When you rent an apartment in Overland Park, you'll live in the city that Money magazine ranked ninth in its list of the Ò100 Best Places to LiveÓ among America's small cities in 2008. This is just one of the many awards Overland Park has received within the past decade. Residents benefit from good jobs, excellent schools, beautiful green space, a lower than U.S. average cost of living, low crime and more.
Living in an Overland Park apartment, you'll be surrounded by businesses that supply jobs to residents and keep the economy strong. Major employers in Overland Park providing jobs to thousands of employees include Sprint Nextel, Shawnee Mission School District, Embarq, and Overland Park Regional Medical Center Ð just to name a few.
If you or anyone in your family is or will be in school, the educational benefits of renting Overland Park apartments are probably high on your list. Approximately 51% of people who live in Overland Park have college degrees, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which includes Overland Park, ranks more than seven percentage points higher than the national average in adult population with a high school education. Johnson County has one of the highest levels of educational attainment of any U.S. county.
If you rent a downtown Overland Park apartment, you'll be close to a variety of shops, restaurants, entertainment and more, and the annual Overland Park Mardi Gras Days will be within walking distance to your front door. This festival features fun for the kid in all of us, including live music, arts, crafts, a children's area and more.
Speaking of kids, if you have some or know some, take them to the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead. This turn-of-the-century farm showcases a petting zoo, a fishing pond, pony rides, gorgeous gardens, an authentic schoolhouse, hayrides and more. You're likely to enjoy it as much as the little ones do. You just might have to follow up all this excitement with a long nap in your new Overland Park apartment.
As attractive as this city is, you should start looking on ApartmentGuide.com today for the best Overland Park apartments.