Greater affordability relative to neighborhoods close by is a key characteristic of Little Rock neighborhood's Midtown, and should be considered by those interested in the area's rental market. Furthermore, the neighborhood is jam-packed with places to go and people to see, making it easy to spend your rental savings on the area's sights and sounds. Popular among families, the Midtown area offers centrally-positioned conveniences like grocery stores. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Ward 4 and Ward 6.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
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Residents in the Midtown area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out, celebrations and more. A few of those are Ozark Country Restaurant and Narah Cafe. With a few different restaurants in the area, Midtown residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and juice bars. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wendy's and McDonald's are both around the proverbial corner.
With recreational offerings like Cammack Village City Hall, residents can have some fun in the sun. Those who follow the arts should check out Irby Dance Studio. It is on Durwood Rd., when you need more culture in your life.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Midtown spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Midtown has a number of grocery stores, including Site Store and Edwards Food Giant. The stores are located on Cantrell Rd. Treat yourself to a taste of the best baked goods in town. Head to Silvek's European Bakery Inc on Tolk St. or try out Shipley Do-Nuts, which is also in the area.
Rosewood Gallery and Eclectic Gift Co are only a few of the many retailers located in Midtown. Additional retail shopping includes Floating Lotus. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in Midtown are Hall High School, Forest Heights Middle School and The Anthony 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.
Hall High School, a high school in the Little Rock School District school, offers advanced-placement classes. A middle school in the Little Rock School District, Forest Heights Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 12-to-1.
Lisa Academy Charter district has two middle schools and two high schools. Lisa Academy Charter district has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Little Rock School District. Lisa Academy Charter district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Little Rock School District.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Midtown is similar in price to other metro areas in Little Rock, such as Ward 4. On average a household in Midtown spends $61.7K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Ward 4, which come to around $68.1K/year.
Midtown is similar to Ward 4 in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 33, compared to a median age of 36 in Ward 4. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.17 inhabitants per household in Midtown and 2.2 in Ward 4. By the percentage of households with children in Midtown and Ward 4, they are the same, each at 25%.