Riddled with delicious eateries, Deer Valley is home to more than 90 different food types, all within minutes of the neighborhood rentals. With centrally-positioned shopping malls, Deer Valley caters to families. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Sahuaro District and Cholla District.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of Deer Valley's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near W Bell Rd. and N 19th Ave. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at Japanese & Korean Bowl located on E Bell Rd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Club Hookah. With a variety of restaurants in Deer Valley, residents can explore dining types such as pizza, bagels, deli snacks and sandwiches. Stop in at Bliss Showclub for a quick beer or head to Club Hookah 2 for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. Carl's Jr and Burger King are both located in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Metro Flex Gym and Top Gun Fitness.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Deer Valley spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Shopping and Conveniences Around Apartments for Rent in the Neighborhood
Deer Valley residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on kitchen staples. F & S Marketplace and Sprouts Farmers Market on E Bell Rd. are just a couple of options in the area. For specialty foods, there is Baron Import & Export on E Saint John Rd. Head to Bimbo Bakery, a bakery on W Rose Garden Ln., or swing by La Mar's Donuts, which is also in the area, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Circle K and Quik Trip.
Deer Valley is a trendy area, especially since it has multiple shopping malls and shopping centers. In addition to that, Deer Valley has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Olive Creations and Sewsoft. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Happy Valley Towne Ctr and 3210 West Bell Rd Shopping Ctr.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Deer Valley are Barry Goldwater High School, Deer Valley Middle School and Paseo Hills Elementary School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
Barry Goldwater High School, a high school in the Deer Valley Unified District school, offers advanced-placement classes.
The only district in the neighborhood, Deer Valley Unified District has a total enrollment of 36,000 students and 1,800 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 20-to-1. There are six high schools, 16 middle schools and 29 elementary schools in the district.
Demographics and Cost of Living
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other Phoenix metro areas, Deer Valley can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($79.7K/year for Deer Valley versus $70.2K/year for Sahuaro District) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
The neighborhood of Sahuaro District is somewhat different from Deer Valley in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Deer Valley is 31, while in Sahuaro District it's 35. In Deer Valley, the average household size is 2.69 people, and it's 2.81 people in Sahuaro District. Of households in Deer Valley and Sahuaro District, 36% and 31% have children, respectively.
The household average income in Deer Valley is higher than that of households in Sahuaro District, and more residents in Deer Valley have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Sahuaro District. Its average household income is $118.2K/year while the median is $96,625. Compare this fact with Sahuaro District, where the average income is $98.1K and the median is $97,302. In addition to that, more people in Deer Valley have attained a master's degree or higher.