El Modena is home to roughly 10,100 people who work in services, retail and administrative professions. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Tustin Foothills and Panorama Heights.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The cost of living in El Modena, part of metropolitan Orange, is less than it is in Tustin Foothills. The average household spends $70.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to Tustin Foothills's $98.3K/year.
The neighborhood of Panorama Heights is somewhat different from El Modena in terms of median age and the percentage of households that have children. In El Modena the median age is 21, while in Panorama Heights it's 25. When it comes to households in the neighborhoods with children, they diverge as well. In El Modena, 50% have children and 37% of households have children in Panorama Heights.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, one important street to know in El Modena is E Chapman Ave. It's here, in particular, that drinking, dining and recreation can be found. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Wine and dine with family and friends in El Modena with dinner at Ostioneria Bahia and drinks at Blondies. Food variety includes pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Signal Lounge, one of the local bars, is a great place 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. Wienerschnitzel and McDonald's are both located in the neighborhood.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more El Modena spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Magana Produce and Orange Hill Market are just some of the grocery stores in El Modena. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on E Chapman Ave. For your sweet-tooth, head to Kenny's Donuts on E Chapman Ave., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby D K's Donuts, which is down the street. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Stater Bros Markets and Albertsons.
California Dollar and La Carreta Supermarkets are only a few of the many retailers located in El Modena. The neighborhood is home to a big-box store, Family Dollar Store, and Chapman Plaza, a shopping mall located on E Chapman Ave.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in El Modena are El Modena High School, Santiago Middle School and Prospect Elementary School. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
El Modena High School, a Orange Unified district high school, has an above average college-acceptance rate, and it offers advanced-placement classes.
In the Orange Unified, there are 30 elementary schools, seven middle schools and eight high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Orange Unified district than in Tustin Unified. Orange Unified district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Tustin Unified district.