There is never a dull night in Uptown Whittier with the number of dance and theater venues in the area. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Los Nietos and Palm Park.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
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Enjoy a tasty dinner at Makiyaki 30 and have cocktails afterward at Memories Dinner & Dancing. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Steal a sip of what Basement has to offer, one of the popular neighborhood bars. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. McDonald's and Burger King are both located in the neighborhood.
For a more extensive list of places in Uptown Whittier to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Uptown Whittier residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on kitchen staples. Datillo Fine Foods and Country Fresh Market on Greenleaf Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. For your sweet-tooth, head to Us Donuts & Yogurt on Whittier Blvd., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Sweet Dreams Desert Lounge, which is also in the area. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Ampm and Stater Bros Markets.
Unique Gifts and Uptown 2000 are two of the convenient retail options in Uptown Whittier. Or, for those artsy types, Hamm Studios is on Bright Ave.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Is Uptown Whittier the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. Uptown Whittier (where the average household spends $76.9K/year) is less affordable than other places nearby. For instance, residents in Los Nietos spend $55.5K/year.
The neighborhood of Los Nietos is somewhat different from Uptown Whittier in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Uptown Whittier the median age is 26, while in Los Nietos it's 23. In Uptown Whittier, the average household size is 2.81 inhabitants, and it's 3.21 inhabitants in Los Nietos. Of households in Uptown Whittier and Los Nietos, 38% and 50% have children, respectively.
Is Uptown Whittier 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 Los Nietos make an average of $70.6K, Uptown Whittier residents are raking in an average of $111.9K.