Demographics

In 2014, the City of Chamblee welcomed some 12,000 new residents into the city from the newly annexed area Dresden East Civic Association (DECA), making Chamblee DeKalb’s third largest city. The City of Chamblee grew from 3.18 square miles to 7.85 square miles. Now, Chamblee has 29,231 residents. Check out a 2014 Demographic Snapshot from the city's Comprehensive Plan.

Chamblee is a diverse community with strong economic metrics. Due to the city's recent annexations, Chamblee's full demographic profile is not available from 2010 Census data. The below data was compiled from various sources and includes the current 2015 city limits.
Chamblee ATL Metro US
Population 29,231 4,332,600 318,900,000
age 25-34 25.1% 13.7% 13.2%
age 35-44 17.1% 14.8% 12.7%
Household
Married 42.3% 50.5% 50.9%
Single 45.0% 33.8% 32.3%
w/ Kids < 18 29.1% 38.1% 33.5%
Economic
Avg Income $66,532 $72,632 $71,320
$75K-$100K 11.3% 11.8% 11.9%
$100K+ 17.9% 21.7% 21.2%
Housing
% own home 36.6% 65.8% 65.0%
% rent home 63.7% 34.2% 35.0%
Median Home Value $213,500 $171,600 $182,000
Homes over $300K 27.8% 19.7% 25.9%
% single family homes 34.9% 66.4% 61.6%
Built since 2005 12.9% 11.5% 6.8%
Education
% 4yr degree 23.0% 22.6% 17.8%
% masters degree 12.6% 11.8% 10.6%
Daytime workforce 16,289
Ethnicity
% White 31.5% 49.5% 62.0%
% Hispanic 45.0% 11.3% 17.6%
% Asian 7.2% 5.0% 5.0%
% African-American 15.4% 32.4% 12.7%
% Speak Spanish 43.4% 9.3% 12.9%

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