The neighborhood of Central is part of the city of Arlington, Texas.
Central is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. Most areas in this part of Arlington are reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Interstate 30 or the railway line. Finally, the majority of locations within the neighborhood have fairly good access to public green spaces, such as Howard Moore Park and Senter Park, since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around one third of the dwellings in Central, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of the city has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 30% are owners. The average year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1972.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Central. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to eating, it is convenient to reach the closest grocery store on foot in Central in this part of the city. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and residents benefit from approximately 10 cafes as well.
It is convenient to move around by bike in Central because there are a good number of bike lanes. Central is also suitable for traveling on foot; many daily needs can be carried out without having to resort to a car. Driving is usually the preferred approach to move around in this part of Arlington. Many real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate 30, and accessing a parking spot is easy.