Cumming

Cumming, Georgia, is a rapidly growing city located in Forsyth County, approximately 40 miles north of Atlanta.

Welcome to Cumming

Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, excellent schools, and proximity to Lake Lanier
 
Cumming, Georgia, is a rapidly growing city located in Forsyth County, approximately 40 miles north of Atlanta. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, excellent schools, and proximity to Lake Lanier, Cumming offers a mix of suburban conveniences and outdoor recreation. Here's a neighborhood guide to help you explore the different areas and attractions in Cumming:

Downtown Cumming

Cumming Town Center

  • Description: Cumming Town Center is the downtown area, featuring a historic courthouse, local shops, and restaurants. It's a charming destination for shopping and dining.
  • Things to Do: Explore boutique stores, visit the Cumming Playhouse for performances, and enjoy dining in local eateries.

Forsyth County Courthouse Square

  • Description: The courthouse square is a historic area with green spaces, a fountain, and a gazebo. It's a central gathering place for community events and festivals.
  • Things to Do: Attend events on the square, enjoy outdoor concerts, and participate in seasonal festivities.

Residential Areas

Polo Golf and Country Club

  • Description: Polo Golf and Country Club is a residential community known for its golf course, tennis facilities, and upscale homes. It offers a range of amenities for residents.
  • Things to Do: Golf at the country club, play tennis, and enjoy the community events and social activities.

Vickery

  • Description: Vickery is a mixed-use development with a traditional neighborhood design. It features a town center with shops, restaurants, and green spaces.
  • Things to Do: Explore local businesses, dine in restaurants, and participate in community events in the town center.

Parks and Outdoor Recreation

Sawnee Mountain Preserve

  • Description: Sawnee Mountain Preserve is a large nature reserve with hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and educational programs. It offers outdoor recreation and beautiful views.
  • Things to Do: Hike the trails, attend nature programs, and enjoy panoramic views from the mountain.

Lake Lanier

  • Description: Cumming is close to Lake Lanier, a popular destination for boating, fishing, and water recreation. Several parks along the lake offer boat ramps and picnic areas.
  • Things to Do: Boat on the lake, fish, picnic in lakeside parks, and enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Lanier.

Schools and Education

Forsyth County Schools

  • Description: Cumming is part of the Forsyth County School District, known for its highly-rated schools.
  • Things to Do: Attend school events, engage with the local PTA, and explore educational opportunities in the community.

Shopping and Entertainment

The Collection at Forsyth

  • Description: The Collection at Forsyth is a shopping and dining destination, featuring a variety of retailers, restaurants, and entertainment options.
  • Things to Do: Shop for fashion and home goods, dine in diverse restaurants, and catch a movie at the theater.
Cumming's neighborhoods provide a mix of suburban living, outdoor recreation, and community events. Whether you're drawn to the historic charm of downtown Cumming, the amenities of residential communities like Polo Golf and Country Club, or the outdoor adventures offered by Sawnee Mountain Preserve and Lake Lanier, Cumming has something to offer for residents of all ages.

Overview for Cumming, GA

6,886 people live in Cumming, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $33,151. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,886

Total Population

40 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$33,151

Average individual Income

Around Cumming, GA

There's plenty to do around Cumming, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

48
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
44
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Heights, Dream Dinners, and Gabby's Olive Branch Olive Oil and Vinegar Tasting Bar.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.8 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.83 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 3.78 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.71 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.47 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cumming, GA

Cumming has 2,503 households, with an average household size of 2.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cumming do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,886 people call Cumming home. The population density is 957.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,886

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40

Median Age

48.84 / 51.16%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,503

Total Households

2.55

Average Household Size

$33,151

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cumming, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Cumming. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Forsyth Central High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Cumming Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Alliance Academy for Innovation
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
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