Canopy Coverage

Within the Atlanta city limits, 47.9% of the total land is covered by urban tree canopy. Here’s a breakdown by District, NPU (Neighborhood Planning Unit) and Neighborhood.

By District

Shows percentage tree cover for each of Atlanta’s 12 city council districts.

Percent canopy Coverage by District

By NPU

Shows percentage tree cover for each of Atlanta’s 24 Neighborhood Planning Units (NPUs).

Percent Canopy Coverage by NPU

By Zoning

This chart shows the percentage of Atlanta’s overall canopy by building zone.

Canopy % - by Zone

By Neighborhood

Shows percentage tree cover for each of Atlanta’s 238 neighborhoods.  Those with a percentage lower that 45% are colored red; those with a percentage higher than 51% are green.  If your neighborhood is green or white, support activities that protect trees.  If it is red, planting as well as preservation should be a priority,

Neighborhood Canopy NPU
Adair Park 25% V
Adams Park 59% R
Adamsville 48% H
Almond Park 70% G
Amal Heights 18% Y
Ansley Park 46% E
Arden Habersham 77% C
Ardmore / 26th Street 69% E
Argonne Forest 68% C
Arlington Estates 56% P
Ashview Heights 27% T
Atkins Park 34% F
Atlanta University 13% T
Audubon Forest 78% I
Audubon Forest West 76% I
Baker Hills 58% H
Bankhead 28% K
Bankhead – Bolton 59% H
Bankhead Courts 12% H
Bedford Pine 18% M
Beecher Hills 76% I
Bellwood 8% E
Betmar LaVilla 19% Y
Ben Hill 60% P
Ben Hill Acres 60% P
Ben Hill Forest 76% P
Ben Hill Pines 52% P
Ben Hill Terrace 69% P
Benteen 40% W
Berkeley Park 25% D
Blandtown 23% D
Bolton 39% D
Bolton Hills 61% G
Boulder Park 64% H
Boulevard Heights 37% W
Bowen Homes 18% G
Brandon 75% C
Brentwood 53% P
Briar Glenn 55% P
Blair Villa / Poole Creek 37% Z
Brookhaven 61% B
Brookwood 27% E
Brookwood Hills 61% E
Browns Mill Park 43% Z
Buckhead Forest 33% B
Buckhead Village 14% B
Butner Tell 83% P
Bush Mountain 56% S
Butler Street 6% M
Cabbage Town 16% N
Campbellton Road 45% R
Campground / Rux Road 62% P
Candler Park 39% N
Capitol Homes 4% V
Capitol View 36% X
Capitol View Manor 44% X
Carey Park 52% G
Carroll Heights 56% H
Carver Hills 57% G
Carver Homes 5% Y
Cascade Heights 70% I
Cascade Road 55% S
Castleberry Hill 5% M
Castlwood 74% C
Center Hill 47% J
Chalet Woods 58% I
Channing Valley 56% C
St. Charles Greenwood 29% F
Chastain Park 64% A
Choosewood Park 42% Y
Collier Heights 58% I
Collier Hills 72% C
Collier Hills North 72% C
Colonial Homes 38% C
Cross Creek 52% C
Custer Ave / McDonough / Guic 46% W
Deerwood 45% P
Dixie Hills 53% J
Downtown 3% M
Druid Hills 48% N
East Ardley Road 56% I
East Atlanta 46% W
East Chastain Park 59% B
East Lake 50% O
East Lake Meadows 16% O
Edgewood 32% O
Egan Homes 8% L
Elmco Estates 71% P
Englewood Manor 27% Y
English Avenue 23% L
Fairburn Avenue 70% P
Fairburn Heights 52% H
Fairburn Road / Wisteria Lane 70% H
Fairview Acres 68% P
Fernleaf 79% C
Florida Heights 45% I
Fort Valley 30% R
Fort McPherson 24% S
Garden Hills 57% B
George High 63% Z
Georgia Tech 15% E
Gilbert Gardens 28% Z
Glenrose Heights 43% Z
Grady / Antoine Graves 6% M
Grant Park 32% W
Green Acres Valley 56% I
Green Forest Acres 55% I
Greenbriar 45% R
Greenbriar Village 42% P
Grove Park 56% J
Hammond Park 43% X
Hanover West 67% C
Harland Terrace 43% I
Harris Chiles 16% T
Harvel Homes Community 50% J
Haynes Manor 73% C
Heritage Valley 62% P
Herndon Homes 5% L
High Point 28% Y
Hills Park 46% D
Hollywood Homes 15% G
Home Park 14% E
Hunter Hills 43% K
Inman Park 31% N
Ivan Hill 68% I
John Hope Homes 9% T
Jonesboro North 58% Z
Jonesboro South 16% Z
Joyland 31% Y
Just Us 40% T
Kimberly Courts 27% P
Kings Forest 55% P
Kingswood 70% A
Kirkwood 48% O
Knight Park 20% K
Lake Claire 55% N
Lake Coral Estates 59% P
Lake Jan Estates 45% P
Lakewood 58% Z
Lakewood Heights 40% Y
Laurens Valley 74% R
Leila Valley 35% Z
Lenox Superblock 14% B
Lincoln Homes 44% G
Lindbergh / Morosgo 17% B
Lindridge-Martin Manor 46% F
Loring Heights 40% E
Magnum Manor 59% I
Margaret Mitchell 67% A
McDaniel Glenn 6% V
Meadowbrook Forest 61% P
Mechanicsville 14% V
Mellwood 67% P
Memorial Park 70% C
Midtown 17% E
Monroe Heights 55% G
Morningside-Lenox Park 54% F
Mount Paran / Northside 73% A
Mount Paran Parkway 75% A
Mozley park 41% K
Mt. Gilead Woods 66% P
Niskey Cove 58% P
Niskey Lake 63% P
North Buckhead 56% B
Norwood Manor 39% Z
Oakcliff 77% H
Oakland City 40% S
Old Fourth Ward 15% M
Orchard Knob 62% Z
Ormewood Park 43% W
Paces 73% A
Pamond Park 53% R
Peachtree Heights East 65% B
Peachtree Heights West 70% B
Peachtree Hills 59% B
Peachtree Park 55% B
Penelope Neighbors 40% J
Peoplestown 26% V
Perkerson Park 45% X
Perry Homes 40% G
Peyton Forest 62% I
Piedmont Heights 42% F
Pine Hills 59% B
Pittsburgh 23% V
Pleasant Hill 81% A
Polar Rock 52% Z
Poncey Highlands 26% N
Randall Mill 63% A
Rebel Valley Forest 35% Z
Reynoldstown 20% N
Ridgecrest Forest 66% H
Ridgedale Park 48% B
Ridgewood Heights 80% C
Riverside 60% D
Roasedale Heights 58% Z
Rockdale 52% G
Rue Royal 64% P
Sandlewood Estates 27% P
Scotts Crossing 46% g
Sherwood Forest 51% E
South Atlanta 34% Y
South Tuxedo Park 63% B
Southwest 64% R
Springlake 69% C
Summerhill 11% V
Swallow Circle / Baywood 77% Z
Sylvan Hills 34% X
Tampa Park 62% P
Techwood / Clark Howell Homes 5% M
Thomasville Heights 37% Z
Tuxedo Park 75% A
U-Rescue Villa 15% M
Underwood Hills 46% D
Venetian Hilla 62% S
Vine City 19% L
Virginia Highlands 43% F
Washington Park 33% K
Watts Road 52% G
West End 26% T
West Lake 53% J
West Manor 64% I
West Paces Ferry / Northside 67% A
West Peachtree Battle 76% C
Westhaven 46% I
Westminster / Millmar 65% C
Westover Plantation 68% C
Westview 44% T
Westwood Terrace 63% I
Whitewater Creek 77% A
Whittier Village 45% D
Wildwood 61% H
Wildwood C 64% C
Wildwood Forest 57% P
Willson Mill Meadows 65% H
Wisteria Gardens 54% H
Woodfield 75% C
Woodland Hills 47% W
Wyngate 79% C

References

[1] Georgia Tech: Preserving The City Of Trees

[2] Georgia Tech & The City of Atlanta: UTC Assessment Story Map

[3] Georgia Tech, Trees Atlanta & The City of Atlanta:: Trees Atlanta Interactive Map