West Rome is home to roughly 10,500 people who work in services, administrative and retail professions. Look beyond West Rome for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Huffaker and Horseleg Estates.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Both suburbs of Rome, West Rome and Huffaker have about the same average cost of living. On average a household in West Rome spends $42.6K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Huffaker, which come to around $43.7K/year.
The neighborhoods of West Rome and Huffaker are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 37%.
West Rome and Huffaker are comparable in terms of income, with the former reporting an average household income of $49.1K. The areas differ in terms of education -- a larger portion of West Rome residents have master's degrees than Huffaker.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of West Rome's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near Shorter Ave. NW and Shorter Ave. SW. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine yourself in West Rome with dinner at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q and drinks at D J's Tavern. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at McDonald's and Krystal. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in Rome Floyd Recreation Auth. Catch the drama-bug at Baird Ballet, and enjoy the theater without leaving town.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in West Rome.
West Rome is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Collis Foods and Celia. These stores are located on Shorter Ave. SW. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Rome Bakery, a local first-class bakery on Shorter Ave. NW. Still hungry? Head to Sam's Club Bakery, which is located on Redmond Cir NW, and kill your cravings with some more of the best. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Kangaroo Express and Save-A-Lot Food Stores.
West Rome has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Anthony's Place Of Bargain and Gift Creations. Other retailers include the likes of Pink Umbrella. For more brand-conscious shoppers, the neighborhood has major retailers and shopping malls. One major retailer is Staples and there's Kroger West Shopping Ctr, a mall located on Shorter Ave. NW.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
The schools near the apartments in West Rome are Bob Richards Regional Youth Detention Center, Rome Middle School and West Central Elementary School. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
The Floyd County Public district offers 11 elementary schools, five middle schools and seven high schools. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Floyd County Public district trumps Rome City Public district with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Floyd County Public district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Rome City Public district.