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Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
1 Bedroom$780 - $1,085
2 Bedrooms$955 - $1,425
3 Bedrooms$1,035 - $1,570
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
1 Bedroom$729 - $1,099
2 Bedrooms$979 - $1,439
3 Bedrooms$1,219 - $1,715
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
3+ BedroomsUp to $1,315
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30152
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If you are a couple and need a roomy apartment in Kennesaw there are a lot of choices - among Kennesaw's excellent and sprawling neighborhoods you will find the most suitable apartment for you and your family. You can use the MyNewPlace search filters to find cat friendly Kennesaw apartments with the perfectly suited amenities for you - whether you want a refrigerator or a high Walkscore.
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Kennesaw Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 3.5% 10.1% -6.6% $10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 5.9% -4.0% $15,000 to $19,999 2.1% 5.9% -3.8% $20,000 to $24,999 3.2% 6.4% -3.2% $25,000 to $29,999 4.4% 6.4% -2.0% $30,000 to $34,999 5.2% 6.2% -1.0% $35,000 to $39,999 5.2% 5.9% -0.7% $40,000 to $44,999 5.8% 5.8% +0.0% $45,000 to $49,999 6.3% 5.1% +1.2% $50,000 to $59,999 11.9% 9.2% +2.7% $60,000 to $74,999 17.8% 10.5% +7.3% $75,000 to $99,999 17.3% 10.4% +6.9% $100,000 to $124,999 7.7% 5.2% +2.5% $125,000 to $149,999 3.7% 2.5% +1.2% $150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 2.2% +1.1% $200,000 or more 0.7% 2.4% -1.7%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 3.4% 6.5% -3.1% 10.0% to 14.9% 15.6% 11.8% +3.8% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.3% 14.6% -1.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 20.3% 12.8% +7.5% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.4% 10.2% +1.2% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.0% 7.3% -1.3% 35.0% to 39.9% 7.6% 5.1% +2.5% 40.0% to 49.9% 10.5% 6.5% +4.0% 50.0% or more 9.2% 16.5% -7.3% Not computed 2.8% 8.6% -5.8%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 12.9% 14.3% -1.4% 25 to 34 years 36.2% 31.6% +4.6% 35 to 44 years 26.3% 23.0% +3.3% 45 to 54 years 15.2% 14.1% +1.1% 55 to 64 years 5.6% 7.2% -1.6% 65 to 74 years 1.7% 4.7% -3.0% 75 to 84 years 1.7% 3.6% -1.9% 85 years and over 0.4% 1.4% -1.0%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 15.6% 30.7% -15.1% 30 to 44 minutes 21.6% 24.4% -2.8% 45 to 59 minutes 19.5% 15.6% +3.9% 60 or more minutes 43.3% 29.2% +14.1%
Source: 2000 Census
Kennesaw is a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia with a current population of just under 33,000 people. Named for the mountain it sits on, it is also the highest peak in the area with an altitude of 1808 feet. It was the site of major Civil War battles, railroad town and, today, a listee for being on of the best towns for families.
When searching for your Kennesaw apartment, know that the town is somewhat walkable and you will want to own a car to get around. The town excels at being resident friendly with high interaction between town government and residents.It's proud of its history and its future.
Battle of LIttle Kennesaw
Civil War sites are some of the most popular attractions for both families and historians. Little Kennesaw Mountain was a pivotal point in the war and Moon's Station contains a great deal of history. Swift-Cantrell Park is a 42 acre area offering many recreational facilities and free wi-fi too. The Smith-Gilbert Gardens are not only a plant lover's paradise but offers a wonderful place just to stroll and lounge around. The downtown historical district provides not only insight into Kennesaw's past but offers great shopping and restaurants.
Fried Pickles and Other Delicacies
Barbeque is the first delicacy you should try in Kennesaw, and Big Shanty is the place to do it. Great portions and fantastic meats slow smoked. At the Trackside Grill, you should try their fried pickles. One of those things that sounds awful but is really good.Sweet Tomatoes is a salad bar but what a salad bar, and just the thing when you want to eat healthy. Italian places like Carrabba's and Provino's offer up huge portions of your favorite pastas and pizzas. Your Kennesaw apartment is going to be close to many good places but start with these.
Bailey's and Sidelines are both excellent bars to hang out in and make new friends.Both are casual, have the coldest beer and best bar food. Los Cabos makes a mean margarita and has karaoke some nights too. Line dance at Cowboy's, go Irish at Johnnie McCracken's, or have tapas with drinks at The Cave. With the great nightclubs of Atlanta just down the road, Kennesaw is convenient and the best of small town living.
Average Apartment Rent in Kennesaw, Georgia
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Kennesaw Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Kennesaw have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In September the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Kennesaw apartment cost $834. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Kennesaw apartment was $1,050 in September. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in September was $1,251. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Kennesaw rentals listed below.
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Is Kennesaw a good place for families?
With big city opportunities and a suburban charm, it's no wonder Kennesaw was named on Family Circle's 2007 list of the 10 Best Towns for Families. Kennesaw boasts an affordable cost of living, ample employment opportunities, top rated schools, a quality health care system, a comfortable climate, and an abundance of green space. Life in Kennesaw is as stress-free as it gets, with outstanding air quality, plentiful parks and recreational programs, and 130 acres of parklands. The city also hosts its very own special events throughout the year including outdoor movies, summer concerts, and the annual favorite Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival.
Is Kennesaw famous for any kind of restaurant or food in particular? What's the local favorite?
"Slices larger than your head!" boasts Kennesaw's favorite pizza joint Big Pie in the Sky. Located on Baker Road, this restaurant serves up huge and delicious slices of thin-crust pizza with specials such as the West Coast Pesto, topped with chicken, pesto, and cream cheese, and the Big Kahuna with bacon, ham, pineapple, and feta cheese. This local establishment was featured on the Travel Channel's Man vs. Food for their infamous Carnivore Challenge (You'll have to see this firsthand to truly appreciate it!). With massive 30" pizzas, a cozy atmosphere, a convenient location with plenty of parking, and always great service, it's no wonder Big Pie has become a Kennesaw favorite.
Is Kennesaw a town where I'll need a car to get around?
Yes. Like most cities in Southern Florida, Kennesaw has some public transportation, but not much. Kennesaw is served by Cobb County Transit. Bus routes 40, 45, and 100 make stops in Kennesaw. Most residents of Kennesaw find it necessary to use a car to get around.
Is Kennesaw a good place for younger people?
With a population of close to 30,000, Kennesaw is not the best place for young people. Not unless they are young people with families. Kennesaw's combination of good schools, low crime, and a high rate of home ownership make it ideal for families with children. As such, Kennesaw lacks a viable nightlife, but it could be a good place for younger people seeking some peace and quiet.
Will I need a car in Kennesaw?
Having a car is imperative in Kennesaw. Less than 1 percent uses public transportation to get around on a daily basis, while just about 85 percent drives a car as their primary mode of transportation. Since Kennesaw doesn't have a true public transit system to speak of, most of that less than 1 percent is using taxis. The landscape is very car-oriented, and pedestrians and cyclists are discouraged by the fact that sidewalks and bike lanes are not always present.