Homes for Sale Acworth, GA

About Acworth

acworth_total_atlantaAcworth has a community of 19,569 people. It is located  about 35 miles northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County, Georgia.

Acworth is surrounded by two beautiful lakes -Lake Acworth and Lake Allatoona, offering beaches for swimming, fishing, boating and camping. Lake Acworth is a 260 acre manmade lake located just southwest of the city and adjacent to Lake Allatoona.  A 1,500-foot long dam composed mostly of earthen fill impounds Proctor Creek, separating Lake Acworth from Allatoona Lake.

Education in Acworth

Schools are always a topic of conversation with buyers.  Acworth is located in Cobb County Public Schools, one of the top school districts in the state.

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As of 2011, Acworth’s population is 19,569 people.  Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.84% with 2,654 people per square mile.  The median age is 34.3. 53.54% of people are married and 14.59% are divorced.  The average household size is 2.71 people. 50.42% of people are married with children and 55.98% have children and are single.


Acworth gets 53 inches of rain and 3 inches on average of snowfall per year.  The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 112. On average, there are 214 sunny days per year with July highs around 89 degrees and January lows around 28 degrees.  The comfort index, based on humidity during the hot months, is a 35 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable.  The US average on the comfort index is 44.

Real Estate and Housing

The median home value in Acworth is $177,800.  Home appreciation is -6.56% over the last year. The median age of real estate is 14 years. Renters make up 17.81% of the City’s population and 6.75% of houses and apartments are unoccupied.

If you are thinking about buying or relocating to Acworth, GA, you’ll find many residential options to choose from.

Whether you’re looking for luxury and estate homes, single-family homes, townhomes or short sales,  I am am your Acworth GA Realtor® that can help you find the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit your lifestyle, budget and needs!


The unemployment rate in Acworth is 9.10%, with job growth at -0.75%.  Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.40%.  The sales tax rate is 6.00% and income tax is 6.00%.  Income per capita is $28,269, which includes all adults and children. Median household income is $65,951.

Industry Tourism – Nearby Lake Allatoona is used for fishing, boating, water skiing, camping and hiking.

Population by Occupation

  • Management, Business, and Financial Operations  18.15%
  • Professional and Related Occupations  22.38%
  • Service  11.81%
  • Sales and Office  30.72%
  • Farming, Fishing, and Forestry  0.01%
  • Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance  8.47%
  • Production, Transportation, and Material Moving  13.91%

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