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    2778 N. Decatur Rd., Decatur, GA 30033
    14 Units available
    Studio $909+
    1 BED $1,430+
    2+ BEDS $1,863+
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    5/5 Veena P. on Feb 7, 2018

    Staff members are friendly and professional ground was clean and was very impressed with the appartment lay out.

    5/5 Karim C. on Feb 7, 2018

    This is actually awsome place to live in. Maintance staff Mr Anotonyo is quick to respo ned Ms Kimbery manager very helpfull. Till date had a awsome time time living here

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    4655 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA 30035
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    3859 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur, GA 30034
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    3379 Flat Shoals Road, Decatur, GA 30034
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    4371 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA 30032
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    2501 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur, GA 30033
    5 Units available
    Studio $1,040+
    1 BED $1,079+
    2+ BEDS $1,133+
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    5/5 Gustado D. on Jun 30, 2023

    Muy buen ambiente y muy buen lugar para vivir

    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 28, 2023

    Nice place to live convenient to everything

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    245 E Trinity Pl, Decatur, GA 30030
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    1 BED $1,776+
    2 BEDS $2,265+
    Overview

    Welcome to ARLO, an exceptional apartment community in the heart of downtown Decatur, GA. Immerse yourself in the epitome of luxury living, complemented by an enviable location mere steps away from Decatur Square.  With an impressive Walkscore of 92, you'll effortlessly uncover all that Decatur has to offer without ever needing to step into your car!Our pet-friendly apartments in Decatur, GA, offer an impressive list of amenities designed to elevate your living experience. Stay active in our state-of-the-art fitness studio or find inspiration in the tranquil wellness studio, where on-demand yoga and meditation sessions await. Get productive in our fully equipped business center, or unwind in the inviting resident lounge, perfect for socializing or quiet relaxation.Discover an array of breathtaking outdoor spaces, including a glistening pool, a serene zen garden, an inviting outdoor grill area, an expansive skyline lounge, and a dedicated off-leash pet park. Indulge in the natural beauty that surrounds you while enjoying the convenience of outdoor amenities designed to enhance your lifestyle. Inside our Decatur community, you'll find an equally remarkable experience awaiting you. Choose from a range of studio, one, two-bedroom, or live/work apartment homes meticulously designed to cater to your needs. Embrace the contemporary elegance and thoughtful details of your new home. Schedule a tour of our apartments for rent in Decatur, GA, today!

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    455 Dekalb Industrial Pkwy, Decatur, GA 30030
    1 BED $1,125+
    2 BEDS $1,520+
    3 BEDS $2,320+
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    2900 River Ridge Hl, Decatur, GA 30034
    4 BEDS $1,900
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    10 Friendly Hills Dr, Decatur, GA 30035
    1 BED $1,010
    2 BEDS $1,210+
    3 BEDS $1,515+
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    2312 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur, GA 30033
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    2 BEDS $1,550
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    2778 N. Decatur Rd., Decatur, GA 30033
    Studio $909+
    1 BED $1,430+
    2+ BEDS $1,863+
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    564 Parker Avenue, Decatur, GA 30032
    2 BEDS $1,750
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    339 East College Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
    1 BED $1,727
    2 BEDS $1,975+
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    3893 Kensington Road, Decatur, GA 30032
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    2 BEDS $1,330+
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    3104 Leyland Ct, Decatur, GA 30034
    4 BEDS $2,000
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    4655 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA 30035
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    3324 Valley Brook Pl, Decatur, GA 30033
    2 BEDS $1,280
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    220 N Arcadia Ave., Decatur, GA 30030
    1 BED $1,720
    2 BEDS $2,090
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    3073 Cedar Creek Parkway, Decatur, GA 30033
    1 BED $1,299+
    2 BEDS $1,339+
    3 BEDS $1,639+
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    2401 Dawn Ct, Decatur, GA 30032
    3 BEDS $1,475
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    3859 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur, GA 30034
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    100 Paces Park Drive, Decatur, GA 30033
    1 BED $1,457+
    2 BEDS $1,972+
    3 BEDS $2,451+
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    2304 Hampton Dr, Decatur, GA 30035
    3 BEDS $1,750
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    4336 Pleasant Point Dr, Decatur, GA 30034
    1 BED $1,023+
    2 BEDS $1,733+
    3 BEDS $1,598+
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Average rent in Decatur, GA

$1,502/mo Decatur, GA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Decatur, GA is $1,502.

Decatur, GA apartment rent ranges

About 32% of apartment rents in Decatur, GA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 9% of apartments. Around 53% of Decatur’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 6% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Decatur, GA rent trends

Getting around in Decatur, GA

67 /100
Somewhat Walkable
40 /100
Some Transit
46 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 67, Transit Score®: 40, Bike Score®: 46

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Decatur, GA last updated?

Prices and availability in Decatur, GA were last updated on 27 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Decatur, GA?

The best apartments in Decatur, GA are: Park Summit, Hidden Woods, Glen Hollow, Aspen Woods and Uphill Flats.

What is the average rent in Decatur, GA?

The average rent in Decatur, GA is $1,502. Start your search for apartments in Decatur, GA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Decatur, GA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Decatur, GA is between $909 and $6,464. View all studio apartments in Decatur, GA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Decatur, GA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Decatur, GA is between $950 and $4,618. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Decatur, GA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Decatur, GA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Decatur, GA is between $950 and $7,145. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Decatur, GA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Decatur, GA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Decatur, GA is between $1,040 and $6,578. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Decatur, GA.

What type of rental buildings are in Decatur, GA?

In Decatur, 33% of the residents are renting compared to 67% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 45% of Decatur’s rentals, 43% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 11% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Decatur, GA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Decatur are about 37 years old, on average. Of these, 27% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 85% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 15% are mid-rises, and 3% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Decatur, GA?

Rental apartments in Decatur come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 38% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 48% of all rentals in Decatur. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Renter's guide to Decatur, GA

Decatur, Georgia, is a quaint town that was founded in 1822 and named after legendary naval officer Stephen Decatur. The city is located at what was once the intersection of two Native American trails. Today, Decatur is the county seat of unincorporated DeKalb County and is part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. In 2000, Decatur’s official motto was changed to “A city of homes, schools and places of worship.” However, the city is better known for the slogan “It’s greater in Decatur.”

The city’s total land mass is 4.17 square miles but there is no shortage of genuine, locally-based activities and interests in Decatur.

Decatur benefits from its 8.1 mile proximity to Atlanta. Decatur is 253.4 miles from Savannah and 863.1 miles from New York City.  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport services Decatur and is one of the largest and busiest airports in the US. For more localized air traffic, many Decatur residents use DeKalb Peachtree Airport which is situated on the former Fort Gordon Army Base.

The climate in Decatur is comfortable with hot summers and mild winters. The city enjoys 218 sunny days per year. High temperatures in July average 89 degrees, while the January low average temperature is 34°F. The average high in January is 60.4°F. Precipitation per year in Decatur averages 49 inches.

Tips for renting in Decatur, GA

Under Georgia state and federal laws, renters in Decatur are protected against discrimination due to race or color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. These protections are stated in the Fair Housing Act.

Tenants in Decatur should know that Georgia recognizes two types of discrimination; direct, meaning an outright refusal to rent to a person under any of the characteristics above, and indirect, meaning rejection of a tenant application without cause or for non-business reasons.  Indirect discrimination can also occur when prospective tenants are denied the opportunity to inspect properties advertised as “for rent” or when prospective tenants are told the rental price is different than the advertised price. Landlords who steer tenants of a protected class to other buildings are in violation of laws protecting tenants in Decatur. 

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Living in Decatur, GA

Decatur is usually described as a quiet quaint city. Natives and guests soon find that the best way to understand the city’s culture is to observe the development over time. The proud history of Decatur has transformed downtown into a vibrant, diverse city with solid economic roots where neighbors of varying heritage still greet each other as friends.

Residents are proud of their independence and their heritage. The lifestyle is upscale and progressive and the majority of workers travel to Atlanta for employment.

There are very few reasons not to like Decatur but parking can be problematic.

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In Decatur, there is a certain feeling of prosperity and economic security based on the area’s strong connections to Atlanta, an economic powerhouse of the south. Outstanding boutiques, terrific restaurants, and plenty of history as well as appealing parks and preserves make Decatur a favorite for residents and tourists alike.

Your Dekalb Farmers Market, Decatur Square and the noted art gallery HomeGrown Decatur give a good sense of local pride and the unmistakable heritage that is shared by Decatur residents.

The Decatur Historical Courthouse is a popular architectural treasure while the DeKalb History Center has the largest collection of Decatur memorabilia, art, and history in the county. However when in Decatur, do not overlook the Waffle House Museum!

Many youth sports and organized activities are hosted at Exchange Park. Another local favorite, McKoy Park is a 9-acre haven for numerous recreational activities, picnic tables, grilles, a large playground, a skate park and many other outdoor features. Oakhurst Park consists of 8-acres, including two multipurpose fields, lighted tennis courts and many baseball fields. Glenlake Park is a large in-city park with tennis, basketball, volleyball, fields and a busy community pool.

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Many youth sports and organized activities are hosted at Exchange Park. Another local favorite, McKoy Park is a 9-acre haven for numerous recreational activities, picnic tables, grilles, a large playground, a skate park and many other outdoor features. Oakhurst Park consists of 8-acres, including two multipurpose fields, lighted tennis courts and many baseball fields. Glenlake Park is a large in-city park with tennis, basketball, volleyball, fields and a busy community pool.

And then who could complain about the solitude and natural beauty of Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve?  

There are many opportunities for families to enjoy Decatur but Glenlake Park and Pool and Ghost Vampire tours rank high on the list. The Golden Glide Roller Skating rink offers skating, inflatable play areas, a DJ and more.

Couples can enjoy quality time in Decatur browsing at Kudzu Antiques, or touring the BlueTarp Brewing Co. or River Rafting & Tubing.

Couples can enjoy quality time in Decatur browsing at Kudzu Antiques, or touring the BlueTarp Brewing Co. or River Rafting & Tubing.

An amazing array of diverse restaurants, bars, and nightclubs entertain Decatur natives and their guests. From popular Pizza Hut franchises to homemade Athens Pizza to more upscale dining at trendy Indian tapas bar Bhojanic, diners can expect quality service and carefully prepared meals across multiple menu-types. The neighborhood atmosphere at Wahoo Grill, where seafood dishes rule the day, is magnetic while Iberian Pig offers tapas, cocktails, wine and more. Fish and shellfish dominate the menu at New Orleans Seafood but “pub grub” is always in at Brick Store Pub and at the Belgian Bar upstairs. Bars like Wild Heaven Craft beers and Eddie’s Attic, where vocalists perform local favorites, ensure guests that good times are ahead.

Kroger, Home Depot, and Walmart provide residents everything for the home. Patel Brothers specializes in Indian foods, beauty products and more. If you are in Decatur, you cannot overlook Downtown, a popular and historic square that has perfect small town ambiance. Boutique shops and cozy restaurants mark the spot!

Grand Slam Golf & Baseball is a popular practice facility in Decatur and Sagamore Community Club pool hosts several swimming competitions. The YMCA Decatur has programs for members of all ages. For professional sports, Decatur fans jump on the Atlanta bandwagon. The Atlanta Hawks of the NBA, Atlanta Braves (MLB), Atlanta Falcons of the NFL are major sports franchises within easy reach of Decatur.

As might be expected in a small city, annual events in Decatur invoke loads of community spirit. The Decatur Arts Festival, Decatur Books Festival and BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival are prime examples. Live Jazz on the Lawn at Scottish Rite in Oakhurst is a weekly Spring event while the Holiday Candlelight Tour of Homes always draws large crowds. In June, don’t miss the Decatur Beach Party.

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Decatur, GA employment & economy

Unemployment in the City of Decatur remains stubbornly high, above the national average. Over the next ten years, job growth is projected to be 36.7%, below the average in Georgia. Private employers in Decatur are small. Dekalb County is the largest employer in Decatur with 1,200 employees. Emory University Health Systems Clinic employs about 600 employees and the VA Hospital, which occupies 26 acres, is also a major employer and healthcare source. Decatur Hospital employs 150 workers while Wells Fargo only has 45 workers. Economic development goals in Decatur are modest with an emphasis on a “healthy mix of commercial, retail, restaurant and residential uses.”

Education in Decatur, GA

As an upscale city, Decatur has an enviable academic record. With a 13-1 student-to-teacher ratio, Decatur students enjoy highly personal educational experiences.

Decatur City Schools is a recognized educational leader Grades PK-12. The Mission of Decatur City Schools is to provide an innovative learning community committed to academic excellence and meeting the unique needs of every individual.

Decatur High School is supported by a network of solid elementary and middle schools, including Chapel Hill Middle School, Columbia Middle School, Elcan Elementary School, and Hutto Middle School.

Emory University is located in Decatur’s northwest section but other colleges and universities in Decatur include: Agnes Scott College, Columbia Theological Seminary, Georgia State University’s Perimeter College, and Devry University.

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