Step into Grayhawk and take an adventure in culinary cuisine. With restaurants offering more than 30 food types in the immediate area, residents and visitors can savor something for every taste bud. Grayhawk is a family-centric place with centrally-located grocery stores and conveniences. For that special place near Grayhawk, expand your search to neighborhoods like Desert View Village and North Scottsdale.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Grayhawk can't be beat. N Scottsdale Rd. and N Hayden Rd. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Toyama Restaurant and have cocktails afterward at Urban Tavern Group. Hungry residents of Grayhawk don't need to venture far to find a range of restaurants, including pizza, juice bars and beer and ale. Run up a tab at Tavern Americana, one of the local favorites. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Pei Wei Asian Diner Inc and Jack In The Box are both around the proverbial corner.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. Grayhawk has Body Technologies Gym and Edu Fit Personal Training. Additionally, Sonoran Hills Park is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
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When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Grayhawk. To name a few, Tami & Co and Cinema Park Health Foods NE are both located on E Pinnacle Peak Rd. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Safeway and Fry's Food Store.
Local Schools and School Districts
Sending your kids to the right school is important, and your neighborhood options, such as a school in the Scottsdale Unified District or the Paradise Valley Unified District, broaden your potential choices. Some of the schools near the apartments in Grayhawk are Notre Dame Preparatory, Copper Ridge Middle School and Pinnacle Peak Elementary School. As school district boundaries are not necessarily congruent with county lines, it's important to confer with local school district authorities to confirm that the apartments for rent you are most interested in are also served by the schools you prefer.
In the Paradise Valley Unified District, there are 33 elementary schools, eight middle schools and eight high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Paradise Valley Unified District than in Scottsdale Unified District. Paradise Valley Unified District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Scottsdale Unified District.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that Grayhawk's cost of living is about 30% higher than in nearby Desert View Village. On average a household in Grayhawk spends $104.8K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Desert View Village, which come to around $80.3K/year.
The neighborhood of Desert View Village is somewhat different from Grayhawk 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 Grayhawk is 23, while in Desert View Village it's 26. In Grayhawk, the average household size is 2.79 people, and it's 2.62 people in Desert View Village. Of households in Grayhawk and Desert View Village, 40% and 38% have children, respectively.
At $177.6K, the average income level in Grayhawk is significantly higher than that of Desert View Village's, which stands at $118.8K.