There is never a dull night in Downtown Mobile with the number of dance and theater venues in the area. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Riverfront Industrial Area and Hannon Park.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of Downtown Mobile's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near Dauphin St. and Government St. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in Downtown Mobile.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Fuji San Downtown and make a pit stop after at Royal Street Tavern for drinks. Risque Night Club and Alabama Music Box are only a couple of the nearby options for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Checkers Drive-In Restaurant and Arby's are both around the proverbial corner.
As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Downtown Mobile's Mobile Carnival Assn.
Survey the Yelp page for additional places to grab some grub, enjoy some cocktails and unwind in Downtown Mobile.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Downtown Mobile area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Moms & Babys Nutrition and John Seafood on Spring Hill Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. For your sweet-tooth, head to Pollman's Bake Shop Inc on Saint Francis St., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Georges Candy Shop Inc, which is also in the area. On top of that, for household-name grocery stores, there's Save-A-Lot Food Stores on Government St.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Downtown Mobile has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Weber's Department Store and New York High Style.
Cost of Living and Demographics
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in Downtown Mobile is more expensive than it is in Riverfront Industrial Area. The average household spends $43.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Riverfront Industrial Area's $25.5K/year.
Downtown Mobile can be distinguished from neighboring Riverfront Industrial Area by average household size. Downtown Mobile averages 1.44 people per household while Riverfront Industrial Area averages 2.73 people per household. The data regarding the percentage of households with children is more similar, with 27% of households in Downtown Mobile with children and 22% in Riverfront Industrial Area with children.
Is Downtown Mobile the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Riverfront Industrial Area make an average of $19.4K, Downtown Mobile residents are raking in an average of $48.8K.