Bal is built around convenience, and it has more than one shopping center located immediately within the neighborhood. Whether it's a new look or something particular for your home, it can be found here. Bal is a bustling neighborhood of San Leandro and home to about 9,200 people who mostly work in services, retail and administrative professions. Look beyond Bal for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Somar and Central San Leandro.
Convenience Near the Apartments for Rent in Bal, San Leandro, California
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to apparel. For clothing and apparel services, European Design is at E 14th St.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Bal and Somar are very much alike in terms of price, and not much different from other urban areas of San Leandro. With regard to average household spending, Bal reports $54.5K/year while Somar reports $56.8K/year.
The neighborhoods of Bal and Somar are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 38%.
When it comes to earnings, Bal's median average household income of $68.9K/year is comparable to Somar. However, when it comes to education, the number of Bal residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Somar residents with a master's degree.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Bal are San Leandro High School, Edendale Middle School and Jefferson Elementary School. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
A middle school in the San Lorenzo Unified district, Edendale Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than San Leandro Unified, the San Lorenzo Unified district offers residents nine elementary schools, four middle schools and five high schools. San Lorenzo Unified district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the San Leandro Unified district.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, one important street to be aware of in Bal is E 14th St. This street contains a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at Prince Dim Sum House located on E 14th St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Club Caliente. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Shooter's and La Oficina Dsl. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Jack In The Box and McDonald's are to be found in the neighborhood.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Hanbang Health Ctr and Iron Core Fitness in the nearby vicinity. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at San Leandro Park Reservations.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in Bal.