The city of Stow, Ohio is situated in the Akron metropolitan area.
Stow is fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally peaceful - although there are still several noisier areas, especially close to one of the railway lines or the airport (Kent State University Airport).
In Stow, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of the Akron metropolitan area has a choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this city own their home and one quarter are renters. The median year of construction for buildings in this part of the Akron metropolitan area is 1981.
A fraction of property owners in this part of the Akron metropolitan area may be able to do grocery shopping on foot in one of around 30 stores, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish close by restaurants and cafes. Concerning education, locals may find it difficult to access high schools and primary schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
The best way to get around in Stow is very often a car. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, many of the homes for sale in this part of the Akron metropolitan area are located in places that are not very convenient for traveling on foot because very few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.