $427,580


Median Household Income $79,746
Average Household Income $116,392
Per Capita Income $49,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 1.04%
Households 0.84% 1.01%
Families 0.59% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dunwoody, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunwoody to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 17 97th
Population Density1 # 9 99th
Diversity Index2 # 167 73rd
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 10 99th

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