Midtown, TN

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Learn about Midtown

Who is Midtown a good fit for?

Midtown gains its recognition for being a hub for Nashville’s nightlife. Music lovers have a strong appreciation for the area, as it sits beside the famous Music Row. The neighborhood is also home to Vanderbilt University, making it a hotspot amongst college students. The location offers an overall residential vibe, but the crowd is primarily younger.

Where to eat, hang out and have a good time

One of the best and most famous restaurants in Midtown, and arguably all of Nashville, is Hattie B’s. They serve up dynamite Nashville hot chicken and it’s no joke. You’ll likely find a line outside the door at all times of the day, but it’ll be worth it. The area is also home to many other great restaurants, including Tavern and Catbird Seat.

Midtown’s nightlife scene is a driving factor for the area’s popularity. Sitting alongside Division Street, you’ll find a plethora of crowded bars. Local favorites include Dogwood, Rebar, Winners, and Losers. For a more sophisticated night out, we recommend checking out the unique cocktails at The Patterson House.

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The Row Kitchen & Pub

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Amerigo Italian Restaurant

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Pros & Cons of living in Midtown

Pros

  • Midtown has a lively bar and nightlife scene.
  • It is conveniently located near Nashville’s Downtown district.
  • The area is highly walkable, including its surrounding neighborhoods.

Cons

  • Due to the area’s main attractions, it draws in a primarily younger crowd.
  • The cost of living in Midtown is high.
  • The neighborhood becomes noisy and loud, especially in the evenings.

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How to get around in Midtown

Midtown and its surrounding neighborhoods are extremely walkable. Many residents feel that high parking costs make having a car within the area not feasible. Traveling around by foot or even bike is highly accessible, and when in a pinch, locals enjoy the convenience of ride-sharing services, such as Lyft or Uber.

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Parks and Recreation in Midtown

Nestled within the popular neighborhood is Centennial Park. The large urban park accounts for over 130 acres of land, two dog parks, and a one-mile walking trail. The area also features a full-size Parthenon replica. In the warmer summer months, the famous location is home to a variety of outdoor events and festivals.

A smaller dog-friendly park, Owen Bradley Park, sits within the neighborhood's center. Its charming location is near Music Row and showcases a statue of the famous producer, Owen Bradley.

Centennial Park

2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Centennial Park is a replica of the Parthenon. But there are many other attractions like Lake Watauga, historical monuments, a sunken garden, open fields, walking and exercise trails. There are also events and festivals held at the Events Shelter or other locations through the park, as well as programs at the Centennial Art Center and Activity Center. Hidden are volleyball courts, two dog parks, and under the Parthenon lies a museum which many visit each year.

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Midtown School Info

Those residing in Midtown favor the close proximity of the leading school, Hume-Fogg Academic. Another neighborhood preference for schools includes the private University School of Nashville, which serves grades K-12. When it comes to area academics, Midtown is predominantly known for its higher education at the prestigious Vanderbilt University.

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Crime in Midtown

In the past year in Midtown there were 55% more assaults, 41% more burglaries, 61% more robberies, 54% more vehicle thefts compared to the national median.

In general, the majority of the residents feel safe throughout the area of Midtown. The location’s popular bar scene contributes to keeping the area heavily trafficked with both police and pedestrians. For additional information, we recommend verifying crime statistics through Crime Mapping, as a reliable source for area violence.

Cost of Living in Midtown

Due to its convenient location and popularity, home prices are relatively high throughout the neighborhood. Living TN notes average rent prices are well over $2,000 and average home prices are $491,853. The area has a residential-forward feel to it, and the majority of home styles are apartments or high-rise condominiums.

  • Education costs 38.90% more than the national average.
  • Entertainment costs 17.30% more than the national average.
  • Food costs 16.40% more than the national average.
  • In Midtown utilities costs 10.40% more than the national average.
  • Healthcare costs 2.5% more than the national average.

Overall, Midtown’s cost of living is 19.20% more expensive than the national average.

Job Market of Midtown

The median household income in Midtown is $79,237 and the average household income in Midtown is $109,840. 20.49% of the population people works in Education, 17.43% works in Healthcare, and 9.27% works in Professional.

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“Midtown is the perfect neighborhood for college students / recent grads.”

Midtown is the perfect neighborhood for college students / recent grads. It is also a great option if you are new to Nashville. The area is extremely fun and the nightlife scene is always booming! The rent prices are much cheaper than the Downtown/ Gulch area, but they are centrally located. I wouldn’t recommend this neighborhood for families as it can definitely become noisy.

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“Midtown is a lively neighborhood that is home to many bars and restaurants”

Midtown is a lively neighborhood that is home to many bars and restaurants. Many Vandy students often frequent these bars. This means your condo or apartment may be a little noisy, but if you are a person who loves to go out then you might not even notice.

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FAQs

What is life in Midtown like?

Living in Midtown is slightly more relaxed compared to Downtown Nashville, but still has a lively nightlife scene. The neighborhood is ideal for young professionals and those new to Nashville who want to live in a social setting.

Why are homes in Midtown a good investment?

Purchasing a home in Midtown is a good investment considering the high demand for living in the area. Its central location close to so much activity makes it a leading favorite in the city.

How long does it take to commute to Downtown Nashville from Midtown?

Commuting from Midtown to Downtown Nashville by car will take approximately 8 minutes.

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