Try something for every taste bud within minutes of home in Brainerd. There are more than 30 different kinds of food available to residents in the neighborhood. Centrally-located staples, such as supermarkets, contribute to the family-centric feel of the Brainerd area. Look beyond Brainerd for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Ridgedale and Churchville.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Brainerd is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Brainerd Rd., in particular, is a heavily populated street that provides residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. Also, let our apartment finder tool help narrow your search to the businesses and services you want.
Wine and dine yourself in Brainerd with dinner at Japanese Steak Hse & Sushi Bar and drinks at Mayo's Restaurant & Lounge. Restaurants in Brainerd offer a range of cuisines, including foods, pizza and deli snacks. Stop in at Christy's Sports Bar for a quick beer or head to Electric Cowboy for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, McDonald's and Krystal are both around the proverbial corner.
Cool off at Brainerd Indoor Pool, and dip your feet in some neighborhood fun.
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When hunger strikes, Brainerd residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. D's Tropical Foodmart and Heatty Mart are both located on Brainerd Rd. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Party & Paper Place is in the neighborhood on Brainerd Rd. and Jackson Bakery is down the street. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Mapco Express and Kangaroo Express.
Brainerd has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Laurels Fashions & Gifts and Big Sky Products. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Tuesday Morning and Family Dollar Store. Area shopping malls are Regency Square Shopping Ctr and Germantown Plaza.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Brainerd are Brainerd High School, Dalewood Middle School and Barger Academy. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
Dalewood Middle School and Barger Academy both have low student-teacher ratios. At Dalewood Middle School it's 11-to-1 and at Barger Academy it's 14-to-1.
Hamilton County district has 43 elementary schools, 20 middle schools and 20 high schools. Hamilton County district has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Catoosa County Public district. Hamilton County district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Catoosa County Public district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
It is understandable why Brainerd, with its wide selection of conveniences and general allure, is more expensive than surrounding Chattanooga cities, such as Ridgedale. Brainerd reports an average household cost of $41.7K/year, whereas Ridgedale's average total expenditure per household amounts to $31.0K/year.
Brainerd can be distinguished from neighboring Ridgedale by average household size. Brainerd averages 2.37 people per household while Ridgedale averages 3.09 people per household. The data regarding the percentage of households with children is more similar, with 30% of households in Brainerd with children and 34% in Ridgedale with children.
At $46.6K, the average income level in Brainerd is significantly higher than that of Ridgedale's, which stands at $28.5K.