Midtown is a busy commercial area (being home of many corporate headquarters) and has vibrant arts. Midtown is also one of the region’s defining urban districts, combining great shopping and exceptional dining . Midtown brings you performances, one of a kind museums and attractions, all while being surrounded by a walkable urban environment. According to residents, it’s an urban neighborhood full of life.
Midtown–the Homebuyers’ Market
Over the past two decades, Midtown’s residential population has increased five times faster than Atlanta overall. The median home value in Midtown is $330,131. Midtown home values have gone up 2.4% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 0.2% within the next year.
Midtown’s estimated population is 21,550 according to the most recent United States census estimates. The population density in Midtown is 75% higher than Atlanta.
Midtown is home to many corporate headquarters, such as Equifax, EarthLink, Invesco, and The Coca-Cola Company. The largest growing industries in Midtown is technology, transportation and service industries. Households have a median annual income of $74,530 being larger than the national median of $55,322.
Midtown resident’s are zoned to Atlanta Public schools. Atlanta Public Schools has 91 learning sites, which are: 58 neighborhood schools, 6 partner schools, 18 charter schools, 2 citywide single-gender academies, and 3 alternative programs. Some schools in Midtown include; Morningside Elementary, Springdale Park Elementary, Inman Middle , Atlanta Neighborhood Charter, Grady High, and North Atlanta High. Midtown is also the home of some college campuses such as the campuses of Georgia Institute of Technology, John Marshall Law School, and the Atlanta division of the Savannah College of Art and Design.
There is so much to do in Midtown, from parks to museums, you will always find something to do. By day, enjoy outdoor recreation and art galleries. You can take a stroll in Piedmont park, which is Atlanta’s version of Central Park and is one of city’s biggest green space. You can visit the High Museum of Art, it ranges from European paintings to African-American art and 19th and 20th century decorative art to interactive outdoor exhibits. By night, catch award-winning performances at some of Atlanta’s most popular venues, enjoy exquisite meals. Midtown is definitely a place to see!