Located five miles south of Dayton is the lovely community of Kettering. Kettering has a population of approximately 60,000 people and is a great choice for Ohio apartments, as there there are plenty to choose from in town. The community has over 26,000 housing units, a number of which are rentals, and there are also about 1,700 employers right there in the city. An arts center, senior center, skate plaza, recreation complex and ice arena are just a few of the many wonderful facilities located in this town. The school system in Kettering is well known and was named one of the "Top 100" by Money Magazine in the 1990s. There are 16 major shopping areas in town and two regional malls nearby. The proximity to Dayton means that all of the downtown restaurants, entertainment and nightlife are at your fingertips. A family-friendly community, this town offers the best of suburban life combined with the advantages of living near a big city.