Old Fourth Ward

A current hub for new development projects full of Atlanta history.

Welcome to Old Forth Ward

Old Fourth Ward, which lies just east of Downtown, is full of Atlanta history and is a current hub for new development projects. It’s a diverse neighborhood with a growing community. Residential spaces include lofts, townhomes, condos, and apartments intermixed with single-family homes. Even as one of the largest intown neighborhoods by border, with various access points to the Atlanta BeltLine, Old Fourth Ward is still walkable to some of the best dining, shopping, and cultural institutions in Atlanta. 
Learn more about the history of Old 4th Ward at Forth Ward Alliance.

What To Love

  • Deep rooted community with connections to Atlanta’s history as an important city in the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Elite planning inspired by the great Olmstead gives the yards a characteristic spaciousness unlike any other neighborhood
  • Close to the city-center 
  • A registered historical place with strict construction guidelines, the neighborhood is likely to maintain its signature charm.


Dining, Shopping and Entertainment

Fun Things to Do

  • High Museum of Art
  • Dogwood Festival  
  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens 


  • Elementary- Morningside Elementary
  • Middle- Inman Middle, 
  • High School- Midtown High School 

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Overview for Old Fourth Ward, GA

13,650 people live in Old Fourth Ward, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $64,249. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

34 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Old Fourth Ward, GA

Old Fourth Ward has 8,409 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Old Fourth Ward do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,650 people call Old Fourth Ward home. The population density is 12,703.028 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

46.54 / 53.45%

Men vs Women

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Old Fourth Ward, GA

There's plenty to do around Old Fourth Ward, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Very Walkable
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Biker's Paradise
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Good Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Elemental Spirits, Community Cafe, and Bankhead Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.14 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.86 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.34 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.37 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.77 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.56 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Old Fourth Ward, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Old Fourth Ward. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Kindezi Old 4th Ward
K - 8th

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