Donelson, with its array of shops, services and amenities, attracts residents looking for a diverse selection of day-to-day options located within minutes of their front door. Donelson is a family-centric place and has centrally-located shopping malls that speak to that. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Inglewood and Music Valley.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
With a few different restaurants in the area, Donelson residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. Steal a sip of what the neighborhood has to offer, and check out Scoreboard Bar & Grill and McNamara's Irish Restaurant & Pub, a few popular nearby establishments. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wing Street and Hardee's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Additionally, Hidden Acres Farm is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Donelson, check out the Yelp page.
Donelson has a number of grocery stores, including Merchants Mart and Performance Food Group. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Mapco Express and Kroger.
Donelson is home to many shopping centers and malls, including Radiant Technologies and Willie Nelson General Store. With shopping choices being reasonably extensive in the neighborhood, it should come as no surprise that shopping malls are also located in the area. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Donelson Plaza and Opry Mills.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Donelson are McGavock Comp High School, Cameron Middle School and Stanford Elementary Montessori Design Center. 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 what schools serve the listed address for your apartment.
The Sumner County district has 27 elementary schools, 11 middle schools and 10 high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Wilson County. Sumner County district also has a smaller population of students than Wilson County. Sumner County district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Wilson County district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Donelson has about the same average living cost as other suburban areas surrounding Nashville, such as Inglewood. A household in Donelson spends about $48.5K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison, Inglewood's expenditures come to about $52.0K/year.
Donelson is similar to Inglewood in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 24, compared to a median age of 27 in Inglewood. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.14 inhabitants per household in Donelson and 2.19 in Inglewood. By the percentage of households with children in Donelson and Inglewood, 22% and 26% have children, respectively.
Donelson's average household income is $58.4K, which is similar to Inglewood's. Be that as it may, Donelson is home to more residents with master's degrees than Inglewood.