Metro West is a neighborhood of Orlando in Orange County next to Kirkman South. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Kirkman South and Metrowest.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Metro West is less expensive than other Orlando metro areas, such as Kirkman South. On average a household in Metro West spends $54.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to Kirkman South's $68.1K/year.
The neighborhoods of Metro West and Kirkman South are identical for the percentage of households that have children, 25%, and similar by the average number of people per household, 2.07 and 2.32, respectively.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Metro West are S Kirkman Rd. and S Hiawassee Rd. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Metro West without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Metro West at Florida Tap Room. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, McDonald's and Wendy's are both around the proverbial corner.
With Hamptons At Metro West and Sunshine Fitness Management located in the heart of the neighborhood, Metro West makes it easy for residents to stay on top of their health. Those who follow the arts should check out Studio K Inc. It is on Metrowest Blvd, when you need more culture in your life.
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When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Metro West. To name a few, there's Fresh Market on S Hiawassee Rd. and Mundo Express on Robert Trent Jones. For fresh-baked goods you can't find anywhere else, Kokoro Frozen Yogurt is on S Kirkman Rd. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Murphy Usa and Circle K.
Sky Trading Inc and T P Trade Llc are only a few of the many retailers located in Metro West. Or, for those artsy types, Llorente Design Llc is on Robert Trent Jones Dr.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Metro West are Edgewood Children's Ranch and Gotha Middle School. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
The 143 elementary schools, 52 middle schools and 40 high schools in the Orange County Public district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Polk County Public Schools, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Orange County Public district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Polk County Public district.