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11,497 people live in VIRGINIA HIGHLAND, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $76,736.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age


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Welcome to Virginia Highlands

Vintage charm meets modern vibrancy

Welcome to Virginia Highlands - Atlanta's original "work-live-play" sanctuary! Often fondly described as the beating heart of casual living in the city, Virginia Highlands is a testament to how communities can beautifully preserve their roots while growing with the times.
One step into this neighborhood, and it's evident: Virginia Highlands radiates a distinct character. The 1920s bungalow homes, with their inviting porches and timeless architecture, stand as proud symbols of an era gone by, while their lovingly maintained facades tell tales of the families and individuals who have found solace here.
It's not just the homes that transport you. Stroll along the shaded lanes, and you'll come across a diverse mix of boutique shops offering everything from handcrafted jewelry to vintage records. These locally owned shops speak volumes of the neighborhood's commitment to supporting local talent and trade.
Yet, what truly sets Virginia Highlands apart is its community spirit. The trees stand tall, much like the bonds between its residents. Whether it's impromptu gatherings in lush green parks, vibrant street fairs, or the warm smiles exchanged on morning walks, this is a place where community is cherished, and neighbors often become friends.

What to Love

  • Historic charm and work-live-play lifestyle
  • Foodie paradise
  • Unique celebrations like Porchfest

Local Lifestyle

There's a rhythm in Virginia Highlands – one of peaceful mornings, bustling afternoons filled with shopping and exploration, and tranquil evenings on porch swings, all under the canopy of abundant greenery. If you're searching for a neighborhood that seamlessly combines the vibrancy of modern living with the charm of yesteryears, you'll find no better haven than Virginia Highlands.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Virginia Highlands is a culinary treasure trove, with flavors that range from classic American to authentic Italian. At the heart of the dining scene is Murphy's Restaurant, an enduring favorite among locals. Their sumptuous American fare, delectable baked goods, and coveted brunch menu make it a must-visit for newcomers and seasoned residents.
La Tavola Trattoria beckons for those craving the warm comfort of Italian dishes. Here, every bite takes you on a trip to Italy, with their classic offerings perfectly complemented by the intimate ambiance of exposed bricks and a welcoming back patio. Seafood enthusiasts can dive into the delights at Fontaine's Oyster House. This establishment boasts an impressive raw bar against the backdrop of an old-world public-house setting and a breezy patio. For a laid-back evening paired with wings, burgers, and cheerful banter, Moe's & Joe's stands ready to serve.

Things to Do

Virginia Highlands is a neighborhood brimming with activities catering to residents and visitors of all ages and preferences. For nature enthusiasts and dog lovers, John C Howell Park offers a welcoming space to relax and enjoy the outdoors with their furry friends.
If you're in the mood for a lively and vibrant atmosphere, mark your calendar for Summerfest. This annual celebration is an exuberant mix of art, music, and sheer fun. With live bands, eclectic art vendors, and a spread of mouthwatering food, it promises a memorable experience.
Another can't-miss event is Porchfest. Imagine entire blocks transformed into live music venues, with bands playing on porches, food trucks lining the streets, and a dedicated kid's zone ensuring fun for the whole family.
For architecture and interior design enthusiasts, the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes offers an insider's look into the beautifully remodeled and newly built homes, showcasing the neighborhood's unique blend of history and modernity.


Virginia Highlands boasts a selection of reputable schools dedicated to cultivating a love for learning. With a blend of traditional and innovative teaching methods, students in this neighborhood are poised for academic and personal growth.

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Demographics and Employment Data for VIRGINIA HIGHLAND, GA

VIRGINIA HIGHLAND has 5,583 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in VIRGINIA HIGHLAND do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,497 people call VIRGINIA HIGHLAND home. The population density is 7,757.22 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

47.52 / 52.48%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
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The following schools are within or nearby VIRGINIA HIGHLAND. 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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David T Howard Middle School
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