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Renter’s Guide to Peachtree Corners, GA

Described by residents as their city by the river, Peachtree Corners is a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, and is bordered by the Chattahoochee River. It's situated in Gwinnett County, and is the newest city in the area, having been developed and built up in the 1960s. It's the only one of Atlanta's northern suburbs that has been developed as a planned community.

Peachtree Corners grew up around 'Technology Park Atlanta', a bustling business zone for high-tech companies. The technology park continues to thrive to this day, with more and more neighborhoods sprouting up to accommodate increasing numbers of workers. As such, Peachtree Corners is a fantastic place for young professionals and families alike and ranks in the top 10 Atlanta suburbs for millennials.

Peachtree Corners is the biggest city in Gwinnett County with a population of around 42,773. However, compared to other suburbs of Atlanta, it ranks fairly low in terms of both population and area. With a total area of just under 17 sq. miles, it's about 8 times smaller than Atlanta, which can be ideal for those craving a slice of suburbia rather than big city life.

Residents of Peachtree Corners enjoy a rather mild, warm climate. However, precipitation levels are pretty high throughout the year, with an average of 53 inches, exceeding the national average of 39 inches. Despite this, the area benefits from an average of 217 sunny days per year, higher than the national average of 205, with the highest temperatures averaging out at 89°F in July. January is typically the coldest month, but temperatures seldom drop below 33°F.

Peachtree Corners, GA Demographics

  • Total Population43,057
  • Female 21,089
    Male 21,968
  • Median Age36.5

Cost of Living in Peachtree Corners, GA

With so many business parks within Peachtree Corners, many residents are employed within the city itself, cutting commute times rather drastically. Since it's such a small city with excellent sidewalks and cycle paths, many residents can walk or cycle anywhere they need to.

If you do need to commute to downtown, driving a private vehicle can take upwards of an hour during rush hour, though gasoline typically costs around $2.60 per gallon. Public transport options are fairly limited, and while Gwinnett County Transit serves the city with bus options, it can take some time to reach the closest MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) station at Doraville by bus, despite being just 6 miles away.

The city is home to a bustling cafe culture, and there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. A meal from an inexpensive venue will generally cost $15, while a 3-course meal at a typical restaurant normally costs around $50 for 2 people. Coffee to get you going will average at around $4 for a regular cup, while a small bottle of coke or water will cost around $1.70. A well-deserved beer normally costs $3 for a small beer.

You can expect to pay slightly lower than the US average in terms of basic utilities. Water, heating, electricity and garbage combined should cost around $150 per month, based on a 915 sq. ft. apartment, while internet bills should average out at around $65.

Average Rent in Peachtree Corners, GA

  • Peachtree Corners, GA Average Rental Price, June 2021 $1,254 /mo

Peachtree Corners, GA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0004%
  • $1,001-$1,50088%
  • $1,501-$2,0008%

Peachtree Corners, GA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Jun / 2021
Peachtree Corners, GA $1,056 $1,057 $1,098 $1,132 $1,142 $1,153 $1,185 $1,171 $1,202 $1,254
National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407

Living in Peachtree Corners, GA

Peachtree Corners residents typically enjoy a higher than average annual income of around $67,000. While this may be lower than neighboring cities such as Johns Creek, it's well above the state average. As such, residents generally find that their money goes a little further. This reduces poverty levels, and in turn the city enjoys a very low crime rate.

Due to a thriving business hub and high-tech center, there are a lot of good jobs available in the area. Not only does this reduce commute times and the number of vehicles on the roads, but it encourages a wider sense of community, as more residents choose to live and work in the same area.

Other benefits include a wide range of cafes, shops, restaurants, parks and other amenities for residents to enjoy on their doorstep. Besides the obvious benefit of having a choice of things to do, this also provides ample part-time job opportunities for teenagers. Finally, as it's a relatively small city you can normally find what you need just a short walk or bike ride away.

On the flip side, there's generally not a lot to do after 10 pm, leading to boredom for younger residents. Though, with easy access to Atlanta, this isn't a huge problem for most.

Things to do in Peachtree Corners, GA

The city has seen a lot of development in recent years, increasing the number of amenities and things to do, for both visitors and residents. As the city on the river, it's only natural that the Chattahoochee River features prominently in terms of recreation. Several of the city's parks lie alongside the stunning river, including Medlock Bridge Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, and Holcomb Bridge Park. One that's not to be missed is Jones Bridge Park and Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, which allows boating on the river, fishing, plus miles of spectacular trails - great for jogging, walking the dog, or family picnics.

Movie lovers must check out CMX CinéBistro, a restaurant/luxury cinema, that offers great food and drink, plus the latest movies, for a fantastic price. Currently under development, Peachtree Corners Town Center aims to bring a whole host of new shops, bars and restaurants to the town, as well as a new green space aimed at encouraging community get togethers. For festival lovers, the annual Peachtree Corners Festival in June showcases local arts and crafts, great music, shows, and a ton of activities for kids and adults alike.

Employment & Economy in Peachtree Corners

As a planned community, Peachtree Corners has grown up around several business parks, which has allowed business within the town to thrive. Many industries have set up shop in the city, with the most common being engineering firms, logistics, tech firms, and IT.

Within the original Technology Park Atlanta, numerous Fortune 500 businesses continue to operate, with a number of corporations setting up national and even international headquarters. Some notable examples include Siemens Industry Automation, Fleetcor, ACI Worldwide, Sprint Corporation, Honeywell, and CMD Group. However, these are just a few of the more than 2,300 businesses that call Peachtree Corners home.

Peachtree Corners, GA Households

  • Total Number of Households16,905
  • Family 10,668
    Non-family 6,237
  • Children 5,228
    No Children 11,677
  • Average People Per Household2.55
  • Median Household Income$71,149
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,245

Education in Peachtree Corners, GA

There are a number of high performing schools within Peachtree Corners, which is served by Gwinnett County Public Schools district. The top high schools include Norcross High School (the top International Baccalaureate school in the state of Georgia), Duluth High, and Paul Duke STEM High School.

Numerous middle and elementary schools also offer high levels of education, with notable examples including Coleman Middle, Duluth Middle, Peachtree Elementary and Berkeley Lake Elementary.

Peachtree Corners, GA Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School20%
  • Some College21%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree30%
  • Graduate Degree16%

Tips for Renting in Peachtree Corners, GA

The State of Georgia provides a statewide code that is designed to protect both tenants and landlords. To find out exactly what your rights are, as a renter, make use of all the available online resources or discuss them in detail with your landlord.

It's important to weigh out all the pros and cons of the area before deciding on a certain property. Take the time to do extensive research and carefully read the lease agreement prior to signing it.

The best apartments in Peachtree Corners, GA under $1,600

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