Market Leaders Profile: Atlanta

Data and information on the Atlanta remodeling market

September 30, 2009

Population: 5,376,285 (26.6 percent increase since 2000)

Existing home sales: Q2 2009 sales were down 9 percent from 2008, but up 32 percent from Q1

Home prices:


  • Down 13.7 percent from 2008
  • Down 21.2 percent from July 2007 local peak
  • Down 11.5 percent over last 5 years
  • Up 11.2 percent over last decade

Homeownership rate: 68.1 percent (No. 38 among major metros)

Median household income: $57,307

Local unemployment rate: 10.7 percent (up from 6.5 percent in 2008)

Sources: Coldwell Banker NRT Development Advisors, S&P/Case Shiller Home Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau



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