Station Summary

Oakland City is on the Red/Yellow line. The station is located in a mostly residential area. Residents living near Oakland City spend less than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 2,940 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near Oakland City spends $13,931.71 less per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 22%

income spent on transportation :: 21%

income remaining :: 57%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius

Population

Census for 2012 :: 2,464
Projected for 2017 :: 2,316

-6%
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.

$563
Per month

$6,756
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 Oakland City 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 Neighborhood  
MARTA Parking Utilization 81% 51%  
WalkScore 40 69  
Bike Score 47 34  
Journey to MARTA Walk + Bike 11%  
Journey to MARTA Drive + Carpool 9%  
Journey to MARTA Transfer 71%  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Above Average 4 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average 9 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor 8 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 5,091 4,882  
Development Opportunities and Context
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA TOD Acreage 8.0  
Adjacent Large Properites North & East  
Zoning Station or Parking Lot(s) O-I, PCID overlay  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s) A-L, MIX, TR  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 1-6 FAR  
Current Intensity at the Site N/A  
TAD Beltline  
TAD Eligible  
LCI Oakland City/Lakewood  

Office
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 16,390 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 0.0% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $0.00 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth 0% 3%  
Retail
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 47,430 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $10.00 $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth 3% 16%  
Housing
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 1,397 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 2.8 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 55% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 20% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 12% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $563 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 13.2% 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) N/A $252,596  

Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 2,464 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 -18% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 -6% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 28% 35%  
% Singles 77% 75%  
Median Household Income $24,018 $44,720  
% Employed 39% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 32% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 32.2 27.9  
Number of Employees 822 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 1.6 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 66% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 0.6 7.1  
Past Plans

Atlanta BeltLine Master Plan: Subarea 1

2010

Subarea 1 includes Enota Park and the adjacent neighborhoods of Westview and West...

Atlanta BeltLine Master Plan: Subarea 2

2009

Subarea 2 is located on the BeltLine’s southern end, about two miles south of downtown...

Atlanta Streetcar Transit Enhancements

2012

Atlanta is transforming into a more accessible and livable place with improved mobility, more compact and vibrant real estate development, greater...

Campbellton / Cascade Corridors Redevelopment Plan

2006

As one of the identified Economic Development Priority Areas, the Campbellton-Cascade Corridors Redevelopment Plan is an important part of the New...

Fort McPherson Research Park and Master Plan

Pending

Fort McPherson became the first permanent Army installation in the southeast on May 4, 1889. Through its century of service to the country, the post...