Atlanta 2021: What North Buckhead wants from Atlanta’s next mayor

This video and story about North Buckhead is one of seven about neighborhood issues in the Atlanta mayor’s race by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

North Buckhead is a large neighborhood in northeast Buckhead (30342) that spans from Phipps Plaza to the northern city boundary. Includes lots of retail and businesses, as well as spacious neighborhoods with large homes.


Population: 9,691

Median household income: $127,673

Median age: 40

Race: 77.3% white, 9.5% Black, 8.9% Asian, 2.8% Hispanic or Latino

Unemployment rate: 4% (this could have changed since COVID)

Poverty rate: 5.6%

Median home value (of owner-occupied units): $606,063

Percent of rental units: 36.6%

Percent of owner-occupied units: 63.4%

Percent of rents above $1000: 82.8%

ABOUT THE VIDEO: Video by Ryon Horne, Tyson Horne and Hyosub Shin. Reporting by J.D. Capelouto.

North Buckhead map