West Little Rock is a less expensive neighborhood given the cost of some of the other neighborhoods in the area, and may be of interest to prospective renters. The neighborhood hosts a range of social activities, and with so much to do, there's never a dull moment for residents or visitors. West Little Rock is a family-centric place and has domestic conveniences that speak to that fact, like home and garden stores. If you are looking for a special place to call home, consider Ward 7 and Westwood-Pecan Lake.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Renters interested in the West Little Rock area will enjoy the ease of eating out on S Shackleford Rd. An active street home to many restaurants and recreational activities, S Shackleford Rd. is a major neighborhood draw. Check out our apartment ratings and reviews to learn even more about local offerings. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in West Little Rock.
Residents have their pick of dining-out options in West Little Rock. Many of them are conveniently located on S Shackleford Rd., close to the rentals listed on Apartment Guide. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Cracker Barrel Old Country Str and Arby's are both located in the neighborhood.
With Ellite Auto Spa in the middle of the neighborhood, West Little Rock makes it easy to stay on top of your health.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in West Little Rock, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in West Little Rock are Parkview Magnet High School, Henderson Middle School and Romine Interdist. Elementary School. 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 student teacher ratios at the nearby schools of Henderson Middle School and Romine Interdist. Elementary School are both low to very low. At Henderson Middle School it's 10-to-1 and at Romine Interdist. Elementary School it's 14-to-1.
The two middle schools and two high schools in the Lisa Academy Charter district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Little Rock School District, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Lisa Academy Charter district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Little Rock School District.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Is West Little Rock the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. The cost of living in West Little Rock is 14% costlier than comparable suburban areas of Little Rock, such as Ward 7. On average a household in West Little Rock spends $41.9K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Ward 7, which come to around $36.6K/year.
West Little Rock is similar to Ward 7 in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 28, compared to a median age of 27 in Ward 7. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.29 inhabitants per household in West Little Rock and 2.58 in Ward 7. By the percentage of households with children in West Little Rock and Ward 7, 32% and 39% have children, respectively.
At $47.7K, the average income level in West Little Rock is significantly higher than that of Ward 7's, which stands at $38.0K.