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“Sandy Springs 9th-most affluent U.S. community” (Natalie Ransom)

February 23, 2010

Natalie Ransom, Buckhead Office Founding Member, REALTOR®

Natalie Ransom, Buckhead Office Founding Member, REALTOR®

Submitted by Natalie Ransom, REALTOR®, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

From www.bizjournals.com

Georgia’s most affluent area is also among the top 10 wealthiest areas in the nation, but it isn’t Atlanta.

In its rankings of 420 U.S. communities with populations above 75,000, Portfolio.com said Sandy Springs, Ga., is the ninth-most affluent area in the United States and second-most in the South. The city has a per capita income of $55,752, a median household income of $71,592 and median house value of $486,500. Some 17.6 percent of its households boast annual incomes of $200,000 or more.

Roswell, Ga., ranked 49th overall and eight in the South with a per capita income of $36,001, median household income of $75,490 and median house value of $322,800.

Atlanta came in 79th in the United States with a per capita income of $35,128, median household income of $48,865 and median house value of $254,600.

For article online visit:          

http://atlanta.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stories/2010/02/22/daily11.html?ed=2010-02-22&ana=e_du_pap

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