With limitless options right outside your door, it's easy to grow accustomed to the East L.A. lifestyle. With benefits like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, East L.A.'s accessibility and comfort are major draws for families living here. 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 Boyle Heights and Rosewood Park.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. Whittier Blvd. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is S Atlantic Blvd. Apartment Guide helps you feel good about that year-long lease. Find exactly what you're looking for in East L.A. with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Sushi Teriyaki and have cocktails afterward at La Rondalla Nite Club. To mention just a few of the dining cuisines in the East L.A., the list includes cafeterias, juice bars, pizza and barbecue. El Capiro Club and Lampliter are only a couple of the nearby options for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. Wingstop and Wienerschnitzel are both located in the neighborhood.
Head to Central Recreation District and unwind with some fresh air.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in East L.A.
East L.A. has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Chavez Produce and Veronica Furniture which are both located on E Cesar E Chavez Ave. Natura Solution is the primary specialty food location in the East L.A. area. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Home Style Donuts on S Atlantic Blvd., or continue on to Lucky Star Donuts, which is located on Whittier Blvd. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Lucky Market and Supervalu.
For greater selection and value when shopping, East L.A. has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Skechers Factory Outlet and M & M Surplus Outlet. On top of that, East L.A. has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Whittier Discount Store and Dollar Max. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in East L.A. are Alphonso B. Perez Special Education Center, Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School and Humphreys Avenue Elementary School. The school information here serves as an approximation of what districts your children might attend, but be sure to speak with school district officials to confirm the precise schools serving the apartments for rent in the area.
A middle school in the Los Angeles Unified district, Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
Montebello Unified district offers 18 elementary schools, nine middle schools and five high schools. In terms of student enrollment numbers, Los Angeles Unified district is larger than Montebello Unified district. The student-teacher ratio in both districts, however, is comparable. Los Angeles Unified district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Montebello Unified district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
With an average household expenditure of $34.4K/year, East L.A.'s cost of living is not unlike other urban areas in Los Angeles, such as Boyle Heights, which reports a total of $34.6K/year.
The neighborhoods of East L.A. and Boyle Heights are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 57%.
East L.A.'s average household income is $34.1K, which is similar to Boyle Heights's. Be that as it may, East L.A. is home to more residents with master's degrees than Boyle Heights.