Firestone Park is part of metropolitan Akron and home to about 13,600 people who mostly work in services, retail and manufacturing professions.
The average household size in Firestone Park is 2.26 residents per household, and 28% of households have children. The average household income is $39.4K, and annual living expenses amount to $37.6K. The percentage of residents with a college degree or higher is 4%.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of Firestone Park's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near E Waterloo Rd. and S Main St. Open the door to a place you love with our apartment finder tool.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Girls' Diner. Drink up at Karam's Lounge or Barb & Doug's Nashville Night and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. McDonald's and Burger King are both located in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Firestone Park has it covered. On Greenlawn Ave. is St Pauls School Gymnasium. Art admirers will be pleased to know they are in good company in Firestone Park, with Vern Hey Balloons right in the neighborhood.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Firestone Park.
When hunger strikes, Firestone Park residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. Camelo and Red White & Blue Drive-Thru are both located on S Main St. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Schwebel Baking Co is in the area on Reed Ave. and Jubilee Donuts is also in the area. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Circle K and Getgo From Giant Eagle.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Firestone Park area, including Doitar General and Marcs Deep Er Discount Stores. Other retailers include the likes of Gazebo Gift Shop At Donzell's. There are more popular retail options and a shopping mall in the area, such as Dollar Tree and Big Lots. The area shopping mall, located on E Waterloo Rd., is South Plaza.
Local School Statistics
Some of the schools near the apartments in Firestone Park are Garfield High School, Kent Middle School and Firestone Park Elementary School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
Garfield High School, a high school in the Akron City district school, offers advanced-placement classes. The student teacher ratios at Kent Middle School and Firestone Park Elementary School are both low. At Kent Middle School it's 14-to-1 while Firestone Park Elementary School's 15-to-1.
Hope Academy Brown St. Campus district has one elementary school and one middle school. Hope Academy Brown St. Campus and Akron City district have comparable student-body sizes and student-teacher ratios. Akron City district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Hope Academy Brown St. Campus district.