dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Chamblee, Georgia

Chamblee, Georgia, in De Kalb county, is 5 miles SE of Sandy Springs, Georgia, and 11 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Chamblee History

Chamblee, which is one of the eight cities located in Dekalb County, was incorporated in 1908. Chamblee's early economy largely depended on its countless dairy farms, but major industrial growth occurred after the Second World War. Chamblee was named after an African American railroad worker and early petitioner of the city.

Chamblee and nearby Attractions

  • APEX Museum
  • Barrington Hall
  • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Mountain Park Aquatic Center and Activity Building
  • Malibu Grand Prix Family Entertainment Center

Things To Do In Chamblee

The High Museum of Art is a popular local art museum. Local museums and historical spots include the Fernbank Museum of Natural History and the Marietta History Museum. The Georgia Aquarium, the Atlanta Zoo and the Yellow River Game Ranch are all accessible from Chamblee as well.

Chamblee Transportation

William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport is nearby.

Chamblee Higher Education

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

Demographics

People

Total Population27,862
Male Share of the Population56.2%
Female Share of the Population43.8%
Senior Citizens6.6%
Employed Population 16+15,601
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married37.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,648
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,935
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,153

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,476
% Above Poverty Level71.2%
% Below Poverty Level28.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation11.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,014
Median House Value$216,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)59.6%
English7.8%
German6.9%
Irish6.3%
African5.4%
Ethiopian3.1%
Italian2.7%
Scottish2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Polish1%
West Indian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Nigerian0.5%
Arab0.5%
Russian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Lebanese0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Bulgarian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Haitian0.1%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
US/American0.1%
Sierra Leone0.1%
+ Show More

Chamblee Almanac

CategoryValue
County DeKalb County, Fulton County
Standard Zip Codes30341
P.O. Box Zip Codes30366
Company Zip Codes39901
Phone Area Codes404,470,770,678
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.9
Approximate Longitude-84.3

Chamblee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches
StationDALLAS 7 NE
Distance26.6 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationCOVINGTON
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarkston12,594$30,367
Decatur21,210$130,885
Doraville10,348$46,111
Dunwoody48,128$112,733
Norcross16,293$42,620
Sandy Springs102,212$105,271

Chamblee Public Schools

Henderson Middle School
2830 Henderson Mill Rd
ZIP: 30341
(678) 874-2902
Middle
Total Enrollment 1578
Chamblee Middle School
3601 Sexton Woods Dr
ZIP: 30341
(678) 874-8202
Middle
Total Enrollment 890
Huntley Hills Elementary School
2112 Seaman Cir
ZIP: 30341
(678) 676-7402
Primary
Total Enrollment 493
Chamblee Charter High School
3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
ZIP: 30341
(678) 676-6902
High
Total Enrollment 1309
Dresden Elementary School
2449 Dresden Dr
ZIP: 30341
(678) 676-7202
Primary
Total Enrollment 1184

Chamblee Private Schools

Chamblee Methodist Kindergarten
4147 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
ZIP: 30341
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Sources :
Study Online in Chamblee
Additional Resources
Info for Chamblee Government Officials


Are you an official in the Chamblee government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.