Park West is home to approximately 8,500 people who work in services, administrative and retail professions. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Central San Diego and Western San Diego.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
To help you make budgeting decisions, it's probably good to know that Park West's cost of living is about 20% higher than in nearby Central San Diego. On average a household in Park West spends $68.0K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Central San Diego, which come to around $56.8K/year.
The neighborhood of Central San Diego is somewhat different from Park West in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Park West the median age is 32, while in Central San Diego it's 28. In Park West, the average household size is 1.68 inhabitants, and it's 1.45 inhabitants in Central San Diego. Of households in Park West and Central San Diego, 5% and 29% have children, respectively.
At $94.2K, the average income level in Park West is significantly higher than that of Central San Diego's, which stands at $73.0K.
Food, Libations and Recreation
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in Park West. To help focus your search, the streets of 5th Ave. and 4th Ave. 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. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Wine and dine yourself in Park West with dinner at Jimmy Carter's Mexican Cafe and drinks at Cherry Bomb. Swing by Caliph Lounge for a quick beer or head to Sro Bars for a round of cocktails, and experience a couple of the neighborhood's best bars.
Theatrical and artistic performances are a main attraction in the Park West area, especially for local residents.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Park West.
When hunger strikes, Park West residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. First & Ivy Market and Bi Rite Market are both located on 1st Ave. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Baked By Etta, a neighborhood bakery on Reynard Way, or head to Cake, a sweet spot which is down the street.
Funlovinggifts.Com and Screi are only a few of the many retailers located in Park West.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Park West are Balboa City School, Roosevelt International Middle School and Museum School. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
The six elementary schools, five middle schools and 10 high schools in the San Diego County Office Of Education district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than San Diego Unified, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. San Diego Unified district has more blue ribbons than San Diego County Office Of Education district and a higher Great Schools score.