Upper East Side is home to a wide sampling of cuisine, with restaurants offering more than 20 different types of food in the neighborhood, residents can find something for every night of the week. Popular among families, the Upper East Side area offers centrally-positioned conveniences like grocery stores. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Lower East Side and Enterprise Zone.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in Upper East Side. To help focus your search, the streets of E Main St. and Barnum Ave. are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Upper East Side.
Wine and dine yourself in Upper East Side with dinner at Pleasant Moments Cafe and drinks at El Conquistador Sport. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks.
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Midway Convenience Store and Compare Plaza are a couple places to shop for groceries in the Upper East Side area. Both of the stores are located on E Main St. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Pan Del Cielo Bakery, a local first-class bakery on E Main St. Still hungry? Head to Cuba Riquena Bakery, which is down the street, and kill your cravings with some more of the best. Furthermore, for household-name grocery stores, there's Convenient Food Mart on Boston Ave.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Upper East Side area, including East Main Dollar Plus and Burgos Variety. Additional retail shopping includes Pee Gee's Variety.
Nearby School Information
Primarily governed by your rental location, school options vary depending on where you live. Your kids may be sent to a school in the New Beginnings District or the Park City Prep Charter School District. The schools near the apartments in Upper East Side are Park City Academy, Park City Prep Charter School and Achievement First Bridgeport Academy. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
In the Park City Prep Charter School District, there are one middle school. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Park City Prep Charter School District than in 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
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other Bridgeport metro areas, Upper East Side can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($43.3K/year for Upper East Side versus $29.5K/year for Lower East Side) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
Upper East Side is similar to Lower East Side in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 21, compared to a median age of 20 in Lower East Side. They also are comparable by average household size -- 3.07 inhabitants per household in Upper East Side and 3.12 in Lower East Side. By the percentage of households with children in Upper East Side and Lower East Side, 50% and 56% have children, respectively.
At $49.9K, the average income level in Upper East Side is significantly higher than that of Lower East Side's, which stands at $25.9K.