Station Summary

Bankhead is on the Green line. The station is located in a mostly industrial area. Residents living near Bankhead spend less than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 2,993 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near Bankhead spends $14,251.01 less per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 20%

income spent on transportation :: 21%

income remaining :: 59%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius

Population

Census for 2012 :: 1,902
Projected for 2017 :: 1,693

-9%
Travel

Average travel time to work based on 60 minutes.

Income

Employees earning more than $3,333 / mo.

Rental

Average apartment rental for this neighborhood station.

$520
Per month

$6,240
Annually

What amenities and services are in the area?
Art     Banks     Bike     Medical     Schools    

Why Equitable Development?

Equitable TOD combines people and place-based approaches to ensure that the value created when land near transit is built out is accessible to, and provides opportunities for, all community residents living near transit.

The market near Bankhead station is weak and has a high probability of changing demographics.

Achieving Equitable Development

In order to retain current residents and provide access to new amenities and services, Transformation Alliance’s equitable development strategy for this station area is:

  • improve access to jobs via transit
  • strengthen community assets

Employed

Renters

WalkScore

Station data

Site Accessibility
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA Station Typology Designation Town Center  
MARTA Parking Utilization 54% 51%  
WalkScore 29 69  
Bike Score 33 34  
Journey to MARTA Walk + Bike N/A  
Journey to MARTA Drive + Carpool N/A  
Journey to MARTA Transfer N/A  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Above Average 0 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average 0 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor 11 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 1,952 4,882  
Development Opportunities and Context
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA TOD Acreage 0.0  
Adjacent Large Properites None  
Zoning Station or Parking Lot(s) MRC-1  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s)  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 3.0-10.0 FAR  
Current Intensity at the Site N (MAX FAR 2.696)  
TAD Beltline  
TAD Eligible  
LCI Bankhead Station  

Office
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 17,933 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 23.4% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $9.51 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth 0% 3%  
Retail
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 14,040 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth 31% 16%  
Housing
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 752 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 1.5 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 74% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 49% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 8% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $520 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 18.7% 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) N/A $252,596  

Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 1,902 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 -38% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 -11% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 28% 35%  
% Singles 83% 75%  
Median Household Income $22,232 $44,720  
% Employed 36% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 31% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 33.0 27.9  
Number of Employees 234 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 0.5 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 27% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 0.3 7.1  
Past Plans

Atlanta BeltLine Master Plan: Subarea 9

2009

The BeltLine Partnership helped galvanize private sector and citizen support for the Atlanta Development Authority (ADA) led effort to move the...

Atlanta BeltLine Master Plan: Subarea 10

2010

Subarea 10 is located along the west side of the Atlanta BeltLine, due west of Downtown Atlanta. The subarea includes one-half mile on either side of...

Bankhead MARTA Station

2006

The Study Area is located approximately two miles west of Midtown Atlanta at the terminus of MARTA’s Proctor Creek rail...

DL Hollowell Parkway Redevelopment Plan

2004

The Donald L. Hollowell Parkway Redevelopment Plan (DLH Plan) builds upon several previous planning efforts, particularly the Northwest Atlanta...