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North Druid Hills, Georgia - Basic Facts

The North Druid Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 19,186 as of July 1, 2020. North Druid Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Druid Hills is located at latitude 33.8168 and longitude -84.3133 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the North Druid Hills Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,004 feet.

The North Druid Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403349) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The North Druid Hills Census Designated Place is located within Atlanta-Decatur Division of DeKalb County.


North Druid Hills, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 19,186 (100%)
Population in Households 18,883 (98.4%)
Population in Families 9,892 (51.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 303 ( 1.6%)
Population Density 4,223
Diversity Index2 62


Median Household Income $76,960
Average Household Income $117,478
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $59,372
Wealth Index5 111


Total HU (Housing Units) 10,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,597 (33.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,224 (58.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 865 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $385,644
Average Home Value $424,430
Housing Affordability Index3 108


Total Households 9,822
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 3,404
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.77% 1.06%
Households 0.65% 1.07%
Families 0.68% 0.94%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
Owner Occupied HU   0.31%


North Druid Hills, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Druid Hills to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 57 91st
Population Density # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 49 92nd
Housing Affordability Index # 60 10th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th
Diversity Index # 140 78th

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