Station Summary

Buckhead is on the Red line. The station is located in a mostly commercial area. Residents living near Buckhead spend more than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 4,068 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near Buckhead spends $22,222.43 more per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 44%

income spent on transportation :: 18%

income remaining :: 38%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius

Population

Census for 2012 :: 3,010
Projected for 2017 :: 3,492

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.

$1,567
Per month

$18,804
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 Buckhead station is strong and growing and has a low probability of changing demographics. Renters are the first to be affected by an increase in property values in a growing market. This area is near major job centers but lacks affordable housing.

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 job access
  • build new affordable housing
  • develop affordable housing at adjacent MARTA stops to improve access

Employed

Renters

WalkScore

Station data

Site Accessibility
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA Station Typology Designation Urban Core  
MARTA Parking Utilization 0% 51%  
WalkScore 85 69  
Bike Score 54 34  
Journey to MARTA Walk + Bike 61%  
Journey to MARTA Drive + Carpool 11%  
Journey to MARTA Transfer 18%  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Above Average 6 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average 5 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor 4 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 2,354 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) C-3, PD-OC, SPI-12 overlay, SPI-19 overlay  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s)  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 8-30 FAR  
Current Intensity at the Site Yes-rewrite  
TAD No  
TAD No  
LCI Buckhead  

Office
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 9,398,532 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 19.0% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $25.01 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth 35% 3%  
Retail
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 3,864,033 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $41.36 $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth 2% 16%  
Housing
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 2,111 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 4.2 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 43% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 69% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 35% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $1,567 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 4.4 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) $997,211 $252,596  

Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 3,010 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 68% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 16% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 19% 35%  
% Singles 58% 75%  
Median Household Income $101,032 $44,720  
% Employed 66% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 4% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 23.3 27.9  
Number of Employees 35,826 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 71.3 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 65% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 17.0 7.1  
Past Plans

Buckhead LCI

2001

The Buckhead Community is one of the most vital and vibrant communities within the City of Atlanta, known internationally for its historic...