With everything located well within neighborhood boundaries, Echo Park residents can pick up dinner, dry cleaning, entertainment and more without traveling too far from home. Echo Park is a kid-friendly community that offers plenty of conveniences and amenities for parents as well. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of Lafayette Park and McArthur Park.
Food, Libations 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 Echo Park can't be beat. W Sunset Blvd. and W Temple St. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in Echo Park.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Echo Park at Echoplex. Bar hop from Gold Room to Short Stop, two local drink options, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Jack In The Box and Burger King are to be found in the neighborhood.
With nearby In & Up Pilates and Silver Lake Pilates Studios, Echo Park residents have health options right around the corner. Those who follow the arts should check out Rosanna Gamson World Wide Inc. It is on Laveta Ter, when you need more culture in your life.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Echo Park, browse the Yelp page.
Echo Park has a number of grocery stores, including J & S Mini Market and El Recreo Meat Market. Pax America Development Llc is the place to shop for specialty foods in the Echo Park area. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Angilino Bakery, a neighborhood bakery on W Sunset Blvd., or head to K & K Donuts, a sweet spot which is also on W Sunset Blvd. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Ampm and Vons.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Echo Park are Dc Academy, Sal Castro Middle School and Gabriella Charter School. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
The only district in the neighborhood, Los Angeles Unified district has a total enrollment of 731,500 students and 31,100 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 24-to-1. There are 226 high schools, 182 middle schools and 591 elementary schools in the district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
With its attractive range of amenities and overall charm, Echo Park is a more expensive city than nearby Lafayette Park. While Lafayette Park's average cost per household comes to $40.2K/year, Echo Park's comes to $80.1K/year.
The neighborhood of Lafayette Park is somewhat different from Echo Park in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Echo Park the median age is 24, while in Lafayette Park it's 30. In Echo Park, the average household size is 2.75 people, and it's 2.14 people in Lafayette Park. The percentage of households that have children is the exact same for each neighborhood, at 32%.
At $117.6K, the average income level in Echo Park is significantly higher than that of Lafayette Park's, which stands at $43.9K.