Roswell

Once known as a cotton mill town, Roswell was founded in 1839 and is one of the oldest cities in Georgia. Now a thriving community with a population of over 90,000, it has retained its small-town charm and offers some of the best shopping and eclectic restaurants in the state, including Table & Main, Roux on Canton, and VAS Kouzina. The city has several parks and recreation areas, and more adventurous types can enjoy hiking trails, canoeing, and kayaking on the Chattahoochee River. The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a great place to learn about the local wildlife and ecology, and another favored spot for residents is the Historic Roswell Visitors Center, which offers tours of the city’s historic homes and sites.

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Your Dream Home in Georgia

Step into Roswell, GA, a location not only beloved by movie directors but also treasured by locals seeking a fairytale-like backdrop for their residence. This in-demand Atlanta suburb is consistently acknowledged as one of the prime living spots in the U.S., owing to its rich historical essence, friendly inhabitants, and stable economic environment.

A Center of Leisure and Accessibility

Roswell embodies a perfect mixture of fun and accessibility. Besides being a stone's throw away from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, one of the busiest airports globally, the city presents a rich tapestry of leisure activities. From August's delightful homemade ice cream gatherings to vibrant festivals celebrating local nature, Roswell epitomizes a community in harmony.

Health and Learning: A Pledge to Superiority

Residing in Roswell grants you immediate access to renowned healthcare centers like the WellStar North Fulton Hospital and the Emory Clinic, ensuring premium healthcare is always within reach. The city is a haven for families, boasting an array of top-ranked public schools that nurture the next generation towards a promising future.

An Oasis for Nature Aficionados

Nestled beside the tranquil Chattahoochee River, the city unveils a paradise for those who love the outdoors. Spend a day drifting on the river, followed by a relaxed evening at one of the trendy breweries dotting the growing craft beer landscape. The city is also a hub for arts and culture, featuring a plethora of art galleries, theaters, and museums that nurture a vibrant cultural life.

Climate and Recreation: Embracing the Seasons in Roswell

Roswell boasts a moderate climate with warm summers, ideal for 'hooch' outings (a local term for the Chattahoochee River), and comfortably cool winters. Enjoy around 216 sunny days a year, giving you plenty of chances to immerse yourself in outdoor pursuits. Whether it's cycling through the trails at Big Creek Park or delving into the city's deep history at the Roswell Historical Society, you'll find activities that align with your passions.

Economic Prospects and Daily Living: A Brief Overview of Roswell

Roswell takes pride in its flourishing economy, with industries like healthcare, technology, and manufacturing at the forefront. The automotive sector also plays a vital role, with Roswell home to numerous car dealerships in the wider Atlanta region. Here's a glimpse into the lifestyle in Roswell:

  • Median Household Income: $104,864
  • Median Home Value: $407,034
  • Average State Property Tax: $1,850
  • Median Rent: $1,341 per month
  • Average Commute Time: 26.03 minutes

Reasons Roswell Should Top Your List of Future Homes

With a thriving economy, outstanding public schools, and a lively arts and culture sphere, it comes as no surprise that Roswell is recognized as a top 100 place to live, being one of only two cities in Georgia with this honor. If considering relocating, Roswell, GA welcomes you warmly, offering a perfect blend of contemporary facilities and historic allure. Uncover more about why Roswell is Georgia's gem and why it should be your upcoming home base.

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Overview for Roswell, GA

92,688 people live in Roswell, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $58,074. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,688

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$58,074

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Roswell, GA

Roswell has 35,337 households, with an average household size of 2.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roswell do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 92,688 people call Roswell home. The population density is 2,275.85 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,688

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.2

Median Age

49.56 / 50.44%

Men vs Women

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35,337

Total Households

2.61

Average Household Size

$58,074

Average individual Income

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Schools in Roswell, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Roswell. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
International Charter School of Atlanta
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Mimosa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
River Eves Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Hembree Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Vickery Mill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Roswell United Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Fellowship Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Jackson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Centennial High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Sweet Apple Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Northwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Holcomb Bridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Hillside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Fulton Academy of Science and Technology
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Cross Of Life Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Elkins Pointe Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Mountain Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Roswell North Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Crabapple Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Independence High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Roswell High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
St Francis Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
High Meadows School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Queen Of Angels Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Village Montessori School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

Around Roswell, GA

There's plenty to do around Roswell, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
34
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
29
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including A Peach of a Party, Giddy Up Personal Training, and SPENGA Roswell.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.37 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.39 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.76 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.83 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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