Within the perimeter of Glenrose Heights are multiple apartments and other affordable housing opportunities for families of all sizes. For instance, rentals in the neighborhood are available at housing complexes such as Avalon Ridge, The Terraces at Highbury Court, Brandywine Townhouses, the Woods at Glenrose and Summerdale Commons. Properties at Avalon Ridge, for instance, include spacious and modern floor plans ranging between 684 and 1,346 square feet. The following units are available at Avalon Ridge:
- 1 bedroom and one-bathroom units of 684 square feet.
- 2 bedroom and two-bathroom units of 877 square feet.
- 3 bedroom and two-bathroom units of 1,160 square feet.
- 4 bedroom and two-bathroom units of 1,346 square feet.
While monthly fees at Avalon Ridge range between $709 and $1,265, the median cost of rent in Glenrose Heights is around $910 per month. Moreover, the median value of owner financed homes is around $77,790, compared to the national average of $184,700. While 76 percent of residents rent a property in Glenrose Heights, only 24 percent of houses are owned.
In the suburbs of Glenrose Heights, approximately 6,905 residents call the neighborhood their home. Of those who live in properties throughout Glenrose Heights, around 58 percent are female and 42 percent are male. About 89 percent of residents are African American, seven percent are white, three percent are Hispanic, and one percent are two or more races. Additionally, most single family homes in the vicinity include children younger than 10 years of age. For instance:
- 19 percent of residents are younger than 10.
- 13 percent of residents are between 10 and 17 years of age.
- 10 percent of residents are between 18 and 24 years of age.
- 18 percent of residents are between 25 and 34 years of age.
- Another 13 percent of residents are between 35 and 44 years of age.
- 11 percent of residents are between 45 and 54 years of age.
- Another 11 percent of residents are between 55 and 64 years of age.
- Five percent of residents are older than 65 years of age.
Moreover, most real estate in Glenrose Heights is occupied by residents who earn a median household income of $27,725, lower than the national average of $55,322. For instance, 52 percent of residents within the perimeter of Glenrose Heights earn less than $25k per year, while 23 percent earn between $45 and $74. Around 19 percent of households earn between $25k and $44k annually, while six percent earn between $75k and $149k. Only one percent of households receive a salary of more than $150k.
In the suburb of Glenrose Heights, most residents have a high school diploma but no college background. For instance, 35 percent of residents have a high school diploma, while just 32 percent have an associate’s degree or some college education. About 23 percent of residents did not graduate from high school, while nine percent hold a bachelor’s degree and two percent have a master’s degree.
For multifamily households with children, top-rated schools in the vicinity include the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (middle and elementary campuses), the Main Street Lower Academy, the Amana Academy School, the Charles R. Drew Charter School, the KIPP South Fulton Academy School and the Kindezi School. Serving the perimeter of Glenrose Heights, the Middle Campus of the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School teaches grades six through eight, while the KIPP South Fulton Academy School teaches grades five through eight.
Also serving the suburb of Glenrose Heights, the Elementary Campus of the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School serves grades kindergarten through five, while the Main Street Lower Academy teaches kindergarten through grade eight. Amana Academy School also teaches kindergarten through eighth grade, while the Charles R. Drew Charter School teaches preschool, kindergarten and grades one through five.
In the Atlanta area of Georgia state, instances of property crime and violent crime are main concerns amongst residents. In Glenrose Heights, however, crime rates are relatively low, as 115 thefts, 57 burglaries, 18 assaults and 15 robberies have been reported within the past year. However, crimes such as these are common in most major cities throughout the U.S.
While most homes for sale or rent in Glenrose Heights are very affordable, other benefits of living in the vicinity include convenient access to MARTA (the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority). For instance, bus route 178 for Empire Boulevard/Southside Industrial Park regularly passes through the neighborhood. Additionally, properties in Glenrose Heights are within close proximity to local attractions such as Empire Park, the Atlanta State Farmer’s Market and restaurants like Johnny’s New York Style Pizza, Pit Boss BBQ and Buttersweet Bakery. Local retailers include the Chapman Drug Company, Lowe’s, Barnes & Noble Booksellers and East Point Ace Hardware.
While the Atlanta beltline does not connect to Glenrose Heights, Boulevard Crossing Park is just a 14-minute drive from the vicinity and D.H. Stanton Park is just 15 minutes away. Moreover, Georgia State University is only about 20 minutes away, making Glenrose Heights a practical location for college students to live.
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