Kent is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area, which means that for all its small town charm, you’re close enough to a larger city to enjoy all the amenities without the hassle. In fact, most Kent residents will drive the 10-miles to the Chapel Hill Mall area in Akron for a lot of shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Let’s talk neighborhoods.
In the southeast region of town, you’ll find tons of cheap apartments with flexible options—including studio apartments, furnished apartments, and short term lease options. Two bedroom apartments for rent here tend to range from $500-700.
Farther to the west, past the city center, you’ll find a mix of apartments available. Here, new construction mixes with older buildings, and rentals can be found in townhomes and condominiums with amenities such as a gym, swimming pool, and clubhouse. Two bedroom apartments for rent in this region generally range from $600-800.
Check to the northwest neighborhoods around Smith Park and Lease Park. Here, you can find spacious rental homes and apartments in urban neighborhoods great for the new townie. Two bedroom rental properties in this region range from $600-800.
Farther outside of town you’ll find great communities that range from rural to suburban. To the south, the Brimfield community offers plenty of apartments for rent in suburban developments that will put you within close proximity to Akron area shopping. The eastern community of Ravenna has similar rentals in a more rural setting. Two bedrooms in these areas range from $600-800.
So welcome to Kent! You’ll be sure to find an apartment rental that suits your needs.