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Overview

Introduction to Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain, Georgia, in De Kalb county, is 13 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area.

Stone Mountain History

Stone Mountain was named after its exposed granite dome, which is the largest in North America and stimulated the city's economy as a tourist attraction. Stone Mountain was initially a village called New Gibraltar. In 1864, the Georgia Legislature officially changed its name to Stone Mountain.

Stone Mountain and nearby Attractions

  • APEX Museum
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • Tullie Smith Farm
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
  • Yellow River Game Ranch

Things To Do In Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain Park stretches across 3,200 acres and is a popular tourist attraction. A number of annual events and festivals are held there as well. Local festivals include the Yellow Daisy Festival, the Indian Festival & Pow Wow and the Stone Mountain Christmas. Other nearby attractions are the Yellow River Game Ranch, the Wren's Nest, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, the Atlanta History Center and the Braves Museum & Hall of Fame.

Stone Mountain Transportation

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

Stone Mountain Higher Education

Colleges near Stone Mountain are Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Christian College and the Atlanta Metropolitan College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,209
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens8.2%
Employed Population 16+3,171
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married30.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.2%
Median Earnings25+$25,221
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,867
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,330

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,790
% Above Poverty Level82.6%
% Below Poverty Level17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation17%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$947
Median House Value$89,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)70.3%
West Indian5.3%
Jamaican4.8%
English3.3%
African2.8%
Irish2.6%
Italian1.9%
German1.8%
Scottish0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
British0.5%
Afghan)0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Polish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Stone Mountain Almanac

CategoryValue
County DeKalb County, Dekalb County
Standard Zip Codes30083, 30088, 30087
P.O. Box Zip Codes30086
Phone Area Codes678,770,404
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.8
Approximate Longitude-84.17

Stone Mountain 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
Distance15.2 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
StationCOVINGTON
Distance20.5 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
StationU OF GA PLANT SCI FARM
Distance36.8 miles
Jan Temp32 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip50 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avondale Estates3,117$139,010
Clarkston12,702$32,336
Decatur22,022$139,114
Lilburn12,559$58,373
Lithonia2,379$32,385
Pine Lake630$56,429

Stone Mountain Public Schools

Allgood Elementary School
659 Allgood Rd
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-5102
Primary
Total Enrollment 647
Dekalb Academy Of Technology And The Environment Charter Sc
1492 Kelton Dr
ZIP: 30083
(770) 484-5865
Primary
Total Enrollment 747
Dekalb Alternative School
5855 Memorial Dr
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-2302
Other
Total Enrollment 156
Dekalb Early College Academy
1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-0221
High
Total Enrollment 335
Dunaire Elementary School
651 S Indian Creek Dr
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-5502
Primary
Total Enrollment 857
East Dekalb Special Education Center
5839 Memorial Dr
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-1890
Other
Total Enrollment 300
Elizabeth Andrews High School
1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-2602
High
Total Enrollment 576
Hambrick Elementary School
1101 Hambrick Rd
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-5602
Primary
Total Enrollment 672
Rockbridge Elementary School
445 Halwick Way
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-6102
Primary
Total Enrollment 428
Rowland Elementary School
1317 S Indian Creek Dr
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-6202
Primary
Total Enrollment 613
Stone Mill Elementary School
4900 Sheila Ln
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-4602
Primary
Total Enrollment 571
Stone Mountain Elementary School
6720 James B Rivers Dr
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-4702
Primary
Total Enrollment 574
Stone Mountain High School
4555 Central Dr
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-6302
High
Total Enrollment 1062
Stone Mountain Middle School
4293 Sarr Pkwy
ZIP: 30083
(678) 676-4802
Middle
Total Enrollment 918
The Champion Middle Theme School
5265 Mimosa Dr
ZIP: 30083
(678) 504-4302
Middle
Total Enrollment 788
Woodridge Elementary School
4120 Cedar Ridge Trl
ZIP: 30083
(678) 874-0202
Primary
Total Enrollment 585
Pine Ridge Elementary School
750 Pine Ridge Dr
ZIP: 30087
(678) 676-3402
Primary
Total Enrollment 630
Smoke Rise Elementary School
1991 Silver Hill Rd
ZIP: 30087
(678) 874-3602
Primary
Total Enrollment 440
Stephenson High School
701 Stephenson Rd
ZIP: 30087
(678) 676-4202
High
Total Enrollment 1599
Stephenson Middle School
922 Stephenson Rd
ZIP: 30087
(678) 676-4402
Middle
Total Enrollment 1006
Wynbrooke Elementary School
440 Wicksbury Way
ZIP: 30087
(678) 676-5002
Primary
Total Enrollment 747
Eldridge L. Miller Elementary School
919 Martin Rd
ZIP: 30088
(678) 676-3302
Primary
Total Enrollment 574
Freedom Middle School
505 S Hairston Rd
ZIP: 30088
(678) 874-8702
Middle
Total Enrollment 1240
Redan High School
5247 Redan Rd
ZIP: 30088
(678) 676-3602
High
Total Enrollment 1107

Stone Mountain Private Schools

Gables Academy
811 Gordon St
ZIP: 30083
Secondary
Total Enrollment 7
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Community Children's P
5140 Memorial Dr
ZIP: 30083
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
St Timothy School
5365 Memorial Dr
ZIP: 30083
Elementary
Total Enrollment 35
Mount Carmel Christian School
6015 Old Stone Mountain Rd
ZIP: 30087
Elementary
Total Enrollment 125
Prime Care Learning Center Iii
2115 Rockbridge Rd
ZIP: 30087
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Voices Of Faith Christian Academy
2125 Rockbridge Rd
ZIP: 30087
Elementary
Total Enrollment 41
Berean Christian Academy
2197 Young Rd
ZIP: 30088
Elementary
Total Enrollment 147
Decatur Adventist Jr Academy
2584 Young Rd
ZIP: 30088
Elementary
Total Enrollment 118
His Academy Christian School
5587 Redan Rd
ZIP: 30088
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 30
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