The municipality of North Druid Hills, Georgia is located in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
The character of North Druid Hills is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. Green spaces, including Johnson Park and Zonolite, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations in the municipality. The noise levels in this part of the Atlanta metropolitan area are also low, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although that is not the case closer to Interstate 85 or the railway line.
Renters occupy about 60% of the dwellings in North Druid Hills and 40% are occupied by owners. Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing around 45% of buildings in this municipality, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. Roughly one quarter of properties in this municipality were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the Atlanta metropolitan area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A grocery store is ordinarily accessible within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in North Druid Hills. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and home buyers can enjoy about 10 cafes as well. As far as education is concerned, in this municipality, residents will often be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Driving is an excellent medium of transportation in North Druid Hills. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 85, and finding a place to park is quite easy. However, North Druid Hills is not an especially pleasant part of the Atlanta metropolitan area for traveling by public transit. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the municipality, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of North Druid Hills, even though many daily needs are easy to meet by walking.