Johns Creek

A diverse suburb 40 miles away from Downtown Atlanta and originally began as a mixed-use high tech office park planned community.

Welcome to John Creek

 
A relatively new family-friendly town with a stalwart sense of community 
 
Just 25 minutes northeast of Downtown Atlanta lies Johns Creek. This relatively young city offers an enchanting and thriving community with an innovative artistic culture, state-of-the-art innovation, and highly touted schools. It originally began as a high-tech office park planned community but has grown to a lively suburb as more people moved to this area to work. Neighborhoods rich in shopping centers and amenities started developing, leading to the bustling suburb it is today. It has been named one of the best cities to live in by USA Today, thanks to its top-rated schools and family-friendly communities.
 
Johns Creek was founded in 1981 by three Georgia Tech graduates as a high-tech park and living community. It became an incorporated city in 2006. Since then, it has grown into a mecca of businesses and a desirable place to raise a family. It offers a large art center, several annual festivals, and a professional orchestra that draw locals and visitors into this place. It also provides several outdoor recreational activities, such as golf and tennis, to name a few. 
 

What to Love 

 
Some of the amenities and things that will make you fall in love with the community are:
 
  • Lots of high-end restaurants, parks, and coffee shops
  • A family-friendly environment
  • A variety of outdoor activities 
  • A highly ranked school system 
 

Local Lifestyle 

The city of Johns Creek gives you a small town living feel with a wide variety of options when searching for things to occupy your time.  The city offers a vast variety of events to choose from, from local festivals, taking in the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra, a fun night out at one of the many chief inspired dining options or taking on a round of golf, Johns Creek will not disappoint. 
 
You can enjoy everything that Johns Creek has to offer from popular Fulton County neighborhoods such as Blackstone, Grand Estates of the South, The Falls of Autry Mill and Country Club of the South. Johns Creek will surely be a place you will be proud to call home.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

 
As a relatively new city, Johns Creek has yet to establish a classic live/work/play development like other places. However, there are a couple of dining, entertainment, and shopping places you can visit that you can be assured will become some of your family favorites. 
 
For your dining expedition, don't miss out on some local flair at Sugo, or indulge in a fabulous brunch at Hen Mother Cookhouse, this is a must try spot in the area. Craving a steak, you must give Pampas Steakhouse a try, you will not be disappointed. 
 
For your entertainment, there are lots of festival events that fill your calendar. If you want to experience local tradition, movies at the park and summer concerts should come on top of your list. For an all-out celebration, the Fall Family Festival is your festival of choice. It features a variety of games, kid costume competitions, and art and craft.
 
Engage in shopping therapy from one of the shopping destinations in Johns Creek. Visit Johns Creek Walk, a small shopping center with a few local boutiques and specialty stores to explore.
 
Enjoy many activities, including attending one of the professional symphony orchestras at the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta's only part-time fully professional symphony orchestra's. Likewise, you can nurture your child's art skills through the camps and classes offered at the Johns Creek Arts Center. If you love golfing, there are six golf facilities to choose from. There are also several local parks with areas for picnics and miles of hiking trails, such as Newton Park, Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center, Ocee Park, and Shakerag Park. 
 

Schools

 
Johns Creek, of Fulton County, is home to highly ranked schools with excellent educational opportunities. Check out the school county website to learn about the schools in the area:
 

 


Overview for Johns Creek, GA

82,068 people live in Johns Creek, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $56,124. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

82,068

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

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

$56,124

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Johns Creek, GA

Johns Creek has 28,641 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Johns Creek do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 82,068 people call Johns Creek home. The population density is 2,663.39 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

82,068

Total Population

High

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

42

Median Age

49.63 / 50.37%

Men vs Women

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
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28,641

Total Households

2.86

Average Household Size

$56,124

Average individual Income

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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Johns Creek, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Johns Creek. 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
Dolvin Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
River Trail Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Northview High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Barnwell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Shakerag Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Autrey Mill Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Holy Redeemer Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Mount Pisgah Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Abbotts Hill Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
State Bridge Crossing Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Findley Oaks Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Wilson Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Medlock Bridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Taylor Road Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Chattahoochee High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Perimeter Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Johns Creek Montessori School Of Georgia
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

Around Johns Creek, GA

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

9
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
20
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Myth & Legend at EVOQ, Vitality Method Studio, and Stage 3 Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.84 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.55 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.35 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.04 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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