Cumming

Squarely at the Intersection of Small town Heart and Big City Spirit

Welcome to Cumming

Squarely at the Intersection of Small town Heart and Big City Spirit

 

The County Seat of Forsyth County, Cumming is located about 40 miles north of the city of Atlanta and was founded in 1833, just one year after Forsyth County was created.  Early on, the city benefited from the gold mining industry pushing businesses to be created to meet the needs of the gold miners. As the city experiences continued growth the city of Cumming bears little resemblance to the small rural town it was just mere decades ago.
 
While just a short drive from the city of Atlanta, you will find a more rural feel in Cumming with homesites offering you more acreage giving you the ability to escape the typical neighborhood feel. New home developments are on the rise in Cumming, you can experience exceptional living options at neighborhoods like, Creekstone Estates, Kennison Creek, Vickery and Arden on Lanier giving you selective options to choose from when making your home buying decision.
 

WHAT TO LOVE 

 
Here are a few highlights of things you can enjoy in the city of Cumming:
 
  • Downtown City Center
  • Multiple parks and recreation options to explore
  • Several chef-driven dining options
  • Dog-friendly environment 

 

LOCAL LIFESTYLE

Cumming is rich in history and has evolved so much in the past several decades. It is a large city with so many diverse pockets that there is something for everyone. It has roots in gold mining from the 1800s. Old town fairs and festivals, trails along the mountains, and well known for its many green spaces and parks - it is a great blend of historic, simple living to thriving modern neighborhoods, top shopping, dining & schools make this a great place to call home! 
 
City Hall has become the face of downtown Cumming, with traditional architecture featuring an old town four-faced clock tower exterior with antique photographs inside the administration buildings to further add to the downtown charm.
 
Home to The Cumming Fairgrounds, this staple in downtown hosts a large spectrum of events yearly, including the Cumming County Fair & Festival, antique car shows and Friday at the Fairgrounds, don't miss out on these fun family events that are sure to peak your interests.
 
The Cumming Aquatic Center & Water Park draws a crowd to the unique development. In Spring and Summer you can enjoy an outdoor waterpark, featuring a water slide, lazy river and splash play area.  It also features an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool that is open year around to host competitions and medical CPR training. 
 
 

DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING

 
The recent addition to downtown was the Cumming City Center. The new development features an outdoor amphitheater, hosting concerts and seasonal events. City Center has, a downtown shopping vibe with local boutiques such as Avenue of the Oaks, Lily Rose Luxury Candles & Soaps, and Pieces & Peaches. While visiting City Center be sure to check out some of the hot new restaurants that include, Homestead Kitchen, Slice Ability, The Well and Tin Cup Grill, you are sure to find something that appeals to everyone in your family. Looking for some family fun, be sure to stop by The Course at Tin Cup, one of the largest putt putt courses in the country.
 
 
 
 

SCHOOLS 

Cumming is a part of the Forsyth County School System. Check out the school county website to learn about the schools in the area:

 
 
 
 
 

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

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

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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

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Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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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

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 4.85 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.71 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

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