City of East Point

MAYOR DEANA HOLIDAY INGRAHAM

Deana is committed to improving the lives of and quality of services for all East Point residents. She has a special interest and passion for providing opportunities for the economically disadvantaged and collaborating to extend learning to improve educational outcomes for children.

The City of East Point

Our mission is "to provide exceptional city services in the most professional, courteous and effective manner to enhance the quality of life in the City of East Point. East Point is a City of excellence in providing housing and business development opportunities, public safety, recreational and cultural activities." The city is primed for the future with its strong economic development team in tow, including an Economic Development Specialist and the East Point Main Street Association (EPMSA). EPMSA has been integral in helping develop the City’s crown jewel – the Historic Downtown District. The District was designed to create a central gathering place of pride and heritage, while strengthening the tax base, promoting tourism, and increasing public and private investments.

Government

The City of East Point operates under a city council form of government. The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations and is approved by an eight-member city council, which is led by the mayor who serves a four-year term and has veto power.
East Point is divided into four wards (A, B, C & D), and each ward is represented by two members of City Council elected by their constituency to serve a four-year term. The elected officials’ policy leadership is combined with the administrative abilities of the city manager to operate the city.

City Council Members

SHARON SHROPSHIRE ,COUNCILMEMBER, WARD A AT-LARGE
Councilmember (CM) Sharon Shropshire is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She has called East Point home since 1985. CM Shropshire completed her education in the Atlanta Public School System, and has had the pleasure of working in various capacities during the span of her career. Currently, she is employed with the Federal Government.
THOMAS CALLOWAY, COUNCILMEMBER, WARD B
CM Calloway believes safe, viable neighborhoods, efficient government services and smart economic growth are essential to a City’s stabilization. He believes East Point is not only a city that has a lot to offer, but that it is a place continuing to evolve. CM Calloway sought a position on Council to affect change. Impassioned about citizen’s concerns, CM Calloway incorporates those concerns into his “Things to Do” as he advocates for his constituents and the greater good of the community. Today CM Calloway owns a small business and is excited to serve the citizens of East Point.

Demographics

Student Race & Ethnicity

1. Black or African American 54
2. Hispanic or Latino 3
3. Two or more races 0
In 2015 the majority of students graduating from institutions in East Point, GA were Black or African American. These 54 graduates mean that there were 18 times more Black or African American graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 3 graduates.

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$36,863
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
± $2,441
13,626
NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS
± 620
In 2016, the median household income of the 13,626households in East Point, GA declined to $36,863 from the previous year's value of $37,049.
The following chart displays the households in East Point, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.