Whether you’re new to Alpharetta or a lifelong resident, there’s just so much to discover in this beautiful and vibrant Southern city. Alpharetta truly has it all. A unique blend of excellent schools, incredible job opportunities, great shopping and cultural events and abundant green space. It’s no wonder Alpharetta is one of the hottest markets in both commercial and residential real estate. Through all of its progress, the city has kept its down-to-earth character. Which may be why people who live here usually stay here. And why there’s always something new and exciting happening. Alpharetta is one of the fastest growing communities in the South and is ranked the #1 small city in the United States to start a business.

Real Estate

Alpharetta offers a wide range of homes at a variety of price points, making it accessible for many different income levels. Median home values sit at around $399,000, but actual prices range from the high-$100s for a modest single-family dwelling to about $1.5 Million for a larger home.  Most of Alpharetta’s growth has occurred within the last several decades, so over 90 percent of dwellings have been built since 1970, and over 20 percent of homes are less than 20 years old.  Appreciation rates have also been quite healthy here over the last couple of years as the real estate market has recovered, making homes in Alpharetta a good investment.

Attractions and Amenities

Alpharetta offers numerous dining and shopping opportunities, including Avalon, the historic downtown area, and North Point Mall.  The 12,000-seat Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre hosts numerous concerts by major touring acts and events throughout the year. Alpharetta also boasts Technology Park and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, from its several well-kept parks and green spaces to the 8-mile Big Creek Greenway Trail, perfect for jogging, walking and biking through the woods and wetlands.


Public Schools

Public schools in Alpharetta are administered by the Fulton County School System, one of the largest and highest-ranked school districts in the state. Students usually attend one of the following:

Elementary schools:

  • Creek View Elementary
  • Lake Windward Elementary
  • Manning Oaks Elementary
  • New Prospect Elementary

Middle school:

  • Webb Bridge Middle School

High School: 

  • Alpharetta High School

Students K-8 may also enroll in Amana Academy, a charter school in Alpharetta administered by Fulton County Schools.

Private Schools

Several private schools in the area are also convenient to Alpharetta students. These include:

  • Chandler Academy (grades K-8)
  • King’s Ridge Christian School (grades K-12)
  • St. Francis Schools (grades K-12)
  • The Epstein School (grades PK-8)


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