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Overview

Introduction to Doraville, Georgia

Doraville, Georgia, in De Kalb county, is 5 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia and 11 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is conveniently located inside the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Doraville History

Doraville was originally a Creek Indian territory. In 1821, the Indian chiefs gave the U.S government a huge stretch of land, extending from the Chattahoochee to Ocmulgee Rivers. For its first 75 years, it was an area with very sparse population and poor growth. After the Second World War, however, Doraville's progress was expedited and its population increased. Doraville was name after Dora Jack, the daughter of an officer in the railroad department.

Doraville and nearby Attractions

  • Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield
  • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
  • Zoo Atlanta
  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens
  • Mountain Park Aquatic Center and Activity Building

Things To Do In Doraville

Local museums include the High Museum of Art, the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, the Marietta History Museum and the Atlanta Cyclorama Museum, which houses one of the largest ever oil painting depicting the Civil War. The Atlanta Botanical Gardens and the Mountain Park Aquatic Center are nearby as well.

Doraville Transportation

William Hartsfield Atlanta International is the nearest major airport.

Doraville Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University and Clarke Atlanta University.

People

Total Population 10,650
Male Share of the Population 56.3%
Female Share of the Population 43.7%
Senior Citizens 6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,499
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 40.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $24,569
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,965
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,679

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,192
% Above Poverty Level 75.7%
% Below Poverty Level 24.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation 8.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $918
Median House Value $136,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 74.8%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 2.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Doraville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County De Kalb
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30340, 30360
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30362
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.898
Longitude -84.283

Doraville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station DALLAS 7 NE
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station COVINGTON
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Doraville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Winters Chapel (30360)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chamblee 27,654 $46,932
Clarkston 11,990 $32,359
Dunwoody 47,727 $105,979
Norcross 16,103 $40,131
Pine Lake 648 $57,083
Sandy Springs 100,691 $99,907

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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