Shelter Island, with its array of shops, services and amenities, attracts residents looking for a diverse selection of day-to-day options located within minutes of their front door. Families don't have to travel far to get their groceries in Shelter Island. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Western San Diego and La Playa.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Looking to settle into a new neighborhood? Check out our site to find ratings and reviews for apartments in the Shelter Island area. A foodie's mecca, Shelter Island's Shelter Island Dr. is a major draw for anyone who appreciates good food and a busy environment. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in Shelter Island.
Shelter Island residents can enjoy dining out right in their own neighborhood with over a dozen restaurants nearby. Umi Sushi and Humphrey's Half Moon Inn represent a few of those dining options. Additionally, a local chain restaurant is Subway, which is located on Shelter Island Dr.
Boating is a splash at Shelter Island Marina, a boating center in the area.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Shelter Island.
One of the main markets to buy groceries is Point Loma Seafoods. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Marvelous Muffins is a bakery in the neighborhood on Shelter Island Dr.
Add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment with something from Black Peral Art. The store is located at located on Shelter Island Dr.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Shelter Island are High Tech High International School, High Tech Middle School and Cabrillo Elementary School. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
In the Coronado Unified School District, there are two elementary schools, one middle school and two high schools. While Coronado Unified School District and San Diego Unified district have similar student-teacher ratios, the latter has a larger student-body. San Diego Unified district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Coronado Unified School District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
With its attractive range of amenities and overall charm, Shelter Island is a more expensive city than nearby Western San Diego. While Western San Diego's average cost per household comes to $58.9K/year, Shelter Island's comes to $91.6K/year.
The neighborhoods of Shelter Island and Western San Diego are similar in terms of household size. In Shelter Island, the average household size is 2.09 inhabitants, and in Western San Diego it is 1.91 inhabitants.
Is Shelter Island the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Western San Diego make an average of $78.5K, Shelter Island residents are raking in an average of $146.6K.