Come hungry and sleep well in Forest Hills, because this is an eaters' neighborhood with over 30 types of food near the rentals in the neighborhood. With accessible grocery stores and other amenities, Forest Hills has a family-friendly reputation. 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 Belair and West Augusta.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Forest Hills can't be beat. Wrightsboro Rd. and Wheeler Rd. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in Forest Hills.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Domo Japanese Grill and have cocktails afterward at Downtown Saloon. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Waffle House and Checkers Drive-In Restaurant are both located in the neighborhood.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in Hidden Forrest Equestrian Ctr.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Forest Hills, take a peek at the Yelp page.
When hunger strikes, Forest Hills residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. Super Express and Freshcatch are both located on Wrightsboro Rd. Enjoy the aroma of Kroger Bakery's freshly baked goods and stop in for a taste on Wrightsboro Rd. Furthermore, Y A S is also in the area, so your sweet-tooth stomach will always have options. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Kroger and Food Lion.
The Forest Hills area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Scarlet's Gifts & Treasures and Trip, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Pink & Blue Inc is another retailer located in the area. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Forest Hills are Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta, Langford Middle School and Copeland 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.
Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta, a high school in the Richmond County Public district school, offers advanced-placement classes. A middle school in the Richmond County Public district, Langford Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
The Richmond County Public district has 35 elementary schools, 16 middle schools and 13 high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Columbia County Public Schools. Richmond County Public district also has a smaller population of students than Columbia County Public Schools. Richmond County Public district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Columbia County Public district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Being a metro area in Augusta, Forest Hills is similar in price to Belair. On average a household in Forest Hills spends $42.9K/year in total expenditures, compared to Belair's $45.8K/year.
The neighborhoods of Forest Hills and Belair are identical for the percentage of households that have children, 30%, and similar by the average number of people per household, 2.14 and 2.18, respectively.
When it comes to earnings, Forest Hills's median average household income of $48.6K/year is comparable to Belair. However, when it comes to education, the number of Forest Hills residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Belair residents with a master's degree.