Woodstock : Georgia

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What it's Like to Retire in Woodstock

Woodstock, a town of 14,000, is conveniently located in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Ga.  It is 35 minutes to downtown, 1 hour to the mountains.  With the international airport only 45 minutes away, the world is at your doorstep.  Atlanta's mild temperatures make it a desirable place to live.

Where to Retire in Woodstock and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in Woodstock (see link at top right).
Zillow says that the median price of a home in mid-2015 was about $190,000.


What is special about Woodstock

A citizens group has formed The Greenprints Project that hopes to construct trails along the city's natural area for bikers and walkers.

What is not special about Woodstock

Summers can be hot and  humid.


Who will like retirement in Woodstock

People who want to be close, but not too close, to Atlanta might like it here.

Local economy is driven by

Many of the people who live in Woodstock commute elsewhere in the Atlanta Metro.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average July high temperature is 89 and the average January low is 30. The wettest month is March (5.5")

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The city Parks and Recreation Department hosts various special events year round, from concerts in the park to festivals and parades.



Crime in Woodstock is about three quarters of the national average.

Medical facilities

Top medical facilities are located both in Woodstock, in nearby Canton and Marietta, and also 35 minutes away in Atlanta.


Atlanta is the nearest large airport, which is about 40 miles away.


Valuable Links

Georgia retirement community guide
Wikipedia entry for Woodstock
City of Woodstock


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Facts about WOODSTOCK
  • State: GA
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: Windsong

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