How do I get demographic information?

How do I get demographic information?

Learn more about Doraville’s population, median age and income as well as its rich diversity.

The City of Doraville encompasses approximately 23,040 acres or 3.6 square miles. According to the 2007 data, Doraville’s population is 10,352 (+5.2%: 2000), making it the third largest municipality in DeKalb County behind Dunwoody and Decatur. Doraville has a rich and more diverse population than the county, region or state.


Hispanic 43.40%
White 28.30%
Other 20.60%
African American 14.80%
Asian  11.30%
Two or more races   4.10%
Native American 2.10%
Indian 0.90%

The City’s Asian community includes Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese. Many Latin American countries are also represented. 56% of residents speak a language other than English as a first language.


Gender, Age, Marital Status 
Female 43.90%
Male 56.10%
18 years and older 76.40%
65 years and older 6.40%
Married Persons 47.60%
Single Persons 52.40%
Median Age 29.90%
Average Family Size 3.6

Doraville is a youthful city with a median age of 29.9. Men outnumber women by 6 percent and singles outnumber married couples by 5 percent. The average household includes 3.6 people.


Housing Characteristics 
Total Housing Units 3,140
Median Home Cost $112,000
Households 2,998
Persons Per Household 3.24

In 2000, average household incomes were $40,641 and rising. Doraville’s median property value was $112,000 with a median rent of $748 per month. Both are slightly greater compared to the state averages of $111,200 and $613, respectively.


Economic Characteristics 
Median Household Income $40,641
Per Capita Income $15,048
In Labor Force 70.50%
Families Below Poverty 195

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