Try something for every taste bud within minutes of home in Castro. There are more than 40 different kinds of food available to residents in the neighborhood. With benefits like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, Castro's accessibility and comfort are major draws for families living here. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Twin Peaks West and Twin Peaks.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, Castro St. and 18th St. are a couple popular streets in Castro with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in Castro.
Have dinner and drinks out at Samovar Tea Lounge located on Sanchez St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Cafe. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. Bar hop from Edge to Badlands, a couple of options in the neighborhood, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Castro has it covered. On 18th St. is Magnet. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Castro's Glbt Historical Society.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Castro spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Castro has a number of grocery stores, including Buffalo Whole Food & Grain Co and Puff N Stuff. The stores are located on Castro St. Head to Posh Bagels, a bakery on Castro St., or swing by Through Bread & Pastry, which is located on Church St., and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats.
Castro has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Jr Limited and Rock Hard. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Wolfgang Studios Equestrian is on Noe St.
Local School Statistics
Some of the schools near the apartments in Castro are Mission High School, Everett Middle School and Milk (Harvey) Civil Rights Elementary School. 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.
A middle school in the San Francisco Unified district, Everett Middle School has a very low student-teacher ratio of 10-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, San Francisco Unified district has a total enrollment of 56,000 students and 2,700 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 21-to-1. There are 23 high schools, 23 middle schools and 74 elementary schools in the district.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
The cost of living in Castro, part of metropolitan San Francisco, is less than it is in Twin Peaks West. The average household spends $101.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Twin Peaks West's $115.0K/year.
The neighborhoods of Castro and Twin Peaks are identical for the percentage of households that have children, 9%, and similar by the average number of people per household, 1.77 and 1.62, respectively.
Is Castro 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 Twin Peaks make an average of $102.7K, Castro residents are raking in an average of $164.7K.