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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population35,477
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens10.7%
Employed Population 16+15,480
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married24.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.3%
Median Earnings25+$29,231
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,156
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,697

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,789
% Above Poverty Level72%
% Below Poverty Level28%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation17.4%

Housing

People Living Alone43%
Median Gross Rent$924
Median House Value$87,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)80.4%
African2.3%
English1.8%
Irish1.5%
German1.2%
West Indian1%
Jamaican0.7%
Nigerian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Italian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Dutch0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
British0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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East Point Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fulton County
Standard Zip Codes30344
P.O. Box Zip Codes30364
Phone Area Codes404,678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.68
Approximate Longitude-84.46

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)

StationATLANTA HARTSFIELD AP
Distance3.2 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
StationALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance23.6 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
StationNEWNAN 4 NE
Distance25.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atlanta456,378$63,947
College Park14,434$31,490
Forest Park19,156$36,665
Hapeville6,658$52,773
Lake City2,712$44,420
Riverdale15,812$42,849

East Point Hospitals

Regency Hospital Of South Atlanta
1170 Cleveland Ave 4th Floor

East Point Public Schools

Hamilton E. Holmes Elementary
2301 Connally Dr
ZIP: 30344
(404) 767-3092
Primary
Total Enrollment 818
Tri-cities High School
2575 Harris St
ZIP: 30344
(404) 669-8200
High
Total Enrollment 1702
Oak Knoll Elementary School
2626 Hogan Rd
ZIP: 30344
(404) 669-8060
Primary
Total Enrollment 463
Mount Olive Elementary School
3353 Mount Olive Rd
ZIP: 30344
(404) 669-8050
Primary
Total Enrollment 707
Parklane Elementary School
2809 Blount St
ZIP: 30344
(404) 669-8070
Primary
Total Enrollment 461
Woodland Middle School
2745 Stone Rd
ZIP: 30344
(404) 346-6420
Middle
Total Enrollment 1033
Conley Hills Elementary School
2580 Delowe Dr
ZIP: 30344
(404) 669-8170
Primary
Total Enrollment 476
Paul D. West Middle School
2376 Headland Dr
ZIP: 30344
(404) 669-8130
Middle
Total Enrollment 733
Brookview Elementary School
3250 Hammarskjold Dr
ZIP: 30344
(404) 669-8020
Primary
Total Enrollment 557
Fulton Leadership Academy
1706 Washington Ave
ZIP: 30344
(404) 472-3529
Other
Total Enrollment 294

East Point Private Schools

Romar Academy
2148 Newnan St
ZIP: 30344
Elementary
Total Enrollment 110
Mount Olive Early Learning Center
3366 Mount Olive Rd
ZIP: 30344
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Christ Lutheran School
2719 Delowe Dr
ZIP: 30344
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
Discovery Montessori Academy
1453 Cleveland Ave
ZIP: 30344
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
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