There's something for the whole family in East Side, which features plenty of shops and conveniences for kids and parents alike. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring East End and Mill Hill.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in East Side center are E Main St. and Barnum Ave. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then East Side will be an ideal place for you to rent. Have a little fun finding your next place in East Side with help from our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine yourself in East Side with dinner at Pleasant Moments Cafe and drinks at El Conquistador Sport. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks.
Boating is a splash at Odyssey Boatworks, a boating center in the area.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more East Side spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
East Side has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Midway Convenience Store and Caguas Grocery which are both located on E Main St. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Pan Del Cielo Bakery, a neighborhood bakery on E Main St., or head to Cuba Riquena Bakery, a sweet spot which is also on E Main St. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Convenient Food Mart as well.
Burgos Variety and East Main Dollar Plus are only a few of the many retailers located in East Side. Other retailers include the likes of Pee Gee's Variety.
Local School Statistics
The schools your children attend will be largely determined by where you rent. They may be eligible to attend a school in the New Beginnings District or the Park City Prep Charter School District. Schools near the apartments in East Side are Park City Academy, Park City Prep Charter School and New Beginnings Family Academy. As school district boundaries are not necessarily congruent with county lines, it's important to confer with local school district authorities to confirm that the apartments for rent you are most interested in are also served by the schools you prefer.
The Park City Prep Charter School District provides one middle school, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than New Beginnings District. Park City Prep Charter School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the New Beginnings District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
East Side is less expensive than other Bridgeport metro areas, such as East End. On average a household in East Side spends $29.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to East End's $39.3K/year.
The neighborhood of East End is somewhat different from East Side in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In East Side the median age is 22, while in East End it's 27. In East Side, the average household size is 3.12 inhabitants, and it's 2.96 inhabitants in East End. Of households in East Side and East End, 51% and 42% have children, respectively.