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Overview

Introduction to East Point, Georgia

East Point, Georgia, in Fulton county, is 5 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Atlanta area.

East Point History

The present day city of East Point was originally formed in 1870 with only 16 families. The White Hickory Manufacturing Company, founded by B.M. Blount and L.M. Hill, was one of the earliest buildings of the city. In fact, L.M. Hill became the first mayor of the city. Telephone connection first came in East Point in 1884 and city received its first charter in 1887.

East Point and nearby Attractions

  • East Point Velodrome
  • Georgia State Museum of Science and Industry
  • Six Flags Over Georgia
  • Zoo Atlanta
  • Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum
  • Georgia Aquarium

Things To Do In East Point

The city includes several parks, including the Sumner Park, Grayson Field, Chris Stacks Field, Sykes Park, Jefferson Park and Brookdale Park. Shopping can be enjoyed at Tri-Cities Plaza Shopping Center. The CNN studio is also nearby, and regular tours of the building are available.

East Point Transportation

William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International is the nearest major airport.

East Point Higher Education

Atlanta Christian College is the local college. Atlanta Technical College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University and Morris Brown College are also nearby.

People

Total Population 35,357
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 14,952
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 25.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $28,627
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,211
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,099

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,546
% Above Poverty Level 72.1%
% Below Poverty Level 27.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 18.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.4%
Median Gross Rent $909
Median House Value $88,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 81%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 1.8%

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

East Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Fulton
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30344
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30364
Phone Area Codes 404
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.679
Longitude -84.439

East Point 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 ATLANTA HARTSFIELD AP
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 89 F
Oct Temp 53 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Station ALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance 23.6 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 NEWNAN 4 NE
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atlanta 448,901 $60,108
College Park 14,026 $30,540
Forest Park 18,953 $37,035
Hapeville 6,649 $47,516
Lake City 2,650 $45,298
Riverdale 15,650 $41,288

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

East Point Hospitals

SOUTH FULTON MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
1170 CLEVELAND AVENEUE
(404) 305-3550
Emergency Service: Yes

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East Point High Schools

TRI-CITIES HIGH SCHOOL
2575 HARRIS STREET
404-669-8200
Serves 2,022 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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