For people searching for real estate with access to Downtown Atlanta on a budget, Reynoldstown provides a unique opportunity in the city. Reynoldstown attracts a young population with its apartments carved from old factory buildings, which have been transformed into new and trendy spaces. There are also many homes for sale that date back to the turn of the 20th century.
While the neighborhood provides the feel of a tight-knit community, it also sits in the shadow of downtown. The Memorial Drive artery is a major throughway that cuts through Reynoldstown, which is also accessible by the Inman Park/Reynoldstown station of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Additionally, Reynoldstown will have priority for the Beltline train in the near future.
In terms of its 9,640 residents, Reynoldstown is home to a diversity of cultural and educational backgrounds. Racial diversity within the city is as follows:
- 65 percent white.
- 26 percent African-American.
- Five percent Hispanic.
- Three percent Asian.
The distribution of education, on the other hand, can be seen below:
- 28 percent of residents have a master’s degree or higher.
- 35 percent have a bachelor’s degree.
- 22 percent have completed some college.
- Nine percent have a high school diploma or equivalent.
The ages of residents in the neighborhood are also varied, but the most common age group is between 25 and 34 years of age, making up 35 percent of Reynoldstown’s population. Then, locals 35 to 44 years of age make up the second most common age group at 18 percent.
Another important demographic factor is household income. In Reynoldstown, the median household income is $67,285. However, just as educational background and ages vary, the neighborhood’s households differ here as well:
- 32 percent of households earn between $75,000 and $149,000.
- 22 percent of households earn between $45,000 and $74,000.
- 17 percent of households earn more than $150,000.
- 16 percent of households earn less than $25,000.
- 13 percent of households earn between $25,000 and $44,000.
Real estate in Reynoldstown has a median buying price of $248,841 for houses. Almost 60 percent of homes in Reynoldstown sell for between $200,000 and $399,000. Meanwhile, houses with price tags of $100,000 to $199,000 are 27 percent of the housing market.
On the other hand, the median rental cost in the neighborhood is $1,221 per month. Rental homes that cost between $1,000 and $1,499 monthly make up 41 percent of the units available, and units whose monthly rent costs $1,500 to $1,999 are 29 percent of the market. Finally, rentals that cost between $500 and $999 are 27 percent of the available inventory.
Families that choose homes in Reynoldstown have access to great public and private schools in the area. Although not all of them have high prestige, some of the best options for residents include:
- Parkside Elementary School
- King Middle School
- Maynard H. Jackson Jr. High School
The crime rate in Reynoldstown is a bit lower than the average across the nation. For every 100,000 residents, there were only:
- 44 assaults.
- 88 robberies.
- 253 burglaries.
- 715 thefts.
- 253 motor vehicle thefts.
These averages are below half the national average, and there were no reported murders in the area.
Atlanta’s neighborhoods are booming with fantastic restaurant options, and Reynolstown is no exception here. There is a variety of cuisines to choose from, and all are within walking distance of the Inman Park/Reynolstown MARTA station. Below is a list of the best choices for locals:
- Il Localino – Italian food, from pasta classics to seafood specialties, is available in a casual elegant setting. The staff enhances the experience with the sounds of Sinatra and Pavarotti before giving way to more upbeat sounds later in the evening. Family owned and operated, Il Localino is a prime spot for romantic dinners or large celebrations for locals who own or rent homes in the area.
- Planet Bombay – Authentic Indian food on offer at Planet Bombay includes Tandoori meats, traditional curries, such as vindaloo, and plenty of vegetarian dishes. Diners can even sample the spot’s versions of many Indian street foods.
- Beetlecat – This is the quintessential oyster bar. It boasts a variety of oysters to sample from all over the country to please even the most discerning palates, and it features a great selection of cold craft beers on tap.
Finally, shoppers are never forgotten in Reynoldstown. There are a handful of excellent options to visit each and every weekend. The best include Edgewood Shopping, Little Five Points, Glenwood Park and the Krog Street Market.
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