Located in Alabama, United States, the city of Tarrant is situated in the Birmingham metropolitan area.
Tarrant is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to one of the railway lines. Parks are distributed sporadically, which makes it rather challenging to access them. Despite that, residents will be able to access public green spaces in nearby cities.
Most of the housing growth in Tarrant took place pre-1960. In this part of the Birmingham metropolitan area, about 80% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. The split between home owners and renters is about even. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In Tarrant, home owners will commonly be able to get to primary schools by walking. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of the Birmingham metropolitan area. With respect to eating, getting to one of around 10 grocery stores on foot is feasible for some, but not all, home buyers in Tarrant. A limited variety of restaurants can be found in Tarrant as well.
This city is very car friendly. Parking is generally easy. In contrast, commuting by public transit is very hard in Tarrant. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the city. Traveling on foot is not very feasible for house buyers in Tarrant as running daily errands is difficult.