Forest Park is a city located in the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is part of Georgia, United States.
Forest Park is good for those who like quiet areas, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around one of the railway lines, Interstate 285, Interstate 75 or the airport (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport). Reaching green spaces from most locations in the city, including W. H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve and Forest Park City Park, is sometimes difficult since they aren't well-distributed. Still, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about two thirds of the dwellings in Forest Park, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The median year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1971. This part of the Atlanta metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 55% of the units in the city are occupied by renters while the remainder are occupied by owners.
Property owners in Forest Park will welcome that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. There are also a few choices for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. Concerning education, it is a rather short walk to access primary schools from most homes for sale in Forest Park. In contrast, residents may consider it challenging to reach high schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Driving is very often the best means of transportation in this city. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 75. On the other hand, traveling by transit can be very difficult in this city due to the infrequent service. Nonetheless, home owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically a short walk away. Forest Park is not especially conducive to traveling on foot since running day-to-day errands is occasionally difficult.