Prospective renters should know that Oak Ridge is a lower-priced neighborhood in the heart of Tallahassee. Popular among families, the Oak Ridge area offers centrally-positioned conveniences like grocery stores. For that special place near Oak Ridge, expand your search to neighborhoods like Lakeside and Southbrook.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Take a bite out of Oak Ridge's Crawfordville Rd. and sample one of its many restaurants. A busy street with so much to offer, renters will enjoy spending the day among the hustle and bustle. For more information on popular areas to rent in Oak Ridge, be sure to check out our apartment ratings and reviews. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Oak Ridge without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Enjoy mouth-watering meals at neighborhood favorites like Sweet Tea Cafe Anna in Oak Ridge.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Oak Ridge.
Oak Ridge has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Revel's Meat & Groceries and Tomato Man Produce which are both located on Woodville Hwy. Indulge in the sweet stylings of B's Mobile Ice Cream, a local first-class bakery. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Kangaroo Express on top of that.
Oak Ridge has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Tallahassee Flea Market and Dollar Deals.
Local Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Oak Ridge are Pace Secondary School, Fairview Middle School and Oak Ridge Elementary School. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
Pace Secondary School, a high school in the Leon County Public district school, has a very low student-teacher ratio of six-to-1.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Wakulla County Public Schools, the Leon County Public district offers residents 31 elementary schools, 18 middle schools and 18 high schools. Leon County Public district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Wakulla County Public district.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Oak Ridge, a suburb of Tallahassee, is not more or less expensive than other areas outside the city, such as Lakeside. As seen by the average household expenditure, Oak Ridge's $43.3K/year is not far off from Lakeside's $42.3K/year.
The neighborhoods of Oak Ridge and Lakeside are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In Oak Ridge, the percentage of households with children is 36% and the average household size is 2.45 people per household, and in Lakeside 38% of households have children and there are 2.55 people per household on average.
In terms of average income, Oak Ridge, with an average household income of $49.7K, is not unlike Lakeside. In terms of education, more people living in Oak Ridge hold a master's degree than those in Lakeside.