Kirkwood is undergoing a transformation softening a once hard community which suffered urban decline in the 70s into a growing diverse urban village. In the April 2000 Atlanta Magazine, Kirkwood was named one of the metro Atlanta area's top ten "Hot Buys." According to the article, buyers looking for a neighborhood where people know their neighbors can find that in Kirkwood. Greenspaces, mature trees, sidewalks and neighborhood business areas can all be found here. Investors have already brought prices up in the Ormewood Park and Kirkwood areas and with a rich vein of Craftsman and Victorian homes on the National Register of Historic Places hopes are the trend will continue.
Kirkwood has shown appreciate over the last five years, is hip and trendy, walkable and the median home value reached $217k as of early 2014.
Information for Kirkwood, GA ZIP Code 30317
Median household income - $48,488
Median home cost - $236,700
Population - 11,970
Population density (per sq. mile) - 3,371
Population growth since 2000 - (-14.38%)
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