Station Summary

Edgewood/Candler Park is on the Blue/Green line. The station is located in a mostly residential area. Residents living near Edgewood/Candler Park spend less than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 5,819 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near Edgewood/Candler Park spends $10,252.69 more per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 35%

income spent on transportation :: 11%

income remaining :: 54%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius


Census for 2012 :: 4,008
Projected for 2017 :: 4,128


Average travel time to work based on 60 minutes.


Employees earning more than $3,333 / mo.


Average apartment rental for this neighborhood station.

Per month


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 Edgewood/Candler Park station is growing and has a moderate probability of changing demographics. Renters are the first to be affected by an increase in property values in a growing market. As the market grows, displacement becomes a growing issue.

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:

  • create and preserve affordable housing
  • invest in community assets




Station data

Site Accessibility
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA Station Typology Designation Neighborhood  
MARTA Parking Utilization 55% 51%  
WalkScore 69 69  
Bike Score 55 34  
Journey to MARTA Walk + Bike 30%  
Journey to MARTA Drive + Carpool 29%  
Journey to MARTA Transfer 22%  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Above Average 7 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average 5 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor 11 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 1,314 4,882  
Development Opportunities and Context
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA TOD Acreage 6.0  
Adjacent Large Properites Underutilized Multifamily  
Zoning Station or Parking Lot(s) CR, I-1  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s)  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 3-10 FAR  
Current Intensity at the Site Underway  
TAD No  
TAD Eligible  
LCI Moreland Corridor  

  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 53,711 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 0.0% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $11.40 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth -7% 3%  
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 241,654 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $14.80 $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth 151% 16%  
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 2,190 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 4.4 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 38% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 23% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 14% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $1,038 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 1.6% 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) $59,000 $252,596  

  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 4,008 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 4% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 3% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 30% 35%  
% Singles 73% 75%  
Median Household Income $50,436 $44,720  
% Employed 77% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 16% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 26.1 27.9  
Number of Employees 1,296 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 2.6 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 3.1% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 0.6 7.1  
Past Plans

Edgewood Candler Park Vision

Our vision is rooted in the desire to create a civic gathering place that will enhance the identity of the...

Edgewood Redevelopment Plan


The Edgewood neighborhood was developed post-Civil War at the arrival of the Georgia Railroad in 1847. Many neighborhoods like Edgewood sprung up...

Edgewood-Candler Park MARTA Station Charrette Study


In addition to advancing the merits and goals of MARTA’s TOD Guidelines, the Edgewood charrette also serves as an opportunity to further advance...

Ponce de Leon/Moreland Avenue Corridor Study


The Ponce de Leon/Moreland Avenue Corridors Study represents the result of an intense six month session to envision positive change, balanced with...