Kirkwood is part of metropolitan Atlanta. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of East Lake Meadows and East Lake.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Kirkwood has a lot to offer its residents, and its broad appeal most likely impacts the cost of living, which is higher than nearby Atlanta metros, such as East Lake Meadows. While the average home in Kirkwood spends $58.0K/year, the average cost in East Lake Meadows comes to $44.3K/year.
The neighborhoods of Kirkwood and East Lake Meadows are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 25%.
At $75.1K, the average income level in Kirkwood is significantly higher than that of East Lake Meadows's, which stands at $51.1K.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
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Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Wings & Philly and make a pit stop after at Morris Restaurant & Lounge for drinks. With a few different restaurants in the area, Kirkwood residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and barbecue. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Pizza Hut and Subway are both around the proverbial corner.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Kirkwood, check out the Yelp page.
Eddie Danneman's Super Market and S D Supermarket, both located on College Ave. NE, are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Kirkwood area. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Cakes By Coco, a local first-class bakery. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Eagle Food Mart too.
A shopping mall and shoppers' favorites, like Family Dollar Store, are both located in the neighborhood.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Kirkwood are Horizons School, Coan Middle School and Toomer Elementary School. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
The student teacher ratios at the nearby schools of Coan Middle School and Toomer Elementary School are both excellent. At Coan Middle School it's 10-to-1 and at Toomer Elementary School it's the same.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Decatur City Public Schools, the Atlanta Public district offers residents 62 elementary schools, 26 middle schools and 27 high schools. Atlanta Public district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Decatur City Public district.