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Overview

Introduction to College Park, Georgia

College Park, Georgia, in Fulton county, is 7 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is conveniently located inside the Atlanta metropolitan area.

College Park History

College Park was originally called Manchester. It was founded in 1890 and incorporated five years later. In 1896, it was named the City of College Park because the area was once home to Cox College.

College Park and nearby Attractions

  • Lakewood Park
  • Brown Mills Golf Course
  • Braves Museum & Hall of Fame
  • Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
  • Spelman College: Museum of Fine Art
  • Cowart Lake

Things To Do In College Park

College Park has two recreation centers, the Hugh C. Conley Recreation Center and the Wayman & Bessie Brady Recreation Center. These centers are well-equipped and provide facilities like gymnasiums and basketball courts. The city also has four well facilitated parks and a nine-hole municipal golf course. The historic district of College Park is the fourth largest in Georgia, with 867 structures mentioned on the National Register for Historic Places.

College Park Transportation

William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport is nearby.

College Park Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Atlanta Technical College, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Morris Brown College.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,360
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens8.4%
Employed Population 16+6,027
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married24.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.6%
Median Earnings25+$28,145
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,542
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,122
% Above Poverty Level64.9%
% Below Poverty Level35.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation22.6%

Housing

People Living Alone44.1%
Median Gross Rent$812
Median House Value$154,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)73.3%
African3.1%
Irish2%
English1.8%
Ethiopian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Guyanese0.7%
Italian0.7%
Jamaican0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Scottish0.2%
Senegalese0.2%
Ghanaian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Belgian0.2%
South African0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Zimbabwean0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
German0.1%
Russian0.1%
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College Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fulton County
Standard Zip Codes30337, 30349
Phone Area Codes404,678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.64
Approximate Longitude-84.46

College Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationATLANTA HARTSFIELD AP
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp34 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 89 F
Oct Temp53 to 73 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationNEWNAN 4 NE
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches
StationEXPERIMENT
Distance28.4 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip50.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Point35,380$42,329
Forest Park19,271$35,746
Hapeville6,622$49,826
Lake City2,715$47,943
Riverdale15,931$43,675
Union City20,793$45,585

College Park Hospitals

Anchor Behavioral Health System
(Non-profit)
5454 Yorktowne Drive
(866) 667-8797
So Crescent Beh Hlth Sys - Anchor Hospital Campus
5454 Yorktowne Drive

College Park Public Schools

Mcclarin High School
3605 Main St
ZIP: 30337
(404) 669-8080
High
Total Enrollment 212
Tubman Elementary School
2861 Lakeshore Dr
ZIP: 30337
(404) 669-8115
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
Atlanta Youth Detention Center
5651 Stonewall Tell Rd
ZIP: 30349
(404) 656-4522
High
Total Enrollment 22
Banneker High School
5935 Feldwood Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 969-3410
High
Total Enrollment 1411
Bethune Elementary School
5925 Old Carriage Dr
ZIP: 30349
(770) 991-7940
Primary
Total Enrollment 747
Cliftondale Elementary School
3340 W Stubbs Rd
ZIP: 30349
(404) 768-3600
Primary
Total Enrollment 884
Feldwood Elementary School
5790 Feldwood Rd
ZIP: 30349
(404) 768-3600
Primary
Total Enrollment 864
Lee Elementary School
4600 Scarborough Rd
ZIP: 30349
(404) 669-8025
Primary
Total Enrollment 497
Martin Luther King- Jr. Elementary School
5745 W Lees Mill Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 991-4651
Primary
Total Enrollment 1074
Mcnair Middle School
2800 Burdett Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 991-4160
Middle
Total Enrollment 823
Nolan Elementary School
2725 Creel Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 991-7950
Primary
Total Enrollment 744
North Clayton High School
1525 Norman Dr
ZIP: 30349
(770) 994-4035
High
Total Enrollment 886
North Clayton Middle School
5517 W Fayetteville Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 994-4025
Middle
Total Enrollment 827
Northcutt Elementary School
5451 W Fayetteville Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 994-4020
Primary
Total Enrollment 652
S. L. Lewis Elementary School
6201 Connell Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 969-3450
Primary
Total Enrollment 580
Stonewall Tell Elementary School
3310 Stonewall Tell Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 306-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 1120
West Clayton Elementary School
5580 Riverdale Rd
ZIP: 30349
(770) 994-4005
Primary
Total Enrollment 508

College Park Private Schools

Creative Beginnings Preschool Academy
3450 Enon Rd
ZIP: 30349
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Destiny's Designers Learning Center
6048 W Fayetteville Rd
ZIP: 30349
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
New Change Early Learning Center
2500 Burdett Rd
ZIP: 30349
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
Prime Care Learning Center
6755 Old National Hwy
ZIP: 30349
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Upper Room Ministries Christian Academy
587 Garden Walk Blvd
ZIP: 30349
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 23
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