Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
La Sierra and La Sierra South are very much alike in terms of price, and not much different from other urban areas of Riverside. With regard to average household spending, La Sierra reports $57.4K/year while La Sierra South reports $56.4K/year.
La Sierra is similar to La Sierra South in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 19, compared to a median age of 19 in La Sierra South. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.9 inhabitants per household in La Sierra and 2.85 in La Sierra South. By the percentage of households with children in La Sierra and La Sierra South, they are the same, each at 42%.
When it comes to earnings, La Sierra's median average household income of $74.3K/year is comparable to La Sierra South. However, when it comes to education, the number of La Sierra residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of La Sierra South residents with a master's degree.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
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, a couple important streets to know in La Sierra are Magnolia Ave. and Tyler St. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in La Sierra at In Cahoots Riverside. Residents can choose from either pizza or barbecue. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Starbuzz Hookah Lounge or Morgan's Tavern. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wingstop and Wing Street are both around the proverbial corner.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in La Sierra, check out the Yelp page.
Guacamoles and Tyler Market are a couple places to shop for groceries in the La Sierra area. Both of the stores are located on Tyler St. If you've got a craving for something sweet, Oroweat Baking Co on Magnolia Ave. or Jo Jo's Donuts, which is also in the area, are both sure to hit the spot. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Smart & Final and Vons.
The La Sierra area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Discount Hydroponics and Earthbound Trading Co, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Or, for those artsy types, Brandstater Art Gallery-La Srr is on Riverwalk Ct. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Big Lots and Dollar General. Area shopping malls are Marshall's Riverside Promenade and Riverside Towne Ctr.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in La Sierra are La Sierra High School, Hillcrest High School and La Petite Academy. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
La Sierra High School, a Alvord Unified district high school, has an above-average college acceptance rate in its district.
The 32 elementary schools, eight middle schools and 11 high schools in the Riverside Unified district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Corona-Norco Unified, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Riverside Unified district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Corona-Norco Unified district.