Station Summary

Doraville is on the Yellow line. The station is located in a mostly office area. Residents living near Doraville spend less than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 5,862 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near Doraville spends $11,172.33 less per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 23%

income spent on transportation :: 19%

income remaining :: 58%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius

Population

Census for 2012 :: 1,361
Projected for 2017 :: 1,388

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.

$704
Per month

$8,448
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 Doraville 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 Commuter Town Center  
MARTA Parking Utilization 94% 51%  
WalkScore 72 69  
Bike Score 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 N/A 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average N/A 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor N/A 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 5,403 4,882  
Development Opportunities and Context
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA TOD Acreage 0.0  
Adjacent Large Properites GM Plant  
Zoning Station or Parking Lot(s) C-2  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s) C-1, O-I, R-3  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 25-75 DU per acre  
Current Intensity at the Site No MAX 12  
TAD No  
TAD Eligible  
LCI Doraville  

Office
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 215,331 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 26.7% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $11.82 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth -3% 3%  
Retail
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 708,598 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $7.75 $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth 5% 16%  
Housing
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 575 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 1.1 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 70% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 46% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 8% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $704 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 6.0% 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) N/A $252,596  

Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 1,361 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 7% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 2% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 30% 35%  
% Singles 63% 75%  
Median Household Income $46,122 $44,720  
% Employed 71% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 12% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 32.4 27.9  
Number of Employees 2,515 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 5.0 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 21% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 4.4 7.1  
Past Plans

Doraville GM Plant/ Doraville Activity Center LCI

2010

The study area is located just west of the intersection of I-285 and I- 85 in northeast DeKalb County, approximately 14 miles northeast of downtown...