Atlanta is a patchwork of unique and often contrasting neighborhoods, which are tied together by the 22-mile long beltway. Revitalization efforts in the 1990s have led to a booming economy, vibrant arts and music scene as well as a rapidly growing film industry. There are currently 4,185 properties for sale in Atlanta, where the median listing price is $335,000. The Zillow Home Value Index is $211,300. Home values have increased by 9.7 percent over the past year, and are expected to rise another 5.3 percent over the next 12 months. The median price per square foot in Atlanta is $232. On average, homes for sale in Atlanta stay on the market for 736 days and receive two offers. Atlanta is the 21st most walkable large city in the U.S., with a walk score of 49, a transit score of 44 and a bike score of 50. Atlanta is home to approximately 420,003 people and 392,388 jobs.
The median age in Atlanta is 32 and the median household income is $47,527 per year. Popular Atlanta neighborhoods include Midtown, Downtown, Old Fourth Ward, Pine Hills, Grant Park, North Buckhead, Virginia-Highland, Inman Park, Home Park, and Morningside/Lenox Park.
Major attractions in Atlanta include the Georgia Aquarium, Punchline Comedy Club, Arbor Place Mall, High Museum of Art, World of Coca-Cola and CNN Center. The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Stone Mountain Park and the Atlanta BeltLine offer great opportunities to explore nature indoors and outside. The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is a museum dedicated to the civil rights movement, as well as today's global human rights efforts. Colleges and universities in Atlanta include Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University.
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