Station Summary

Hamilton Holmes is on the Blue line. The station is located in a mostly residential area. Residents living near Hamilton Holmes spend less than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 5,410 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near Hamilton Holmes spends $15,444.83 less per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 19%

income spent on transportation :: 19%

income remaining :: 62%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius

Population

Census for 2012 :: 2,742
Projected for 2017 :: 2,605

-5%
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.

$638
Per month

$7,656
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 Hamilton Holmes 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 52% 51%  
WalkScore 42 69  
Bike Score 35 34  
Journey to MARTA Walk + Bike 15%  
Journey to MARTA Drive + Carpool 15%  
Journey to MARTA Transfer 60%  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Above Average - 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average 1 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor 15 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 7,332 4,882  
Development Opportunities and Context
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA TOD Acreage 17.7  
Adjacent Large Properites Underutilized Retail  
Zoning Station or Parking Lot(s) SPI-1, SA1  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s)  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 8-30 FAR  
Current Intensity at the Site Yes (MAX FAR 35)  
TAD Hollowell/ML King  
TAD Eligible  
LCI HE Holmes Station  

Office
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 24,708 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 3.0% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $15.00 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth 0% 3%  
Retail
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 168,718 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $8.44 $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth 29% 16%  
Housing
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 1,656 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 3.3 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 57% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 41% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 19% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $638 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 4.8% 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) N/A $252,596  

Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 2,742 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 -18% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 -5% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 26% 35%  
% Singles 74% 75%  
Median Household Income $29,683 $44,720  
% Employed 49% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 40% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 37.6 27.9  
Number of Employees 1,965 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 3.9 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 27% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 1.2 7.1  
Past Plans

MLK Corridor Transportation Study

2005

Named for Atlanta’s most famous and world-renowned Nobel Prize-winning resident, Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive connects West Atlanta to Downtown....