In Ivywild, great shopping is just around the corner at places like Springs Antique & Thrift and I Saw It First. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Southwest Colorado Springs.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. S 8th St. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is S Nevada Ave. Apartment Guide helps you feel good about that year-long lease. Find exactly what you're looking for in Ivywild with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Yakitori 4 and make a pit stop after at Point for drinks. Quench your thirst at Pyramid Hookah, one of the neighborhood establishments. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and Domino's Pizza are to be found in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Ivywild has it covered. On S 8th St. is Pure Bouldering Gym, and Accolade Fitness is also in the neighborhood.
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Ivywild has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Everyday Convenience Store and Spencer's Produce Lawn & Grdn which are both located on S Tejon St. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Safeway as well.
Ivywild has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Abatina and Buffalo Commons Trading Post. Or, for those artsy types, Art The Base C M P is on E Cheyenne Rd.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Ivywild is more affordable than other urban areas in Colorado Springs, such as Southwest Colorado Springs, though it offers a similar city lifestyle. Nevertheless, in annual household spending, Ivywild reports an average of $46.7K/year, while Southwest Colorado Springs spends an average of $101.8K/year.
The neighborhood of Southwest Colorado Springs is somewhat different from Ivywild in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Ivywild the median age is 37, while in Southwest Colorado Springs it's 32. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.9 people, and it's 2.4 people in Southwest Colorado Springs. Of households in Ivywild and Southwest Colorado Springs, 23% and 28% have children, respectively.