Where do Atlanta's most educated people live?

Where do Atlanta's most educated people live?

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Bob Andres
Emory University's 2014 spring commencement. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM

The most educated place in metro Atlanta is a neighborhood just south of Emory University, according to a U.S. Census estimate.

About 90 percent of people over the age of 25 in a census tract south of the school between North Decatur Road and College Avenue have a college degree, according to a U.S. Census American Community Survey estimate that uses data collected from 2010 through 2014.

In the parts of DeKalb County outside of Atlanta, the most degree-holders cluster around Brookhaven, where up to 82.2 percent of people have a degree.

The west part of Sandy Springs, where about 81.4 percent of people have a degree, is the most educated area in north Fulton.

The most educated parts of Cobb County are around Vinings, where more than three-quarters of people have a degree.

In south Fulton, the most diplomas will be hanging on walls around part of Butner Road, where about 52.8 percent of people have at least one diploma.

And in Gwinnett, look for about three-quarters of people in parts of Peachtree Corners to have a degree.

Curious about your part of town? Click around the interactive map below.

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