Approximately 39,300 people live and work in North Park, a densely populated part of San Diego. For that special place near North Park, expand your search to neighborhoods like Central San Diego and Western San Diego.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
When considering what's best for you and your pocket book, it may be of some interest to know that North Park is more expensive than areas nearby. North Park's average household spending totals $65.6K/year (compared to Central San Diego's $56.8K/year), which is not completely out of the ordinary given its broad appeal.
North Park and neighboring Central San Diego vary by average household size, along with the percentage of households that have children. In North Park, there are 2.3 people per household and in Central San Diego there are 1.45 people per household. 18% of households in North Park have children whereas 29% of households in Central San Diego have children. Median age is approximately 27 for residents living in both neighborhoods.
The household average income in North Park is higher than that of households in Central San Diego, and more residents in North Park have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Central San Diego. Its average household income is $90.2K/year while the median is $74,388. Compare this fact with Central San Diego, where the average income is $73.0K and the median is $59,567. In addition to that, more people in North Park have attained a master's degree or higher.
Food, Libations and Recreation
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in North Park. To help focus your search, the streets of University Ave. and 30th St. are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Wine and dine yourself in North Park with dinner at Vision Cafe and drinks at Pecs Bar. The cuisine offerings in North Park are as follows: pizza, deli snacks and barbecue. Bar hop from True North Tavern to Redwing Bar & Grill, a couple of options in the neighborhood, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Jack In The Box and Jack In The Box are both around the proverbial corner.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of North Park's nearby health clubs. Options include Move Pilates and Urbanbody Gym. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at North Park's Media Arts Ctr Of San Diego.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in North Park.
North Park residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up kitchen staples. Some options include Daves Flower Box on El Cajon Blvd. and located on Madison Ave. is Leon Produce. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Golden Donut is in the neighborhood on University Ave. and Donut Factory is located on 30th St.. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Vons and Albertsons.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the North Park area, including Vintage Religion and Kam Fung. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, Taylor Studio can be found on Ray St.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in North Park are Children's Creative And Performing Arts School, Roosevelt International Middle School and St. Patrick's Elementary School. It's important to consult with local school district authorities near the apartments for rent you are in interested in to determine the exact schools your children may attend.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, six elementary schools, five middle schools and 10 high schools are located within the San Diego County Office Of Education. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of San Diego Unified. San Diego Unified district has more blue ribbons than San Diego County Office Of Education district and a higher Great Schools score.