Downtown is part of metropolitan Little Rock neighboring South End and Ward 3 and home to about 8,900 people who mostly work in services, public administration and administrative professions. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Little Rock market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby South End and Ward 3.
Living, Demographics and Costs
To help you make budgeting decisions, it's probably good to know that Downtown's cost of living is about 61% higher than in nearby South End. On average a household in Downtown spends $49.0K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of South End, which come to around $30.5K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of South End is distinct from Downtown for multiple reasons. In Downtown the median age is 29, while in South End it's 21. In Downtown, the average household size is 1.34 people, and it's 2.23 people in South End. Of households in Downtown and South End, 14% and 33% have children, respectively.
At $59.3K, the average income level in Downtown is significantly higher than that of South End's, which stands at $27.6K.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of Downtown's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near W Capitol Ave. and Main St. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Downtown.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Big On Tokyo and make a pit stop after at Maduro Bar & Lounge for drinks. With a few different restaurants in the area, Downtown residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. Drink up at Sidetracks or Six Ten Ctr, a couple of close-by neighborhood options, and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wing Street and Sonic Drive-In. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Downtown has it covered. On Center St. is Downtown Athletic Club, and Magnolia Day Spa is also in the neighborhood. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Downtown's Museum Of Discovery.
Survey the Yelp page for additional places to grab some grub, enjoy some cocktails and unwind in Downtown.
Downtown is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Green Corner Store and Boulevard Bread Co. These stores are located on Main St. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Shipley Do-Nuts on Crystal Hill Rd., or continue on to Main Street Bakery, which is also in the area. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Piggly Wiggly and E-Z Mart.
Hampton Expo Jumbo Flea Market and Capitol Gift Shop are only a few of the many retailers located in Downtown. In addition, the apartment rentals in Downtown are also conveniently located next to Ten Thousand Villages.
Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Downtown are E-Stem Public Charter High School, Dunbar Magnet Middle School and The Cathedral School. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
A middle school in the Little Rock School District, Dunbar Magnet Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, Little Rock School District has a total enrollment of 27,300 students and 1,800 teachers, for a student teacher ratio of 15-to-1. There are 11 high schools, eight middle schools and 31 elementary schools in the district.