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About Alpharetta

Alpharetta is a city in Fulton County, Georgia. It was founded in 1858 and has a land area of 27 square miles. Alpharetta has more than 65,300 inhabitants. From 2010 to 2016, the population increased by 14%. 

Twenty-three percent of residents in Alpharetta are foreign-born. Roughly 26% of residents speak a foreign language at home. Approximately 4,200 Spanish speakers and 1,200 Hindi speakers live in Alpharetta. The racial composition of the city is 64% white, 15% Asian, 10% black, and 7% Hispanic.

The average yearly wage is $46,100. The median household income is $93,600. Sixty-one percent of Alpharetta residents own their own home. Almost 7% of residents in Alpharetta live in poverty. 

About 66% of Alpharetta’s residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher. This number is over double the national average. In 2017, Niche ranked Alpharetta as the 3rd best place to live in Georgia and the 3rd best place to raise a family in Georgia.

Mental Health in Alpharetta

In 2017, Fulton County provided mental health services to 1,500 people. In 2018, the county plans to outsource mental health services and assist 4,000 residents annually. An estimated 1,000 of these residents will be children, who will have access to school-based therapy and an adolescent substance abuse program. 

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