The city of Hoover, Alabama is located in the Birmingham metropolitan area.
Hoover is fairly good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around one of the railway lines, Interstate 65 or Interstate 459. Public green spaces aren't well-distributed, making it very difficult to get to them from the majority of locations in the city.
The average year of construction for properties in Hoover is 1991. In this city, about 60% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. Roughly 70% of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. This part of the Birmingham metropolitan area also has a good choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It can be challenging to access high schools and primary schools on foot from homes for sale in Hoover. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, reaching one of over 50 supermarkets by walking is possible for some, but not all, house buyers in Hoover. A limited number of restaurants can be found in Hoover as well.
Driving is a great transportation option in Hoover. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, the public transit network in this city is not very convenient. Thankfully, residents benefit from a few bus lines. This city is not very convenient for walking since meeting daily needs is challenging on foot.