Chinatown is a great place for the hip and trendy crowd due to its high population of bars and clubs. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Los Angeles market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Union Station and Naud Junction.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Chinatown center are N Broadway and N Spring St. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Chinatown will be an ideal place for you to rent. Have a little fun finding your next place in Chinatown with help from our apartment finder tool.
Chinatown has restaurants and bars, including Authentic Thai Cuisine, an opportune spot for drinks after work. With a few different restaurants in the area, Chinatown residents can fill their cravings for both sandwiches and deli snacks. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Roberto's Club and Mountain. Subway is located on N Main St.-- most convenient for when your craving can't be sated by anywhere else.
Chinatown is not without its tourism draws. A local claim to fame is the Old Chinatown Central Plz.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Chinatown spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Shopping Options and Nearby Conveniences
Chinatown is home to a few different grocery stores, such as B C Food Co and Tin Bo Co. For specialty foods, there is Green Planet Inc on S Lynx Ave. and Centro De Nutricion Patricia on N Main St. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Phoenix Bakery Inc on N Broadway, or continue on to Amy Bakery, which is located on N Spring St.
Amp Accessories and Andy Gift's Shop are only a few of the many retailers located in Chinatown. For greater selection and value when shopping, Chinatown has department and factory-outlet stores, too, such as Vinh Thai. Residents will find familiar and popular shopping malls represented, on top of that. Sea Breeze Plaza is located on S Pacific Coast Hwy.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Chinatown's cost of living is about 58% lower than in nearby Union Station. On average a household in Chinatown spends $27.0K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Union Station, which come to around $63.6K/year.
Chinatown is distinct from neighboring Union Station by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 2.62 people per household in Chinatown and 1.78 people per household in Union Station. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 28% have children in Chinatown and in Union Station it's 20% of households with children.