Roswell

Roswell, Georgia, is a historic city located in Fulton County, just north of Atlanta.

Welcome to Roswell

Known for its rich history, charming downtown area, and diverse neighborhoods
 
Roswell, Georgia, is a historic city located in Fulton County, just north of Atlanta. Known for its rich history, charming downtown area, and diverse neighborhoods, Roswell offers a mix of cultural attractions, outdoor activities, and family-friendly communities. Here's a neighborhood guide to help you explore the different facets of Roswell:

Historic District

Roswell Historic District

  • Description: The heart of Roswell, the Historic District, features preserved antebellum homes, charming shops, and local eateries. It provides a glimpse into the city's rich history.
  • Things to Do: Take a walking tour of historic homes, visit the Roswell Visitor Center, explore the Southern Trilogy historic house museums, and enjoy events in the town square.

Residential Areas

Historic Mill Village

  • Description: Located near the Roswell Mill, this area features a mix of historic mill worker cottages and newer homes. It offers a unique blend of history and modern living.
  • Things to Do: Walk along Vickery Creek Trail, visit the Roswell Mill, and explore the nearby Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.

East Cobb / Roswell Border

  • Description: This area along the border of Roswell and East Cobb offers a mix of established neighborhoods and newer developments. It provides a suburban atmosphere with proximity to both Roswell and Marietta amenities.
  • Things to Do: Explore local parks, and golf courses, and enjoy the shopping and dining options in the surrounding areas.

Parks and Outdoor Recreation

Chattahoochee Nature Center

  • Description: The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a 127-acre nature preserve along the Chattahoochee River. It features walking trails, wildlife exhibits, and educational programs.
  • Things to Do: Hike the trails, attend educational programs, and explore the Butterfly Encounter exhibit.

Roswell Area Park

  • Description: Roswell Area Park is a community park offering sports fields, playgrounds, and a recreation center. It's a hub for recreational activities and community events.
  • Things to Do: Play sports, take fitness classes, and participate in community events held at the park.

Schools and Education

Roswell Public Schools

  • Description: Roswell is served by the Fulton County School District, offering a range of public schools known for their academic excellence.
  • Things to Do: Attend school events, engage with the local PTA, and explore educational programs in the community.

Arts and Culture

Roswell Cultural Arts Center

  • Description: The Roswell Cultural Arts Center hosts a variety of performances, including theater productions, concerts, and art exhibitions.
  • Things to Do: Attend cultural events, enjoy live performances, and explore the local arts scene.

Dining and Shopping

Canton Street

  • Description: Canton Street is a popular destination for dining, shopping, and entertainment in the Historic District. It features a wide array of restaurants, boutiques, and galleries.
  • Things to Do: Dine in diverse restaurants, shop for unique finds, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of this historic street.
Roswell's diverse neighborhoods and attractions make it a desirable place to live, offering a balance of history, nature, and modern amenities. Whether you're drawn to the charm of the Historic District or the family-friendly atmosphere of the residential areas, Roswell has something to offer for everyone.

Overview for Roswell, GA

92,688 people live in Roswell, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $58,074. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,688

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$58,074

Average individual Income

Around Roswell, GA

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

58
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
34
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
29
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cheeses & Mary, All 3 Sports, and Foot Solutions Alpharetta.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.64 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.39 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.72 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.39 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.14 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.66 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Roswell, GA

Roswell has 35,337 households, with an average household size of 2.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roswell do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 92,688 people call Roswell home. The population density is 2,275.85 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,688

Total Population

High

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

40.2

Median Age

49.56 / 50.44%

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
35,337

Total Households

2.61

Average Household Size

$58,074

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 Roswell, GA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Roswell. 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
International Charter School of Atlanta
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Mimosa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
River Eves Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Hembree Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Vickery Mill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Roswell United Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Fellowship Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Jackson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Centennial High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Sweet Apple Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Northwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Holcomb Bridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Hillside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Fulton Academy of Science and Technology
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Cross Of Life Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Elkins Pointe Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Mountain Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Roswell North Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Crabapple Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Independence High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Roswell High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
St Francis Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
High Meadows School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Queen Of Angels Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Village Montessori School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
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