Foodies everywhere will appreciate Century City's wide range of cuisine. Located within minutes of the neighborhood rentals, residents can enjoy more than 70 different food types in the area. Shopping in Century City doesn't require an excursion as there are malls immediately within the neighborhood. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Sawtelle and Westside.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Century City can't be beat. Santa Monica Blvd. and W Pico Blvd. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Century City.
Have dinner and drinks out at Bossa Nova Brazilian Cuisine located on W Pico Blvd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Philly West Bar & Grill. There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Century City area, including cafeterias, pizza, deli snacks and yogurt. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like X Bar or Obika Mozarella Bar. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Jamba Juice and Jack In The Box are both located in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Sawadee Thai Spa and Zen Spa Luxury Vacations.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Century City.
Shopping and Conveniences Around Apartments for Rent in the Neighborhood
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Century City. To name a few, Farsi Cafe and Super Sun are both located on Westwood Blvd. Treat yourself to a taste of the best baked goods in town. Head to Donut Star on W Pico Blvd. or try out Pink Orchid Bakery, which is also in the area.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Century City area, including Century Gifts & Sundries and Ameriport Trading Inc. For more brand-conscious shoppers, the neighborhood has major retailers and shopping malls. One major retailer is Jane's Hallmark and there's Moss Plaza, a mall located on Westwood Blvd.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Century City are Notre Dame Academy Girls' High, Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School and Westwood Elementary 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.
The Beverly Hills Unified School District has four elementary schools, four middle schools and two high schools. Beverly Hills Unified School District and Los Angeles Unified district have student-bodies similar in size, but Los Angeles Unified district offers a more competitive student-teacher ratio of 24-to-1. Los Angeles Unified district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Beverly Hills Unified School District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
When considering what's best for you and your pocket book, it may be of some interest to know that Century City is more expensive than areas nearby. Century City's average household spending totals $103.9K/year (compared to Sawtelle's $70.4K/year), which is not completely out of the ordinary given its broad appeal.
The neighborhood of Sawtelle is somewhat different from Century City in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Century City the median age is 35, while in Sawtelle it's 20. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.6 people, and it's 2.16 people in Sawtelle. Of households in Century City and Sawtelle, 19% and 14% have children, respectively.
At $172.1K, the average income level in Century City is significantly higher than that of Sawtelle's, which stands at $101.9K.