East Point has the 877th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. East Point 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 low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in East Point is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in East Point is $94,300, which is below the national average. 25% of workers in East Point hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 83% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in East Point. 72% of East Point workers drive to work alone, 7% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 11% walk. People in East Point spend an average of 28 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.