Park Hill is a neighborhood of Colorado Springs that is home to about 10,700 people who work in services, retail and administrative professions. If you need to expand your search beyond Park Hill, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Southeast Colorado Springs and East Colorado Springs.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Park Hill and Southeast Colorado Springs are very much alike in terms of price, and not much different from other urban areas of Colorado Springs. With regard to average household spending, Park Hill reports $41.3K/year while Southeast Colorado Springs reports $38.5K/year.
Park Hill is similar to Southeast Colorado Springs in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 24, compared to a median age of 26 in Southeast Colorado Springs. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.65 inhabitants per household in Park Hill and 2.22 in Southeast Colorado Springs. By the percentage of households with children in Park Hill and Southeast Colorado Springs, 34% and 39% have children, respectively.
The household average income in Park Hill is higher than that of households in Southeast Colorado Springs, and more residents in Park Hill have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Southeast Colorado Springs. Its average household income is $45.8K/year while the median is $39,137. Compare this fact with Southeast Colorado Springs, where the average income is $41.3K and the median is $31,513. In addition to that, more people in Park Hill have attained a master's degree or higher.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
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, a couple important streets to know in Park Hill are S Academy Blvd. and N Circle Dr. These streets contain 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.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Park Hill with dinner at Little Mexico Inc and drinks at El Dorado Lounge. Bar hop from 24 Roadhouse to Yukon Tavern, two local drink options, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. Wingstop and Burger King are both located in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Park Hill has it covered. On N Circle Dr. is Jab Spa. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at R M Rafts.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Park Hill, browse the Yelp page.
Federal Fruit & Produce Co is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Park Hill area. Help yourself to breakfast on-the-go and swing by a local bakery. Sam's Club Bakery is nearby on S Academy Blvd. and Cabreras Mexican Bakery, another neighborhood bakery, is located on S Circle Dr. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Loaf 'n Jug on top of that.
Park Hill has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including A C Gifts Plus and Rende's Gifts & Accessories. Other retailers include the likes of Certified Supply Of Colorado. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Sam's Club and Family Dollar Store. Area shopping malls are Park Hill Shopping Ctr and Academy Crossings Shopping Ctr.
Neighborhood School Stats
Primarily governed by your rental location, school options vary depending on where you live. Your kids may be sent to a school in the Harrison School District 2 or the Colorado Springs School District 11. The schools near the apartments in Park Hill are Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center, Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy and Monroe Elementary School. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
The student-teacher ratios at Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy and Monroe Elementary School are both low. At Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy it's 12-to-1, one of the lowest in the district, while Monroe Elementary School's the same.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Harrison School District 2, the Colorado Springs School District 11 offers residents 41 elementary schools, 13 middle schools and 12 high schools. Colorado Springs School District 11 has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Harrison School District 2.