Part of metro Atlanta, Decatur is comprised mainly of single-family homes, although there are townhouses and condos near downtown Decatur. It is treasured for its collection of mature trees and stately homes, proximity to Emory University and downtown Atlanta, and one-of-a-kind boutiques, restaurants and cafes. The average price for a single-family home in Decatur is $337,300. DeKalb Medical Center is located right outside the city limits and Emory University Hospital is just three miles away. Decatur is served by the City Schools of Decatur.