You'll often see locals kayaking and canoeing along the river or enjoying the many parks.

Welcome to Dunwoody

Peaceful suburb is attractive to families for its award-winning schools, convenient transportation, and world-class shopping. Discover Dunwoody real estate!
About 15 miles north of Atlanta, conveniently tucked between the significant commuter roads, you'll find the town of Dunwoody. Home to award-winning restaurants, trendy shopping, great local businesses, and the second-largest mall in Georgia, Dunwoody offers all the best amenities of a major city while retaining its idyllic small-town charms. Some of the nation's top corporations are headquartered here, and Dunwoody has an award-winning school district. 
As the tennis capital of the south, neighborhoods on the Dunwoody real estate market have premier tennis facilities, particularly around Dunwoody Country Club. Since there are so many families in Dunwoody, dozens of year-round sports programs cater to children of all ages. The outdoor lifestyle is very prevalent here because Dunwoody is situated along the Chattahoochee River. You'll often see locals kayaking and canoeing along the river or enjoying the many parks. Even Hollywood has taken notice of Dunwoody's bucolic small-town character, filming several movies here like Trouble with the Curve, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Baby Driver.

What to Love

  • The MARTA line makes it easy for commuters to get to Atlanta
  • Perimeter Mall is one of Georgia's largest malls and home to an attractive layout with numerous popular retailers
  • Many distinctive neighborhoods and villages that carry a unique personality

Local Lifestyle

Dunwoody real estate sells quickly and for top dollar because of the exemplary school district and modern conveniences. It's the kind of town that, once you settle down, you never want to leave. Lots of young families live here, and once settled down, many residents decide to retire here, too. 
Houses in Dunwoody are typical of the southern region, with many resting on spacious lots with large yards. The area has many unique neighborhoods for people from all walks of life. Perimeter Center has many offices and residential high-rises, while Georgetown is a walkable area with its own commercial area. 
Several residential-only neighborhoods are more scenic and offer homeowners a sense of seclusion. Homeowners take pride in their curb appeal, and you'll notice that most properties have well-manicured lawns. Dunwoody Village sits in the heart of the city and functions as the area's downtown district. It's common to see people walking, jogging, or stopping to catch up with their neighbors in this walkable and pedestrian-friendly area.

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

There are a lot of great stores and services in Dunwoody Village, like the ACE Hardware store, a chain retailer stocking household tools and supplies. 
The second-largest luxury shopping mall in Georgia, Perimeter Mall, includes open-air shops, upscale restaurants, and salons, all connected by gardens and pathways. The store is anchored by Dillard's, Nordstrom, Von Maur, and Macy's. Dunwoody is also home to the dining and retail center Ashford Lane, which offers a mix of shops, restaurants, and services in landscaped surroundings.

Things to Do

The Dunwoody Nature Center in Dunwoody Park preserves 22 acres as a natural classroom for environmental education. Reconnect with nature by enjoying the walking trails that meander through woodlands and wetlands. There are display gardens to enjoy and meadows for picnics. The center is a modern oasis in the middle of the city, and a big selling point of the Dunwoody real estate.
Dunwoody hosts Georgia's largest July 4th parade each year. Parade spectators are encouraged to set up chairs on Mt. Vernon and enjoy the show each year as adorned floats, marching bands, clowns, vintage cars, and animals parade down the city streets. 
Creatives and artists love visiting the regional performing arts venue Stage Door Theatre for the troupe's regular musical and drama productions year-round.


Houses in Dunwoody are served by the DeKalb County School System, including five elementary schools, Peachtree Charter Middle, and Dunwoody High. For secondary education, Georgia State University operates a Dunwoody Campus, as does American InterContinental University.

Overview for Dunwoody, GA

622 people live in Dunwoody, where the median age is 31 and the average individual income is $34,266. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Dunwoody, GA

Dunwoody has 314 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dunwoody do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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