Chamblee has the 1099th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Chamblee is part of the Atlanta metro area. Unemployment in the Atlanta area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Atlanta has the 10th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Chamblee is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in Chamblee is $250,000, which is above the national average. 39% of workers in Chamblee hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 72% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Chamblee. 72% of Chamblee workers drive to work alone, 8% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Chamblee spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.