Demographics and Cost of Living
Is Wilshire the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. Wilshire (where the average household spends $148.0K/year) is less affordable than other places nearby. For instance, residents in Mid-City spend $60.1K/year.
Wilshire is distinct from neighboring Mid-City by average household size. There are 2.73 people per household in Wilshire and 2.06 people per household in Mid-City. However, it is similar with respect to the percentage of households with children and median age. Of households in Wilshire, 30% have children and in Mid-City it's 33% of households that have children. The median age of residents in Wilshire is 33 and it's 30 in Mid-City.
At $254.5K, the average income level in Wilshire is significantly higher than that of Mid-City's, which stands at $79.2K.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
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 Wilshire can't be beat. Wilshire Blvd. and S Western Ave. 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 Wilshire.
Have dinner and drinks out at Arado Japanese Restaurant located on Wilshire Blvd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Velvet Room. There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Wilshire area, including juice bars, barbecue, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Basic or Palace Nightclub. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Denny's and Denny's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Wilshire, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Shopping and Conveniences Around Apartments for Rent in the Neighborhood
Casa Carnitas and Rancho Sinaloa Market are a couple places to shop for groceries in the Wilshire area. Both of the stores are located on Beverly Blvd. Vitamin Quota is the place to shop for specialty foods in the Wilshire area. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Jubilee Donuts is in the neighborhood on Beverly Blvd. and L A Donuts is located on S Vermont Ave.. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Vons and Circle K.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Wilshire has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Alis Discount Store and Western Discount Dept Store. The shopping is fairly extensive in Wilshire, M Trading Inc and Joy Trading Co are a couple convenient retail options in the neighborhood. Additionally,residents have the shopping edge with more prominent retailers in the area and a shopping mall. This includes Staples and 99 Cents Only Stores.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Wilshire are Marlborough School, Los Angeles Leadership Academy and St. Brendan School. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
In the Los Angeles Unified district, there are 591 elementary schools, 182 middle schools and 226 high schools. Compared to Los Angeles County Office Of Education district, Los Angeles Unified district has a bigger student body but a lower (and more favorable) student-teacher ratio. Los Angeles Unified district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Los Angeles County Office Of Education district.