The residents who seek houses in Greenbriar just outside of Atlanta flock to this neighborhood, thanks to its bountiful greenery and natural beauty, while enjoying its peaceful, yet serene, vibe. The homes in Greenbriar are conveniently located and well-maintained. Greenbriar residents are active, artsy and social, and enjoy activities such as yoga, photography, tennis and volunteering.
Real estate in Greenbriar is affordable, and is within close proximity to local attractions, such as the Greenbriar Mall, Stone Hogan Park and Tyler Perry Studios. Local retailers include Macy’s, Burlington, Kroger, City Gear, CVS and Firestone Auto Care. Those who occupy properties in Greenbriar may dine out at local restaurants, such as Nancy’s Pizza, Oz Pizza, No Mas Cantina, Brake Pad, Longhorn Steakhouse and Piece of Cake Bakery. Weekend activities can include a trip to the Atlanta State Farmers Market or seeing a movie at AMC Camp Creek 14.
Moreover, Georgia State University is only about 18 minutes from Greenbriar, making the neighborhood an affordable option for college students or young professionals. Emory University is slightly further away, with a commute time of around 32 minutes. Additionally, MARTA (the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) is accessible by Greenbriar residents, as the following bus routes regularly pass through the vicinity:
- Route 66 Lynhurst Drive/Princeton Lakes
- Route 83 Campbellton Road
- Route 93 Headland Drive/Main Street
- Route 183 Barge Road P&R/Lakewood
While properties in Greenbriar are not located along the Atlanta Beltline, the Westside Trail is only a 14-minute drive from the vicinity, and the Gordon-White Park is only about 16 minutes away.
Additionally, local apartments within the Greenbriar vicinity include Village on the Green, Greenbriar Commons, Greenbriar Glen, Qls Meadows, the Park at Greenbriar, and Hidden Creste. For instance, a typical apartment complex, such as Village on the Green, offers the following floor plans:
- A 1 bedroom unit with 1 bathroom of 882 square feet: Between $1,002 and $1,042
- A 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom unit of 1,161 square feet: Between $1,216 and $1,231
- A 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom unit of 1,385 square feet: Between $1,338 and $1,373
The facility is also pet friendly and comes with pool access, a fitness center, a playground and a tennis court.
Moreover, the median cost of rentals in Greenbriar is $943, with 51 percent of units renting between $500 and 1000 a month, and 33 percent renting between $1,000 and $1,499 per month. Only 11 percent are less than 500 a month, and only 5 percent cost more than $1,500.
Furthermore, rentals account for about 58 percent of all homes in the vicinity. Owner financed houses, however, account for 42 percent of all properties in Greenbriar. The median home value in Greenbriar is $96,881, with 41 percent of all single family homes for sale selling for between $100k and $199k. Around 31 percent sell for between $50k and $99k, while 20 percent are worth less than $50k. About 6 percent of structures are worth between $200k and $399k, while only 1 percent is valued between $400k and $749k. Additionally, crime rates in the neighborhood are relatively low, as around 278 thefts, 64 burglaries, 27 assaults and 23 robberies have occurred in the past year.
Real estate in Greenbriar is fairly sought after, as the vicinity provides its approximately 11,201 residents with the 44th-lowest cost of living in the city of Atlanta. Additionally, the neighborhood is the 74th-most diverse neighborhood in Atlanta, as 88 percent of all residents are African-American, and around 5 percent of residents are Hispanic. About 4 percent of residents are Caucasian, 2 percent are Asian and 1 percent are two or more races.
Of those who occupy properties in Greenbriar, 57 percent are female and 43 percent are male. The median household income in the vicinity is $36,757, with 37 percent of families earning less than $25k per year. About 26 percent of residents earn between $45k and $74k, annually, while 17 percent earn between $25k and $44k. An additional 17 percent of families earn between $75k and $149k, with only 3 percent of residents making more than $150k per year.
Within the perimeter of Greenbriar, most residents are millennials between 25 and 35 years of age (19 percent). About 15 percent are older than 65 years of age, 13 percent are younger than 10 and an additional 13 percent are between 55 and 65 years of age. Around 12 percent of residents are between 35 and 44 years of age, 11 percent are between 45 and 54, 10 percent are between 10 and 17 and 7 percent are between 18 and 24 years of age. For single or multifamily houses with children, top-rated schools in the area include the following:
- The Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School for grades kindergarten through five and grades 6 through 8
- The Main Street Lower Academy for grades K through 8
- The Amana Academy School for grades K through 8
- The Charles R. Drew Charter School for preschoolers, kindergarteners and grades 1 through 5
- KIPP Atlanta Collegiate for grades 9 through 12
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