An affluent area of La Crescenta, there are many people in La Crescenta with significant salaries, building an attractive neighborhood. Spend some time shopping for rentals in the area if high-end sophistication is on your check list. Regarded as a welcoming place for families, La Crescenta provides shopping opportunities without the hassle of leaving the neighborhood. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into other neighborhoods like Sunland and Oakmont.
Food, Libations and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com takes the stress out of searching for your next place. Run through our online ratings and reviews to help you find your new front door. La Crescenta boasts fun and convenience all in one, with numerous amenities and basic services located within the immediate area. Specifically, Foothill Blvd. and Honolulu Ave. are a couple of the busiest streets in town, perfect for people who love the hustle and bustle. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in La Crescenta.
Have dinner and drinks out at Blue Fish Japanese Restaurant located on Honolulu Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Blue Moon Lounge. With many different restaurants in the area, La Crescenta residents can fill their cravings for pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Swing by Avignone's for a quick beer or head to Leo's All Star Sports Bar for a round of cocktails, and experience a couple of the neighborhood's best bars. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Wingstop and Wienerschnitzel are to be found in the neighborhood.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of La Crescenta's nearby health clubs. Options include Star Sports Clinic and Foothill Athletic Club. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at La Crescenta's Museum Consultants Network.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in La Crescenta.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in La Crescenta. To name a few, Alta Dena Express and Deli Sis are both located on Foothill Blvd. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Baked, a neighborhood bakery on Ocean View Blvd., or head to Donut Star, a sweet spot which is also in the area. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Vons and Albertsons.
Honolulu Wood & Things and Critters are only a few of the many retailers located in La Crescenta. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, Vision21 Art & Dsgn Portfolio can be found on Foothill Blvd. There are more popular retail options and a shopping mall in the area, such as Office Depot and Big Lots. The area shopping mall, located on Foothill Blvd., is La Cresta Plaza.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in La Crescenta are Crescenta Valley High School, Rosemont Middle School and Cloud Preschool. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
Crescenta Valley High School, a Glendale Unified district high school, has an above-average college acceptance rate in its district.
Los Angeles Unified district offers 22 elementary schools, five middle schools and eight high schools. In terms of student enrollment numbers, Los Angeles Unified district's population is bigger than Glendale Unified district. The former, however, provides a better student-teacher ratio than the latter. Los Angeles Unified district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Glendale Unified district.
Demographics and Cost of Living
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other La Crescenta metro areas, La Crescenta can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($86.0K/year for La Crescenta versus $69.6K/year for Sunland) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
La Crescenta is similar to Sunland in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 34, compared to a median age of 32 in Sunland. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.89 inhabitants per household in La Crescenta and 2.8 in Sunland. By the percentage of households with children in La Crescenta and Sunland, 39% and 31% have children, respectively.
Is La Crescenta the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Sunland make an average of $100.9K, La Crescenta residents are raking in an average of $132.0K.