Sterling Downs is home to approximately 5,700 people who work in services, administrative and construction professions. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of South San Mateo and Sugarloaf.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Residents of Sterling Downs enjoy the same big-city amenities as South San Mateo, but the cost of living is lower. The average household spends $63.2K/year in total expenditures, compared to South San Mateo's $91.3K/year.
The neighborhood of South San Mateo is somewhat different from Sterling Downs 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 Sterling Downs is 21, while in South San Mateo it's 28. In Sterling Downs, the average household size is 2.46 people, and it's 2.38 people in South San Mateo. Of households in Sterling Downs and South San Mateo, 30% and 29% have children, respectively.
Food, Libations and Recreation
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Residents have their pick of dining-out options in Sterling Downs. Many of them are conveniently located on Ralston Ave., close to the rentals listed on Apartment Guide. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Ihop Restaurant and McDonald's are both around the proverbial corner.
Patrons and humble admirers of the arts would do well to observe the calendar of events at Peninsula Youth Ballet.
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Sterling Downs's primary grocer is Kumud Groceries & Koriander, located on Masonic Way. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Pilgrim Kitchen is in the neighborhood on El Camino Real and Donut Wheel is also in the area. Additionally, for household-name grocery stores, there's Ampm on Ralston Ave.
Nearby School Information
Schools near the apartments in Sterling Downs are Notre Dame High School, Abbott Middle School and Nesbit Elementary School. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
In the San Mateo-Foster City, there are 15 elementary schools and five middle schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in San Mateo-Foster City district than in San Carlos Elementary. San Mateo-Foster City district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the San Carlos Elementary district.