Black Rock is home to roughly 9,300 people who work in services, retail and administrative professions. The apartments for rent in Black Rock are near the neighborhood of West End.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Is Black Rock the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. $59.1K/year is the average household expenditure in Black Rock, an interesting urban area with a higher cost of living (and a broader spectrum of things to do, see and enjoy) than nearby Bridgeport metro West End, which has a total household expenditure of $35.2K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of West End is distinct from Black Rock for multiple reasons. In Black Rock the median age is 32, while in West End it's 26. In Black Rock, the average household size is 2 people, and it's 3.38 people in West End. Of households in Black Rock and West End, 25% and 53% have children, respectively.
Is Black Rock 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 West End make an average of $35.5K, Black Rock residents are raking in an average of $77.3K.
Eating, 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 Black Rock is Fairfield Ave. This street contains a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Black Rock.
Wine and dine yourself in Black Rock with dinner at Ruby's Cafe and drinks at Neutral Ground. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Ray Kelly's Pub or Frankies Sport Lounge. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like Subway and Wendy's are to be found in the neighborhood.
With Ash Creek Fitness in the middle of the neighborhood, Black Rock makes it easy to stay on top of your health.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Black Rock.
Black Rock is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Krauszer's Food Store and India Spice & Gift Shop. These stores are located on Fairfield Ave. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, H & H Bakery is in the neighborhood on Fairfield Ave. and Sweet Tooth Charlie's is also in the area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Super Stop & Shop too.
Pick up something out of the ordinary at It's All About You. You can find the store on Fairfield Ave.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Where you rent will largely determine which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Fairfield School District or the Bridgeport School District. The schools near the apartments in Black Rock are Fairfield College Preparatory, Tomlinson Middle School and St. Ann School. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
A middle school in the Fairfield School District, Tomlinson Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
The Bridgeport School District provides 27 elementary schools, 20 middle schools and four high schools, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than Fairfield School District. Bridgeport School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Fairfield School District.