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Peachtree City

Peachtree City, Georgia

  •   State: 
    Fayette County
    Peachtree City
      County FIPS: 
    33°24′02″N 84°34′50″W
      Area total: 
    26.04 sq mi (67.44 km²)
      Area land: 
    25.13 sq mi (65.10 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.91 sq mi (2.34 km²)
    899 ft (274 m)
    1959; Settled 1959; Incorporated 1962
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Peachtree City, Fayette County, Georgia, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,521.60 residents per square mile of area (587.50/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
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Peachtree City is the largest city in Fayette County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, it had a population of 34,364. The city is noted for its extensive use of golf carts. Over 10,000 households in the city own golf carts, and most areas of the city can be reached via more than 90 miles (140 km) of golf cart paths. Shakerag Hill, with an elevation of 980 feet (300 m), is the highest point in the City. The City is in the watershed of Line Creek, which forms the western city boundary and county line, and is a south-flowing tributary of the Flint River. Lake Kedron to the north is a reservoir that supplies Lake Peachtree to the south via Flat Creek. Lake McIntosh, the newest lake, close to Planterra, has now reached full pool and is the city's largest lake, with a capacity of about 1,000 people. The town is located in the southern part of the Atlanta metro area, near the Georgia-Florida state line. It is bordered to the west by Coweta County and to the east by the Town of Tyrone. The U.S. Census Bureau says the city has a total area of 25.4 square miles (65.9 km²), of which 24.6 square miles. (63.6 km²) is land and 0.93 square miles, or 3.4 km², is water.


Peachtree City is the primary city name, but also Peachtree Cty are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Peachtree City, Georgia. Peachtree City is located in western Fayette County in the southern Atlanta metro area. It is bordered to the west by Coweta County and to the north by the Town of Tyrone. The city is in the watershed of Line Creek, which forms the western city boundary and county line, and is a south-flowing tributary of the Flint River. Shakerag Hill, with an elevation of 980 feet (300 m), is the highest point in the city and sits on the eastern border at the intersection of GA Hwy 54 and Robinson Road. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Peachtree city has a total area of 25.4 square miles (65.9 km²), of which 24.6square miles (63.6 km²) is land and 0.93square miles(2.4km²), or 3.57%, is water. Lake McIntosh, the newest lake, close to Planterra, has now reached full pool. Lake Kedron is a reservoir that supplies Lake Peachree to the south via Flat Creek. The lake is managed so as to keep it full whenever there is a lack of rain and still allow for recreational use of the lake during droughts. Lake McIntosh is not afforded any recreational use except for fishing, and it is located close to the city's central business district, where it is known as the "Lake of the Stars" The city has three lakes.


In 1959, Joel Cowan established the city's network of golf cart paths. In 1976, Peachtree City got its own telephone exchange (487) In 1994, the National Weather Service central office relocated from HartsfieldJackson Atlanta International Airport. In 2001, the city was designated a "Tree City USA" by the Arbor Day Foundation. The 650-acre (2.6 km²) Lake McIntosh opened for public use in 2013. The city was a filming location for the movie Sweet Home Alabama. The Olympic flame passed through on its way to Atlanta in 1996. The first Summer Concert Series premiered at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater on June 17, 1994, to a sold-out audience. In 2007, the City announced a plan to formally annex an unincorporated area between Georgia State Route 74 and the border with Coweta County that is commonly referred to as "The West Village", or "Wilksmoor Village" The city is home to the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Braves, and the Georgia National Guard. The Atlanta Police Department is based in the downtown area of the city. The mayor and council members are elected for a maximum of two four-year terms. The police force is made up of seven officers, including two African-American officers. The fire department was created in 1965. The public library was opened in 1974. In 1979, Gallopade International, Inc. was founded with corporate headquarters, publishing and warehousing facility in Peachtrees City.


Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is the largest employer in the city. Hoshizaki America, Inc. has its corporate headquarters and a warehousing and manufacturing facility in Peachtree City and employs over 700 people. National Weather Service is the only NWS office in the state of Georgia. Sany is a Chinese multinational heavy machinery manufacturer. Osmose Utilities Services, Inc., a leading service provider safeguarding North American utility infrastructure, is headquartered in the industrial park. Gallopade International publishes more than 15,000 educational products for children and adults, including the Carole Marsh series and complete school curriculums. National Cash Register is a company that manufactures ATMs (ABM, computers and software) The city is home to the Atlanta Falcons football team, the Atlanta Braves, and the Georgia Tech women's basketball team. The city has a population of about 2.5 million. The population of the city is about 1.7 million, with the majority of its residents living in or near the industrial parks. The average income is $50,000. The unemployment rate is about 4.5%. The average household income is about $30,000, with most of the residents living outside of Atlanta. In the city's industrial park are companies such as Panasonic, Sany, OsmOSE Utilities Services and Avery Dennison, a paper product company that makes decals and other adhesives. In addition to working within the city, many people commute to Atlanta.


Peachtree City has several golf and country clubs. The city is known for its nightlife and nightlife. It also has a reputation for being a great place to play golf and other sports. It is home to the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Braves, and the Georgia Tech football team.


The Peachtree City MOBA football club's inaugural season was the 2016 season. The team is owned by Volker Harms, the owner of the state-of-the-art MOBA Soccer Academy. The club is managed by former professional footballer Omar Jarun. The club plays out ofMOBA Soccer Stadium at MOBA soccer academy. The Premier Development League awarded a soccer franchise to the club on January 8, 2016. The franchise is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and plays in the PDC Premier League. It is currently in its second season in the league, having been awarded a franchise on January 7, 2016, and will play in its first season in 2017. The squad is currently playing in the PDL's second division, the PDC Premier League, with a record of 2-1-1. The season starts on February 6, 2017. It will play its first match on February 7, 2017 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The first game will be a friendly against Atlanta United FC on February 8, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. ET. The second match will be on February 9, 2007, at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta at 6:30pm. The third match is on February 10, 2007 at the Atlanta United Stadium at 7pm. This will be the first time the team has played in the MLS in the United States. The fourth game is scheduled for February 14, 2007. The final game is on March 10, 2008 at the same venue, at 6pm.


As of 2022, the mayor of Peachtree City is Kim Learnard. Council members include Phil Prebor, Mike King, Gretchen Caola, and Frank Destadio. The mayor's salary is $50,000 a year. The council's salaries are $30,000 to $40,000. The city's police force is made up of seven officers. The police force's budget is $1.5 million a year, including $100,000 for the mayor. The fire department has a budget of $1 million. It has a fire department of $2 million. Its fire department is made of $3 million to $4 million. The water department has $2.6 million in its budget. It is made from $3.5 to $5 million, including a $3,000 grant from the state of Georgia. The town's police chief is a former police officer. He has been on the force since 1989. The chief's salary has been $1,000 since 1989, and the council's budget was $2,000 in 2010. It was $4,500 in 2010, and $5,000 the year before that. It will be $6,500 the year after that. In 2011, the city's mayor was elected to a four-year term. In 2012, the council elected a new mayor. In 2013, a new council member was elected. In 2014, the town's mayor will be elected for a second term.


As of the 2020 U.S. census, there were 38,244 people, 13,416 households, and 9,808 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 89.66% White, 4.11% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.70% Asian and 0.03% Pacific Islander. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 3.75% of the population. The median income for a household in the City was $84,339, and the median incomes for a family was $96,880. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.25. The population was spread out, with 31.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females age 18 and over,there were 90.7 males. The city's population was 31,580 as of the 2000 census, with 11,313 housing units at an average density of 486.1 per square mile (187.7/km²) The median age was 38 years, with for every 100 Females, there are 95.2 males. According to a 2007 estimate, the median income in theCity was $ 84,339. The City's population at the time of the 2010 census was 30,580, with 10,876 households.


Peachtree City is served by the Fayette County School System.Elementary schools that serve the city include: Peeples Elementary School and Huddleston Elementary School. Private and non-traditional schools include: Landmark Christian School and St. Paul Lutheran School. Fayette has an instructional site with degrees in business, psychology, integrative studies, administrative management, and technology management. Point University offers the Access program for adult learners and the dual-credit enrollment program for high school students. The Phi Mu sorority is headquartered in Peachtree city. The city is home to the Georgia Museum of Natural History and the Georgia State Museum of Science and Technology. The Fayette Museum of Nature and Science is located in the city's downtown area. The Georgia State University of Natural Sciences is located at the intersection of Georgia Highway 74 and Ardenlee Drive. The Piedmont Institute of Technology is based in Fayetteville, Georgia. The University of Georgia at Fayette is based at the University of Fayette and offers an MBA program with a concentration in logistics and supply chain management. The Atlanta Institute of Art and Design is also based in the town. The City of Punta Gorda, Georgia is the home of the Georgia Institute of Arts and Design, which was founded in 1883. It is located on the banks of the Chattahoochee River in the northern part of the city. It was the site of the first African-American high school, which opened in 1881.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Peachtree City, Cherokee County, Georgia = 14.9. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 90. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Peachtree City = 5.1 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 38,244 individuals with a median age of 38.9 age the population grows by 10.63% in Peachtree City, Cherokee County, Georgia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,521.60 residents per square mile of area (587.50/km²). There are average 2.84 people per household in the 12,239 households with an average household income of $86,110 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is of the available work force and has dropped -6.39% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 19.62%. The number of physicians in Peachtree City per 100,000 population = 220.


The annual rainfall in Peachtree City = 51 inches and the annual snowfall = 1.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 111. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 216. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 33 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 30, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Peachtree City, Cherokee County, Georgia which are owned by the occupant = 77.26%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 17 years with median home cost = $247,100 and home appreciation of -0.98%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $10.49 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,299 per student. There are 14.6 students for each teacher in the school, 359 students for each Librarian and 398 students for each Counselor. 7.66% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 31.39% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 15.14% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Peachtree City's population in Fayette County, Georgia of 3,070 residents in 1900 has increased 12,46-fold to 38,244 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.51% female residents and 48.49% male residents live in Peachtree City, Cherokee County, Georgia.

    As of 2020 in Peachtree City, Cherokee County, Georgia are married and the remaining 29.16% are single population.

  • 32.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Peachtree City require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.01% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.62% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.79% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.71% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Peachtree City, Cherokee County, Georgia, 77.26% are owner-occupied homes, another 18.26% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.48% are vacant.

  • The 70.21% of the population in Peachtree City, Cherokee County, Georgia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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