Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
With an average household expenditure of $68.8K/year, Makati's cost of living is not unlike other urban areas in San Jose, such as South San Jose, which reports a total of $73.4K/year.
Makati is similar to South San Jose in a few ways. The median age of residents in both neighborhoods is roughly 35. They also are comparable by average household size -- 3.1 inhabitants per household in Makati and 2.68 in South San Jose.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
In order to give potential renters a better sense of the rental market in Makati area, we've provided ratings and reviews of the apartments in the area. They should also take into account that one of the busiest and best streets for grub is Cottle Rd. Also, let our apartment finder tool help narrow your search to the businesses and services you want.
With a handful of neighborhood restaurants to choose from, like Stuft Pizza and Castillos Restaurant, Makati residents can wine and dine themselves any night of the week. Additionally, a local chain restaurant is Pizza Hut, which is located on Cottle Rd.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Makati, browse the Yelp page.
Makati has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Strawberry Fields Produce and Pacific Mini Market which are both located on Cottle Rd.
Local School Statistics
The schools near the apartments in Makati are Oak Grove High School, Davis (Caroline) Intermediate School and Anderson (Alex) Elementary School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
In the Oak Grove Elementary, there are 16 elementary schools and five middle schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Oak Grove Elementary district than in East Side Union High. Oak Grove Elementary district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the East Side Union High district.