South Phoenix, with its array of shops, services and amenities, attracts residents looking for a diverse selection of day-to-day options located within minutes of their front door. With benefits like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, South Phoenix's accessibility and comfort are major draws for families living here. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Laveen and Maryvale.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in South Phoenix are E Chandler Blvd. and S Central Ave. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Online Cafe and have cocktails afterward at La Tejanita Night Club. South Phoenix is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, with options like sandwiches, beer and ale, pizza, deli snacks and mobile concessions. If you're in the mood for drinks, the area has some options. El Capri and Blue Moon Restaurant & Lounge are two places which are sure to hit the spot. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Subway and Subway. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Explore and evoke a sense of wonder at one of South Phoenix's museums, like McEllands Irish Library.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in South Phoenix.
Az Grillin and Fanci Foods are just a few of the many grocery stores in the South Phoenix area. South Phoenix has one specialty market in the area, Agreement House. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Rainbow Donuts, a local first-class bakery on E McDowell Rd. Still hungry? Head to El Fenix Bakery, which is also in the area, and kill your cravings with some more of the best. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Circle K and Ampm.
For greater selection and value when shopping, South Phoenix has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Hero Factory and Revlon Outlet Store. The shopping is fairly extensive in South Phoenix, American Western Trading and Mtb Trading are a couple convenient retail options in the neighborhood. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Tuesday Morning and Millie's Hallmark. Area shopping malls are Baseline Crossings and Legacy Village.
Local School Statistics
The schools near the apartments in South Phoenix are South Mountain High School, Phoenix Collegiate Academy Charter School and Champion Schools - South Mountain Ymca. Though the information here is meant to give you a good approximation of the school district options near the apartments for rent in the area, it's generally a good idea to confer with local district officials for the ultimate word on what schools your children will attend.
The only district in the neighborhood, Roosevelt Elementary District has a total enrollment of 11,100 students and 550 teachers, for a student-teacher ratio of 20-to-1. There are 20 elementary school and 19 middle schools in the district.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
The nearby neighborhood of Maryvale is distinct from South Phoenix for multiple reasons. In South Phoenix the median age is 29, while in Maryvale it's 21. In South Phoenix, the average household size is 2.63 people, and it's 3.72 people in Maryvale. Of households in South Phoenix and Maryvale, 42% and 56% have children, respectively.
Is South Phoenix 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 Maryvale make an average of $66.9K, South Phoenix residents are raking in an average of $454.2K.