For those interested in the Western Heights rental market, a segment of Knoxville, keep in mind that the neighborhood is more budget-friendly than some of the surrounding neighborhoods. Families don't have to travel far to get their groceries in Western Heights. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of College Hills and Mechanicsville.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Western Heights residents can enjoy dining out right in their own neighborhood with a couple restaurants nearby. J & D Soulfood Restaurant and J & M Diner & Catering represent a few of those dining options.
For a more extensive list of places in Western Heights to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
One of the main places to buy food in the area is Anna's Grocery & Deli.
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Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Western Heights are Lake Brook Academy Haslam, Vine Middle/Magnet and Dayspring Baptist Christian Academy. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
A middle school in the Knox County district, Vine Middle/Magnet has a very low student-teacher ratio of eight-to-1.
The Knox County district has 52 elementary schools, 15 middle schools and 20 high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Blount County. Knox County district also has a smaller population of students than Blount County. Knox County district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Blount County district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Western Heights's cost of living is higher than in College Hills, and that is likely due to it having more amenities and it being more desirable overall. The average household spends $32.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to College Hills's $27.8K /year.
Western Heights is similar to College Hills in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 21, compared to a median age of 22 in College Hills. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.78 inhabitants per household in Western Heights and 2.62 in College Hills. By the percentage of households with children in Western Heights and College Hills, 44% and 48% have children, respectively.
Is Western Heights the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby College Hills make an average of $23.2K, Western Heights residents are raking in an average of $30.7K.