These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Atlanta, GA For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Atlanta neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Atlanta

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Atlanta has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.33x the national median and household incomes are 1.97x the national median.

But where exactly in Atlanta do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Buckhead where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Atlanta out of 32 for 2018:

  1. Buckhead (Homes)
  2. Virginia-Highland (Homes)
  3. Oakdale (Homes)
  4. Morningside-Lenox Park (Homes)
  5. Candler Park (Homes)
  6. Midtown (Homes)
  7. Atlanta-Inman Park (Homes)
  8. Ormewood Park-East Atlanta (Homes)
  9. Poncey-Highland (Homes)
  10. Cabbage Town (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $823,158. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Atlanta.

For more Atlanta reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Atlanta and the worst neighborhoods in Atlanta.

Or, for living around Atlanta, out the best Atlanta suburbs and the worst Atlanta suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Atlanta For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Atlanta by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Buckhead, was named the richest neighborhood in Atlanta.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Mechanicsville.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Atlanta ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Atlanta For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Buckhead $108,567
2 Virginia-Highland $98,438
3 Oakdale $95,815
4 Morningside-Lenox Park $95,552
5 Candler Park $89,688
6 Midtown $76,263
7 Atlanta-Inman Park $72,717
8 Ormewood Park-East Atlanta $63,553
9 Poncey-Highland $63,064
10 Cabbage Town $59,501
11 Ben Hill $52,240
12 Home Park $50,961
13 Edgewood-Kirkwood $49,830
14 Rockdale $49,318
15 Grant Park $48,393
16 Old Fourth Ward $44,251
17 Downtown $39,355
18 Five Points $36,845
19 Sandtown-Southeastern Atlanta $36,651
20 Cascade Heights $33,174
21 Thomasville $29,553
22 Adams Park $29,543
23 Adamsville $29,469
24 Sweet Auburn $29,416
25 West End $26,884
26 Center Hill $26,597
27 Oakland City $26,157
28 Adair Park $25,861
29 Vine City $24,767
30 Grove Park $24,709
31 Lakewood Heights-Southeastern Atlanta $23,190
32 Mechanicsville $16,422

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