For those interested in the Prospect Hill rental market, a segment of New Haven, keep in mind that the neighborhood is more budget-friendly than some of the surrounding neighborhoods. Prospect Hill is a kid-friendly community that offers plenty of conveniences and amenities for parents as well. If you need to expand your search beyond Prospect Hill, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Dixwell and Newhallville.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Take time to dine at one of the many food service establishments on Prospect Hill's Winchester Ave., and follow it up with an event down the road. Be sure to read our apartment ratings and reviews to find out even more about popular parts of the neighborhood. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Residents in the Prospect Hill area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out, celebrations and more. A few of those are Ivy Bistro Noodle and Albertus Magnus Aquinas Hall.
Head to Edgerton Park and unwind with some fresh air.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Prospect Hill, browse the Yelp page.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Prospect Hill. To name a few, there's Vietnamese Food Market on Whitney Ave. and B & K Variety Store on Winchester Ave.
Schools and School Districts
Your rental location will considerably affect which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Unified School District #1 or the New Haven School District. Some of the schools near the apartments in Prospect Hill are Foote School, Hamden Middle School and Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten. 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.
In the New Haven School District, there are 29 elementary schools, 31 middle schools and 10 high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in New Haven School District than in Unified School District #1. New Haven School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Unified School District #1.
Demographics and Cost of Living
When considering what's best for you and your pocket book, it may be of some interest to know that Prospect Hill is more expensive than areas nearby. Prospect Hill's average household spending totals $58.9K/year (compared to Dixwell's $37.3K/year), which is not completely out of the ordinary given its broad appeal.
The neighborhood of Dixwell is somewhat different from Prospect Hill in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Prospect Hill the median age is 28, while in Dixwell it's 18. In Prospect Hill, the average household size is 2.25 inhabitants, and it's 2.36 inhabitants in Dixwell. Of households in Prospect Hill and Dixwell, 23% and 38% have children, respectively.
Is Prospect Hill 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 Dixwell make an average of $39.1K, Prospect Hill residents are raking in an average of $78.2K.