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Live, Study, Play
Tallahassee FL, 32303
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Tallahassee FL, 32303
Univesity Heights at Tallahassee is Tallahassee's premier off campus student housing apartment community servicing everyone near Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College, and FAMU.
Tallahassee FL, 32304
Be the envy of friends and family when you make Tally Square Apartments your new home! We're in the process of a multi-million dollar renovation that will blow you away! New kitchens and baths, convenient washer and dryer connections and/or appliances, a brand new fitness center and a completely decked out Internet Cafe are just a few of the exciting improvements that make Tally Square THE address on the east coast!
Tallahassee FL, 32301
Overview of Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the capital city of the state of Florida, and according to the City of Tallahassee, the topography in this beautiful area is unlike any other in the state and noted to be one of the most biologically-diverse regions in the country. With a population of roughly 183,000 people as of July 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, this bustling city has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike.
Tallahassee apartments for rent are perfect for people who are looking to take advantage of the natural wonders, the prime education opportunities, the rich history and business opportunities that this state capital has to offer.
Living in Tallahassee, FL
Tallahassee has a rich history and heritage, with Native Americans inhabiting the area, and a sizable portion of the state of Florida, for more than 12,000 years. Today, the Lake Jackson Mounds State Archaeological Site and the Letchworth-Love Mounds State Park reveals traces of these ancient cultures.
Spanish explorers arrived in the area during the 1500s mainly in search of gold, and left trails behind that mark their exploration. When Florida became a U.S. territory in 1822, the state capitol spot was up for grabs and because the two cities of St. Augustine and Pensacola were unable to agree on which should be the capital, an area in the middle was chosen: Tallahassee.
Tallahassee has a diverse heritage and has played historic roles in the evolution of higher learning education in the country as well as the Civil Rights Movement. Tallahassee apartments offer its residents a means for an up-close investigation of American history as well as the means to play a part in the history the city is still making today.
Tallahassee Work and Study
Tallahassee's economy has a wide variety of industries present, and Downtown Tallahassee is noted for being a hub of business activity. Some of the notable businesses that operate out of Downtown Tallahassee include a handful of diverse banks: Regions, Sunshine Savings, Wells Fargo, Merrill Lynch, Hancock and Florida Commerce Credit Union. According to City-Data information, the most common industries in Tallahassee include Public administration, educational services and accommodation and food services.
Tallahassee rentals are popular choices with students of the area as Tallahassee boasts a large number of schools, including Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Florida State University and Tallahassee Community College. Florida State University alone enrolls roughly 40,000 students and is notable for having a faculty that has included Nobel laureates, members of the renowned National Academy of Sciences and winners of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize.
Rentals in Tallahassee, FL and Cost of Living
According to data taken from the U.S. Census Bureau, and the 2006-2010 American Community Survey, apartments in Tallahassee have a rental vacancy rate of 8.9 percent and the median rent was $875. The largest number of renters falls in the gross rent range of $750 to $999, with more than half of all renters in the range of $750 to $1,499. The U.S. Census Bureau further revealed that more than half of all renters spend 35 percent or more of household income on gross rent costs.
Information from City-Data revealed that in March of 2012, the cost of living index in Tallahassee was assigned a value of 91, which is approximately 9 percent less than the national average.
Tallahassee Attractions and Special Events
Tallahassee apartments put residents within reach of all that the city has to offer. Among the top Tallahassee attractions is the natural landscape of the area that provides year-round outdoor activities for everyone. Among the list of natural wonders in Tallahassee is the Apalachee Regional Park Trail, noted for being the first of its kind in the county of Leon. The trail system is open to the public for hiking, running and biking, and is also used for many organized district races.
Another unique area attraction is the Antarctic Research Facility at Florida State University, which houses more than 20,000 meters of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic marine geological core samples. The majority of the core samples are kept in a 2 degrees Celsius, 500 square meter room.
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