Demographics

Municipalities: 13

Population: 734,612 (4th largest in MSA)

Median Household Income: $56,984

Median Age: 35.8

Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 43.7%

Number of Employers: 17,797

Largest Employers: Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Emory University, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Transportation: Access to Intersates 20, 85, 675 and 285 all within county boundary in addition to multiple rail lines and 10 MARTA rail stations. Peachtree DeKalb Airport (PDK) is the 2nd busiest in the state behind only Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.


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