Located within Georgia, United States, the city of East Point is located in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
The character of East Point is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. It is easy to reach green spaces from the majority of locations within the city since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to visit. This part of the Atlanta metropolitan area is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be problematic closer to one of the railway lines, Interstate 85, Lakewood Freeway or the airport (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport).
In East Point, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This city also has a good choice of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this city rent their home while owners make up the remainder. About one third of properties in this city were built before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is easy to access the closest grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in East Point. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. With respect to education, primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in East Point. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and for this reason they can be a rather long walk away. House owners have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
East Point is an extremely convenient part of the Atlanta metropolitan area for getting around by car. The majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate 85, and it is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of the Atlanta metropolitan area is not very frequent. Thankfully, house owners can rely on East Point Station with access to the Gold Line and Red Line. There are around 10 bus lines passing through the city, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of East Point, although running common errands is easy.